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Blackwater Lounge

231 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2140
+1 218-740-0436
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (52 reviews)
“fondue” (17 reviews)
“lobster bites” (5 reviews)
American, Bar, Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
231 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2140
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Reviewed February 27, 2017

My first time at Blackwater. I came in just to relax and found a gem with great folks to talk with and the music was some of the best i've heard in a lounge in the midwest. Service was also excellent. Next time I am...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

It was a breath of fresh air. Perfect combination of good food ( more tapas style with assorted appetizers, flat bread, salad soup and sushi) excellent choice of beverages including really amazing Martinis, a select choice of good wines and whiskey. The Service (Laura our...More

Thank kkaramchandani
Reviewed February 22, 2017

It was my first time eating/drinking at Blackwater. Had California rolls and two drinks. Drinks were delicious, but the rolls were just okay. I will come back again though.

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Reviewed February 21, 2017

This lounge is a cool retro cocktail lounge. Their martinis are wonderful & so are their appetizers. Love this place!

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Reviewed February 21, 2017

This is the place to be in Downtown Duluth, great service, happy hour, and drink specials. The atmosphere is fantastic!

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Reviewed February 20, 2017

Had a fun time, good drinks and a good happy hour special. Servers were nice but the service was slow.

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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Me and my friends got dressed up and went out on the town and it was perfect! Good service, great food, and awesome atmosphere!

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Reviewed February 13, 2017

I've been going to the Blackwater Lounge since its inception. The staff is always friendly and accommodating. The martini's are made right! The food menu is really good...especially so since sushi was added to the appetizer menu. I've brought many friends from out of town...and,...More

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Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I came up for a little get break from our busy lives and this is a place we always visit. We usually stay at The AG Thomson House while in Duluth and TIm & Angie the owners are the ones who got...More

Thank Simon G
Reviewed February 7, 2017

The service is top notch. At my last visit something was wrong with my bill. My server knew it wasn't correct and she kept trying to fix it in the system. Because they were unable to fix within the system, they not only credited my...More

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Rebecca F
April 26, 2017|
Response from Simon G | Reviewed this property |
No we do not
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Response from Amber J | Reviewed this property |
I know nothing about Easter Brunch...I think you meant Blackwoods Bar and Restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $18
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 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
  • E-mail
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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