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Jack Niemann's Black Forest Steak House

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638 Peace Portal Drive, Blaine, WA 98230
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were celebrating and wanted to go large so we chose a Steak House. Black Forest boasted some pretty good looking specials so we went for it. We were seven adults and two little ones. We got a table right away as there was hardly anyone in the restaurant (or Blaine WA in general). Our server got our drink orders... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Give this restaurant a 3 for service and a 5 for food. Compromised at a 4. Food was beyond expectations, but server was inattentive. We waited way too long to get our order in, never got a check-in during the meal, and waited a long time for the check to arrive and be taken care of. Again, food was great,... More 

Thank Ryan N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love going to the Black Forest steakhouse. The bar steak is the best deal around and Kerry (I hope I spelled it right) makes the best cosmos and martinis. The steak is cooked to perfection and the sides are delicious. But the strudel with ice cream has to be my favorite. That is besides the spaetsle, the Mac n... More 

Thank Gunk e
Blaine, Washington
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23 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by late on a Friday evening to enjoy dinner with two friends from out of town. The restaurant was busy, but we were seated immediately. Our server was slow to appear as he was busy with existing customers. It would have been nice if he at least acknowledged our table. The special for the evening was a steak... More 

Thank Jim W
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We have been to this location & the older one in Everson. Though this one was good it just wasn't quite up there with the Everson location. It just seemed the quality of their steaks didn't compare. I would have given them 4, maybe 5 stars but they make you feel uncomfortable for not choosing the way they think a... More 

Thank Alice J
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

From the time you are greated at the door to the time you leave it is top notch. Prices seemed great for the area, not a place to take children as it is a finer dining establishment. Todd was our waiter, very attentive to us with never having to ask for a refill. Never left wondering where anything was at,... More 

Thank Jeremy L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

My aunt treated us at her favourite restaurant in Blaine. The food was well prepared and a decent helping. Very friendly service. The only thing missing is a view.

Thank Almarie M
Birch Bay, Washington
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

I had heard nothing but good things about the Black Forest in Everson, Washington but I was sorely disappointed with the food and service at the new Blaine, WA location. Maybe my expectations where too high?

Thank Kevin M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

The setting is high end service ok food ok price very high. Plan on leaving a chunk of money when dinning. Someone commented about real German food not that we have seen in our several expensive visits. Worth a try.

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Bellingham, Washington
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

We had seen the reviews so took a drive on a lovely mid-week evening to try this place out. Disappointing. It was prime rib night, ordered medium rare, portion came medium, almost done. Asked waiter to bring medium rare cut and he returned from kitchen asking me to check my piece again because under the heat lamp it looked very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 638 Peace Portal Drive, Blaine, WA 98230
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Blaine
  • Phone Number: 13603068342

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?