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Dock Cafe

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American, Bar
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425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
11:00 am - 8:00 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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Clive, Iowa
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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82 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Rosemount, Minnesota
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While there was yet summer, my wife and I went one last time to the Dock Cafe. The menu is great as well as the service. It is a chance to see some great boats on the river and have some great food!

Thank Todd A
Andover, Minnesota
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Husband and I ordered the cheese tray with a bottle of wine, watching the boats go by and enjoying the beautiful weather. Out waitress was pushy with wanting us to hurry up or order more food, which we were planning on doing but she informed us that we could take our wine and go sit on the grass! What?... More 

Thank lindalawrence2063
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice places next to river. Nice to sit outside on early fall day. Was very crowded and parking was hard to find. Food was good and high average prices for lunch. They didn't mind we sat and visited after eating. Women' restroom had a line all the time.

Thank Ruth H
Grafton, WI
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sitting outside in September with a gorgeous view! Sweet potato and avacado sandwich with tater tots was goid and unique. Husband had shrimp and scallop linguine...delicious! Excellent Wine list as well.

Thank WITravelerGrafton_WI
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to eat with a view of the St. Croix River and the Lift Bridge. We stopped for a late lunch. The atmosphere was very relaxed. Lunch fare was great and the wait staff were friendly and very efficient. There is a great outdoor area if desired. You will need to save room for dessert.

Thank donnarlomax

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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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
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: 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?