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Northern Waters Smokehaus

394 S Lake Ave, Suite 106, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
+1 218-724-7307
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“smoked fish” (161 reviews)
“cajun finn” (88 reviews)
“sandwiches” (235 reviews)
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American, International, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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394 S Lake Ave, Suite 106, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This petite restaurant offers delicious smoked meats, local fish and cheese to use for meals at home, all ready to eat. Better yet, order a scrumptious sandwich to eat in or take away. Drive down to lovely Park Point and enjoy a car picnic.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Carol-Ann B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a place recommended by my son who works in Duluth. Great sandwiches, very tasty and large portions. The place is a bit small but don't let that stop you from eating here. We also ordered a 1/2 pound of cajun smoked salmon, wow,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank h2ohedatgmaildotcom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not only is this place unique, the service fast, the atmosphere local, the food amazing, BUT it is also relatively affordable for the services and food options they are offering! I recommend the Northern Bagel with Salmon. Do not expect to find a place to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BradyHales
Reviewed 11 November 2018

The food is fan-flipping-tactic!!! I've been here many times and purchased food to take home too. I've been here for breakfast, lunch and dinner & never had a bad experience - quick, friendly service and great food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shawn R
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing sandwiches and we bough the large smoked salmon with the variety of flavors for a gathering and had rave reviews. I am sending one to out of town family for Thanksgiving.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kstellmaker
Reviewed 25 October 2018

I'm not a huge fan of smoked meats or fish, BUT this will become a traditional stop each time we pass through Duluth now. We got the Phoebe and a bagel sandwich with smoked salmon that was SO good. These aren't typical of me to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kari M
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

The Cajun Finn is without a doubt the best sandwich I’ve ever eaten. And I’ve eaten everything, everywhere. Incredibly fresh and flavorful. Wow!! I will never pass through Duluth again without stopping at Northern Waters. It deserves 6 stars.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank timw137
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Great smoked fish! Excellent smoked salmon and smoked salmon sandwich. Very impressed. Best food I had all weekend in Duluth, and the least I spent. We ate at multiple high rated restaurants in town and all were terrible disappointments. This was literally the only good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

I’m wondering why this place gets such great reviews. I found it to be severely overpriced, as well as crowded, and I wasn’t even a fan of the sandwiches honestly. My sandwich came literally on dry, crumbling Wonder bread. I didn’t understand why it was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Smotator
Reviewed 10 October 2018

If you like smoked fish, don't miss Northern Waters Smokehaus. They stock several types and flavors, and have a nice selection of sandwiches too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Greg T
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Mariette H
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Response from DiningDuster | Reviewed this property |
No- it's a tiny, tiny spot and you'll be lucky if you can get a chair inside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 21:00
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10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 394 S Lake Ave, Suite 106, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-724-7307
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