The Englishman's Carriage House of the
807 Harriet Steet South
STILLWATER, MN 55082
Stillwater Area Fun
One of Stillwater 's greatest charms is her scattering of fine restaurants. Several wine bars offer a selection of fermented grapes that is unequaled. The cuisine at many of our restaurants is unimpeachable, and the ambiance is relaxed, upbeat or elegant-take your pick! Dine inside near a fireplace or even in a cave, or sit on a deck overlooking the river and watch the parade of boats pass by.
Local Fine Dining Options Include (but are not limited to)
*Domacin Restaurant & Wine Bar: 651-439-1352, located at 102 2nd St S
*Dock Café: 651-430-3770, located at 425 Nelson St
*Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter: 651-439-7128, located at 8390 Lofton Ave N
*Luna Rossa: 651-430-3494, located at 410 Main St S
*Mama Maria's: 715-386-7949, located at 800 6th St N, Hudson, WI
Marx Wine Bar and Grill: 651-439-8333, located at 241 Main St S
Murasaki Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar: 651-439-1376, located at 1491 Stillwater Blvd N
Phil’s Tara Hideway: 651-439-9850, located at 15021 60th St N
Savories European Bistro: 651-430-0702, located at 108 N Main St.
Casual Food and Atmosphere
*Smalley's Caribbean Barbecue: 651-439-5375, located at 423 South Main St.
Mad Capper: 651-430-3710, located at 224 Main St S
*Freight House: 651-439-5718, located at 305 Water St S.
Live Music on Most Weekends
*PD Pappy’s: 651-430-1147, located at 422 Mulberry St E
Ruby Begonia's: 651-351-5380, located at 112 Main St N
St. Croix Crab House: 651-439-0024, located at 317 Main St S.
*Indicates seasonal outdoor seating available
If you are planning a romantic weekend, here are some tools to assist you:
Gondola Romantica-Gondola on the St. Croix: 651-439-1783
Enjoy a cruise down the romantic St. Croix River. Add a picnic lunch or dinner to make your trip even more fun.
Valley Floral: 651-439-0611
Valley Floral Company will cap your special occasion with striking floral designs using unique fresh flowers. From the garden-inspired to the classic traditional, Valley Floral's designs form the perfect accompaniment to any special occasion, or "just because."
Barbara Anne's Fudge Shop: 651-430-2071
Satisfy that sweet tooth with a bit of handmade fudge, a wide selection of truffles, a delicious almond turtle, and much more!
Northern Vineyards Winery: 651-430-1032
Northern Vineyards makes award-winning wines at their winery in Stillwater using grapes grown here in Minnesota and western Wisconsin by the members of the Minnesota Winegrowers Cooperative. It is open daily for sales and tasting.
Stillwater has something for everyone. Whether you are looking for art, music, literature, antiques, bicycle trails, hiking, watersports, or history, you will find it all here.
Perhaps the most popular attraction of all is the scenic St. Croix River. You can take in all the beauty with an excursion on one the the "Andiamo" paddle wheel boats. A truly remarkable ride, and it includes a meal served as you glide along the maple tree-line banks and limestone cliffs. A throwback to Stillwater's historic beginnings as a riverboat landing and logging/milling town.
Stillwater has numerous excellent bookstores, including St. Croix Antiquarian, Valley Bookseller, and Loome Booksellers which has a collection of over 100,000 children’s books, cookery, literature, history, music, philosophy, biblical studies and much, much more.
Outdoor activities abound in town as well as in the surrounding area. Rent a boat to enjoy a day on the river, or bring your own. Stillwater is also just 20 minutes north and south from two state parks with wonderful hiking, and the Gateway Trail is a paved bicycle trail located 7 miles west of town. Cross-country and downhill skiing is also within 20 minutes of Stillwater. Fall means apple-picking season, and Aamodt's Apple Orchard not only has terrific apples, they also have an on-site winery and wine shop, as well as hay rides, fresh-baked apple pie and other treats, grape stomping, and more!
Perhaps you are looking for antique lighting--Let There Be Light repairs and sells unique and stunning period lighting. If you are seeking antique furnishings or knick-knacks, you could easily spend two full days browsing the antique shops along Main Street. In addition to antique shops, there is Kathe Wohlfahrt of America for German gifts, Nearly New for Red Hat merchandise and quality used clothing, Kmitsch Girls for exquisite porcelain dolls, as well as unique toys and Tibetian jewelry, etc. If you are a beader, Stillwater Beads or Bead Alley are both excellent resources for your jewelry-making supply needs.
Find information on Lowell Park, located on the riverfront in downtown Stillwater.
Click here and type in "Golf Course" for a listing of Stillwater golf courses.
Lumberjack Days is Stillwater's annual city celebration. There are many activities including outdoor concerts, choreographed fireworks, and lumberjack competitions.
For more information on Stillwater, see the Chamber of Commerce site.