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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 #9 of 927 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
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Hamilton, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Always great food, good portions, love the salad. Has a patio for eating outdoors in the summer. Staff is very friendly. Great prices.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Portion is big. We always bring home half of our meals. I highly recommend the Meat ball noodle soup, Vienna Snitzel and their fabulous Plum cake. You have to leave room for this wonderful dessert. The restaurant is very homey and the staff are very good. Sundays are pretty busy. So if you plan on going for dinner, come at... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We've been going to this restaurant for years and it is always a great place to eat. Get there early to avoid the line up, there's usually always a wait around the dinner hour. Good food, good prices and large portions, always a meal for later. They've now added gluten free breading which is great for us that have Celiac... More

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Slippery Rock, PA, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Adorable decor and waitresses' costumes, with attentive service. Our table of four got several different dishes and agreed that though we weren't universally thrilled with them, it was fun to try different things, and it all qualified as things someone's grandmother would have as a specialty. :-)

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Hamilton, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Everyone in our party had a great experience. Good food, large portions, fast service and great ambience in Germany style décor. Wonderful value for money, but beware, early arrival is a must, especially on weekends due to its popularity.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We will definitely come back to Black Forest Inn. The service was prompt and friendly, the prices are very good and the food is excellent. Oh yes, and the beer! Sehr gut!

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St. Catharines, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We had lunch here yesterday and it was fantastic. I had the Vienna Schnitzel with potatoes and the soup. Every part of the meal was delicious. I would have found the meal pricey for a lunch-time visit, but the food portions were so generous that I took 1/2 my meal home with me for dinner. The waitress was friendly, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Very happy with the food got the massive platter for roughly 20 dollars. I'm a big guy and I struggled to finish the food. Very well made. ..I think the atmosphere really is a great touch on the food experience as a whole.

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Burlington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I have been coming to the Black Forest Inn, for over 40 years. I have never had a bad meal! The food is so delicious with generous portions. Always have a left over lunch for the next day. A free piece of cake for your birthday as well. They don't take reservations, so come early on Friday's and Saturday's, or... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I love this place, its been the to go place for our family for years, since I was a child. I live in Ohio now but for my birthday whenever I'm home this is the requested spot to go for dinner. Great drinks, love the waiting area. They don't take reservations so it's nice to have a seating area that's... More

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