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“Martinis and Sushi” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Blackwater Lounge

Blackwater Lounge
231 East Superior Street, Duluth, MN 55802
+1 218-740-0436
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Ranked #18 of 199 Restaurants in Duluth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: American, Pizza, Sushi
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Black Water Lounge is Duluth's premiere martini lounge. With a full bar, hand-crafted cocktails, exquisite lounge food, live jazz music and lady's night, Black Water is the finest upscale martini bar in the Duluth-Superior area. Black Water Lounge is located in Duluth's Old Downtown and was once the home of the Black Bear Lounge in the historic Greysolon Plaza. Host an event at Black Water's Manhattan Room - perfecy for Anniversary Parties, Engagement Parties, Birthdays & Corporate Gatherings! Rent the entire lounge on a Sunday for your larger group!
River Falls, Wisconsin
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“Martinis and Sushi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Very nice lounge with darkwood paneling decor. Friendly staff awaits to make your visit satisfying. Live jazz music on a Tuesday nite when we were there. Very fresh sushi appetizers that I highly recommend trying. The selection of martinis is very good, but they will also custom make one to your liking. Martinis and sushi are half-price on Thursdays. Comfortable seating and elegently decorated for a nice overall experience. They also have a full menu for dining out. One of the best in Duluth.

Visited February 2013
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Katie M, Marketing Director at Blackwater Lounge, responded to this review, March 4, 2013
Thank you for your wonderful review! We look forward to seeing you at Black Water Lounge again soon.
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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“Live music and excellent martinis in a gorgeous atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013 via mobile

Went to Blackwater two nights in a row with two different sets of friends. Everyone enjoyed the live music and the variety of beverages was mind boggling. Musicians provided fun live entertainment. We would definitely return.

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Katie M, Marketing Director at Blackwater Lounge, responded to this review, February 25, 2013
Thank you so kindly for your wonderful comments! We hope to see you again soon. Thank you for your business to Black Water Lounge!
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Duluth, Minnesota
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“My favorite watering hole.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Love the atmosphere, a little upscale, cool jazz, great apps, nice drinks. Upscale but not stuffy. Big comfy easy chairs, nice little corners to get lost in.

Visited November 2012
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Katie M, Marketing Director at Blackwater Lounge, responded to this review, January 8, 2013
Thank you so very much for your feedback! We greatly appreciate your business to Black Water Lounge. We hope to see you again soon!
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Two Harbors, Minnesota, United States
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“Awesome place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

They are so good and accomadating at the Blackwater. The drinks are so good. The music is the best part! Maxi Childs trio is fantastic!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Katie M, Marketing Director at Blackwater Lounge, responded to this review, January 8, 2013
Thank you so very much for your comments! Thank you for your business to Black Water Lounge - we look forward to seeing you again soon!
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“All about trendy”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012 via mobile

Bisque was awesome. Food overall was good. Service was only OK. Giving them props for being open over the holiday when everything else was closed.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Katie M, Marketing Director at Blackwater Lounge, responded to this review, December 31, 2012
Thank you for your review and feedback! We hope to see you at Black Water Lounge again, soon!

Sincerely,

Katie Marturano
Marketing Director
New London Corproration - Black Woods Grill & Bar, Black Water Lounge, Greysolon Ballroom by Black Woods & Black Woods Catering.
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