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2155 Hendersonville Rd, Arden, NC 28704-9742
828-687-7980
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great bartender service Colleen, good food

Great bartender service. The food was good, served hot and variety, decently priced. Would return for outside deck is very comfortable and obvious a large group of regulars on regular basis.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Jan S
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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138 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great bartender service. The food was good, served hot and variety, decently priced. Would return for outside deck is very comfortable and obvious a large group of regulars on regular basis.

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Waynesville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We went there for a special occasion. The restaurant was packed and Noisey, but once we sat-- The Food Calamari, Oysters, Rib-Eye and Drinks; What Noise!! The Food was outstanding. We Will be Back.

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This is one of our favorite restaurants ever. We eat here every time we're in the Asheville area. Excellent food and service. Ample food for the money. We love it.

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Franklin, NC
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The Black Forest is a perfect place for authentic German cuisine. I love eating here. The snitzle is awesome. The sides are delicious. They give you plenty of food. The service is excellent. A real treat.

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Swannanoa, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A few notches above "standard" German restaurants. Pricey, but generous portions in a lovely setting. Very tender veal dishes, and the red cabbage surprised me - in a good way.

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

my husband and I eat at the black forest in arden quite often and are always very happy with the food, atmosphere, value and service. we ate there again yesterday and were fortunate to be served by an outstanding server, alex. he was attentive, efficient, personable and he added to the enjoyment of our dining experience. I ordered one of... More 

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Chatsworth, Georgia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I had the Schnitzel Berliner Style. I chose the veal. The schnitzel is topped with caramelized apples and onions, finished with bordelaise sauce. It came with red cabbage, sour kraut, German potato salad, spaetzle. The dinner was delicious! The kraut reminded me off the homemade kraut my grandmother made when I was a young child. I recommend trying it. My... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This was our first experience with German food, and I have to day, it won't be our last! I had the Weiner Schnitzel with veal & I really enjoyed the entire meal. The meat was tender, and not greasy as some fried foods can be. Loved the addition of capers & lemons. Nice meal & great service!

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Brussels, Belgium
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I lived in Germany for 7 years and this Asheville restaurant served some of the best German food I had ever had. Service was excellent and there is a wide array of selections on the menu. Try the Jaeger Schnitzel!

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Brandon UK
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

What a find! After being disappointed in many German restaurants here in the US, finally one that has real German food. It took me back to many of the meals I had a Etta's near Frankfurt . Fresh, rich flavors in ample amounts.Their potato salad and red cabbage are a must! The wait staff are very knowledgeable about both their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2155 Hendersonville Rd, Arden, NC 28704-9742
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Arden
  • Phone Number: 828-687-7980

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?