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Black Forest Inn

) #242 of 1,465 Restaurants in Minneapolis $$ - $$$ German, , European
1 E 26th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404-4339
+1 612-872-0812
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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“sauerbraten” (19 reviews)
“veal” (13 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
German, Bar, European, Central European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 E 26th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404-4339
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1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The patio here is perfect on a hot day, being tucked away in the shade, eating outside on an 86 degree day was pleasant. The beer is served in true German fashion---huge. I am a big Weiss bier fan, and was happy with the brew....More

Thank ExportLove
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Food was very good (Different kinds of Schnitzel) and the beer was served in the right kind of glass with the perfect amount of head on top. Service was also good although it took a bit to be seated because there is no host/hostess. Atmosphere...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Lunch was wonderful. Had the sausage plate, very nice flavors. Great potato salad. Would also recommend the fried cabbage as a side. Looking forward to my next trip there.

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Overall was a good experience! Area could have better lighting since we sat in the back corner. Staff was excellent and helpful with menu. Everyone enjoyed their food! Could maybe have some German music to give it a better vibe and if they did I...More

Thank Jott23
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have been going to this restaurant for 46 years. The food is always good, authentic and well priced. There is a great variety of imported beer and wine at a good price. Have a drink in the small but delightful bar. This place is...More

Thank Drgnfli1
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great German vibe....was in town for work and wanted to get my German fix - this place fit the bill! The walls make you feel like you have traveled across the pond to Germany. The staff was friendly and attentive. I have the Stroganoff which...More

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took our son, daughter and my mother in law down for our son's Birthday. The food was good but about average. Price fair, ambiance a bit dark but very reminiscent of my Germany experience of my youth. I would try again...More

Thank Chetspringer61
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

While we had no problems with the wait staff I was not impressed with the food. I had the Jager schnitzel and the veal was tough and chewy instead of nice and tender like veal should be. The sauce was so overwhelming onion that you...More

1  Thank Eric J
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We stopped for a late lunch on a Friday. Service was excellent and we were treated to some samples of German beer prior to making our selection. Our group had a variety of authentic dishes. The sauerbraten, pork snitzel, red cabbage and potato salad were...More

Thank DKK823
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

First time visit. Food was good. Not sure I'd choose this again though. Not so impressive of a place to celebrate a birthday. Asked for nice table online when making a reservation but this was ignored and likely not even seen.

Thank Tom J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
German, Bar, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 00:00
Monday
10:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 00:00
Thursday
10:30 - 00:00
Friday
10:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 E 26th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404-4339
    (Nicollet)
  • Public Transportation: The 18 bus stops right in front of our parking lot. The 17 stops two blocks away at 24th street.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-872-0812
  • E-mail
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