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Lake Avenue Cafe

394 S Lake Ave, DeWitt Seitz Marketplace, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
+1 218-722-2355
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“duck pizza” (4 reviews)
“coq au vin” (4 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
394 S Lake Ave, DeWitt Seitz Marketplace, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Duluth for our 39th wedding anniversary and had heard many positive things about this restaurant. We love that they use locally sourced ingredients. Everything was exceptional. The GF/Vegan Yucca Cannelloni was supurb as well as the flourless chocolate cake. Husband enjoyed the...More

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had both dinner and breakfast here. The good is delicious, the service friendly and the vibe casual. We had a great smoked tomato gnocchi for dinner and for breakfast the French toast and Panoekuken. Everything was perfectly made with innovative flavors. Highly recommended!

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food accompanied by excellent service. The pork verde soup was amazing -- I wish I had a bowl right now. The shrimp po'boy was loaded with shrimp and flavor. Everything was super fresh and delicious. Now if I could just have some more soup!

Thank laurakL9590CG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have no other words: "Wow. Just wow!" Thank you! The food is awesome. I thoroughly enjoyed sampling the gin from Vikre distillery just down the street. A great experience all the way around!

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of our two favorite restaurants in Duluth. The menu was interesting, the atmosphere was fun, the service was excellent and the food was delicious.

Thank Randy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Modern take on traditional food, a pork chop for me, coq au vin for my wife. Waiter was helpful in describing food ingredients and in general was pleasant. Comfortable setting in an older building in the Canal Park area.

Thank rollinbannow
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I was in town for a two day convention and decided to try a new place. Came across Lake Avenue Cafe. Although it was busy and lunch time, we were seated quickly. The menu is not usual cafe kind of food. There is a modern...More

Thank Revtigger
Reviewed 20 August 2017

It was a beautiful day so we wanted to sit outside on the deck. There were no tables but there was a short table with benches that seemed more for lounging with drinks but we sat there to be outside. The service was good. For...More

Thank BAKinKC
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Enjoyed the food very much. Our server was excellent, too. A little pricey. The descriptions on the menu were interesting to read and they used some unusual ingredients.

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great food....but. My sister HATES blue cheese. She asked to substitute feta on her dish. Got a lecture about how the taste profile would be ruined without blue cheese. I won't say what blue cheese tastes like to her. I asked for Parmesan on my...More

Thank Lavoyageusedunord
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 394 S Lake Ave, DeWitt Seitz Marketplace, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-722-2355
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