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Blackwater Lounge

) #8 of 203 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” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
231 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2140
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 12 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 8 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 14 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 22 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

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I have been slowly working my way through the martini menu, and let me tell you... I have not been disappointed yet. If you're looking for something spicy- ladies sample your very own pool boy ;) or if you're feeling a little sweet keep it...More

Thank Samantha B
Catherine C, Marketing at Blackwater Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Thank you for your lively review Samantha! Glad to see that you enjoy our large list of martinis and have picked out a few favorites. We appreciate your business! Best of luck getting through the rest of the martini list- we think you will continue...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

This was our first time to Blackwater Lounge. We were early enough for happy hour, so we enjoyed $5 martinis. I had the Blushing Lady and my husband had the Ol' Blue Eyes...both were excellent! For our meals my husband had lobster bisque soup and...More

Thank DuluthBobSue
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Ambience is great, retro lounge with couches, comfy for casual conversation. Drinks were good & varied. Spoil alert:: we were enjoying our drinks and all men in our group were told to remove their caps to expose hat hair. Was awkward for server to tell...More

Thank Teri A
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Rebecca F
Do you have a buffet with crab legs on Thursday and Friday nights?
27 April 2017|
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Response from Simon G | Reviewed this property |
No we do not
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cardinal247
How is the Easter brunch? Worth the price?
22 March 2016|
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Response from Amber J | Reviewed this property |
I know nothing about Easter Brunch...I think you meant Blackwoods Bar and Restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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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