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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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APPETIZERS & WOOD-FIRED FLATBREADS
Chicken Quesadilla
A grilled flour tortilla, stuffed with seasoned chicken and a blend of cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses. Topped with a dollop of sour cream and drizzled with fresh cilantro pesto and housemade BBQ sauce.
USD 11
Bang-Bang Cauliflower
Bite-size cauliflower, lightly battered and flash-fried golden. Accompanied with our own Bang-Bang sauce.
USD 9
Bulldog Bites
Our signature hand-carved and blackened sirloin bites on a bed of crispy onion straws. Served with creamy horseradish dipping sauce.
USD 14
Crab Cakes
Two housemade crab cakes, pan-seared and finished off with a champagne sauce laced with lemon. Garnished with roasted red peppers and slivered yams.
USD 15
Onion Rings
Thick-cut and served with housemade agate sauce.
USD 9
Crostinis
Topped with Roma tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, chopped basil, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze.
USD 9
Smoked Salmon
House-smoked Atlantic salmon, served with Swiss almond cheese spread, buttery club crackers, and creamy horseradish sauce.
USD 15
Chicken Wings
Tossed in your choice of spicy buffalo, Sriracha, Thai chili, Irish whiskey, or housemade BBQ sauce.
USD 11
Wisconsin Cheese Curds
Wisconsin white cheddar, lightly seasoned and flash-fried.
USD 11
Pub Pretzels
Lightly seasoned and flash-fried. Served with cheese sauce for dipping.
USD 9.5
FRESH VEGETABLE SIDES AND HOMEMADE SOUPS
Add a side of fresh vegetables or a bowl of our homemade soups to accompany any of our delicious entrees.
Stuffed Eggplant
Bell peppers, yellow squash, and onions sauteed in fresh garlic and olive oil with Parmesan cheese. All stuffed in a roasted eggplant.
USD 7
Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Bacon
Caramelized in garlic butter with Cloverdale farms bacon, red onion, and Asiago cheese.
USD 6
Fresh Asparagus Spears
Sauteed and deglazed in a white wine with a pinch of fresh garlic.
USD 6
Prime Rib Veggie Soup
Chunks of herb-crusted, hand carved prime rib - plus farm fresh potatoes, carrots, celery, red onion, and fennel.
USD 6
Tomato Basil Soup
Ripe tomatoes and fresh basil, with a hint of cream.
USD 6
Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup
Rotisserie chick and Minnesota wild rice in a warm and creamy broth.
USD 6
Lobster Bisque
A rich decadent housemade cream soup with fresh chopped lobster tail and seasoned with white pepper and sea salt.
USD 7
FRESH CHOPPED SALADS
Served With Three Fresh-Baked Crostinis
Spicy Shrimp & Avocado
Seasoned, pan-seared shrimp, sliced avocado, and black bean-corn salsa. Served with tangy lime vinaigrette.
USD 14.5
Fruit Salad
This fresh salad is bursting with flavor. Plump juicy blueberries, fresh sliced strawberries, and garden fresh cucumbers with crumbled gorgonzola cheese on our house greens. Accompanied with our blueberry-pomegranate vinaigrette and finished with granola for a little extra crunch.
USD 12
Add Chicken USD 3
Chipolte Steak Caesar
Seasoned and grilled tenderloin on a bed of chopped romaine with cherry tomatoes and topped with crispy onion straws. Tossed in a spicy chipolte Caesar dressing.
USD 15
Wood-Fired Salmon Caesar
Fresh North Atlantic salmon, maple-glazed on a bed of fresh chopped romaine. Tossed in Caesar dressing and topped with lemon, quartered cherry tomatoes, asiago cheese, and croutons.
USD 16
Grilled Chicken Caesar USD 12
Chicken Caprese
Grilled chicken, fresh mozzarella, Roma tomato, roasted red pepper, avocado, and fresh basil on a bed of spring greens. Served with a side of balsamic dressing.
USD 13
Cobb Salad
Grilled, all-natural chicken, crispy hickory-smoked bacon, red onions, hard-boiled eggs, black olives, vine-ripened tomatoes, and Gorgonzola cheese crumbles on a bed of romaine. Served with your choice of dressing.
USD 14
BW House Salad
Arcadian blend with cherry tomatoes, red onion, craisins, and asiago cheese.
USD 4
COMFORT FOOD CLASSICS
Add a house or Caesar salad to any entrée for (3)
B/W Meatloaf
Made fresh every day and glazed with your choice of Irish whiskey BBQ sauce or traditional homestyle gravy. Served with redskin mashed potatoes, fresh-baked cornbread with housemade sweet butter.
USD 14
Mac 'N Cheese
A blend of white cheddar, fontina, gruyere, and mozzarella cheeses, tossed with elbow macaroni and topped with toasty breadcrumbs.
USD 13
Add Bacon USD 2
Add Jalapenos USD 1
Add Kielbasa USD 2
Add Lobster USD 5
Chicken Pot Pie
Rotisserie chicken simmered with fresh carrots, green peas, potatoes, and pearl onions. Made daily with a flaky, golden pie crust and served with a side of cranberry chutney.
USD 13
Hot Turkey Sandwich
Hand-carved roasted turkey, piled high on toasted sourdough and served with redskin mashed potatoes, homestyle gravy, and cranberries.
USD 13
B/W Pot Roast
A generous serving of our slow-cooked pot roast, served with mashed redskin potatoes, gravy, and fresh-baked cornbread and our housemade sweet butter.
