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Blackwater Lounge

) #10 of 205 Restaurants in Duluth $$ - $$$ American, , Sushi
231 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2140
+1 218-740-0436
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (54 reviews)
“fondue” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
231 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2140
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1 - 10 of 282 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times & always have wonderful service, food, & drinks. The staff is very friendly & the house band is great! Will come back many times.

Thank Patricia H
General M, General Manager at Blackwater Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Patricia, Thank you for such a great review! We hope to see you in soon : )

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love this place, food is excellent and the service was very good for a party of 18. The View of Lake Michigan was wonderful

Thank Cocominneapolis
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Went here to enjoy time with friends. After asking for time to think about the drink menu, the waitress comes back and talks to me like I'm two, forcefully coaxing me to pick a drink out now, at which point I ask for waters for...More

Thank Glasswingedbutterfly
General M, General Manager at Blackwater Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your honesty and review of Black Water Lounge. I extend a sincere apology for your last experience. If is within our mission statement to give each guest the best service and quality in everything we do. I would greatly appreciate the opportunity...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Live music: They have it Wednesday through Saturday. Enjoyable wth comfy chairs and a dark atmosphere. Good and drinks: We got the fondue for 2 for $16 which included smoked gouda cheese with chicken, steak bites, apples, grapes and crostinis. Martinis were $8 ($5 if...More

1  Thank Ruth D
General M, General Manager at Blackwater Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Ruth, Thank you for your 5 star review of Black Water Lounge! We greatly appreciate your business and hope for the opportunity to deliver you another top notch experience soon.

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Favorite bar in Duluth, a drink menu for every taste, and a shockingly good, but small, food menu. Thursday's are the best bet for value but any night is a good night for black water.

Thank apark2690
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We stopped in on a Thursday and it was Ladies Night. $5 martinis and 1/2 price sushi. Their martinis were awesome, the bar staff awesome and were really good mixologists. The sushi was good. It a really cool place. Think jazz, Frank Sinatra, dark with...More

Thank GandYMac
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

My friend and I stopped at Blackwater Lounge to try their martinis after hearing glowing reviews from a friend. They did not disappoint! The service was speedy, the staff friendly and helpful, and the martinis unique and delicious!! I asked our bartender if there was...More

Thank Marzarmy
Reviewed 9 May 2017

It was while my husband and I were walking back to our hotel, following a disappointing dinner at JJ Astor, that we stumbled across Blackwater Lounge. We were thrilled with our discovery. The ambiance is right up our ally - dark, classy and infused with...More

Thank Kristine D
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

On a recent visit we stopped by for drinks and appetizers. We found ourselves in the midst of happy hour. Our martinis were tasty and appetizers were delicious. We really enjoyed the live music. Our first round was lovely, however, as the more local crowd...More

Thank Cara F
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Been here several times, always enjoy the great cocktails, whether my usual Perfect Bourbon Manhattan Neat, or something from there large drink menu, it is always prepared well and served with a smile.More

Thank Danny M
Catherine C, Marketing at Blackwater Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review Danny! We're so glad you enjoy the cocktails and that our staff can create the Bourbon Manhattan exactly the way you like it. So happy you enjoy the drink menu and our friendly staff!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 18
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 01:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2140
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-740-0436
  • E-mail
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!
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