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Dock Cafe

425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
+1 651-430-3770
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pumpkin bread” (7 reviews)
“salad” (34 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated overlooking the river the view is beautiful. Beware the parking lot is tiny for 21st century cars...I was trapped until cars were moved. Tiny is a theme...tiny portion of walleye and tiny portion of salmon. Salads were okay. Just not worth the hassle.

Thank ACT63
Reviewed 1 week ago

I could have sat here for hours. The food was excellent. Key lime pie had been recommended to me by a friend and yes, I tried and am so happy I did. Great cocktails. Nice menu. Servers very friendly. Down a side street just a...More

Thank Pesto13maz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch before a wedding for lunch. Greeted immediately, had a nice table overlooking the river. Kayla our server was right there made suggestions and had excellent attentiveness. Try the Wild Rice Soup, ! Fantastic. We had half soup and sandwich and half...More

Thank Unclemorte
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

5 for the salmon -- grilled on a salad...really, really good! Staff was cheerfully willing to help with selections and substitutions for special diet. Turkey burger flavor was good but the patty was slightly dry...probably turkey breast rather than thigh.

Thank AVE09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were seated quickly, at a window table. Our waitress was very attentive. We enjoyed the food and watching the boats on the river.

Thank kirbygirl2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came on a very unusually hot day in September and the hostesses were super accommodating regarding seating in the sun or shade. Got right in. Best views of the river in Stillwater due to an odd parking arrangement by the city; all of the...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

People were friendly and the food was great, Walleye sandwich was very good. The view of the St Crioix was awsome and was a very nice day.

Thank Lowell Z
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Right on the St. Croix River, this restaurant offers a great view of the river and old lift bridge. The food is good too.

Thank Nunya B
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The Dock Cafe is the restaurant I always refer newcomers to in our area first. It's a lovely location by the St. Croix River where you can sit outside on a very large patio or inside where you can look out spacious windows. The food...More

Thank inga246
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Had lunch at the Dock Cafe after a trolley tour, which is right next to the restaurant. The restaurant is right on the river so you have a great view. I had a bowl of corn chowder soup as well as half a turkey sandwich...More

Thank MrHappyTravels
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22 September 2017|
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Response from Deb M | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't think they open until lunch.
Crystal H
13 February 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.
3 July 2015|
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Response from ddw43110 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Bar Scene, 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: +1 651-430-3770
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