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Dock Cafe

££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub
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425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
+1 651-430-3770
Today
11:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Yreka, California
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210 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

NiCe pAtio diNing aNd gREAt rIvER vIeW. The foOd is sPot on. The beSt Cat Fish On tHe RiVer. Great plACE to Sit oUt siDE iN The sUNshiNe aNd indUlge in a fEw dRinKs.

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Thank monsoons2013
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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119 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited The Dock Café in all four seasons, and no matter what the temperature is, the cozy atmosphere never disappoints. We had a friend visiting from Arizona, and we wanted her to experience a great Minnesota dinning in the middle of the winter. We decided to brave the -4 degree temp, and set out to Stillwater on the... More 

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Thank MarilynG61
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mediocre food priced to proud, great view and good service. I may be old fashioned but an appetizer should not be the same price as an entree.

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Thank Renata J
Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrific little restaurant located right on the beautiful St Croix River in Stillwater. Everything they do is done well but my personal favorite is Shrimp Diblo. It is one very tasty dish. Try the seared Ahi tuna as well. My wife is a Pork Chop nut (not on my list of "likes" however) and she tells me they are off-the-charts... More 

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Thank R S
Minnesota
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I have eaten here probably a hundred times. It is the perfect blend of casual and formal. Right on the St. Croix river so views are fantastic. Free parking in the adjoining small lot. Menu options for the whole group and a children's menu too. Seating works for singles, couples, families, and large groups. There are four dining areas, outdoor... More 

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Thank Five-with-Nature
Stillwater
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Dock Cafe has the best view of all the restaurants in Stillwater. It is right on the river with patio seating in the warm months. The food is good but the view is better.

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Thank ElephantWalk801
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Had a good variety of food on the menu. The salmon sandwich was tasty! The view of the river was gorgeous! Worth a stop if you are in Stillwater.

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Thank Emily J
New Brighton, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Great dinner with freshly made bruschetta and shrimp cocktail. Roasted root veggie risotto was excellent.

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Thank karlee15160
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The views of the river and new bridge is amazing. The food needs an update as it has been the same menu for too long.

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Thank Jason W
Ga
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The views even on an October day are beautiful. I can imagine sitting outside in the Summer even better. We watched a gondola glide down the river and under the famous bridge as we dined indoors for lunch on a very good chicken curry salad with pumpkin bread and a french dip sandwich. The special drink menu looked good, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?