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Black Woods

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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195 Highway 2, Proctor, MN 55810-2317
+1 218-628-0628
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is our neighborhood restaurant, close to home and always reliable. Tonight was a little different. We were lucky enough to be served by Olivia, She was attentive and was able to answer all of our questions. despite several large tables she was serving she was readily available, pleasent and arrived quickly with our order. We had Pasta Santino and... More 

Thank H1662QJdavidg
Loveland, Colorado
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66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting menu and great service. It has been a number of years since I'd been to this Blackwoods (there is another in the eastern section of Duluth) but my son and I thought it was fantastic. I had the barbecued ribs and he had a prime rib dip. The service was friendly without being smarmy and timely. We had a... More 

Thank Doreen M
General M, Manager at Black Woods, responded to this review

Doreen, thank you so much for your review of your experience with us! We are happy to hear that both you and your son had such a delightful evening. We look forward to having you dine with us again. We hope to have inspired you to revisit far sooner than a number of years, next time. Thank you Logan Winkelman,... More 

Duluth, Minnesota
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't say nothin' at all. We had a large gathering, and the meal was served buffet style. The rolls were excellent.

Thank Carol S
Cloquet, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Izabel was an excellent server. The food was great. We really liked the coconut shrimp! The baby red mashed potatoes were delicious too.

Thank christinee543
1 review
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Today I went to Backwoods with my family and we had a wonderful experience. Sometimes my family gets a little loud,but Isabel was very patient and polite to us. She also was very understanding in my needs of being vegan and doing some substitutes in my salad. Great food,great experience.

Thank james w
Superior, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This place has great drinks and amazing food! Enjoying the appetizers today! They have some of my favorites!

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Thank hezitadl
Crystal Lake, Illinois
Level Contributor
48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were in town for our grandson's 1st birthday. Both sides of the family decided to eat at Black Woods for dinner so we had a party of 9. There was no problem seating us at a big round table. Our waitress, Olivia, was friendly and very attentive to any needs we had during our meal with... More 

Thank Lynda2nd
Catherine C, Marketing at Black Woods, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor, Lynda! We are always happy to accommodate large parties for any occasion, and we are so happy to hear that you chose to spend your grandson's birthday with us. We are thrilled to hear that Olivia could provide you with friendly and attentive service for you and your family.... More 

Esko, Minnesota
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Good food, nice atmosphere, excellent service. Our server, Izabel was very professional. Restaurant and bar are wonderful choices for lunch or dinner.

Thank Terrance1969
Catherine C, Marketing at Black Woods, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, Terrance! We are happy to hear that Izabel and the rest of our staff could provide you with a five-star experience. Thank you for your business and we hope to see you again soon for lunch or dinner! More 

Esko, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The staff are always nice and quick to your attention. Never had bad food either. Great for friends or while family!

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Thank brianfH2996VH
Catherine C, Marketing at Black Woods, responded to this review

Brian- Thank you for your review! We are so happy that you have continued to have a positive experience with our friendly and attentive staff at our locally owned and family operated restaurant, and that you always enjoy our food. We look forward to serving you as well as your friends and family again soon! More 

Duluth, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Blackwoods is our first choice for eating out. We frequently order and pick it up. Makes life easy with 2 little ones!

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Thank kirstend398
Catherine C, Marketing at Black Woods, responded to this review

Kirsten- We are thrilled to hear that our locally owned and family operated restaurant is your first choice for eating out! Thank you for taking the time to let us know. We appreciate your continued business and look forward to the next time we can provide a delicious meal for you and the two little ones whether it’s in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Highway 2, Proctor, MN 55810-2317
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Proctor
  • Phone Number: +1 218-628-0628
Black Woods Proctor is the epitome of a neighborhood
bar and grill.

A cozy place where locals, travelers and outdoor enthusiasts get together to rub elbows and enjoy fresh food, just the way nature intended.

Conveniently located off Interstate 35, connected to the AmericInn Hotel and near Spirit Mountain, Black Woods Proctor features daily happy hour specials, a banquet center and curbside delivery.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?