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Dock Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
+1 651-430-3770
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good variety of food on the menu. The salmon sandwich was tasty! The view of the river was gorgeous! Worth a stop if you are in Stillwater.

Thank Emily J
New Brighton, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great dinner with freshly made bruschetta and shrimp cocktail. Roasted root veggie risotto was excellent.

Thank karlee15160
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

The views of the river and new bridge is amazing. The food needs an update as it has been the same menu for too long.

Thank Jason W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

The views even on an October day are beautiful. I can imagine sitting outside in the Summer even better. We watched a gondola glide down the river and under the famous bridge as we dined indoors for lunch on a very good chicken curry salad with pumpkin bread and a french dip sandwich. The special drink menu looked good, but... More 

Thank MBeeGa
Palmer, Alaska
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136 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Beautiful view and delicious dishes. Warm atmosphere and comfortable. Love the chicken curry salad and the wild rice soup.

Thank Katina S
Clive, Iowa
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Wanting to finish our wonderful day on the St. Croix river, we chose Dock Cafe. Sitting outside is beautiful - river, boats, lift bridge, fall colors! Limited menu. Black and blue tuna was good. Grilled salmon on ciabatta not so good. Open face. Salmon was extremely overcooked and cold! Ciabatta dried out. Open face sandwich. Our server didn't check back... More 

Thank PDWC13
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

My absolute favorite place to sit and watch the St. Croix River. Everything is delish. I live the salmon sandwich almost as much as the curried chicken salad. That pumpkin bread should be offered as a dessert. Perfect relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Reginaoftheroad
Stillwater, Minnesota
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

There were four of us older women having lunch and the acoustics were so bad that we couldn't have a good conversation. Our waitress was great and the food portions were large and tasty.

Thank 422seasons
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

I ate here with a group of friends and really enjoyed everything about the experience. The wait staff were excellent. We could not have asked for better service. Everyone enjoyed their meals and I would highly recommend the black and blue tuna. The salted caramel brownie was enjoyed by all. I look forward to returning.

Thank TravelswithDave
Springfield, Illinois, United States
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Besides the good reviews this restaurant gets, we also chose it for the great view of the St Croix River from our window booth . We enjoyed a leisurely lunch where the food was excellent and service good as well. We will return to The Dock when we get back to the area!

1 Thank Kelley F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Stillwater
  • Phone Number: +1 651-430-3770

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