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255 King St. E (corner of King St. E & Ferguson Ave. N.), Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1B9, Canada
905-528-3538
Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 161
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  • 84
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A decent meal at a reasonable price

I went to the Black Forest Inn last week with my parents. We arrived at the restaurant at around 2pm on a Saturday. Surprisingly it was pretty busy. I ordered the Vienna schnitzel. Everything overall was pretty good. A little more seasoning was required for the schnitzel. Service was quick... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Neets77
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Toronto, Canada
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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282 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I went to the Black Forest Inn last week with my parents. We arrived at the restaurant at around 2pm on a Saturday. Surprisingly it was pretty busy. I ordered the Vienna schnitzel. Everything overall was pretty good. A little more seasoning was required for the schnitzel. Service was quick and attentive. I'd go back again if I was in... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great food,interesting atmosphere and nice enough service. The food here is what keeps us coming back

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Hamilton, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Hearty Austrian Food, good value, big portions, old world ambiance. Our family has been going there for 50 years or more. Hunter, and Paprika Shncitzels are my faves. Soups and Salads are awesome. Everything is fresh always. Service is good. If you want to dine early, get there by four, if you don't care, you sit in the booths in... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Black Forest Inn is a family restaurant featuring hearty German food in hefty portions. It's obviously a popular spot as the waitress appeared to know many of the patrons. We went on a Thursday night and had a short wait for a table. The menu features a variety of schnitzels, some platters, and more, but the schnitzels are the main... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Been coming here since I was a kid, and never let down. My parents came here in the 60's. Apparently it was the place to be. It still is now. Quality food and great value for your money every time. LOVE!!

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

When it comes to eating out in Hamilton you cannot go wrong with a trip to the Black Forest Inn. This time we went on a Wednesday evening at 6pm with a group of nine. Our hostess set up a corner table and promptly had us seated. Our waitress treated us all like old friends. The food is always plentiful,... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food and portions with superb service. Mother's Day is a big day here, and is 1st come 1st served, but they are efficient so you won't wait long. I have been taking my family for more than 15 years regularly, and am never disappointed. Enjoy!

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you are looking for reasonably priced, quality traditional German food served by waitresses in costume this restaurant is for you. This family restaurant has been in business for at least forty years. A good place for families. We've been celebrating birthdays there for years.

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Hamilton Ontario
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You cannot go wrong eating at THE BLACK FOREST INN. The food is spectacular, and surprising reasonable for what you get. The downside is the wait if it is busy. This is a flaw in their service I find, but if you have the time, then you can catch up with your hubby or friends before you actually get seated.... More 

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Sauble Beach, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been frequenting the Black Forest Inn for 29 years, it never disappoints. The food is the same now as it was then... perfect. I have taken friends and family here. The staff is so friendly, and the food fantastic! Looking forward to my next visit! xox

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Restaurant Details

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: 905-528-3538

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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