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Sparkling Waters

) #11 of 62 Restaurants in Bemidji €€ - €€€ American, Seafood
824 Paul Bunyan Dr S, Bemidji, MN 56601-3220
+1 218-444-3214
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (11 reviews)
“walleye” (14 reviews)
“mussels” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
824 Paul Bunyan Dr S, Bemidji, MN 56601-3220
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Reviews (110)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was hesitant to order saltwater seafood in a state with 1000 lakes. I am so glad I took the plunge. I absolutely love seafood and I'm very picky about it but, without a doubt, this was the best seafood pasta dish I have ever...More

Thank stampdiver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here after a long day of driving. The food was good but a little expensive. The view was spectacular and the service was good, too.

Thank Jimmy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The front desk at the Hampton Inn across the street recommended this place. We walked over and as it was on the later side, it was very uncrowded so we were seated immediately. Our server was Clarice, and she was great. She explained all the...More

Thank stellaskim
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

What a gem! Cute restaurant, welcoming staff and owner. He actually spent time chatting with us. Food was awesome and the bloody Mary's were perfect.

Thank WisGirlInItaly
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I can't comment on dinner, but I had a very nice lunch here! The food was really good (had a chicken wrap) and the portions were of an appropriate size - not your typical American super-size. I had a very nice glass of wine and...More

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 13 February 2017

A lot of community leaders like to have lunch meetings at Sparkling Waters. It is a beautiful restaurant with table cloths and great ambience. I've eaten there three times and have enjoyed the soup (especially the butternut squash soup), but whether I get the soup,...More

Thank Snow B
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Sparkling has made its reputation from great food and service alike. I've been a big fan since they opened. They really have a price range for whatever you're looking for. The food is pretty much perfect. The prime rib is my favorite. I miss the...More

Thank tommyj62983
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went there with another couple this past weekend. The decor is very comfortable almost like sitting in a living room. The staff was super friendly super efficient and really knew their job! All of our meals were absolutely wonderful, I cannot...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We keep trying. And it appears the owners are keeping on trying. They are getting closer to a very good place to dine. The food is slowly getting better over the years, but it still is not quite up to the standards the décor, location,...More

Thank 400Jay
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner while overnighting at a nearby hotel where the front desk clerk recommended the restaurant. It was our anniversary so we wanted a nice dinner and we were not disappointed. I had the prime rib and my wife had the tenderloin steak...More

Thank drbergen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 824 Paul Bunyan Dr S, Bemidji, MN 56601-3220
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bemidji
  • Phone Number: +1 218-444-3214
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