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Black Woods Grill & Bar

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Tue, 2/19
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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Menu

APPETIZERS & WOOD-FIRED FLATBREADS
$11.0
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.
$9.0
Bang-Bang Cauliflower
Bite-size cauliflower, lightly battered and flash-fried golden. Accompanied with our own Bang-Bang sauce.
$14.0
Bulldog Bites
Our signature hand-carved and blackened sirloin bites on a bed of crispy onion straws. Served with creamy horseradish dipping sauce.
$15.0
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.
$9.0
Onion Rings
Thick-cut and served with housemade agate sauce.
$9.0
Crostinis
Topped with Roma tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, chopped basil, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze.
$15.0
Smoked Salmon
House-smoked Atlantic salmon, served with Swiss almond cheese spread, buttery club crackers, and creamy horseradish sauce.
$11.0
Chicken Wings
Tossed in your choice of spicy buffalo, Sriracha, Thai chili, Irish whiskey, or housemade BBQ sauce.
$11.0
Wisconsin Cheese Curds
Wisconsin white cheddar, lightly seasoned and flash-fried.
$9.5
Pub Pretzels
Lightly seasoned and flash-fried. Served with cheese sauce for dipping.
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.
$7.0
Stuffed Eggplant
Bell peppers, yellow squash, and onions sauteed in fresh garlic and olive oil with Parmesan cheese. All stuffed in a roasted eggplant.
$6.0
Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Bacon
Caramelized in garlic butter with Cloverdale farms bacon, red onion, and Asiago cheese.
$6.0
Fresh Asparagus Spears
Sauteed and deglazed in a white wine with a pinch of fresh garlic.
$6.0
Prime Rib Veggie Soup
Chunks of herb-crusted, hand carved prime rib - plus farm fresh potatoes, carrots, celery, red onion, and fennel.
$6.0
Tomato Basil Soup
Ripe tomatoes and fresh basil, with a hint of cream.
$6.0
Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup
Rotisserie chick and Minnesota wild rice in a warm and creamy broth.
$7.0
Lobster Bisque
A rich decadent housemade cream soup with fresh chopped lobster tail and seasoned with white pepper and sea salt.
FRESH CHOPPED SALADS
Served With Three Fresh-Baked Crostinis
$14.5
Spicy Shrimp & Avocado
Seasoned, pan-seared shrimp, sliced avocado, and black bean-corn salsa. Served with tangy lime vinaigrette.
$12.0
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.
$15.0
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.
$16.0
Grilled Chicken Caesar $12.0
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.
$13.0
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.
$14.0
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.
$4.0
BW House Salad
Arcadian blend with cherry tomatoes, red onion, craisins, and asiago cheese.
COMFORT FOOD CLASSICS
Add a house or Caesar salad to any entrée for (3)
$14.0
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.
$13.0
Add Bacon $2.0
Add Jalapenos $1.0
Add Kielbasa $2.0
Add Lobster $5.0
Mac 'N Cheese
A blend of white cheddar, fontina, gruyere, and mozzarella cheeses, tossed with elbow macaroni and topped with toasty breadcrumbs.
$13.0
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.
$13.0
Hot Turkey Sandwich
Hand-carved roasted turkey, piled high on toasted sourdough and served with redskin mashed potatoes, homestyle gravy, and cranberries.
$14.0
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.
$15.0
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.
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).
$15.0
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.
$15.0
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.
$13.5
BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger
A classic combination of aged Wisconsin sharp cheddar, thick-cut applewood-smoked bacon, and housemade BBQ sauce.
$17.0
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.
$13.0
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.
$11.5
Ahhh Cheeseburger
A half-pound burger smothered in your choice of American, cheddar, or Gruyere Swiss cheese.
$12.0
Turkey Burger
Smothered with melted Gruyere Swiss, caramelized onions, lettuce, and red onion. Accompanied with cranberries.
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).
$13.5
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.
$19.0
Walleye Sandwich
Canadian walleye filet, lightly battered, seasoned, and fried golden. Topped with fresh lettuce and sliced tomato. Served on a grilled ciabatta roll.
$12.0
Turkey Ciabatta
Grilled turkey piled high with pepper jack cheese, fresh Roma tomatoes, and housemade agate sauce. Served on a grilled ciabatta roll.
$19.5
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.
$15.0
Salmon Sandwich
Fresh caught Canadian salmon, lightly seasoned and grilled with a hint of Minnesota Maple syrup. Served on a grilled Pub bun.
$12.0
Thai Chicken Tender Melt
Crispy chicken strips, thick-cut bacon, pepper jack cheese, and sweet Thai chili sauce on grilled sourdough.
$13.0
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.
$15.0
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.
STEAK & RIBS
Add a house or Caesar salad to any entrée for (3)
$29.0
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.
6-ounce $29.0
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.
$22.0
Top Sirloin
A 9-ounce, center-cut top sirloin, charbroiled to order. Accompanied with choice of potato.
$39.0
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.
6-ounce $24.0
Filet Mignon
6-ounce, center-cut tenderloin filet, lightly seasoned and brushed with olive oil. Accompanied with choice of potato.
$19.0
Bourbon Beef Tips
Beef tips, fire-grilled and sautéed with mushrooms and Bourbon sauce. Topped with crispy onion straws and redskin mashed potatoes.
$27.0
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.
$28.0
Half-Rack $19.5
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.
$34.0
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.
$4.0
Cremini Steak Mushrooms
Sauteed in garlic, scallions, red onion, black pepper and deglazed with butter and white wine.
FISH & SEAFOOD
Add a house or Caesar salad to any entrée for (3)
