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Lutsen Scandinavian Resort Dining

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Hwy. 61, Lutsen, MN 55612
+1 800-258-8736
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
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17:30 - 21:00
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Weatherford, Oklahoma
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253 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We enjoyed a very nice dining experience. We were seated by a pleasant hostess, and served by a terrific waitress, Sine. My wife went with the pork tenderloin and I enjoyed a grilled halibut. Both were wonderfully prepared. Great salad and bread started us out. There is a very complete wine list with wine by the glass. This is a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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99 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I always go for a breakfast buffet, but looked at this one before ordering and wasn't impressed. The a la carte options I ordered off the menu were very good. Eggs cooked to order. My companion got the buffet and was disappointed.

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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We've been customers of Lutsen for over 40 years. How disappointing to stop for lunch and be served the worst meal we've had anywhere. My husband had the prime rib sandwich which tasted 'off.' It was. He was sick the next day. My hamburger was raw in the middle. Aside from that, :p ! Nothing about it was tasty. I've... More 

Thank cgordon0299
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

It is a very relaxing setting when you overlook the water while dinning. It is has a great north woods feel yet refined enough for a nice dinner. Prices of dishes are a bit on the high end, but the food is overall good. The walleye is a great value!

Thank Andrea T
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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88 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

This is a beautiful dining room and, if they will seat you near a window, you can have an excellent view of the big lake. Being 'back home' in the Arrowhead, I went with my comfort food from childhood. The chicken & wildlife soup (with ham) was quite bland and there was not much ham in it. I've eaten walleye... More 

1 Thank LeBonVoyage58
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70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Our bartender (Rob) was great. The food was okay but everything was a bit overpriced. This is a very dark, old lounge feel, kind of place.

Thank clminneapolis
Lutsen, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

12/7/15 We are local Lutsen residents. Usually, when we have a night out, we go to the Poplar River Pub at the resort. The food and service are always excellent! On our 41st wedding anniversary we made reservations in the dining room. We ordered the rack of lamb. It was absolutely horrible! It had layers of fat and maybe a... More 

Thank J T
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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129 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

We stayed 3 nights at Lutsen Lodge on the lake Superior. The very best part was our dinner the 2 night in the Lutsen Lodge Dinning Room. We expected average, and got spectacular, thanks! My husband had the flank steak, and fun root veggies and steak fries. I had the roasted chicken, with a toasted stuffing and roasted veggies. We... More 

1 Thank M B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Every time we spend our time at Lutsen it is very relaxing. We alway eat at the Resort Restaurant. The employees are always so friendly. We have always had the breakfast buffet and it has always been very good. I would recommend it.

Thank Kim P
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

The food was good, not quite as good as I'd expect for $30 each though. The brown bread was homemade and pretty good. I'll definitely eat at the pub next time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy. 61, Lutsen, MN 55612
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Lutsen
  • Phone Number: +1 800-258-8736

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?