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Black Forest Inn

$$ - $$$German, , European
255 King St E | corner of King St. E & Ferguson Ave. N., Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1B9, Canada
+1 905-528-3538
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
German, Austrian, European, Central European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
255 King St E | corner of King St. E & Ferguson Ave. N., Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1B9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Decided to try this place due to the snitzle ... a much older style restarant as it has been in business for years , we go there early around 4:30 pm for dinner, it quickly filled in and then others waiting to be seated as...More

Thank katherine g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking into the Black forest you immediately smell home cooked German food and enter an appealing German-like atmosphere. The servers are dressed in traditional German clothing and greet you with a smile. The portions are quiet large and very tasty. The menu keeps with the...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say about this iconic Hamilton based restaurant that hasn't already been said? Although the decor hasn't changed in over 3 decades, the familiarity of it remains authentic and welcoming rather than dated. The food has been consistently delicious and prices ridiculously reasonable....More

Thank Mary A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

talk about great food and value for money the Austrian food menu is the best priced and delicious food of that type we have had in a long time cheap, great service and always a second supper for home the next day a must go

Thank canadian625
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been visiting since I was a kid. The ownership may have changed but the cordon bleu and potatoes are still terrific. Great German cuisine at a great price. The portions are large! The soup of the day, no matter what it is, is...More

Thank Ythomson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner and the staff where awesome , meals are all large servings, this place is a Hamilton land mark, and is a must try for some German/Austrian food ,

Thank Awnt094
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this restaurant many times and have always come away having enjoyed a great meal.The portions are generous and the food is good, hearty traditional German fare. The prices are very reasonable as well. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Mide55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The good news. Friendly greeting as we entered and given choice of tables/booths. Waitress was prompt and friendly drinks orders and our menu selections given. Now the food. The best thing on plate were the mixed veggies, but that is not typically what one looks...More

Thank NannyofThree
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to this place many times and is a little German gem. The food is good greasy fun straight from grandma's kitchen. The plates are full and the beer is cold, what else do you want?

Thank drunkadvisor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has been here forever. The food is so good. Every dish is consistently delicious. The schnitzel is mouth watering and it fills the plate. So tender and delicious. My husband can finish his and I usually take enough home for a great sandwich...More

Thank Geraldine M
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Carolieq
9 September 2017|
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Response from JODI P | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations unless its a big party
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MARINA1357
26 November 2016|
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Response from Cancub50 | Reviewed this property |
We went with a large group-most had a meat based order but some did have non meat dish. The salads were great and very well portioned. Everyone did rave about the schnitzel and spetzel.
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K9376WQdank
23 December 2015|
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Response from theklingon | Reviewed this property |
You are exactly correct. Many people will try to say a place is authentic but have no clue what that actually means. Their standard is slop and anything slightly better is great.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
German, Austrian, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 King St E | corner of King St. E & Ferguson Ave. N., Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1B9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-528-3538
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