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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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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“smoked fish” (140 reviews)
“cajun finn” (79 reviews)
“pastrami” (37 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, International, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
394 S Lake Ave, Suite 106, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We try to stop here while we are in Duluth because it is sooo good. This is a deli style restaurant with limited seating. Everything to go is wrapped in butcher paper or a little box. Think unique sandwiches made to order. Obviously smoked fish...More

Thank SunnyDay1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This little hidden gem is by far the best place in Duluth to get a fresh deli sandwich! They offer a variety of different sandwiches and the option to make it a “lunch box,” which includes the freshest dill pickle you will ever eat, some...More

Thank jens0325
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We grabbed a couple of sandwiches to take back to our hotel and eat lunch. I have the bagel with the smoked salmon and cream cheese and my husband out of the ham Turkey and salami sandwich. Both were outstanding!

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the salmon sandwich. Fabulous fresh bun. Great fillet of salmon, probably taken right from the lake that morning. Fresh and delicious! Highly recommend it 😀

Thank elizabeth g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food but the high prices keep us from frequenting the place. Would like to see more variety in sides as well.

Thank 386katieo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The salmon salad with wasabi dressing was absolutely delicious! The portion of salmon was perfect and the salad mix was wonderful. Have not had such a good salad combination in a while! Really good discovery:)

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great sandwich options with unique and very tasty ingredients. These boys know smoke and deliver a great product no matter what you pick off the menu.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

It is a long tradition in Duluth that the best restaurant is a shop. Grandma’s and Betty’s pies are two examples that come to mind. It is great. I will stop in Duluth more often for this place.

Thank Ken D
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I've been wanting to try Northern Waters for a really long time and was very pleased with our experience. Even though the line was long, we went through pretty quickly. There are over 20 sandwich options which were hard to choose from, but we chose...More

Thank Bobbie B
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The sandwiches are special and worth the wait! Squealy Dan and Silence of the Lambwich. Came with pickle spear and Andes mint. Shared Rachel’s chips and a bottled root beer. Bill was $26. We came on Friday lunch time of MEA weekend and line was...More

Thank Kimberly E
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Mariette H
6 August 2016|
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Response from Kelly R | 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, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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