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Black Forest Inn

) #2 of 12 Restaurants in Stanhope $$$$ German, , European
249 US Highway 206, Stanhope, NJ 07874-3294
+1 973-347-3344
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“sauerbraten” (23 reviews)
“venison” (5 reviews)
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German, Austrian, European, Gluten Free Options
249 US Highway 206, Stanhope, NJ 07874-3294
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Forget for the moment that this is German food. More importantly, it is good quality food made very well. I had the veal with mushroom gravy, with spetzel and zucchini in a stewed tomato as side dishes. This was wonderful; all of it. My wife...More

Thank evsbabes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have gone to this restaurant over a dozen times. The food is fabulous but it is on the pricey side, so we usually go before 6:30pm on Wed, Thurs or Fri, and order from the 'early menu' where you get an...More

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a birthday dinner and all expectations were met. The crispy perk shank was the best entree of the three, including steak with onions, and the sausages. The side dishes of potatoes, spaetzel, red cabbage were just the right size. The draft...More

Thank 878kevine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice "old school" wooden atmosphere, but some might think dated, We had good service. Food is good. Nice early bird deal with some courses and dessert till 6:30 tues-friday We had the Friday night buffet which was OK, but we probably should have went with...More

Thank Perry M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was excellent the service was impeccable! It was very cold outside but extra comfortable in restaurant!

Thank tollman510
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The third generation of the family has maintained the high quality of the food, The German atmosphere is augmented by a highly professional staff. There were NO off-notes to the entire experience. IF you have the chance, ask for Sharone to be your server.

Thank Jane O
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Delicious food, flowing drinks and great service for our party of nearly 50 for our wedding rehearsal dinner. Thank you Barbara and company for taking great care of us! We hope to get back to Black Forest Inn again soon.

Thank Pete M
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Although Stanhope is over an hour's ride for us, we decided on such a beautiful Sunday that we would to go Black Forest Inn. We were not disappointed. In fact we both enjoyed our meals soooooooo much that we did not want to see them...More

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We were so happy to find a nice German restaurant since we are of German heritage. The servers are dressed in German costumes and were all so friendly. I had the Roladen entree and potato pancakes that were just like the way my grandmother used...More

Thank jin1970
Reviewed 11 June 2017

It is very hard to find a german restaurant that has food that is authentic i have eat here at least 3 times . i visit here when i come up from north carolina and it takes at least an hours drive to get to...More

Thank allan r w
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10 May 2017|
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Response from ulla0426 | Reviewed this property |
They do not have a children's menu. But some of the appetizers like Maultaschen will work or share some of your Spaetzle etc with them it always worked for my children and granchildren.
Chris M
26 November 2015|
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Response from BobT784 | Reviewed this property |
there is no dress code. I belie that I had gone in either shorts or jeans
4 November 2015|
Response from RON07860 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are two very nice rooms available that can accommodate 50 to 75 guests.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 US Highway 206, Stanhope, NJ 07874-3294
    (Exit 25 off Route 80)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Stanhope
  • Phone Number: +1 973-347-3344
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