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Northern Waters Smokehaus

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394 S Lake Ave, Suite 106, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
+1 218-724-7307
10:00 - 20:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Duluth, Minnesota
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You won't find better smoked salmon anywhere around the Upper Midwest! Now the NWS has expanded from a take-out place with great smoked fish and sandwiches in Canal Park to a nice restaurant facility near UMD where you can order smoked fish and sandwiches, but also order from a menu of entres with a wide variety of choices. Beer and... More 

Thank Waterhound
Duluth, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is my favourite place to grab a lunch from. Their smoked salmon is the best! I usually get a Cajun Finn sandwich or Northern Bagel. Bagle is more plain and simple and Cajun Finn is richer and is the best!

Thank ginaleerob
Duluth, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

the best sausage and smoked fish I have ever eaten. I has a wide variety of fish, sausage, sandwiches, cheeses and soda.

Thank benjaminr0ss
Duluth, Minnesota
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service. I loved the smoked fish. Their sandwiches are always great and a nice selection of wine. Looking forward to going back

Thank duluthmystery
Duluth, Minnesota
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small place but really good stuff. I see they have a smaller eating area there. I usually get my salmon and take it home. Good, clean place. Neat for informal lunch/snack.

Thank NewlandViking
Level Contributor
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit this place at least once every time I'm in Duluth. Great atmosphere, super friendly staff, and the food is unbelievable. Highly recommend!

Thank Malia B
Montgomery, Minnesota
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They offer a wide variety of sandwiches which makes a decision very tough. I settled on the pastrami mommy, delicious!. Very busy with limited seating. They also offer a meat/fish counter so you can take some home with you.

Thank Gail L
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Their homemade salmon pate is amazing. Ordered the Slammin' Gordon and it was so good, I nearly swooned.

Thank Deborah O
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a brilliant idea to create a melange of flavors inspired by cuisines from around the world! They have kept the concept very simple...fresh ingredients, quality food, good service, and great flavors! They have mastered smoking their meats and pairing them with ingredients that bring the meat to the next level. Their friendly service is the cherry on top. I... More 

Thank BellaCana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hole in the wall in canal park. Place has a cool vibe. Chalkboard menu on the wall. The quality of the ingredients were high but the portions were small for the price. The staff was more interested in what music they were listening to then customer service. I would order smoked meats to take home but would pass on the... More 

Thank Jake T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
American, International, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 394 S Lake Ave, Suite 106, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-724-7307

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