USD 14
Original Rotisserie Chicken
A half rotisserie chicken, slow roasted and served with redskin mashed potatoes and fresh-baked corn bread. Choose original pan-gravy, wild-Irish glaze, or Jimmy's famous BBQ sauce.
USD 15
BURGERS
All ground beef burgers are served "pink" or "no pink" on a grilled Pub bun and served with kettle chips. Substitute waffle fries or blueberry basil slaw (1); sweet potato fries (2); house or Caesar salad, mac 'n' cheese or soup (3). Gluten-free bun (.50).
The London Road Burger
Half-pound burger topped with aged Wisconsin sharp cheddar, gruyere, thick-cut applewood-smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, housemade agate sauce, and crispy onion straws.
USD 15
Pepper Cheeseburger
It's BACK! A half-pound, hand-pattied fresh steak burger is dredged in our seasoned bread crumbs and flash-fried. Pepper jack cheese rides on top of this unforgettable burger.
USD 15
BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger
A classic combination of aged Wisconsin sharp cheddar, thick-cut applewood-smoked bacon, and housemade BBQ sauce.
USD 13.5
North Dakota Bison Burger
A half-pound bison patty topped with melted Wisconsin sharp cheddar, Roma tomato, spinach, and caramelized onions. Served with a side of housemade agate sauce.
USD 17
50/50 Burger
A half-and-half blend of ground bacon and ground beef. Hand-formed and topped with Wisconsin sharp cheddar, lettuce, red onion, and tomato.
USD 13
Ahhh Cheeseburger
A half-pound burger smothered in your choice of American, cheddar, or Gruyere Swiss cheese.
USD 11.5
Turkey Burger
Smothered with melted Gruyere Swiss, caramelized onions, lettuce, and red onion. Accompanied with cranberries.
USD 12
SANDWICHES
Served with kettle chips. Substitute waffle fries or blueberry basil slaw (1); sweet potato fries (2); house or Caesar salad, mac 'n' cheese or soup (3).
Manhattan Reuben Melt
Voted "Best in the Northland"! Our signature slow-cooked corned beef brisket, cut thick and served on grilled marble rye with sauerkraut and Swiss cheese.
USD 13.5
Walleye Sandwich
Canadian walleye filet, lightly battered, seasoned, and fried golden. Topped with fresh lettuce and sliced tomato. Served on a grilled ciabatta roll.
USD 19
Turkey Ciabatta
Grilled turkey piled high with pepper jack cheese, fresh Roma tomatoes, and housemade agate sauce. Served on a grilled ciabatta roll.
USD 12
Prime Rib Dip
Slices of herb-crusted prime rib, topped with caramelized onions and served with au jus and creamy horseradish. Served on a grilled ciabatta roll.
USD 19.5
Salmon Sandwich
Fresh caught Canadian salmon, lightly seasoned and grilled with a hint of Minnesota Maple syrup. Served on a grilled Pub bun.
USD 15
Thai Chicken Tender Melt
Crispy chicken strips, thick-cut bacon, pepper jack cheese, and sweet Thai chili sauce on grilled sourdough.
USD 12
Meatloaf Sandwich
Homemade meatloaf, stacked between grilled sourdough with melted pepper jack, crispy onion straws, and a touch of creamy Alfredo. Served with a side of Agate sauce.
USD 13
Wild Rice Melt
Our housemade Minnesota wild rice patty blended with Asiago and panko. Smothered with smoked gouda cheese and set between grilled cranberry wild rice bread.
USD 15
STEAK & RIBS
Add a house or Caesar salad to any entrée for (3)
Steak Combination
A 6-ounce, hand-cut top sirloin plus your choice of Pasta Luca Brasi or a 2-piece colossal order of Jimmy's Famous Coconut Shrimp. Accompanied with choice of potato.
USD 29
Black Woods Surf & Turf
A 6-ounce, USDA Choice, center-cut filet mignon topped with a housemade crab cake and a lemon-laced champagne sauce. Accompanied with a choice of potato.
6-ounce USD 29
Top Sirloin
A 9-ounce, center-cut top sirloin, charbroiled to order. Accompanied with choice of potato.
USD 22
Ribeye Steak
An 20-ounce, USDA Choice, French-cut, bone-in ribeye, charbroiled or pan-blackened and prepared to order. Accompanied with choice of potato.
USD 39
Filet Mignon
6-ounce, center-cut tenderloin filet, lightly seasoned and brushed with olive oil. Accompanied with choice of potato.
6-ounce USD 24
Bourbon Beef Tips
Beef tips, fire-grilled and sautéed with mushrooms and Bourbon sauce. Topped with crispy onion straws and redskin mashed potatoes.
USD 19
Chicken & Rib Combination
One half of a slow-roasted rotisserie chicken plus a half-rack of our signature BBQ baby back ribs from Compart Farms. Served with redskin mashed potatoes, Captain Ken's baked beans, and cornbread.
USD 27
BBQ Baby Back Ribs
An oversized rack of baby back ribs, slow-cooked and basted with Jimmy's signature BBQ sauce. Served with redskin mashed potatoes, baked beans, and cornbread.
USD 28
Half-Rack USD 19.5
Herb-Crusted Prime Rib of Beef
A full pound of prime rib crusted with kosher salt, fresh horseradish, and olive oil. Accompanied with choice of potato.
USD 34
Cremini Steak Mushrooms
Sauteed in garlic, scallions, red onion, black pepper and deglazed with butter and white wine.
USD 4
FISH & SEAFOOD
Add a house or Caesar salad to any entrée for (3)
