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Black Forest

2155 Hendersonville Rd, Arden, NC 28704-9742
828-687-7980
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Ranked #4 of 53 restaurants in Arden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: German
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Black Forest in great need of a make over.... Gordon Ramsey style!! Old decor, old menu!! On a Friday night, only a few people in the restaurant,... assumed it would be crowded, perhaps the area is sending a message.... add some new vegetarian, smaller entrees!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Food was good but music is always part of the experience. Old german decor, authentic cuckoo clock but jazz, classical music? Wanted German music, not brunch music.

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NC
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A friend recommended this place and I'm so glad I tried it. It's a little old as far as the decor goes but the food makes it totally worthwhile. I had the pork Paprika Schnitzel and I ate every bite and will order it again next time I'm near Asheville. The sides were great too - german potato salad, red... More

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We decided to try different restaurants and different taste on this vacation. We'd never eaten German food before (saurkraut) so my husband and I ordered German dishes and our daughter ordered a chicken/pasta dish. The food was very good and you wont go away hungry. Our server was very nice and we enjoyed sitting outside. We had a very nice... More

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The mountains
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80 reviews 80 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This was our first visit to this restaurant, as recommended by a friend, who told us that the food had great German food. We ordered the sampler platter, as we wanted to taste a little bit of a lot of different foods. My wife and I shared the platter, as it is enormous. The food was excellent and brought back... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This is among the best German food I've eaten in America. They provide fine dining as well as large party management. We hosted a surprise party last week and Shawn advised me on many details I wouldn't have thought of myself. Everything was perfect! I highly recommend them, for regular dining and special occasion parties.

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Davenport, Florida
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119 reviews 119 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is our second visit to this restaurant, since we are not locals. We both had wiener schnitzel veal with spaetzle. My husband had a chicken and spaetzle soup of the day and I had the potato pancakes as appetizers. Everything was very good, the wiener schnitzel was excellent. A bit pricey.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I grew up in a family that has German ancestry on both sides, so I view German type food as the comfort food of my childhood. Black Forest lived up to what I was hoping for. I ordered the saurbraten which came with four German sides, it was made perfectly and i left very full and happy. The service was... More

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Sumter, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We tried this restaurant out with our friends who always make a point to eat here when in the area. The waitstaff was extremely attentive and knew their menu! We had potato pancakes and my husband and I shared the German sampler plate so we could try it all!! We each had a glass of German beer, then irish coffees... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Don't let the vintage old school German décor fool you, the food here is wonderful! The menu also has Italian & seafood dishes if you are not in the mood for German. They even have a great kids menu with more than the usual choices. The portions are large, food tasty, and servers and bus boy very friendly. I have... More

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