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Dock Cafe

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425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
+1 651-430-3770
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar
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425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
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Reviewed May 16, 2017

Great lunch after our gondola ride! Good food, gracious and efficient service! Couldn't ask for better!

Thank Matob
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Six of us women spent the day in Stillwater. Tin Bins was closed later in the afternoon so we went next door to the Dock Café. They graciously let us sit and have coffee and hot drinks to close our day of shopping and visiting....More

Thank minnesota712
Reviewed May 2, 2017

What a weird place Stillwater can be! Afer eating the night before at the Freight House, we had lunch the next day at its polar opposite, the Dock Cafe. First off, the place is right on the river, so the view cannot be beat. There's...More

Thank tomcat33333
Reviewed May 2, 2017

After having an emotionally difficult morning, my boyfriend's family and I decided to find some respite at the Dock Cafe, and have lunch there. We were seated near the window with some fantastic views of the St. Croix River, but also close to the riverwalk...More

Thank BnMadven
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Food is quite good, though a bit pricy. What you're paying for in part, are the great views of the St. Croix River. You could dine inside or during nice weather, on the outside deck which is literally immediately adjacent to the St. Croix. This...More

1  Thank Seniordad
Reviewed April 22, 2017

This was the third time in 7-8 years that I have eaten at the Dock Café, and it never disappoints. The prices is not cheap, but the food is always excellent, and you cannot get a better view of the St. Croix River. The only...More

Thank Prestinna
Reviewed April 11, 2017

A small group of 4 of us were in Stillwater on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. Decided to stop in here for a drink on the deck overlooking the water. The deck was basically empty, only about 4 tables with people. It was 3 in the...More

Thank lisamntraveler
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Very clean and quiet restaurant along the St Croix River. Waitress was very friendly. Offered suggestions for meal choices. The owners of the Aurora Staples B&B had suggested this restaurant. The walleye was the best I have had for a very long time.

Thank Kelly P
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

We were greater promptly and got a great seat at the bar. The bartender was very knowledgeable and friendly. We came in just to have desert and my wife to have a glass of vino. We had the crème brûlée and key lime pie. Both...More

Thank tony h
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

Four of us first timers here. Kobe burgers and crispy tots were fabulous. BLT excellent, squash ravioli excellent. Good service, ( had to ask for water refills), nice view of the river. Definitely will come back.

Thank mrblumis
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Crystal H
Can you get a plain old American cheeseburger?
February 12, 2017|
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Response from ElephantWalk801 | Reviewed this property |
I would try Leo's malt shop. I never order burgers but people love Leo's Malt Shop.
Do you have a kids menu?
July 2, 2015|
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Response from ddw43110 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
Are reservations taken
March 23, 2015|
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Response from Tom N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take reservations for inside. When nice weather comes to Minnesota(tee hee) you may wish to dine on the patio and that is first come, first seated. In the mean time, call for a reservation and ask for a window seat!
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Restaurant Details

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