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Black Forest German Restaurant

$$ - $$$German, European,
787 E Market St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
+1 540-689-0758
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“schnitzel” (23 reviews)
“cupcakes” (17 reviews)
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
787 E Market St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In town to visit with our daughter and she picked this restaurant since we haven't been to a German place in a long time. All of the food was very good and brought back memories of our days spent in southern Germany. Authentic food at...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A family member who is a fan of German cuisine told us about this restaurant.We saw the positive TripAdvisor reviews.Had an excellent lunch.Note limited lunch hours-closed between 2pm and 5pm.Generous lunch portions at great prices.I had the Jaeger Schnitzel-breaded pan fried pork loin with mushroom...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First visit. Clean restaurant, good prices and good food. Will go back again when visit area. Plenty of parking.

Thank BBVacation2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super good authentic German food- had great selections and they were huge portions- we had leftovers. Sides were almost as good as the main attraction Beer selection were also authentic

Thank Outlanders
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Wonderful German food all made in-house. Spaetzle with mushroom gravy, sauerkraut, red cabbage, fried potatoes with caramelized onions, delicious pork medallions, Black Forest cupcakes for dessert. Just wandered in off the street, not knowing what to expect, but it was a welcoming place with authentic...More

Thank Julia C
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We stopped at the Black Forest Restaurant for lunch recently, while on a visit to Harrisonburg. If you like German food, you will love this restaurant. I spent some years in Germany, and they are the real deal. You must try the black forest cake,...More

Thank Donald L. W
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The location is not very romantic (it's by an antique mall), but the restaurant has a lot of charm. Was a bit difficult to find the door at first. We entered a narrow passageway in front of the restaurant under some grape vines. The restaurant...More

Thank Johnson747
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Went in on Thursday to take advantage of the "brew Thursday" special on beer. Large selection of German beer! Ended up staying to eat dinner and I'm glad we did! Jaeger schnitzel and bratwurst were both amazing. Will return.

Thank foodtraveling
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Superb lunch here! Had the Jaeger schnitzel with fries and Wiezen bier. Super friendly staff, only six or so people in the restaurant...highly recommend!

Thank Marty C
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing German food! The service was wonderful, fast, and polite. I never once had a bad experience every time I brought my family in to eat. They even have choices for the kids and a variety of different German beers and wines for the adults!...More

Thank Megan H
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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 22802
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-689-0758
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