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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 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It doesn't get any better than this place. Great service, fabulous mouth watering dishes, beautiful location and mellow casual atmosphere. Tried the Brussels sprout salad & it's amazing!

Thank 636esusan
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stop at the New Scenic Cafe every time we visit the North Shore. The menu is small, but very unique, original and tasty! Our most recent visit was on January 5, 2017 on a very cold winter day and we were not disappointed. In fact, we have never been disappointed. We enjoyed a nice lunch with a cup of... More 

Thank FritzW18
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great small restaurant just up the North Shore from Duluth (on the scenic route). Limited menu but great, creative food--Great local fish

Thank sheldon m
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing. There is a dish for every taste, and the Grapa was great. I've always ordered the fish entree and have not been disappointed.

Thank richard d
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came because the place was highly recommended. Our table had Sturgeon, lamb and pork. Food was very good but not very hot. Upscale gourmet food and prices. Good wait staff.

Thank Robert B
Prescott, Arizona
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185 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

OMG - what wonderful food. We were here for lunch on a very overcast September day. The place is awesome. They have a very unique menu, original menu. None of the four of us were disappointed. The loser roll was fantastic. Service was perfect - this is an outstanding gem.

1 Thank Victoria M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

When our bartender in St. Paul found out we were going to the North Shore in October, he told us to try the New Scenic Cafe because, in his words, it was "freakishly good". That was an understatement, my friends. Go to the website and peruse the menu. Then imagine that every item there will be the best you will... More 

Thank Pilar C
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We had an awesome dinner with friends. I had the veggie burger, my husband had steak. It was so delicous.

Thank KimLynCo
Duluth, Minnesota
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Love the unique food. The menu changes so it's always fun to go back.nice area to sit outside with a beautiful view of Lake Superior. Definitely a must stop for those visiting the north shore.

Willington, Connecticut
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This was certainly an experience for the books. An amazing surprise from thinking a standard 'cafe' or 'quick bite to eat ' since we were on the return trip looking for a spot -this was BETTER than such. The server took great care in placing my special order due to the limitations of food tolerance.The server expressed the Chef's delight... More 

Thank Leila B

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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
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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?