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Blackwater Lounge

231 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2140
+1 218-740-0436
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (53 reviews)
“fondue” (17 reviews)
“lobster bites” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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231 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2140
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1 - 10 of 297 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited for cocktails and had some of the best martinis ever! There was live Jazz music that was enjoyable to listen and was the perfect volume. The service was great and the atmosphere was very upscale.

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Live music. Specials on certain nights. It can be a bit dark and noisy for good conversations. Parking lot at Sheraton isn't far away if street parking is hard to find.

Thank WiTraveler1234
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for sushi because of TripAdvisor ratings. Discovered upon entry that this isn’t necessarily a restaurant that specializes in sushi. Had a drink anyway and enjoyed the live music for a bit. Kind of a funky design and very low lighting.

Thank Makemeabeliever
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

There a few better things on a Duluth night than having signature martinis and listening to the Maxi Trio at the Blackwater Lounge. The atmosphere is classy, comfortable and inviting. The staff is simply the best! Our bartenders were friendly and fun to speak with....More

Thank reestafarian
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

The jazz music and atmosphere is the reason we keep coming back. The decor is very inviting. Nice big comfy chairs up close near the stage. The Martinis are good. The food is good but portions are slim. Maxi Trio is ahhhmazing! Maxi and Steve...More

Thank angelinmpls
Reviewed 21 February 2018

A perfect place for drinks and apps... Drinks are delicious, and the food is always tasty, and cooked perfectly. I mean perfectly, just the right amount of crispness on any of the fried items, and delicious EVERYTHING. Love this gem of Duluth and only wish...More

1  Thank Josh M
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Been coming here almost every weekend and I love the atmosphere, live music, food and drinks. Staff is fantastic. Highly recommended to go solo, on a date, with friends or for business. Wish the live music stayed a bit longer.

Thank Jose D
Reviewed 29 December 2017

This venue is very nice to look at, and the cocktails are great, but the sushi was hard, stale, and overall very difficult to eat.

Thank R G
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing place for a romantic night out with my husband we come for happy hour and it’s always a great time. We even had our wedding reception here! We love the staff and the music

Thank Jacquelyn J
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful restored bar. The old world charm and atmosphere. The music is 40’s -50’s. Beautiful marble bar and dark paneling. Happy Hour martinis are $5.00 with large $5 apps.

Thank stephen s
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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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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