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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 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
Grimsby, Ontario
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

We have been going to the Black Forest Inn for over 40 years and unti this year, we have marvelled at the way the proprietors have mainteained the prices and food quality… Unil this year. For the first time in 40 years, we ahd to send a meal back…Both f us on the same evenng. And, the last time we... More

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Winnipeg
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

Excellent - portions, taste and value. Toss your calorie counter and not for the gluten free eaters!

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Hamilton, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

We were in the mood for some great German food and decided to take a chance on the Black Forest Inn. I had read many reviews on TA and noted that weekends were a bit hit or miss as the place could get packed pretty quick. Luckily our "early bird" dinner paid off, and we were able to grab a... More

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Fort Erie, Ontario
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

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
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 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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