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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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Opens in 17 min
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5461 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804-2918
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank justthe2ofus
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

The sign cafe may give you a feeling of casual American cuisine This place will surprise you. Very romantic to just North Shore elegance. The staff is very knowledgeable and engaging. The food is exotic in its presentation and ingredients. This is a great place...More

Thank sevie699
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Had the New Scenic Cafe’s butternut squash soup and pastrami sandwich specials for lunch today. Just right for the long cold trek from Duluth to Grand Marais.

Thank AngusDad
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

The menu offerings are so unique and of highest quality. Homegrown fresh herbs, pickled relishes and unexpected, yet masterful food combinations wowed us, way up here in the boondocks. I’d go back here again and again. It’s that good!

Thank Susanne T
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Everything is so fresh and recipes are all unique. Using lots of fresh herbs and creating very different dishes. Love love love the food! Atmosphere is warm and cozy. Staff is very kind and accommodating.

Thank 4MoMo
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

The food is outstanding and earns the extra cash it takes to eat there. Delicious dishes that vary daily.

Thank cyndivenberg
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Family owned and run with a committed flair to good, specialty food. All the dishes looked creative and exceptionally delicious.

Thank 99MD2015
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Delicious, creative appetizer and entres. Always love stopping here. Exquisitely prepared meals- a splurge and we’ll worth it.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Continuing on the Scenic Coastal Highway after touring Glensheen Mansion, we stopped for lunch at the New Scenic Cafe. An attentive, happy, congenial wait person took excellent care of us. Would hope to be seated at one of her tables again. A small bowl of...More

Thank joancmiller
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Scenic Cafe on Scenic Highway 61 north of Duluth often makes the lists of place to eat when visiting Duluth. We stopped twice on our trip to the North Shore. The food and setting exceeded our expectations. The menu is updated frequently and provides unique...More

Thank nerhaugen
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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
Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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
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