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Clearwater Grille

5135 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804-2924
+1 218-525-4826
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
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5135 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804-2924
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I pulled into Duluth about 6 pm on a Saturday night in December. The Canal Park area was CRAZY with the Bentleyville crowds and we were headed up North Shore Drive to somewhat escape the insanity. We checked reviews on the Clearwater...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TNT51
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Average food, good variety, and amazing location and view of Lake Superior!! We had an extremely large group so Service was slow, but that was expected.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ajcoco
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

It took us 30 mins to receive our beers and then 2 hours to receive our food. There was only 4 other groups of people there eating. The service was so slow that I saw a group of people up and leave.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank go7169ih
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent view from the patio and great service from a friendly young lady. Prices were a bit high but satisfied with the experience.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank vikingragnar
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Horrible customer service. Overlooked a description of an item on the menu and ordered it. When it came, server took 15 minutes to come back to check on us (food getting cold by now), and explained we overlooked description and asked for a different item....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

There was a big group at their private dining facility and they were really short handed. We had a 25 minute wait to get seated, and it took anither 15-20 minutes to get our (hot) food. The food was standard American fare but the whole...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank cheezburgee
Reviewed 13 June 2018

I have had bad waitress service before but this makes those look like 5 star ratings. Waited 30 minutes for her to take a drink order and waited another 30 minutes to get the drink. Watched other people open their ordered bottles of wine as...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank dctravel2016
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Sometimes the drinks are better than the food served. It's a nice place to stop on your way up the north shore. Service is good if they are not too busy. Otherwise the service is slow to so-so. Menu selections are typical for this kind...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank crklehr
Reviewed 1 November 2017

My wife and I had dinner here on the recommendation of your motel owner just south of here. The weather was nice and we ate outside. Inside was noisy as it was more of a sports bar and there was a football game on of...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank jimandbevh
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

On our way back from Lutsen we stopped here for alittle snack. Heard the fish eggrolls are good. They were fantastic. Washed them down with a cold brew and the start to a perfect evening. Wonderful views of lake Superior

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank trooper198
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5135 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804-2924 (Formerly Clearwater Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-525-4826
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