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Black Forest Pub & Grille

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1765 Superior St, Three Lakes, WI 54562
(715) 546-3400
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Black Forest is back!!!!!

Ate here for the fourth or fifth time since it reopened. Once again the German food was wonderful. My wife has decided to run the menu and started with the Rouladen. It was outstanding to the point that it was better than her own. I had the Friday night fish fry which was quite improve since... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Peter L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Ate here for the fourth or fifth time since it reopened. Once again the German food was wonderful. My wife has decided to run the menu and started with the Rouladen. It was outstanding to the point that it was better than her own. I had the Friday night fish fry which was quite improve since earlier this year. I... More 

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Eagle River, Wisconsin
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48 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Spectacular German food!! Kids loved their burgers and chicken strips... Cheese curds are now our favorite here... another restaurant lost their title. Meals seem larger than the last time we were here which was a good decision, since we had left hungry. Also, they now serve German food on Fridays... They listen to the customers. We had forgotten and would... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

After many years as a pretty good restaurant, Black Forest is under new owners, and has gone back to their German food heritage. I understand that they will be reviewing and revising the menu as time goes on, based on diners' preferences. Wonderful changes have been made to the dining room: booths have been added, and a big stone fireplace... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Most memorable experience of this place was the effort and courteous staff who seemed to keep the welcoming and charming appeal vibrant. Food favorite was the homemade German desert fresh out of the oven. We tried a meat dish that was good however not mind blowing. Oddly I was thrilled with the side of cabbage for taste and texture. I'm... More 

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Three Lakes, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The new and improved Black Forest is excellent. The new owners show case their German heritage via the food very well. Their food rivals my Austrian mother's cooking. Their goulash would of met my mother's approval and she would of demanded to know how they got her recipe. Very flavorful and well done (German) food, great service and at a... More 

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Hazelhurst, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We went early on a Saturday evening so we stopped in the bar area for drinks before requesting seating. The bartender (female) was very nice and friendly. The drinks were delivered quickly and correctly. We engaged in conversation with the bartender several times while we were sitting there. Upon moving to the hostess stand, we were greeted immediately and seated... More 

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Pelican Lake, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Nice place staff was heplful tried to be top of the line wait staff but fell short. The soup for salty. Salad was small. The meal was good but a lot and lots of sauce. Dessert not good. It as just OK May go back if some one elses pays.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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50 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

My husband had Mac ’n Chicken: "Tender grilled chicken and sautéed black forest bacon in a rich, creamy sauce, topped with freshly grated Emmentaler, cheddar and mozzarella cheese, then baked to golden". Mmmmh, sounds like a punch of flavor, right? Not so much. The vegetarian spätzle dish I ordered appears to have since been removed from the menu (!?) which... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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96 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Black Forest has recently reopened under new management with a small makeover and a completely new menu. The location is a beautiful and historic building, and everyone wants to see the new owners succeed and are excited by the changes and updates. Boy, I was so tired of the house salad with the shredded carrots and the crispy things!... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Glad to see the Black Forest has reopened. Wonderful job on the renovations. Bartenders and wait staff are friendly and professional. Good to see familiar faces. Had dinner there Saturday evening. Bread or rolls on the table would have been a nice touch. The bacon potato soup was good, but not what we expected. Rather than chunks of potato and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1765 Superior St, Three Lakes, WI 54562
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Three Lakes
  • Phone Number: (715) 546-3400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
  • Cuisine: Pub

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