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Stillwater River Boats

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We are a tour/charter boat company located in Downtown Stillwater, MN. Our Private charters run mid April-end of Oct and our public excursions run Mothers day weekend through mid Oct. Our Winter office hours are Mon-Fri 9-4 and open by appointment...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
525 Main St S, Minnesota, Stillwater, MN 55082-5814
+1 651-430-1234
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All reviews top deck salad dinner cruise boat ride chicken cookies prime rib buffet dinner potatoes majestic star st croix great cruise served buffet style casserole staff was very friendly outdoor deck two hours
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

The bartender made the trip worthwhile, humorous and accommodating. The ribs and potatoes had so much salt that they weren't edible. For the price and the experience we were satisfied,it was fun.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Just went last night. The food was barely average. The staff was average. The price was high for what I got in my opinion. $41.50 after taxes per ticket. It was supposed to be a night of jazz, yet the band played 1920's steamboat music...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MissBrandyGreen
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We took the Dixie Band Lunch Buffet cruise with some friends. It was really wonderful. The food was fine, but it was the experience and the beautiful scenery that made this a five star experience. They had a decent local beer selection along with cocktails....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steph G
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

The cruise itself was nice. The food was mostly mediocre, but the ribs...terrible. The ribs had minimal sauce and had a reheated taste and texture. Worst ribs I have ever had! Also, you must purchase drinks seperate from the meal once on board. While the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RN_Escape_0
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

This was our second trip up to the St Croix River area. We took a lunch cruise, good food, great view, wonderful experience! We will be back for sure.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kimbutz
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Took almost 30 minutes to get around the block to park. We still arrived exactly 1 hour early (which is when it says is the soonest you can get your tickets) and all the window seats were taken. Apparently only groups of 8 or more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Laura C
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed ourselves on our Saturday evening cruise. The food was good but we were the last table to go to the buffet. By the time we were ready for dessert there was only one kind of cake left. Instead of having 2 lines on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 56teresaa
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Despite having lived in the area for more than ten years this past weekend was our first time on a dinner cruise and now we are kicking ourselves for not trying it sooner. The staff was excellent, food was excellent and the scenery was awesome....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

Parking is horrendous. We arrived early as advised, the parking lot was already full. As we drove around searching for a parking spot along with hundreds of other persons looking for a parking spot, it became obvious that there is an epic failure on the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lingizzy
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Was an ok night for a cruise, little cold but not too bad. There were a couple large groups on the boat and the bartender did a great job of keeping up to the demand. The food is a buffet line, it was ok but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Tami G
September 20, 2018|
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Response from AmyE2085 | Property representative |
All ticket prices include the boat ride & buffet. All drinks, except water, are extra. You can use cash or a card at the bar.