$24.0
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.
$28.0
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.
$16.0
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.
$24.0
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.
$22.0
Lake Superior Whitefish
Fresh-caught and served with mashed redskin potatoes, fresh asparagus, and drizzled with a caper-piccata sauce.
PASTA
Served with our housemade toasted garlic baguettes. Add a house or Caesar salad to any entrée for (3)
$19.0
Pasta Luca Brasi
Fettuccine tossed with sautéed shrimp, chicken, and bacon in a creamy roasted red pepper sauce.
$18.0
Chicken Breast Champagne
A lightly breaded chicken breast sautéed with garlic, Parmesan, and black pepper. Topped with housemade champagne sauce and served over linguine.
$17.0
Bourbon Street Pasta
Andouille sausage, sauteed all-natural chicken, quartered cherry tomatoes, and cremini mushrooms tossed in a cream sauce over fettuccine.
$19.0
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.
$19.0
Pasta Santino
Shrimp, bay scallops, crab, and penne pasta in a creamy garlic-red pepper sauce. Baked in our wood-burning oven.
$17.0
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.
$13.0
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.
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.
$14.5
Spicy Shrimp & Avocado Salad
Seasoned, pan-seared shrimp, sliced avocado, and black bean-corn salsa. Served with tangy lime vinaigrette.
$14.0
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.
$18.0
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.
$22.0
Top Sirloin
A 9-ounce, center-cut top sirloin, charbroiled to order. Accompanied with choice of potato.
$29.0
New York Strip
A 14-ounce, USDA Choice, boneless New York Strip Loin seasoned and charbroiled. Accompanied with your choice of potato.
$24.0
Filet Mignon
A 6-ounce, center-cut tenderloin filet, lightly seasoned and brushed with olive oil. Accompanied with choice of potato.
$39.0
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.
$12.0
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.
$15.0
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.
$19.5
Full Rack $28.0
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.
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
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar, Healthy
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, 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
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Friends who live in the area suggested that we meet there. Very delicious food, excellent service. Nice ambience. Even though they were very busy we did not feel rushed. Hope to return again.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mary Lou I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I go to Duluth I always come here to eat. The coconut shrimp is amazing! We started with drinks and appetizers which were also delicious. Great service too! Everyone enjoyed their meal; we will definitely return.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here several times and always had good food and service. But yesterday was quite special. Arrived at 2 for late lunch, few people eating yet service was quick, friendly, and attentive. Evan was excellent as a server providing unexpected extras and substitutions...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for drinks and meal. My sirloin steak was done just right and the remainder of the party was satisfied as well. It is a family tradition to go here as a watering hole, but they demonstrated their abilities to put on a good feed...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Drbrooks4337
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here for a fairly late dinner around 8:00 pm and were able to get a table after a few minutes of waiting. I had the Pot pie and I thought it was delicious. It didn't quite grasp the flavor of what my...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank vhgolf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate an early dinner in the main restaurant at Black Woods Duluth a week ago and were very disappointed. Here's what $38 got us (including tip). I had a salmon sandwich with a very small piece of salmon, wilted lettuce and a thin slice...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Zabelle S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Bang Bang Cauliflower appetizer was really good. Just the right amount of spice in the sauce. Friendly service, good Wild Rice soup, and tasty Cajun Jambalaya Skillet.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BCKT1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat at the bar for a few drinks and apps on a Saturday. Max, our bartender, gave phenomenal service and gave good recommendations on drinks and food. The cheese curds were excellent. Very happy with our experience here.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ryanmuhl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If we are ever in the area again, we will for sure stop and enjoy the delightful menu again . We was in Duluth enjoying a Wonderful weekend and this restaurant sure helped. Thank You

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Happy Hour prices for beverages, food offered in the bar at Happy Hour prices, atmosphere, ability to find a comfy place to sit, good service -- highly recommend visiting Blackwoods on London Road in Duluth!

Date of visit: November 2018
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Lisa B
May 13, 2018|
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Response from Kristyn G | 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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angiemac70
April 29, 2017|
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Response from Lisa S | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Good question. I am not sure. You may want to contact the restaurant directly. Thanks.
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Tami G
February 10, 2017|
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Response from Sheila S | Reviewed this property |
There is a drink menu. Average beer or wine is $6-8
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