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New Scenic Cafe

5461 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804-2918
+1 218-525-6274
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuna tacos” (30 reviews)
“blue mussels” (8 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry to sound like a good snob (I am) but as much as I truly love the north shore, it’s not for it’s fine dining. Once you are north of St PAUL, eating really well is going to be tough. And that’s ok. Just adapt...More

Thank Williamrush
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best food and wine on the north shore a must stop, it's fantastic, absolutely brilliant. I'm hooked.

Thank William S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed another great food experience at the Scenic. The entree specials and menu selections are all very interesting and truly would appeal to both foodie's and less refined tastes (like mine). The location and coziness always make this on our list for "go-to" North...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food and service. The quality of the ingredients and preparation are equal to any big city restaurant.

Thank FresnoDave
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We stop here for a meal (usually lunch) whenever we visit the North Shore. Setting is beautiful, service is excellent and the food is always outstanding. The menu changes to fit the seasons, but we always find something wonderful. Take the scenic route out of...More

Thank Jolsongoude
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The food is superb along with the staff. Make reservations it is small and they fill up. In the summer you can sit outside in the garden with your drinks making waiting easy. We love the rotating seasonal fresh local menu it keeps us coming...More

Thank dragonflyfrisbee
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

At the recommendation of our fine hosts Ron and Leah at the Superior Gateway Lodge, we arrived at approximately 6:30 pm. Although we did not have a reservation, we were told that it was only a :20 -:25 minute wait. Nothing that a fine bottle...More

Thank BuyReallyLow
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Chef-owned restaurant. Excellent food with a cozy atmosphere. Great wine list. The ride up the Scenic Highway is picture perfect. Best restaurant in the area.

Thank Sydneywasfirst
Reviewed 3 September 2017

On a day trip up the north shore we stopped at New Scenic around 11:30 a.m. on the Saturday before Labor Day. We were seated immediately and the host sold us on a fig/blue cheese/walnut/toasted bread starter which was perfect. Looking at the menu, everything...More

Thank jondska
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We've gone to New Scenic Cafe a couple times. Service is always outstanding. Menu is limited, but dishes are fresh, seasonal ingredients. Very good food, great wine list. Make reservations in advance. Have gone for vacation date nights or with friends. Intimate experience and very...More

Thank Aileen H
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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

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Average prices
USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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