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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” (52 reviews)
“fondue” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
231 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2140
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We absolutely loved the atmosphere of Blackwater Lounge. Would love to see one in the Twin Cities. It would quickly become our go-to place for an evening out.

Thank JourneysTravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The martini's were made to order and lived up to their reputation. Had the lobster bites, California sushi roll and the chicken Thai flatbread and they were tasteful and well constructed. Service was very attentive and efficient.

Thank Kyle K
General M, General Manager at Blackwater Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kyle, Thank you for your time writing a review complimenting our food, beverages and service. We hope for the chance to offer you another 5-star experience! Cheers, Carson Bohren, General Manager

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Been here many times & always have wonderful service, food, & drinks. The staff is very friendly & the house band is great! Will come back many times.

Thank Patricia H
General M, General Manager at Blackwater Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Patricia, Thank you for such a great review! We hope to see you in soon : )

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Love this place, food is excellent and the service was very good for a party of 18. The View of Lake Michigan was wonderful

Thank Cocominneapolis
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Went here to enjoy time with friends. After asking for time to think about the drink menu, the waitress comes back and talks to me like I'm two, forcefully coaxing me to pick a drink out now, at which point I ask for waters for...More

2  Thank Glasswingedbutterfly
General M, General Manager at Blackwater Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for your honesty and review of Black Water Lounge. I extend a sincere apology for your last experience. If is within our mission statement to give each guest the best service and quality in everything we do. I would greatly appreciate the opportunity...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Live music: They have it Wednesday through Saturday. Enjoyable wth comfy chairs and a dark atmosphere. Good and drinks: We got the fondue for 2 for $16 which included smoked gouda cheese with chicken, steak bites, apples, grapes and crostinis. Martinis were $8 ($5 if...More

1  Thank Ruth D
General M, General Manager at Blackwater Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Ruth, Thank you for your 5 star review of Black Water Lounge! We greatly appreciate your business and hope for the opportunity to deliver you another top notch experience soon.

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Favorite bar in Duluth, a drink menu for every taste, and a shockingly good, but small, food menu. Thursday's are the best bet for value but any night is a good night for black water.

Thank apark2690
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We stopped in on a Thursday and it was Ladies Night. $5 martinis and 1/2 price sushi. Their martinis were awesome, the bar staff awesome and were really good mixologists. The sushi was good. It a really cool place. Think jazz, Frank Sinatra, dark with...More

Thank GandYMac
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

My friend and I stopped at Blackwater Lounge to try their martinis after hearing glowing reviews from a friend. They did not disappoint! The service was speedy, the staff friendly and helpful, and the martinis unique and delicious!! I asked our bartender if there was...More

Thank Marzarmy
Reviewed 8 May 2017

It was while my husband and I were walking back to our hotel, following a disappointing dinner at JJ Astor, that we stumbled across Blackwater Lounge. We were thrilled with our discovery. The ambiance is right up our ally - dark, classy and infused with...More

Thank Kristine D
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 01:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
16:00 - 01:00
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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