Classic preparations, innovative menu ideas. We build recipes from the ground up. Proudly serving Duluth and the surrounding area. Northern Waters Restaurant is the sit-down dining companion to the popular Northern Waters Smokehaus.
Hours OpenMonday - Saturday 11:00am to 10:00pm, Sunday 10am to 3pm
Price Style for this Establishment$$ - $11 to $30
Family and Kid-Friendly Dining Notes
Northern Waters Restaurant has a great kids menu with several popular options.
Committed to using local, sustainably raised meats and fish, including fish from Lake Superior that are harvested under careful regulation, as well as local produce.
Uses recyclable, eco-friendly packaging whenever possible.
Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes
Northern Waters Restaurant is the sit-down dining companion to the popular Northern Waters Smokehaus. Both businesses are owned and operated by Eric Goerdt. He, his wife Lynn, and their three sons live in Duluth. Originally from Iowa, where he learned traditional Midwestern cooking and sausage making, he honed his fish skills in Sitka, Alaska while in the Coast Guard before the Goerdts moved to Duluth.
Eric is committed to paying his employees a living wage and offers yearly dividends along with paid vacation and sick time.