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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%
Travellers talk about
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“salmon” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this restaurant with friends from the area. I have been there at least three times over the past years. Their food is good. I especially liked their 'Daily Special', which was this time either Lobster Tails or Prime Rib. I like the combination...More

Thank Otto B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Classic, sophisticated, and wonderful service! The Dock Cafe is a lovely place with great ambiance and style! Love the fireplace, (wood burning smell) and huge windows overlooking the St. Croix River.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to come here for business meetings all the time years ago. My daughter and I just came for dinner last week. I forgot how much I liked this place. The service is awesome. The food is fantastic. Definitely check it out

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on the scenic St. Croix River, the views are nice, and the atmosphere rustic, but the food is very average. Overly sauced up philly beef sandwich, OK salads, and a very overdone burger. Staff was slow. All in all, a bland experience.

Thank t-bonetraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Regardless, if you eat outside on the deck or inside during the warmer climate you will not regret watching the River traffic. We ALWAYS bring our "visitors" here for a wonderful meal- never once have we been disappointed during the warmer months. We have, however;...More

Thank birdlady71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met long time friends for lunch on a Saturday. On previous visits I knew it gets busy so I made reservations to make sure we got a table by the window over looking the river. We had a nice lunch and a nice visit....More

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 13 January 2018 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 31 October 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
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21 September 2017|
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Response from Deb M | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't think they open until lunch.
Crystal H
12 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.
2 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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