Black Forest Inn, Minneapolis MN

German Spezialitäten

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All German specialities except bratwurst served with a brötchen (handmade 7 grain roll)

Bratwurst Dinner $16.00

Chicken Curry Sausage Dinner
Our excellent handmade bratwurst, or our lightly spicy handmade Chicken Curry Sausage, served two links with hot German potato salad, mild sauerkraut and fresh, handmade rye bread. Don't forget the homemade mustard or the homemade curry ketchup! Polish sausage also available. $16.00
Two links served with bread only $11.50

Sausage Sampler
One each of bratwurst, Polish sausage, and chicken curry sausage, served with potato salad and rye bread. $16.00

Bratwurst Lunch
One link of bratwurst served with a small scoop of potato salad and a slice of rye bread. $9.00

Bratwurst on a Bun
One link of bratwurst served on a bun with sauerkraut and a handful of French fries. $9.00

Wiener Schnitzel
This classic German meal is a tender slice of veal or pork, breaded and pan fried. Served with a small green salad.
Veal (one slice):$21.00 two slices:$28.00
Pork (one slice):$15.25 two slices:$21.00

One of our specialties and a best seller. Slices of marinated beef served in its own tangy gravy, accompanied by spätzel noodles. Large order is served with red cabbage. $12.50

Hungarian Goulash
A hearty stew of beef, onions, tomatoes and green peppers deftly spiced. $10.75

Alsatian Casserole
A simple and satisfying meal of potato, sauerkraut and smoked sausage. $9.00

Deutschburger Casserole
Ground beef, onion and mushrooms served over spaetzel and topped with mozzarella cheese. $10.00

Sandwiches and Lunches

Unless noted, all sandwiches and lunch served with French fries.
Substitute a cup of soup or small salad for $2.50

Spargel Toast
A favorite open-faced sandwich! Ham slices and asparagus spears are topped with Mornay sauce. $11.50

Pineapple Toast
This tasty open-faced sandwich features ham, pineapple and melted cheddar cheese. In Germany they call it "Hawaii Toast". $11.50

Bavarian Pork Sandwich
A fork-and-knife sandwich! Cubed pork in a flavorful sauce, with Swiss cheese melted on top. $12.75

Sauerbraten Sliders
Pieces of sauerbraten meat are piled on small buns and topped with red cabbage slaw.
one slider:$9.00 two sliders:$13.25

Reuben Sandwich
A classic sandwich with corned beef, Swiss cheese and mild sauerkraut on toasted rye. Served with handmade 1000 Island Dressing on the side.
half:$10.00 whole:$15.75

Our specially seasoned hamburger is served with lettuce, tomato and onion (on the side). $10.50
(Swiss or Cheddar) $11.00

Veggie Burger
Meatless item! A combination of grains, veggies and exotic, yet mild, spices. Our own secret recipe! $11.00

Fish and Chips
Fried pieces of cod, served with handmade Tartar sauce. $13.00

Spätzel & Cheese Casserole
Meatless item! A fun casserole of spätzel noodles, Mornay (white cheese) sauce and melted cheese on top. Not served with French fries. Served with a brötchen. $8.00

Soup and Salads

Soup of the Day

Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup with Sausage
Lentil Beans are nearly the perfect food. This soup is a flavor and nutrition powerhouse! Served with a brötchen. $10.00

Liver Paté
A rich, delicious liver paté made with herbs and brandy. Garnished and served with rye bread.
Sm:$9.50 Lg:$14.50

Sautéed Mushrooms
Sliced mushrooms are sautéed with garlic and a little wine. $9.75

Ham and Sauerkraut Balls
A best-selling appetizer for many years, this blend of ham, cheese and sauerkraut is breaded and fried. Served with homemade mustard.
each:$2.50 three:$7.00

Onion Rings
You won't believe your eyes when you see these huge, perfectly browned onion rings! $9.00

Potato Pancake
Comfort food! Grated potatoes are mixed with onion & parsley in our recipe. Served with applesauce and sour cream.
one:$5.00 two:$8.75

Lentil and Spätzel Salad
Lentils and cold spätzel, with parsley and field greens, are tossed in a refreshingly tart lemon-olive oil dressing. $9.25

Wurst Salad
A meal's worth of salad! Slices of homemade sausage loaf, with onions and pickles, are tossed in vinaigrette and served on a bed of field greens. $12.75

Tossed Salad with Dressing
A blend of fresh field greens served with your choice of homemade dressing: Vinaigrette, creamy herb, bleu cheese and Thousand Island. $6.75

Herring Salad with Toast
Wine-pickled herring is a centuries-old German favorite. Served with dill pickles and onions on a bed of lettuce. $13.75

Side Dishes

German Potato Salad
Our tried and true recipe of sliced potatoes, bacon, onion and cider vinegar is the quintessential German side dish! $6.50

French Fries
Hand cut. Real, good, famous. $6.50

As seen on the Food Network! Made with egg, flour and water, these tiny homemade egg noodles have been a staple on our menu for 50-plus years! Served with butter or sauerbraten gravy. $6.50

Red Cabbage
This sweet-sour red cabbage dish is the best in the cities! A perfect match to meaty German entrées. $6.50

Fried Cabbage
Our crunchy, flavorful fried white (green) cabbage is seasoned with bacon and onion. Made fresh to order! $6.50

May we suggest our lightly seasoned, cooked to mild perfection sauerkraut; a great combination to any meal! $6.50

See our dessert menu for a selection of homemade European tortes!