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Northern Waters Smokehaus

394 S Lake Ave, Suite 106, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
+1 218-724-7307
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“smoked fish” (134 reviews)
“cajun finn” (75 reviews)
“pastrami” (35 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
American, International, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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394 S Lake Ave, Suite 106, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
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11 - 20 of 541 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had many people tell us to stop in the smokehaus on our trip up to the North Shore. It was a great stop. There was a bit of a line but it gave time to read the menu on the wall. The sandwiches all...More

Thank Shelly V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm always skeptical of #1 restaurants, so I come in with high expectations. It is rare when my high expectations are blown out of the water. My wife, still today, comments she are "the best sandwich of her life" there. Truly delicious. A must stop...More

Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live on Park Point, so very close to Northern Waters in DeWitt Seitz. The line is always long so we have always gone next door to Lake Avenue Cafe, or Taste of Saigon (one of our regular restaurants) or downstairs to Amazing Grace. This...More

Thank MariaMag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously! The 15min wait to order and the 23min it took to get our sandwiches was TOTALLY WORTH IT!! Busy! Packed! Popular! This place is a MUST! If you are in Canal Park.... no, wait! If you are in Duluth... you MUST get a sandwich...More

Thank ShanOC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had four different sandwiches. The Cajun Finn was one of the best sandwiches I've ever had in my life. The house made pickles and everything else was more than I expected. So so yummy. Must stop

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has amazing fresh fish and an incredible sandwich selection! I had the Cedar's Secret and my husband had the Cajun Finn, and we both thought it was the best sandwich we had ever had! If you're in the Duluth area, this is a...More

Thank rjanperkins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We probably wouldn't have waited in the long line except for a woman we had met earlier had recommended it as a must-try in Duluth. It ended up being the highlight of my day. They were very busy (line down the hallway), but it seemed...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This amazing place is located in the Dewitt Sietz building in Canal Park, two blocks from the Ariel Lift Bridge. Its a small retail and sandwich place with bar seating inside and a deck outside

Thank DuluthChef
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great place to go for a sandwich. It is almost always busy, so make sure that you don't mind waiting. But for great sandwiches, definitely worth the wait. :)

Thank Tiffany J
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Holy smokes was this place packed on a Friday afternoon! The wait was nearly an hour. But the food, and smoked fish, was great! Lots of outdoor seating and lots of variety.

Thank Emily Y
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Mariette H
6 August 2016|
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Response from Kelly R | Reviewed this property |
No- it's a tiny, tiny spot and you'll be lucky if you can get a chair inside.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 15
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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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