North Atlantic Cedar Planked Salmon
Fresh Atlantic salmon, glazed with pure Minnesota maple syrup and a hint of lemon pepper. Seared on a cedar plank and accompanied with choice of potato.
USD 24
Jimmy's Famous Coconut Shrimp
Four colossal shrimp, lightly fried in our famous coconut batter. Served with housemade marmalade dipping sauce and accompanied with choice of potato.
USD 28
Cioppino
Bay scallops, blue mussels, shrimp, clams, and salmon, all slow-cooked into a stew with fresh fennel, onions, carrots, and celery. Topped off with smashed, flash-fried baby reds with a dollop of smoky-spicy chipotle aioli.
USD 16
Black Woods Walleye
Fished from the cold waters of Canada. Accompanied with choice of potato. Choose your favorite: • BOUNDARY WATERS: Dredged in Black Woods' special seasoning blend and pan-fried. • BROILED: On a bed of wild rice and slivered almonds.
USD 24
Lake Superior Whitefish
Fresh-caught and served with mashed redskin potatoes, fresh asparagus, and drizzled with a caper-piccata sauce.
USD 22
PASTA
Served with our housemade toasted garlic baguettes. Add a house or Caesar salad to any entrée for (3)
Pasta Luca Brasi
Fettuccine tossed with sautéed shrimp, chicken, and bacon in a creamy roasted red pepper sauce.
USD 19
Chicken Breast Champagne
A lightly breaded chicken breast sautéed with garlic, Parmesan, and black pepper. Topped with housemade champagne sauce and served over linguine.
USD 18
Bourbon Street Pasta
Andouille sausage, sauteed all-natural chicken, quartered cherry tomatoes, and cremini mushrooms tossed in a cream sauce over fettuccine.
USD 17
Shrimp & Scallop Pasta
Shrimp and bay scallops sautéed in olive oil and white wine and tossed with crushed red pepper, basil pesto, baby spinach, scallions, and fresh basil. Served on a bed of fettuccine.
USD 19
Pasta Santino
Shrimp, bay scallops, crab, and penne pasta in a creamy garlic-red pepper sauce. Baked in our wood-burning oven.
USD 19
Cajun Jambalaya Skillet
Sautéed shrimp, chicken, andouille sausage, onions, fresh tomatoes, and bell peppers in a spicy Cajun sauce. Served on a bed of white rice instead of pasta.
USD 17
Spiralized Butternut Squash
Sauteed spinach, cilantro, fresh garlic, bell peppers, red onion, and peas, tossed with spiralized Butternut Squash in a tagy-zesty peanut sauce.
USD 13
Add Chicken USD 4
Add Shrimp USD 6
GLUTEN-FREE
To help ensure the necessary precautions in preparing a gluten-free dish, please inform your server that you are ordering from our gluten-free menu. Our chefs will take special care in preparing your entrée to your requested specifications. However, please note that, due to our kitchen's shared cooking and preparation area, your meal may come into contact with wheat and other allergen products.
Spicy Shrimp & Avocado Salad
Seasoned, pan-seared shrimp, sliced avocado, and black bean-corn salsa. Served with tangy lime vinaigrette.
USD 14.5
Bulldog Bites
A house favorite: Our signature blackened, hand-carved sirloin bites, topped with fresh diced tomatoes and green onions. Served with fresh-cut celery sticks and creamy horseradish dipping sauce.
USD 14
Gluten-Free Shrimp & Scallop Pasta
Shrimp and bay scallops sautéed in olive oil and white wine and tossed with crushed red pepper, basil pesto, baby spinach, scallions, and fresh basil. Served over gluten-free pasta.
USD 18
Top Sirloin
A 9-ounce, center-cut top sirloin, charbroiled to order. Accompanied with choice of potato.
USD 22
New York Strip
A 14-ounce, USDA Choice, boneless New York Strip Loin seasoned and charbroiled. Accompanied with your choice of potato.
USD 29
Filet Mignon
A 6-ounce, center-cut tenderloin filet, lightly seasoned and brushed with olive oil. Accompanied with choice of potato.
USD 24
Ribeye Steak
An 20-ounce, USDA Choice, French-cut, bone-in ribeye, charbroiled or pan-blackened and prepared to order. Accompanied with choice of potato.
USD 39
Chicken Caprese Salad
Grilled chicken, fresh mozzarella, Roma tomato, avocado, and fresh basil on a bed of spring greens. Served with a side of housemade balsamic dressing.
USD 12
Original Rotisserie Chicken
A half rotisserie chicken, slow-roasted with your choice of original or wild Irish glaze. Served with redskin mashed potatoes and baked beans.
USD 15
BBQ Baby Back Ribs
A half rack of baby back ribs, slow-cooked and basted with Jimmy's signature BBQ sauce. Served with redskin mashed potatoes and baked beans.
USD 19.5
Full Rack USD 28
About
This is fine dining for everyone. A place where you'll find a favorite dish and a dining experience that fits your personality. All Black Woods restaurants feature a full bar and Happy Hour specials. Visit us in Duluth, Proctor or Two Harbors.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $25
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar, Healthy
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and drinks were great, the atmosphere is beyond a step back in time. Beautiful people and food. They go above and beyond to make your visit a great one to remember. Even free cake on your birthday!!!

