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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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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5461 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804-2918
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Reviewed 26 January 2016

New Scenic Cafe The Scenic Cafe is in Duluth, MN. It is on the North Shore Scenic Highway and is owned by Scott Graden. The Scenic Cafe does not have a specific menu, they seasonly change their menu. It is a very different type of...More

1  Thank 8thgrader2015
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Wonderful creative food prepared with care and always spectacular. Unpretentious atmosphere with great waitstaff. I always have the rare tina with avocado and wontons, cant resist it! Sanwiches and mains are always delucious.chef is a genuis!

Thank Katyevee
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

First off we live in Duluth and this is our favorite place to eat period. Wonderful setting, amazing food and don't forget dessert.

Thank Farnhamfour
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We were recommended to eat at the New Scenic Cafe. Hard to find, but now that we did, we will return

Thank judymQ8360SP
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Don't drive past the best restaurant in Northern Minnesota, located along the gorgeous Scenic Drive flanking Lake Superior. Fresh, local, owner-chef-driven cuisine is perfect fortification for whatever lies ahead on your trip to the North Shore.

Thank eatplaylove
Reviewed 3 January 2016

This place is simply solid. It's what you would expect from a trip up the shore. A slightly eclectic menu with Northshore selections offered. Great pie for desert. Don't expect corporate service here either. Sometimes the host/hostess will be the laziest person on the planet,...More

Thank Pharmboy35
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We had dinner here on a Tuesday night and it was quite busy. The fondue was fun, and the goat cheese pistachio salad was very tasty. I found the cassoulet a little dry. The place was clean and the service pleasant enough, if a little...More

Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Every year as we 4 friends head to our New Year's Eve week celebration on Lake Superior, we stop at the Scenic Cafe. This year once again our vacation began with a wonderful relaxing lunch of fondu, roasted cauliflower, 4 delicious entrees' and a lovely...More

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Anytime we drive 'up nord' we plan our trip around making a stop here. The food has always been fantastic and there are interesting twists on the entrees. Our wait staff was helpful and attentive. Our drinks and entrees arrived in good time. The pie...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This restaurant never disappoints! We have eaten here many times and at different times of the year. The menu is never quite the same and always features seasonal and/or local ingredients. The prices are somewhat high but I never feel like I haven't gotten my...More

Thank Robinyogini
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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
  • Food
  • Value
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
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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