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Northern Waters Smokehaus

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394 S Lake Ave, Suite 106, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
+1 218-724-7307
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Roselle, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife had the Cold Turkey sandwich, and I had the D-Luxx with Berkshire ham. These were two of the best sandwiches we've ever had. The maple-smoked turkey with the craisin-walnut mayo was tasty, refreshing, and not too heavy. The D-Luxx with Berkshire ham paired perfectly with the mustard, mayo, lettuce, and a terrifically flavorful tomato. (I had to forego... More 

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Kearney, Nebraska, United States
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184 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fresh and tasty sandwiches, unique little spot. It is also a deli and smokehouse with interesting offerings. I didn't experience a wait as others have. My only complaint would be the price, it is a little steep for a sandwich but the quality of the food offsets it.

Thank Lonnie K
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Looking for a sandwich to take down to the water...then this is the place. Then on your way home get some smoked fish!

Thank aandbp
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had two lovely sandwiches here when staying in the town. Very small place with lots of customers but a very friendly guy on the register and efficient service. Lovely food

Thank citybluemoon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful sandwiches! Love that you can order a picnic ahead to pick up! Waited about 1/2 hr total between order and done but community picnic tables outside made for pleasant chat time with new people. Was during Tall Ships so very busy but staff very helpful and very pleasant!

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Northern Waters has become my family's favorite dinner destination. I love that prices include tax and tip and the staff makes a living wage. The food? The Salmon satay is the BEST, tho my son would argue that the pork and polenta cake are better. TRY IT, YOU'LL LOVE IT.

Thank Dana L
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My hubby is a smoked meat connoisseur and was super excited when I told him about this place after reading all the reviews. He had the Big Dipper and I had the Cold Turkey. We also ordered some liver pâté' to take back to the hotel. Everything was good but not great and especially not as extraordinary as some other... More 

Thank ShelJoy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you go you will likely find a long line. It's worth the wait. The menu offers a bewildering array of sandwiches featuring "hausmade" smoked meats. The smoked salmon is delicious, as is the Bison pastrami.

Thank Michael047
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was super yummy wish there was more of a comfortable sitting area but I am guessing it is a lot of too go orders. Staff was good at explains food options too!

Thank Tamara R
Duluth, MN
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best fish tacos ever.... We are lucky this pretty new spot is in our neighborhood...! The whole East End waited anxiously as they meticulously redid the space and FINALLY we did not have to go to Canal Park to eat their wonderful offerings. We like the booths best, but if you want one, get there by 515pm...... Hear their brunch... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $12
American, International, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 394 S Lake Ave, Suite 106, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-724-7307

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?