4.75Bratwurst - One Link on a BunBratwurst is a homemade sausage that's light-colored & mild. Served on a bun w/ some french fries (you can add some ketchup & mustard if you want).
5.50Spaetzel & CheeseSpaetzel are homemade egg noodles. They have a squiggly shape & taste great all by themselves. But this casserole has three different white cheeses in it, too. It’s pretty filling & it's fun to eat!Options:
Toddler siz (e 3.00)
3.50Potato PancakeThis pancake is made w/ grated potatoes, parsley, onion & bread crumbs. It's kinda crunchy on the outside & soft in the middle. Get yours w/ applesauce if you want!
Regular American Food
5.25Chicken Strips w/ FriesThree pretty big strips of white meat chicken & a handful of fries.
4.00Cheese SandwichA good ol' orange cheese sandwich on white bread. It's not too big & it’s really cheesey!
1.95Big Juice or MilkApple, orange, tomato, grapefruit, pineapple or cranberry juiceOptions:
Apple, Orange, Tomato, Grapefruit, Pineapple, Cranberry
13.25Bratwurst DinnerOur excellent handmade bratwurst, two links w/ hot german potato salad, carefully seasoned sauerkraut & fresh, homemade rye bread. Polish sausage also available. Ask about current special homemade sausages!Options:
Two links served w/ bread only (9.50)
, Third link (+4.75)
7.50Bratwurst LunchOne link of bratwurst served w/ a small scoop of potato salad & a slice of rye bread.
7.50Bratwurst on a BunOne link of bratwurst served on a bun w/ sauerkraut & a handful of fries.
12.25Wiener Schnitzel (Pork)A lean slice of pork breaded & pan fried, served w/ salad.Options:
10.25Lunch SauerbratenSlices of marinated beef in its own tangy gravy, served w/ spaetzel.Options:
6.50Lunch Spaetzel & CheeseA fun casserole of spaetzel noodles, mornay (white cheese) sauce & mozzarella.Options:
14.00Pork ShankLarge, meaty shank served w/ real mashed potatoes.
8.00Lunch Deutschburger CasseroleGround beef, onion & mushrooms served over spaetzel & topped w/ mozzarella cheese.Options:
6.75Lunch Alsatian CasseroleA simple & satisfying meal! Slices of potato sauerkraut & smoked sausage.Options:
8.75Lunch Hungarian GoulashBeef, onions, tomatoes & green peppers deftly spiced yields a tasty & hearty stew.Options:
5.00SpaetzelHomemade egg noodles - as seen on the food network!
9.50Turkey StripsEnjoy our lightly seasoned, deep fried strips of turkey breast meat, served w/ french fries.
8.25Sautéed MushroomsSliced mushrooms are sautéed w/ garlic & a little wine. A customer favorite!
5.75Ham & Sauerkraut Balls(3)A best-selling appetizer for many years, this blend of ham, cheese & sauerkraut is breaded & deep fried. Served w/ homemade mustard.Options:
Plus one (+2.00)
7.50Onion RingsYou won't believe your eyes when you see these huge, perfectly browned onion rings! A delight of a snack or appetizer.
Potato PancakeComfort food! Grated potatoes are mixed w/ onion & parsley in our recipe. Served w/ applesauce & sour cream.Options:
, Two (7.25)
Sauerbraten AspicA rare treat! This cold, rustic terrine is chock full of sauerbraten meat & vegetables. Served w/ dijon mustard sauce & rye bread.Options:
, Half (6.75)
7.75Lentil & Spaetzel SaladLentils & spaetzel, w/ parsley & field greens are tossed in a refreshingly tart, lemon-olive oil dressing.
10.75Wurst SaladA meal’s worth of salad! Julienne slices of homemade sausage loaf, w/ onions & pickles are tossed in vinaigrette & served on a bed of field greens.
5.25Tossed Salad w/ DressingA savory blend of field greens served w/ your choice of dressing (all made here): vinaigrette, herb, bleu cheese, catalina-style french.Options:
Vinaigrette, Herb, Bleu cheese, Catalina-style french
7.50Caesar SaladMade in the classic style w/ romaine lettuce & a garlicky dressing made w/ anchovies & parmesan.Options:
Turkey breast (+4.75)
11.75Herring Salad w/ ToastWine-pickled herring is a centuries-old German favorite. served w/ pickles & onions on a bed of lettuce.
