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425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
651-430-3770
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Ranked #18 of 85 Restaurants in Stillwater
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Our son lives in St. Paul. We visit him several times a year, and we visit the Dock Cafe whenever we are there. The food, the service, and the view are all great. My husband enjoys the burger, as does my son. I enjoy the very creative salads on the menu. The dressings are made in house. We have also... More

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wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We really enjoy going to the Dock Cafe in Stillwater. Last night we had one of our best meals ever in a restaurant. My husband had the special which was prime rib. He said he thought it was the best seasoned prime rib he has ever had. I had my usual which is the black and blue tuna. It is... More

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Dock Cafe has a lovely outdoor seating area that is available when the weather permits. There is a great view of the Stillwater Life Bridge, the St. Croix River, and the bluffs of Wisconsin. The menu has not changed in years. That's the good news and the not-so-good news. (By now, I've got it memorized. I only need ask... More

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have to admit it. We go there for the view. Food is pretty good. Parking and congestion in downtown Stillwater is terrible. We have been there several times, always in warm weather, always on the back patio. Our experience overall has been fine. Just remember that you aren't there for gourmet cuisine and that you can get better bar... More

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Rush City
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A group of 19 went there for lunch on Oct 18th. It was busy but not anything that should have been a problem. We ordered drinks and a number of people said the drinks were very weak. We're not alcoholics by any means but the bloody marys were said to taste odd, one thought it had a dishwater taste, two... More

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Crete, Nebraska
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We had a window seat at the Dock Cafe, and the view across the St. Croix River was absolutely stunning. My wife had a bowl of wild rice soup, and a walleye sandwich. She said her soup was okay and the fish was a bit greasy with way too much bun. I had the French Dip, which was okay, though... More

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Saint Michael, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

A great experience overall! Food and service excellent, views spectacular. I recommend sitting by the window where you can look over the scenic view of water, trees with foliage turning in fall, the bridge in the distance, a boat occasionally passing by. This is what we did on a cool, but sunny day (October 7), when my 25-year-old daughter and... More

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Norfolk
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A little chilly in October to sit outside, but inside everyone can have a window view of the river and the bridge. Menu is varied and specializes in fresh ingredients. Chicken wild rice soup is first rate. Staff warm and welcoming.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I have had the pleasure of dining in this lovely establishment at least one time per year for the past 5 years. I have enjoyed their food in the past; however, II brought a friend out to eat. The patio was full and I was famished, we are dining in. If the place smells like its specialty probably should avoid... More

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I have eaten here many times and keep coming back because the food is really good, but the view is the best. We try to sit outside when the weather is nice - great place to see the boats and the best view of fireworks. The food has consistently be every good, creative but not wild. My daughter loves the... More

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Additional Information about Dock Cafe

Address: 425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
Phone Number: 651-430-3770
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Stillwater
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 40
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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