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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” (43 reviews)
“blue mussels” (10 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 today

Been here many times and will continue to do so each time I’m in the area. It’s my ‘go to’ dining event. Some of the most unusual and tasty choices. Remarkable and always a surprise. Outstanding creativity.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gillmn2018
Reviewed today

I recently experienced a dinner, family-style, in the large, Nordic-like yurt located at New Scenic Cafe. Yes, in January! It was heated, but extra clothes were worn, and blankets were available. That added to the feel of the intimate setting. A huge round table, with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Greg C
Reviewed 3 days ago

This always a great place to stop for lunch or dinner. The meals are creative and fresh in presentation. The wait staff is always helpful. You can't beat looking out over Lake Superior as you enjoy an excellent lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 2TravelersMn
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thanks again for a delicious lunch. Loved the Canadian Hot Chicken! A unique place to stop before traveling along the North Shore.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Amy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've made a practice of eating here every time I go to Duluth since my first, luminous visit involving duck confit and curried blue mussels. I've since been back twice with work colleagues (roast duck which was so spectacular I had it again the very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Christin Croll C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being new to the area we wanted to try out the best restaurants in the area. We hauled our two year old along (she has a taste for fine cuisine). We were able to get a table quickly and the waitress was amazing. The kid’s...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 748samanthah
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favorite place to dine in up north. The food is incredible and the staff is always happy to see you.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ahmad H
Reviewed December 9, 2018

This cafe has a very interesting menu. It changes due to the chef's brilliant ideas based on what is available at the time. We were looking for an upscale place to celebrate our anniversary and we found it. The wait staff were friendly and extremely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank umm444
Reviewed December 7, 2018

We have been to New Scenic a number of times. On this occasion we had dinner and again loved our selections. My wife chose the egg/asparagus sandwich on grilled ciabatta bread and I the cider-brined pheasant. Both were perfect! On past visits we've had the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wpkranz
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had been here years ago, while visiting in Duluth, and loved this endearing eclectic restaurant. We stopped again while taking a color tour up the North Shore, hoping it hadn’t lost its charm. It is still just as special as we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank justthe2ofus
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Questions & Answers
April 26, 2017|
Response from cbc1234567 | Reviewed this property |
It is open from late morn to about 9 at night. Call them. You are close by.
April 26, 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
July 21, 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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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