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Polkcosar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A large group of us went here for dinner. As always, Black Woods Grill delivered. Great drinks and a large variety. Great service. Perfect sized salads that are always super fresh and tasty. Everyone loved the meal chosen, from the coconut shrimp, salmon, walleye, steaks,...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, food pretty good, I had a Reuben and the soup. Food took a while to come out when the restaurant wasn’t busy.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank dawnd125
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

order a variety of food for the football game... chicken pot pie,cob salad,pot roast,creamy chicken and wild rice soup,chicken quasadia,cheeseburger with waffle fries and cauliflower pieces... everything but the cheeseburger tastes good...the pot roast was outstanding along with the mash potatoes. the cheeseburger was overcooked...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank badger1758
Reviewed January 3, 2020 via mobile

When visiting Duluth or on your way up The North Shore, you must stop here...it is great! Wonderful atmosphere, staff and food. It was a later lunch for us so we missed all the lunch crowd on a Friday. We were sat by the beautiful...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank scooterpieWisconsin
Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

Went as a family ages 8-40 and all of our food was amazing with great service too! Soup was the best I’ve ever had (Irish potato). Worth it.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank 322brookeh
Reviewed December 25, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick supper and was pleasantly surprised! I just got a couple appetizers for supper but the servings were huge. The brussel sprouts and corn bread were absolutely out of this world!!

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank sjlngn13
Reviewed December 22, 2019

The atmosphere here is in my opinion the best! I love the woodsy look of the place and the train up above that keeps going around. Not to mention the tables that are what looks like an outer patio so you can see the ships...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 007campfire
Reviewed December 14, 2019 via mobile

My sister, brother-in-law, and I were in Duluth spending Thanksgiving with my brother, who was in the hospital. We went to Black Woods Grill and Bar for their buffet, which consisted of traditional Thanksgiving food and desserts as well as a variety of salads. We...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Tammy W
Reviewed December 11, 2019

We had a great experience here. Great food, great service! It's the only place the kids wanted to eat the entire time we were in town. The train that makes its way around the dining room was really fun too!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Lisa B
May 13, 2018|
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Response from 982kristyng | Reviewed this property |
We just went in August and we enjoyed the wild rice burger! I will agree with the below reviewer that the service left something to be desired.
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April 29, 2017|
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Hi! Good question. I am not sure. You may want to contact the restaurant directly. Thanks.
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February 10, 2017|
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Response from sheilasO885HC | Reviewed this property |
There is a drink menu. Average beer or wine is $6-8
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