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Black Forest German Restaurant

$$ - $$$German, European,
787 E Market St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-4234
+1 540-689-0758
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“spaetzle” (26 reviews)
“cupcakes” (17 reviews)
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
787 E Market St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-4234
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A gem in a small strip center. The homemade bratwurst was the best I have ever had. We stopped in on our way from NY to the Great Smokey Mountains. Will be back next time we pass through Harrisonburg.

1  Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped by the Black Forest Inn for lunch and were very happy we did. After ordering luch, we enjoyed a travelogue of Germany shown on a big screen in the restaurant. it made us want to visit there. We both ordered the frankfurter lunch...More

Thank casallese
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We stopped here to eat while on a multi state road trip, given a recommendation from my Aunt. I had the Chicken Schnitzel with potatoes and onions, and my husband had Frankfurter with Sauerkraut. Everything was so delicious, and the service was excellent! We also...More

Thank amy968
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Daniel (the owner) has established a fabulous German restaurant! We have been many times and have never been disappointed! We have been going since he opened!

Thank rhymes4you
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Dito on other excellent reviews for this restaurant . Everything we tried was over the top good. Salad delightful even though it came at no extra cost. Pork Schnitzel was succulent, red cabbage tender and with a wonderful sweet and sour taste combination. No room...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of eating here on a recent road trip. Service was superb, German beer out of this world and the food to die for. I had jaeger schnitzel which was moist and covered in awesome mushroom sauce. The Spaetzle was hot, moist and...More

Thank duxy
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We were in the area with a few friends and chose this due to it's good TA reviews. The place is small and quite plain; greeted by the bartender-seat yourself. Our diners had the bratwurst and the jaeger schnitzel. The bratwurst was wonderful; terrific flavor-served...More

1  Thank Famontherun
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Great spaetzle and schnitzel!!! Great beer and service. Unfortunately they had run out of Wiener schnitzel. We will be back to test that dish. What’s not to love?

Thank dctrentster
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for lunch today and were delighted! We've eaten in lots of German restaurants, both in the USA and in Germany, and Black Forest can hold it's own with any of them. We each ordered an appetizer sampler for lunch,...More

Thank WHGC
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We live walking distance to this local gem. Today we decided to have a special lunch looking for comfort food on a cold rainy day. Turned out to be a "wunderbar" selection. We both ordered the lunch portion of Jager Schnitzel. My wife had the...More

Thank Eldon K
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21 October 2016|
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Response from cmhdave | Reviewed this property |
should not be a problem but need to contact restaurant. we made a reservation just one day in advance. I don't think you will be disappointed with the food or service.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 787 E Market St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-4234
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-689-0758
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