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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

Menu

BREAKFAST​
Seasonal Fruit
$5.00
Breakfast Parfait
Berries layered in vanilla yogurt, granola.
$6.00
Cereal
$4.00
Fruit $+2.00
Oatmeal
Cinnamon,​ maple-glazed apples.
$6.00
BRUNCH​
Smoked Trout and Spinach Frittata
Mushrooms, basil, pepperjack, sauce choron.
$10.00
Corned Beef Hash
Bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, two eggs, hollandaise, hash brown bake.
$12.00
Steak and Eggs
6 oz sirloin, two eggs, hash brown bake, béarnaise.
$14.00
Eggs Benedict
Two poached eggs, English‏ muffin, canadian bacon, hollandaise, hash brown bake.
$10.00
Brioche French Toast
Fruit compote, maple syrup, crème fraiche.
$10.00
Belgian Waffle
$9.00
SALADS‏​
Caesar
House​ caesar, torn croutons, anchovies.
$8.00
Shrimp and Asparagus
Field greens, orange vinaigrette.‏
$11.00
Blackberry
Field greens, feta, prosciutto.
$8.00
Steak Salad
Field greens, marinated tomatoes,‏ chevre, lardon vinaigrette.
$16.00
Grilled Chicken Salad
Citrus vinaigrette, avocado, roasted chilis, herbs.
$12.00
ENTREES​
Walleye Sandwich
Harrisa,​ basil aioli slaw.
$12.00
Fish and Chips
Tempura fish, fries, house‏ tartar.
$12.00
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Choice​ of mushroom, tomatoes,‏ bacon.
$10.00
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Focaccia, bacon, provolone, red wine butter.
$12.00
Chicken Parmesan
Penne, breaded chicken breast, alfredo.
$12.00
Porketta Sandwich
Slow​ roasted pork, pepperjack.
$12.00
Astor Burger
House-made​ patty, potato bun, muenster cheese, pickles.
$12.00
Half Sandwich and Soup of the Day
$9.00
BEVERAGES​
Hot Coffee
$2.50
Hot Tea
$2.25
Milk
$1.75
Chocolate Milk
$2.00
Soft Drinks
$2.50
Orange Juice
$1.75
$2.95
About
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.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service, Reservations, Waterfront
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Reviewed February 19, 2020

We enjoyed a wonderful experience at this restaurant. All four meals were superb...I personally recommend the Scallops.....best meal I’ve ever enjoyed!! Not to mention the revolving restaurants awesome view. Service was exceptional, as well

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 12, 2020 via mobile

First off, staff are doing their best with what they are given. But it's clear that the owners of the hotel do not reinvest. The restaurant has been given an updated look, but still suffers. Food is considered good by quite a few people, but...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 24, 2020 via mobile

Rapidly seated. Waitress Candice gave fantastic recommendation on meals. Food was very good and rotating view of the harbor and city were a highlight of the stay in Duluth.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 4, 2020

We checked into the hotel (Radisson) right around 2:15. They said the rotating rooftop bar was closing from 3-5. We left our bags in the car and decided to grab a quick drink. The bar is located in the non-rotating part, which seems to defeat...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

Food was great for a special occasion, but the service not so much. When your bill is in the hundreds you expect better. The service at Loui’s cafe in Duluth is so good and the food matches. Go there!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 23, 2019

This is a Radisson hotel restaurant, so the food is good, but not excellent. But, they offer a capable bar, professional servers, white linen and an amazing view of the harbor and city. Take your lover there for a martini at sunset & stay for...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 11, 2019

I'll admit. I love the view and the novelty experience. It's great especially for visitors. However, the quality of food and the service has not been adequate for what this fine dining experience should deliver. The food quality and experience is mediocre compared to what...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2019

We actually ate here twice during our stay at the Radisson. Once for dinner and then for breakfast. Food and drinks were very good but view was awesome especially at night.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 18, 2019

You go here for the view. The food is good but nothing exceptional. And they aren’t afraid to charge for it. $18 burgers. The burger was more than the crab cakes. The same price as the scallops. To be fair we did just go up...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 11, 2019 via mobile

Wow! The restaurant is extremely fancy with prices to match, but the $50 gift certificate from the hotel as part of our Romance Package helped a great deal and paid for almost everything. The walleye wild rice soup was to die for...and the walleye itself...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Louise W
July 11, 2018|
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Response from Maureen V | 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.
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Jason F
February 12, 2017|
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Response from Richard W | Reviewed this property |
Probably around $100. Not a bad value.
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Lucasvdw
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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