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Dock Cafe

425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
+1 651-430-3770
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“salad” (36 reviews)
“salmon” (21 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
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Reviewed 25 April 2012

The food and view are always fantastic! They always have great new things to try and everything tastes so fresh. And great wine list.

Thank jyahnke
Reviewed 7 April 2012

I have eaten at the Dock Cafe in Stillwater for years and have never had a bad meal there. I love the food, the atmosphere, the service and the view. I met a friend for a birthday lunch in March and we both had the...More

Thank 1_Can_Do_Mom
Reviewed 26 March 2012

What else can I say, the food is creative and inventive and the views are exceptional. If you can, make a reservation ahead of time. Be warned, in the summer, parking in Stillwater stinks.

Thank lkhughes
Reviewed 8 March 2012

We ordered from the value menu at $18 for salad, main course offering and dessert/each. Off season, the booth overlooked the frozen river with nearby wood fed fires visualized nearby. The waiter, very professional; the food presentation, beautiful. The steak, seasoned and cooked to specification....More

Thank shelmor61
Reviewed 25 January 2012

Never disappoints, and the view is a plus. Being able to eat outdoors in summer makes even the best food taste even better.

Thank iinadia
Reviewed 20 January 2012

I've only been here in the summer, but it is always a special treat to be able to sit outside on the veranda looking out at the River. The view is second to none! The food is good, albeit a bit pricey. This is a...More

Thank LillithStillwater_MN
Reviewed 5 January 2012

It's hard to beat the wild rice soup, the amazing views and a glass of wine. The setting is beautiful in any season. I always look forward to getting back.

Thank OutofLuck
Reviewed 23 December 2011

Lovely location and great food and service. The river location makes any time you come here delightful.

Thank epazota
Reviewed 10 December 2011

A nice restaurant on the river with great views. Staff is friendly. Food is good. We went in the off-season, so getting in without a reservation was easy, but in the summer the area restaurants are quite busy. Very beautiful historic part of Minnesota. Nearby...More

Thank pitufo00
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Eaten here a few times. Sadly, there are only a few restaurants in Stillwater with great views of the river and this is one of them. The interior is very comfortable and you really get the feeling of being waterside. They have a decent wine...More

Thank MidwestTraveller77
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21 September 2017|
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Response from Deb M | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't think they open until lunch.
Crystal H
12 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.
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Response from ddw43110 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic
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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