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Dock Cafe

425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
+1 651-430-3770
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pumpkin bread” (7 reviews)
“salad” (35 reviews)
“salmon” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The only advantage that the Dock Cafe has over other locations in the valley is the view. If you want to pay the extra money for mediocre food and service, then you might not leave disappointed. If you are bringing friends or family to the...More

Thank Charlie A
Reviewed 12 December 2017

The food was "okay." We were looking for more fine dining which this setting was beautiful for but the food came out really fast which to me means that things are prepped ahead of time which we are not crazy about when thinking of fine...More

Thank Bridget P
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Our nephew took us to dine at the Dock Café located right on the St. Croix River. We were seated at a window table inside and it was perfect. What was also perfect were our dinners. I had been longing for walleye and it was...More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Always a nice place to eat when in Stillwater. The view, from inside or out on their deck is so lovely. For lunch, I had the walleye sandwich, which was great. My wife had the sweet potato and avocado sandwich, and she really enjoyed it,...More

Thank Jolsongoude
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We loved sitting outside enjoying dinner before a Gondola ride. Ordered a great bottle of wine at a great price and took the rest with us on the boat. Beautifully presented seafood, crisp salad greens lightly and professionally dressed. This may be a diamond in...More

Thank LadyHostess
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Situated overlooking the river the view is beautiful. Beware the parking lot is tiny for 21st century cars...I was trapped until cars were moved. Tiny is a theme...tiny portion of walleye and tiny portion of salmon. Salads were okay. Just not worth the hassle.

Thank ACT63
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I could have sat here for hours. The food was excellent. Key lime pie had been recommended to me by a friend and yes, I tried and am so happy I did. Great cocktails. Nice menu. Servers very friendly. Down a side street just a...More

Thank Pesto13maz
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch before a wedding for lunch. Greeted immediately, had a nice table overlooking the river. Kayla our server was right there made suggestions and had excellent attentiveness. Try the Wild Rice Soup, ! Fantastic. We had half soup and sandwich and half...More

Thank Unclemorte
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

5 for the salmon -- grilled on a salad...really, really good! Staff was cheerfully willing to help with selections and substitutions for special diet. Turkey burger flavor was good but the patty was slightly dry...probably turkey breast rather than thigh.

Thank AVE09
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We were seated quickly, at a window table. Our waitress was very attentive. We enjoyed the food and watching the boats on the river.

Thank kirbygirl2017
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22 September 2017|
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Response from Deb M | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't think they open until lunch.
Crystal H
13 February 2017|
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Response from ElephantWalk801 | Reviewed this property |
I would try Leo's malt shop. I never order burgers but people love Leo's Malt Shop.
3 July 2015|
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Response from ddw43110 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Stillwater
  • Phone Number: +1 651-430-3770
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