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Review of Blackwater Lounge

Blackwater Lounge
Ranked #6 of 276 Restaurants in Duluth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: American, Sushi, Pizza
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Black Water Lounge is Duluth's premiere martini lounge. With a full bar, hand-crafted cocktails, exquisite lounge food, live jazz music and lady's night, Black Water is the finest upscale martini bar in the Duluth-Superior area. Black Water Lounge is located in Duluth's Old Downtown and was once the home of the Black Bear Lounge in the historic Greysolon Plaza. Host an event at Black Water's Manhattan Room - perfecy for Anniversary Parties, Engagement Parties, Birthdays & Corporate Gatherings! Rent the entire lounge on a Sunday for your larger group!
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved the sort of old style lounge feel of this place. We sat at the bar which the best. We enjoyed delicious shrimp and lobster flatbread and ahi sushi. A small group playing background music was perfect. Darkly lit but fun.

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Thank nancy t
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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

We were super excited to try this lounge. We ordered martinis for the first time ever and primarily came in for the jazz music. We were not disappointed. We stayed for 3+ hours.

The service was excellent, the Childs trio (jazz band/singer) was top notch! She and they were funny, engaging - made our stay there really enjoyable!

Tia was our server, wonderful young lady! She took very good care of us, very sweet and super service. Thanks Tia!!

Met a wonderful couple, Bob and Betty. Married for 54 years, go there every week. Look for them right up front of the jazz singers, hi Bob and Betty! :-) The jazz singers were amazing! Best of Duluth so far!

We are not sushi folks, but sushi is 1/2 off on Thursdays, and there were tons of sushi being ordered and consumed! Looked like an awesome deal!

I liked my martini, but we went back to our safety nets of wine and beer after the first martini, we are just not grown up enough yet to appreciate them, haha.

Thank Marcy S
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

We came here for Mother's Day, and as always, the food was exquisite and we were sooo full when we left! We make this our go-to dinner spot every time we come to Duluth, because it is consistently great. Prices are med-high, in my opinion, but it's worth it.

Thank Natalie L
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Amazing martinis & cocktails. The Fifth Ammendment is by far my favorite. Great appetizers too. Worth a stop for a drink or two, they always have live music. Really nice atmosphere.

Thank Sisarie
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

It's almost mind boggling how many martini options there are to choose from here but the good news is that the quality of the drinks is just as plentiful as the overall quantity. My favorite was the Pool Boy, which offers a nice mixture of mango sweetness and pepper heat. As for food, I opted for the Bulldog Bites, which are seasoned steak bites served with crostini pieces and horseradish and they paired wonderfully with everything.

I'm definitely stopping back here when I'm in town again!

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Thank nikkosis
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