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JJ Astor Restaurant & Lounge

505 W Superior St, 16th Floor, Duluth, MN 55802-1513
+1 218-722-8439
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“duck breast” (7 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
505 W Superior St, 16th Floor, Duluth, MN 55802-1513
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good view of the city and The Bentlyville lights. They opened at 5 and we were seated shortly after. We did not get our food until after 7:00 and for most of us the food was cold. We had reservations for a party of 12...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tile474
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was so excited to take my kids here as it was a great place I used to visit as a child with my family. I explained that the restaurant rotates and it would be fun to see all of Duluth. We went for breakfast...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 904kellyf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live to do the Thanksgiving buffet. We arrive about 4:15 but the first floor bar was not opened and the bathrooms locked. Everyone magical lights display of Bentlyville. Beautiful and you see it in its glory looking down from the revolving restaurant called SS...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank sevie699
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started off by not being able to order the appetizer we saw advertised in the elevator as it was no longer available, so a little letdown right off the bat. The view was great, the steak was really good, but the potatoes and broccoli...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank johaganMN
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Great service. Great view. Great food. Very expensive!!!!!! Also should have more substitution options.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Guide16554712572
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

The best part about this restaurant is the view. The experience is a Duluth staple, but I probably wouldn’t go for more than apps and taps. We went for brunch and had disappointing steak and eggs. The steak was grey. And my side order of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Karen B
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went here lastnight for supper. Someone recommended it to us and we’re glad they did! We had the mussels for an appetizer. Fantastic! My husband had the salmon with risotto and it was cooked to perfection! I had the filet mignon...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kylee W
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Had a free drink provided by the hotel, Radisson, our rooms weren't ready when we checked in. Great views in this rotating bar. Only good thing about the hotel. Didn't eat, menu looked good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Greg B
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

We had our Anniversary dinner at the JJ Astor. The views from the rotating top are amazing, especially at night. However, the beautiful views outside don’t make up for the views inside. This restaurant (and hotel) need an update ASAP. The wallpaper is peeling off...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jim K
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I was treated to a birthday dinner at J.J.Astor last week by my cousins from Superior. The views were stunning, even a bulk carrier transitting into Lake Superior under Duluth’s iconic lift bridge. Service was first class and prompt. My duck was pink, tender and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Budgie26
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Louise W
July 11, 2018|
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Response from 55ReenieAnne55 | Reviewed this property |
Soda....? Sure. I have no idea what a soda would cost. Can't be much....and if it is....remember...the view.
Jason F
February 12, 2017|
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Response from Richard W | Reviewed this property |
Probably around $100. Not a bad value.
November 12, 2016|
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The Bar is outstanding as they will adjust your favorite drink to suit you. Bloody Mary's are served with heart of celery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $34
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 W Superior St, 16th Floor, Duluth, MN 55802-1513
    (Superior St and 5th Ave W)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-722-8439
  • E-mail
Welcome to JJ Astor (located on the 16th floor of the Radisson Hotel Duluth), where guests enjoy welcoming service, inspired décor, modern approachability, unparalleled views, and signature dishes. Our cuisine is traditional Old World with a regional twist. Whether settling into the oversized armchairs with a craft cocktail and tapas in the lounge, or admiring the view from the inviting sofa style banquettes, the restaurant provides a memorable dining experience for locals and visitors alike.
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