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Lake Avenue Cafe

394 S Lake Ave, DeWitt Seitz Marketplace, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
+1 218-722-2355
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“coq au vin” (5 reviews)
“wedge salad” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
394 S Lake Ave, DeWitt Seitz Marketplace, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having eaten here several times on previous visits to Duluth, we expected to have a very good, if somewhat overpriced meal. We were right about the pricing, but unfortunately wrong about the food. My coq au vin was served "warm" (not hot), overcooked, and so...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here. Came with friends who live in Duluth. The tagliatelle and dates were by far the best. Pork chop, mac n cheese and cioppino were also good. Will definitely return.

Thank Jeff F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a fun atmosphere and a great, innovative menu. We were in a hurry on the evening we ate there, so we just grabbed burgers and beer, but they were excellent, and the menu encouraged me to want to spend more time there...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I've always thought Lake Ave was a fine place to eat, but on a recent outing I found the food to be OUTSTANDING. The whole table had a great experience. Glad to experience the new energy. New and exciting local dishes. Give this a try!

Thank James M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

They have several interesting breakfast options. I had a hard time choosing just one. Not a routine breakfast menu. They also serve lunch and dinner. Those menus looked interesting as well, though I did not get to try them.

Thank mbmmn
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We were in Duluth for our 39th wedding anniversary and had heard many positive things about this restaurant. We love that they use locally sourced ingredients. Everything was exceptional. The GF/Vegan Yucca Cannelloni was supurb as well as the flourless chocolate cake. Husband enjoyed the...More

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We had both dinner and breakfast here. The good is delicious, the service friendly and the vibe casual. We had a great smoked tomato gnocchi for dinner and for breakfast the French toast and Panoekuken. Everything was perfectly made with innovative flavors. Highly recommended!

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Excellent food accompanied by excellent service. The pork verde soup was amazing -- I wish I had a bowl right now. The shrimp po'boy was loaded with shrimp and flavor. Everything was super fresh and delicious. Now if I could just have some more soup!

Thank laurakL9590CG
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I have no other words: "Wow. Just wow!" Thank you! The food is awesome. I thoroughly enjoyed sampling the gin from Vikre distillery just down the street. A great experience all the way around!

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This was one of our two favorite restaurants in Duluth. The menu was interesting, the atmosphere was fun, the service was excellent and the food was delicious.

Thank Randy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 394 S Lake Ave, DeWitt Seitz Marketplace, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-722-2355
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