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Black Forest Inn

249 US Highway 206, Stanhope, NJ 07874-3294
+1 973-347-3344
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sauerbraten” (25 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (11 reviews)
“veal” (7 reviews)
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German, Austrian, European
249 US Highway 206, Stanhope, NJ 07874-3294
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Reviewed 2 days ago

"Overall, my husband and I very much enjoyed the Seafood buffet. Great food and we were seated quickly. Our server, on the other hand, was horrible. Took over 15 min after being seated to see her and get a drink. Had to track other servers...More

Thank WHShaw
Reviewed 6 days ago

My family always enjoys having dinner there. It is a 40 minute drive for us but well worth the visit. We usually go for special occasions, but my children will ask to go when they come from college. My particular favorite is their duck -...More

Thank penny102018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to this restaurant, which a number of people had recommended. I'd have to say it was decent food, but nothing special. I had wiener schnitzel and a couple of appetizers. All were fine, but I've had better. My companions seemed pleased with their...More

Thank unicorn3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time and enjoyed our food tremendously. The Black Forest Inn is THE place for authentic German cuisine and old fashioned German ambiance. The decor reminds me a lot of the medieval Ratskeller we have visited in Germany. The food also tastes...More

1  Thank ManfredJS
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We hadn't been back here in awhile and not sure why... BUT now we will go back much more often.... The food was great as was the service...

Thank MarksNJ61
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were in the area antiquing and stopped here for lunch after finding it on TripAdvisor. We ate in the pub room which was comfortable with an electric fireplace. I had the spaetzle (which was an entree option although it usually is...More

Thank AnAnthropologist
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Something for everyone on the menus and the servers do a good job explaining the dishes. The entrees are fantastic, and well executed. Sauerbraten Jagerschnitzel with a variety of sauces/toppings were tender, flavorful, and visually enticing. Red Cabbage and Spatzle were excellent. Most of the...More

Thank RichC250
Reviewed 27 February 2018

My husband always finds a good selection of German beers over there, I go for German Riesling:) You can always count on good food and very professional service! Among our favorites is duck, escargot, potato leek soup and red cabbage. Many times Black Forrest was...More

Thank AnetaSakowski
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Saturday evening dinner with my wife & son. We all loved it and was a wonderful evening with outstanding food & service in a charming atmosphere.

Thank CJ K
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We really enjoyed our time at your establishment. We thought the food was incredibly tasty and authentic. There was nothing we ordered which we didn't absolutely LOVE. We loved just the authenticity of the entire restaurant including the beautiful bar and the waitress outfits. Everyone...More

Thank Allison D
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28 September 2017|
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Response from 878kevine | Reviewed this property |
Just call them.
rab g
30 August 2017|
Response from EDR53 | Reviewed this property |
They are always closed on Christmas Day. They are open December 24.
10 May 2017|
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Response from ulla0426 | Reviewed this property |
They do not have a children's menu. But some of the appetizers like Maultaschen will work or share some of your Spaetzle etc with them it always worked for my children and granchildren.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
German, Austrian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 US Highway 206, Stanhope, NJ 07874-3294
    (Exit 25 off Route 80)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Stanhope
  • Phone Number: +1 973-347-3344
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