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Dock Cafe

425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
+1 651-430-3770
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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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 yesterday via mobile

Always good food and view of the St. Croix river and scenic bridge. Weekdays are easily accessible with parking.

Thank Bev H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The setting is wonderful...right on the water. The wait to get seated was fine but the wait for our food was unreasonably long...45 minutes or so for lunch. The food was just average and for average food, was way over priced. The staff was fine,...More

Thank jmulnix
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Dock has been our 'go to' restaurant for 30 years. The food is always great, the service is superb. Stillwater's architect, Mike McGuire design the beautiful building. He achives an atmosphere that is very relaxing. In the summer, the outdoor patio on the St....More

Thank 72,222
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife invited me out for dinner at the Dock for my 64th birthday. It is my favorite restaurant in Stillwater. We had an early dinner on the patio which overlooks the scenic St. Croix National Riverway. The patio is literally right on the water...More

Thank danjozefow
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were given a gift card for the Dock Cafe in Stillwater. We both ordered the prime rib with Asiago cheese and asparagus. The Prime Rib was melt in your mouth tender and rich in flavor. The combination of mashed potatoes and...More

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a rainy day at lunchtime. Wish we could have sat outside because the patio looked so inviting. But the inside of the restaurant was very cozy, we were seated at a table by the window, great view of the river. The service...More

Thank DirtyMartiniGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to be right on the St. Croix river to watch the boats and the lift bridge the outdoor seating at this restaurant is the place. There is free 3 hour parking on the street. There is also a parking lot. Or the...More

Thank Al M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful location and an attitude that says we don't really want you here. I know that a never ending stream of tourists can get old, but isn't that who paid the bills?

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely view overlooking the river. Well stocked bar and friendly servers. Our only disappointment was that no bread or salad was included with our meals. With that in mind, it was expensive dining.

Thank molliowa
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We went at the end of the day and had changes our server. She was very personable, and very prompt. We had the wild rice soup and the black and blue salmon and a caesar salad. All our very good and a Cabernet and Moscato...More

Thank Peter c
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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