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Jack Niemann's Black Forest Steak House

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638 Peace Portal Dr, Blaine, WA 98230-4012
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visiting Seattle from So Cali , we drove to Vancouver and back on the same day. Once in the US side we were hungry for a nice steak dinner to carry us for the next 200 miles back to Seattle. Our first stop was Blaine right by the border. We drove in and at first sight we picked Black Forest... More 

Thank louis o
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us were looking for a good restaurant for an evening meal to mark the last day of our stay in this area of Washington State. Jack Niemann's Black Forest restaurant seemed to fit the bill. The atmosphere is quite quiet and suitable for good conversations. The welcome from the hostess was warm and we were shown to a... More 

Thank Ian C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since the original owner has passed, things have changed. Tonight we had dinner with friends. Our friends have ordered the rib eye in the past and have had it cut in half, then cooked rare and the other half medium. Tonight we were told that they could do it for $15. They are seniors and can't eat a full rib... More 

Thank Brewsbeer
Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

This is basically a steak place and I'm not a steak guy - there are limited number of non beef items on the menu; went there just because it was convenient to where I was staying. Special was "surf and turf" - steak and lobster tail. Todd our excelent and knowledgeable waiter suggested to me to just have all lobster... More 

Thank JOHN D
Blaine, Washington
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

This is definitely one of the nicest restaurants in Blaine, yet it has a family atmosphere to it. It also has many return customers, another sign of a good restaurant . There specialty is steak and you can specify the cut, how you want it done and the accompanying items including sauce . They do have other things on the... More 

Thank Rkoram
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

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 

Thank davidasia
Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 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 June 27, 2016 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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75 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

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 J2930JNjimw
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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 

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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, Television
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 Dr, Blaine, WA 98230-4012
  • 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?