Matjes HerringNorthern European treat! fillets of salt herring, along w/ apples & onions, are served in a rich, creamy sauce. served w/ rye bread.Options:
, Half (7.25)
5.00German Potato SaladOur tried & true recipe of sliced potatoes, bacon, onion & cider vinegar is the quintessential German side dish!
5.25French FriesHand-cut. Real, good, famous.
5.00SpaetzelAs seen on the food network! Made w/ egg, flour & water, these tiny homemade egg noodles have been a staple on our menu for 40-plus years! Served w/ butter or sauerbraten gravy.Options:
Butter, Sauerbraten gravy
5.00Red CabbageThis sweet-sour red cabbage is the best in the cities! a perfect match to meaty German entrées.
5.00Fried CabbageOur crunchy, flavorful fried white cabbage is seasoned w/ bacon & onion. Made fresh to order!
5.00SauerkrautMay we suggest our lightly seasoned, cooked to mild perfection sauerkraut; a great companion to any meal!
13.25Bratwurst Dinner(Two Links)Our top seller, year in & year out! Erich makes our bratwurst from scratch, as he has for 45 years. Enjoy, w/ deli rye bread, black forest german potato salad, our mild sauerkraut & homemade mustard.Options:
Two links of bratwurst w/ bread (9.50)
13.25Sausage SamplerOne each of bratwurst, chicken sausage & polish sausage plus homemade mustard, rye bread & a small scoop of potato salad.
24.25Black Forest Inn HausplatteLooking for a combo plate? This is it! A generous sampling of rippchen, bratwurst, polish sausage, red cabbage, sauerkraut, & potato salad. Served w/ a fresh-baked pretzel & homemade mustard.
17.50Kasseler RippchenLooking for a dairy-free option? this delicious boiled, smoked pork chop is served w/ a seasonal sauce (on the side), German potato salad & our mild sauerkraut.
21.00Hasenpfeffer (as Available)Where else will you find this? traditional German-style locally raised rabbit braised in a piquant, sweet-sour sauce. served w/ spaetzel & red cabbage.
18.50SauerbratenOne of our specialties. We marinate beef tenderloin for several days in a vinegar brine, then it is roasted, sliced & served in its own characteristic gravy w/ spaetzel & red cabbage.
16.00NierenFor both traditionalists & adventurers. Veal kidney pieces sautéed w/ a dash of balsamic vinegar & served in a sour cream brown sauce w/ spaetzel & red cabbage.
Wiener SchnitzelOur most popular dinner item, this classic german meal is a tender slice of locally sourced veal, pork, or turkey, breaded & pan fried. Served w/ a tossed green salad.Options:
Organic veal(one slice) (17.25)
, Organic veal (two slices) (24.25)
, Pork (one slice) (12.25)
, Pork(two slices) (17.25)
, Turkey (one slice) (14.00)
, Turkey(two slices) (19.75)
23.50Veal Jäger SchnitzelThis hearty "hunter's style" meal includes a thick slice of local organic veal, lightly floured & sautéed w/ mushrooms & served in a creamy brown gravy w/ spaetzel & red cabbage.
Pork Paprika SchnitzelA lean slice of pork served in a bacon, onion, sour cream & paprika sauce. Served w/ spaetzel & red cabbage.Options:
One slice (13.75)
, Two slices (18.95)
21.50Veal GeschnitzeltesThis meal is a great introduction to veal: small lean strips of local, organic veal, quickly sautéed & served in a creamy brown sauce w/ spaetzel & red cabbage.
Traditional German & European
14.00Braised Pork ShankWe take the time to make this right! This large shank is served w/ mashed potatoes & a brown gravy. Meat & potato lover's food.
Gebratene LeberMaybe this is old-fashioned but some things can't be improved! Pan fried organic beef liver & onions. Served w/ french fries.Options:
One slice (11.75)
, Two slices (18.00)
15.25Hungarian GoulashThis meal has a cult following! Paprika (that's the hungarian part) spiced stew w/ beef, tomatoes, onions & peppers served w/ spaetzel. Not too spicy!
21.00StroganoffA truly satisfying european specialty. Beef tenderloin is sautéed w/ mushrooms & onions, & served in a sour cream-brown gravy. Served w/ spaetzel & red cabbage.
