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New Scenic Cafe

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5461 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804-2918
+1 218-525-6274
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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North Mankato, Minnesota
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

Food was excellent. Wait was a bit long but worth it in the end. Cozy restaurant facing Lake Superior and half way between Duluth and Two Harbors. Call for a reservation , especially in the summer

Thank Patti K
Savage, Minnesota, United States
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

Exquisitely prepared, fresh produce and locally caught fish. Many very interesting dishes that will delight and surprise. Try the salads, especially the beet and blue cheese. Make sure you have plenty of time to relax and enjoy, and take note of the local artist's work on the walls.

Thank Christopher C
Burnsville, Minnesota
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165 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015

The last time I visited this restaurant I was really disappointed with the state of the food. It is best described as faux-foodie. When you see it on the plate, it does at first glance look fancy. You want to like it, but in my experience it always disappoints. This time I ate the 'special' which was a beef brisket... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

This is a. Place for great food with a view of Lake Superior and a. Relaxed atmosphere. The Fish Tacos are great. Everything is great

Thank northwoodsbill_12
Duluth, Minnesota
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138 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

By far the best fish tacos in the area. They actually use real tuna and you can order it any way you like it. The only thing that stops me from going there every day is the fact that it is a little ways out on the North Shore, and I am on the other side of town. The prices... More 

Thank brenda d
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

New Scenic never fails to please. We've been several times on date nights, and taken friends and family multiple times too. The salad with the egg is awesome, and the wine list is great too and well kept up. Our server was training last time and did a fantastic job--looking forward to next weeks trip up the Shore to pop... More 

Thank Benny D
Hudson, WI
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015

It's been years since my husband & I enjoyed a meal at Scenic Cafe, so we were very happy to find ourselves with the time & inclincation to stop in while heading home from "up North". It was mid-week, early evening, there was one other table of guests when we arrived, so not a busy time. I looked at the... More 

Thank stringsbysarah
Plymouth, Minnesota, USA
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is our favorite restaurant to stop at North of Duluth going or coming from the North Shore. The food is interesting and well prepared with a nice view of Lake Superior.

Thank Norma P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

Heard rave reviews about this place and so was excited to try it out and I might give it a second chance when I'm up there again. Some of the food was very good, some not so good. Soup was really good. Fish not so much... What I didn't like: 1) Service. Made a reservation, place was not crazy packed,... More 

Thank reenamm
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

As a vegetarian who is married to a meat eater, I was super excited about this place. The drive to it is beautiful but the food was amazing. My husband and I both got sandwiches and I wouldn't even share a bite with my husband it was so good. Will definitely be coming back!!

Thank srunske

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?