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Blackwater Lounge

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231 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2140
+1 218-740-0436
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place offers a very extensive cocktail and martini list. Sometimes a little live music too. A good gathering place.

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Superior, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had great food and service. so relaxing and good music. Everything was very clean. Bathroom were very nice and clean. Black waters is one of our favorite places to go in Duluth. My brother and I go out to spend time together and we always go here to end our day to relax and catch up.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The flat bread appetizers are awesome! The fun energy of the place just adds to the food. Staff is very attentive and so very friendly. There isn't a bad thing to say about this place.

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Duluth
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a fun night at blackwater:) ladies night makes it very affordable. Has such a great ambience!! Will definitely be going back.

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Foxboro wisconsin
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food and great service. Great drinks. Very reasonable prices. Sushi was great and a wide range of choices.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere! Had the $5 martinis and half price sushi. Excellent! Bartenders and wait staff are superb!!!

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superior
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great martinis. Friendly staff. Great appetizers. Relaxed atmosphere. Have been there several times. Will definitely go back.

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Superior, Wisconsin
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am honored to have a fine restaurant and lounge named after me. The food is tops. My favorites thus far: The Lobster Bisque is a creamy, savory bowl of wonderful. Nicely crusty bread is great for scrubbing out every succulent drop. Best French Fries that I've found in the the Twin Ports. Large portion size. Scrumptious Quesadilla and I... More 

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Becker, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group had a great time on Saturday night. Awesome food and drinks! Server was great too! Always a good time at Blackwater

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Katie M, Marketing Director at Blackwater Lounge, responded to this review

Kortney, thank you for your positive, five star review of our locally-owned martini lounge! We are so happy to see that your entire group had a wonderful evening when you were in to enjoy drinks, food, and live jazz! "Always a good time at Blackwater" - we love to read this! Thank you for your continued business and we look... More 

Duluth, Minnesota
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I feel like I am stepping into a jazz bar when I go here. Drinks are phenomenal! Highly recommend! Food is good but a little expensive.

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Thank bunderthun
Katie M, Marketing Director at Blackwater Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review of our martini lounge! We love to read that you feel like you step into a jazz bar whenever you walk into our lounge :-). We greatly enjoy having live jazz music as part of our atmosphere and love to hear that our guests enjoy it as well. Thank you for your recommendation and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $18
Cuisine
American, Bar, Sushi, Japanese, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2140
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-740-0436
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!

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