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JJ Astor Restaurant & Lounge

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505 W Superior St, 16th Floor, Duluth, MN 55802-1513 (Superior St and 5th Ave W)
+1 218-727-8439
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ate here five days ago,excellent service,very knowledgeable and nice waiter!! The restaurant is revolving which makes for a spectacular view!!!! Very short wait time for our food,however food is nothing to brag about... I would consider visiting this restaurant again, but only for the view and not the food.

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Sartell, Minnesota
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96 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here for breakfast on a recommendation from our server the previous evening at a different establishment. The food was very average but the service was fantastic and the views can't be beat...It is a revolving restaurant!

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Thank Pammamac
Duluth, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tor of the Harbor holds a special place in my heart, and what a surprise...some of the best tasting food I've had in this city! The 16ounce steak, classic walleye and blackberry salad are amazing! Enjoyed a romantic meal with great service, professional servers thank you! I recommend taking someone special and check out the moon over the lake, the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there looking for great dining experience. We had a reservation, but we waited 30 minutes to be seated. After finally settling into our seats, we explained to the waitress some of the dietary restrictions we had. She reassured us she would make sure that our order didn't include any of the restricted items. One of the dishes definitely... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

Small, expensive menu. Service is hit and miss. Go for the views of Duluth during Bentlyville or summer time lake and Duluth scenes.

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Aurora, Illinois
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232 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

The food is average. So if you're looking for something spectacular to eat, select another place to go, but for a really great view as priority, go here. They have a full bar. It is a good place to go with friends, business meetings, or even solo. Staff is friendly. It's a bit chilly by the windows in the winter... More 

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

The food is pretty expensive for what you get but the view is breathtaking......any season you visit. The entire restaurant rotates so you get a 360 degree view of the city and harbor while you are eating your meal. About the time you are finished, the rotation has about returned to where you started.

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Winona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner on a visit to Duluth. Excellent menu and food was great. Our waitress was Cindy and she did a great job. Went out of there way to make drinks not on the menu. Very enjoyable.

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

we came up here on a Monday night at 6 and was told we had to wait an hour..it being a cold rainy night we decided to wait ( Also I wanted to see Bentlyville from above)..we took a window seat in the lounge ( really just a few tables and chairs in the revolving part)..we watied and waited for... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

I recently visited JJ Astors for a birthday party for my friend. We were told we needed to make reservations although there was no one else in the entire place. We were waited on by the bartender and were neglected most of the night. It took forever to get waited on, checked up on, exc. We had to walk to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 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: +1 218-727-8439
Description
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. Executive Chef, Ryan Zander, has created a contemporary menu utilizing sustainable produce from local farmers and fresh fish from local fishermen. Whether settling into the oversized armchairs 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?