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Black Forest German Restaurant

$$ - $$$German, European,
787 E Market St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-4234
+1 540-689-0758
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
787 E Market St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-4234
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Reviewed 3 days ago

That said, I apparently will not be a fan of German food...I find it overall rather bland. This restaurant does have a bar...the house Chardonnay was just ok and small pours. There was only one waitress when we arrived at 6pm on a Thursday night....More

Thank Angie T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a nice dinner with traditional German food. The preparation was just like in Germany. The schnitzel was perfect.

Thank Love_travel_scuba
Reviewed 1 week ago

While I agree with some of the reviews, I still think this is a worthwhile place to dine. I had wanted the veal schnitzel and they were out so I had the pork which was fine. The sides were good. The portions were plentiful. Beer...More

Thank GmaSandra
Reviewed 1 week ago

LOVE the food here. It is so wonderful. We try to be regulars, but the restaurant ha had its ups and downs. Right now, the food is terrific, but when we went last night, there was ONE person working the kitchen, and despite getting there...More

Thank DonnaSC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This authentic German restaurant (the chef and owner is from Germany) offers a large variety of entrees and a decent selection of German beers. We found this gem while staying for a few days in Harrisonburg. The place is small and unassuming, with great service....More

Thank OldEagle48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First the cons: Zero curb appeal. The marquee for the strip center just says “German Restaurant.” You’d drive by if you weren’t looking for it. Limited ambiance. One step above indoor picnicking. But the projection of German travelogues on a wall-sized screen is cool. Slow...More

Thank G3277AEdavidv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best meals we had on our trip. Beer was excellent, food was excellent, service was quick and efficient, everyone had a great time. it had been awhile since my wife and i had German food (which we both love) so very, very...More

Thank Matthew R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

17 people on a Saturday night should have tipped us off as to whether this restaurant was worthwhile...what a tremendous fiasco for over-priced food that literally took 1.5 hours from order to service...I have no idea what the problem was, but it was terrifically bad...More

Thank JournalingAuthor
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We had dinner last night in Harrisonburg on vacation. Both of us had the jager schnitzel with red cabbage and spetzel. Schnitzel was well cooked and tender. Would recommend to anyone who would like to try good German food. Place is small so if going...More

Thank Karl M
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Chicken skewers other-worldly jaeger schnitzel delicious so are the fries. Wish I had room for dessert!!

Thank David M
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21 October 2016|
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Response from cmhdave | Reviewed this property |
should not be a problem but need to contact restaurant. we made a reservation just one day in advance. I don't think you will be disappointed with the food or service.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 787 E Market St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-4234
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-689-0758
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