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Black Forest Inn

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
German, Austrian, European, Central European
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255 King St E | corner of King St. E & Ferguson Ave. N., Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1B9, Canada
+1 905-528-3538
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been going to the Blac Forest Inn for years I mean at least 40. This is where Birthdays and all special occasions are celebrated. We went tonight for the first time since it has been taken over by new owners. I am so happy that nothing has changed. The food is still fabulous, the staff all the same... More 

Thank Lisa B
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been going to the Black Forest since I can remember. I am never disappointed with their food. We go there for family gatherings too where they do a special menu for us. I would definitely recommend eating here.

Thank Cortney A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm only writing this review, since I was concerned that with new ownership, that the food and service I had come to expect would be left in the dust. Thankfully, this new owner knows a good thing when he sees it. The Black Forest Inn remains the same from the high quality of food to the solid service, and Austrian... More 

Thank Oakvillenews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been eating at this restaurant for many years and every single time I seem to get the same meal. I really want to try something new but when you absolutely love the schnitzel you dream of it and can't imagine going there and not having it. I love this restaurant!

Thank Susie_Que25
Hamilton, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Schnitzel is very good Staff pretty good sometimes when bust service can be a little slow Food is pretty consistent

Thank D G
Hamilton, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to the Black Forest Inn now for 40 years. The food has always been excellent - that's why were still going and it's still in business. The staff is fantastic. There is always a line to get in but a glass of wine or coffee in the waiting area helps until you get to your table... More 

Thank Opposable
Hamilton, Canada
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For years we have gone here for dinner. The veal is always the same, awesome. I have the plain breaded veal dinner which is far from plain and more than fills the plate. These folks have done it right for many years and haven't changed a thing! Please don't 😆

1 Thank Philip C
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at this restaurant. Party of 17 people for 80th bday party. Half party was seated at one end of restaurant and 1 hr later other half was seated at opposite end of restaurant. Paul the manager is rude and arrogant. Had same issue about a year ago when he was manager at yuk yuks in Hamilton. Will not... More 

3 Thank Mike D
Cambridge, Canada
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39 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had not been to the Black Forest Inn in years - perhaps decades. Some things never change: certainly not here. I first ate there in the 70's, and as far as i can tell, there has been no change in menu or decor or ambience. So if you liked it before, you still will - it is consistent and... More 

Thank Carl F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is definitely worth a visit when in Hamilton. The choice of food and drink will certainly whet your appetite but the authentic decor and staff uniforms will confuse you into thinking you had stepped into the Black Forest. The food is plentiful and for those light eaters, you can actually take your leftovers home. Due to high turnover... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
German, Austrian, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 King St E | corner of King St. E & Ferguson Ave. N., Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1B9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-528-3538

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