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New Scenic Cafe

5461 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804-2918
+1 218-525-6274
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuna tacos” (33 reviews)
“sea bass” (18 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5461 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804-2918
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were visiting Duluth in a motor home on our way West to Glacier National Park. We were driving the North Shore drive and passed New Scenic Cafe' on a Monday late afternoon. We opted to stop for diner around 7:00 pm,...More

Thank KaPaLaBtravel
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not sure why its not the #1 restaurant in the area. High end, delicious and well presented food. Could go head to head with the best restuarants in the Twin Cities.

Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took a chance and chose #3 on trip advisor for a change of pace from the chain restaurants for family trip. Outside reminded me of a large double wide trailer house with a quaint fire put in the front. Parking was Very scarce! Food...More

Thank Pacingaround
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a bit on the spendy side, and you might have to wait for a table and be patient for service, but the always-busy Scenic Cafe offers creative delicacies that never fail to surprise you. You don't expect this level of sophistication and unique presentations...More

Thank johngC8088SO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sashimi tacos and an awesome wine to start! So many delicious entrees to choose from. And a delightful drive up the North Shore. Great date night. Bring your $$$

Thank la2mn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The New Scenic has been our "go to" place for a great meal for any special occasion (or just a wonderful night out) for many years. Owner/chef Scott is amazing. If it is summer plan a little extra time for a glass of wine in...More

Thank duluthdeb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the New Scenic Cafe located on the shore of Lake Superior outside of Duluth. Scott ,the chef, is world class and creative. Their dishes are made with the freshest of ingredients and we are never disappointed! Their tuna tacos are my favorite!!

Thank Schalom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Today I ate at New Scenic for at least the 12th time. This is the most creative restaurants on the North Shore of Lake Superior. The menu was innovative and had selections for culinary adventurers as well as burgers (beef and salmon). We had a...More

Thank dennisrkilpatrick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Who knew that it Duluth, or just a short distance along the lake outside of Duluth, there could be such heavenly food? The menu was initially a bit intimidating in terms of being able to figure it out. But, with the guidance of our waitress,...More

Thank AliKatECAZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our 5th time eating at New Scenic. The food and staff are incredible. We look forward to our summer tradition of dining here. The ever changing menu keeps it fun. Duluth is lucky to have this gem!

Thank LKT52
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Questions & Answers
27 April 2017|
Response from cbc1234567 | Reviewed this property |
It is open from late morn to about 9 at night. Call them. You are close by.
27 April 2017|
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Response from veronicachloe | Reviewed this property |
11am to 9 pm but weekend hours are a tad bit different,u would call because it could change due to winter verse summer
22 July 2016|
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Response from Julie Ann D | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, but best to call them. They have a nice outdoor area and most restaurants in Duluth that have an outdoor eating area are pet friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5461 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804-2918
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-525-6274
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