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Black Forest Inn

249 US Highway 206, Stanhope, NJ 07874-3294
+1 973-347-3344
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“sauerbraten” (22 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (12 reviews)
“veal” (6 reviews)
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German, Austrian, European
249 US Highway 206, Stanhope, NJ 07874-3294
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Dinner consisted of a large Pork Schitzel Gruyere, washed down with a 16 oz Hacker Pschorr Oktoberfest. The dinner was very tasty and filling. My sourcrout side dish was fresh and tasty as was the beer. Everything was so tasty that we ordered dessert -...More

Thank etradervic
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just celebrated my mothers 90th birthday party yesterday with 15 adults and 2 children (ages 2 & 4). The service was excellent, the food was delicious, and the added feature was the German Oktoberfest band which was great. We were never rushed or had...More

Thank John Marita G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I have been enjoying great food and a great atmosphere for many years now at the Black Forest Inn. Great food, cold beer, and a wonderful atmosphere. The staff is very friendly, and the decor reminds me of many restaurants I frequented...More

Thank HiAll68
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Forget for the moment that this is German food. More importantly, it is good quality food made very well. I had the veal with mushroom gravy, with spetzel and zucchini in a stewed tomato as side dishes. This was wonderful; all of it. My wife...More

Thank evsbabes
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My husband and I have gone to this restaurant over a dozen times. The food is fabulous but it is on the pricey side, so we usually go before 6:30pm on Wed, Thurs or Fri, and order from the 'early menu' where you get an...More

1  Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We came here for a birthday dinner and all expectations were met. The crispy perk shank was the best entree of the three, including steak with onions, and the sausages. The side dishes of potatoes, spaetzel, red cabbage were just the right size. The draft...More

Thank 878kevine
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Nice "old school" wooden atmosphere, but some might think dated, We had good service. Food is good. Nice early bird deal with some courses and dessert till 6:30 tues-friday We had the Friday night buffet which was OK, but we probably should have went with...More

Thank Perry M
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The food was excellent the service was impeccable! It was very cold outside but extra comfortable in restaurant!

Thank tollman510
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The third generation of the family has maintained the high quality of the food, The German atmosphere is augmented by a highly professional staff. There were NO off-notes to the entire experience. IF you have the chance, ask for Sharone to be your server.

Thank Jane O
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Delicious food, flowing drinks and great service for our party of nearly 50 for our wedding rehearsal dinner. Thank you Barbara and company for taking great care of us! We hope to get back to Black Forest Inn again soon.

Thank Pete M
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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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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