Monday - Thursday
9.95Königsberger KlopsTasty, spiced meatball in a white caper sauce served w/ spaetzel & red cabbage.Options:
Two meatballs (14.75)
18.00Kalbshaxe BürgerlichLarge, tender veal shank smothered in vegetables & gravy.
14.75Ribs & KrautSpareribs & sauerkraut, just like mutti used to make.
15.50Beef RouladenA classic beef roll w/ bacon, carrot, pickle & mustard, served in brown gravy w/ our own spaetzel noodles & red cabbage. Order before we sell out! Options:
Two rolls (24.00)
24.25Veal Cordon BleuTender slices of breaded veal wrapped around ham & swiss cheese & gently sauteed to order. Served w/ a tossed green salad.
9.95Cabbage RollA leaf of green cabbage wraps itself around a flavorful meat filling. Served w/ real mashed potatoes. Options:
Two rolls (14.75)
16.75Roast PorkMarinated & roasted to tender perfection, topped w/ its own gravy & served w/ our famous apple dressing & red cabbage.
Sandwiches and Casseroles
8.95HamburgerA big, juicy, grilled burger on a homemade bun. Served w/ lettuce, tomato, mayo & french fries.Options:
12.95Reuben SandwichBest reuben in town! A big sandwich of corned beef, swiss cheese, & sauerkraut on our own deli rye bread w/ fries. Served w/ handmade thousand island dressing on the side.
12.95Rachel SandwichNew to the menu, but an old favorite! Made w/ turkey for a lighter version of the reuben. Enjoy w/ french fries. Served w/ handmade thousand island dressing on the side.
9.25Veggie BurgerMade from our own recipe, served w/ lettuce, tomato & mayo on a homemade bun w/ french fries.
9.95Alsation Sauerkraut CasseroleA hearty combination of potato, onion, smoked sausage & sauerkraut. Served w/ a brötchen.
9.95Spaetzel & Cheese CasseroleA comforting meal of noodles & three cheeses. Served w/ a brötchen.Options:
Spaetzel, cheese & vegetable casserole (12.00)
12.25Deutschburger CasseroleDeutschburger is made w/ ground beef, onions & mushroom sauce served over spaetzel, rice or mashed potatoes & topped w/ mozzarella cheese. Served w/ a brötchen.
10.50Fish & ChipsChunks of cod are breaded & fried to order. Served w/ malt vinegar & homemade tartar sauce. Our fries can't be beat!
6.95Black Forest TorteOur version of schwartzwalder kirschtorte is four layers of chocolate cake w/ cream cheese filling & kirsch-flavored cherries between the layers, topped w/ fresh whipped cream.
6.95Sacher TorteGluten freethis very rich, dark chocolate torte is made in the tradition of the hotel sacher in vienna & its conditors (pastry chefs). In addition to the rich chocolate, flourless cake, it features apricot glaze & a shiny chocolate ganache covering.
6.95Apple StrudelOur best-selling dessert! Sugared & spiced fresh apples, raisins, & sliced almonds are rolled in a crisp, handmade flaky strudel dough. Served w/ fresh pride of main street whipped cream. A black forest inn tradition.
6.95Carrot CakeRich, dense, spicy & filled w/ carrots, raisins, nuts-this cake fills the entire food group pyramid. It is filled & iced w/ cream cheese-butter cream icing.
6.95Devil's Food CakeMoist, dark & rich devils food w/ a buttery cream frosting, this cake was known as wedding cake for years after it was served at the wedding of two black forest employees.
Our Original Martinis
7.00KrautiniMade w/ steinhäger, a mild german gin, & sauerkraut juice.Options:
7.25PfeffertiniSteinhäger & our own infusion of black pepper vodka.Options:
7.00AppletiniVodka w/ apfelkorn & apple juice.Options:
Eiswein(Rheinhessen, germany) bechtheimer rosengarten, riesling, 2004 3 oz glass.The dessert wine from g & m machmer has the distinct flavor of strawberry jam on toast. Yummy!Options:
, Bottle (n/a)
Black Forest Wine (Wisconsin) 3 Oz GlassThis surprising & subtle wine from maiden wines is black cherry wine w/ natural chocolate flavor.Options:
, Bottle (n/a)
Red Table Wine (California)A medium bodied shiraz from rex goliathOptions:
, Carafe (12.00)