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2155 Hendersonville Rd, Arden, NC 28704-9742
828-687-7980
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11:30 am - 9:00 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

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Visitor rating
  • 74
    Excellent
  • 34
    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
Very good but I expected more

We were a party of 5 and showed up for a late lunch. I had read previous reviews and expected a lot. The food is very good but the portions are a bit small for me, especially considering the prices. I ordered the sauerbraten from the lunch menu and was served about 3 ounces of sliced beef with 2... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Sue D
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Asheville, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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144 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Asheville, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My wife and I had dinner with a friend two days ago. Excellent choices of German beers and various sizes. My wife and I shared one dinner, our friend put half of his dinner in a carry-out box. Good sized portions so no one went hungry. Prices range from $13 to $25. I think ours was $21. Food was excellent.... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We were a party of 5 and showed up for a late lunch. I had read previous reviews and expected a lot. The food is very good but the portions are a bit small for me, especially considering the prices. I ordered the sauerbraten from the lunch menu and was served about 3 ounces of sliced beef with 2 small... More 

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Arden, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

We had a celebration dinner with family on a Friday evening. The restaurant was not very busy, so our party of six was seated promptly. Our party ordered a wide variety from schnitzel, knack wurst, Reuben sandwich, steak and I ordered the grilled seafood trio. The menu here has evolved nicely over the years and offers quite a variety of... More 

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Asheville, NC
Top Contributor
246 reviews 246 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
245 helpful votes 245 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We had a group of about 20 for dinner on a Saturday night at the Black Forest. We were seated in a private rooms and given a choice of a half dozen dishes -- a German sampler, a schnitzel plate, an Italian plate, seafood and a couple of others. Overall, the group dinner went well, with good, timely and friendly... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Over priced ,very crowded , noisy the location is obscure and hard to access due to high traffic volume .

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Cedar Mountain, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Had a great meal on 2/28/15. The German food and setting is outstanding. The service was excellent and the kids even enjoyed it.

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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
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?