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Black Forest Inn

255 King St. E (corner of King St. E & Ferguson Ave. N.), Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1B9, Canada
905-528-3538
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Ranked #8 of 930 Restaurants in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: German
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Fort Erie, Ontario
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

The Black Forest Inn is located in downtown Hamilton, Ontario, on the corner of King Street East and Ferguson. There is meter parking on King Street and just around the corner on Ferguson there is a municipal parking lot with paid for ticket parking. We took a friend of our to this restaurant for his birthday for the second time,... More

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London, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

The food exceeded expectations!!! Each couple shared a delicious combo platter which had choices and came with soup. The portions were generous and reasonably priced. Every item was well prepared and served hot on warmed plates and the platter was seated on a warming plate to keep food warm while we munched. Excellent! However... service was poor. We expected to... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I have been going to this restaurant for over 35 years......never had a meal that wasn't good......I went so often, I made friends with the owners.....always pleasant .....food is fantastic....and if you should have to wait for your table, its well worth it....price is very reasonable too......I would highly recommend it to anyone......even if you have small kids.....menu works for... More

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hamilton, ontario
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I haven't been back for a while. My husband is not a fan. I love all the food I have had here. The portions are huge, the service great and the staff very pleasant. The place gets very busy and you have to line up outside sometime but the wait is worth it.

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Markham, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My wife took me to the Black Forest Inn for my birthday. The main reason being that my heritage is German and she wanted to treat me to a traditional German meal. I ordered the rindsroulade and my wife ordered the Vienna Schnitzel? Both meals tasted great, the portions were fairly large and the price was very reasonable. The service... More

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hamilton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have been going to the Black Forest since I was a kid. I introduced my husband to it 15 years ago and now we celebrate our anniversary there every year. Food is wonderful, large portions, priced well and lovely staff! I always order the samething veal cordon blue with homefries, house dressing on my salad and an Ice tea.... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Have been going for 30 years- Love the Black forest. Go early as it does get busy (only the best ones do) Large portions and have NEVER been disappointed!! Also has good lunch menu.

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Hamilton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have never been disappointed with our visit to this restaurant. Most of the time we go early and 95% of the time we usually get a table, come before the dinner crowd to get a good table. The menu is very extensive and the prices are very reasonable. The restaurant serves good and ample portions. My wife usually has... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We took another couple out for dinner. First stop was the bar for drinks prior to receiving our table. When we arrived at the table the waitress came right away with our menus and we ordered knowing what we were going to have. The salads came out shortly after and once we were finished the meal arrived promptly. The quality... More

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Hamilton, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and myself go at least once a month and always bring friends or family with us : ) Food is great service is great. It is defiantly a restaurant to try.

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