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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%
Travellers talk about
“tuna tacos” (32 reviews)
“sea bass” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5461 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804-2918
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1 - 10 of 739 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

New Scenic is a half hour drive from downtown, but worth it. Menu is very interesting - all sorts of fun, challenging entrees as well as staples. Definitely one of the best restaurants in Duluth.

Thank kneel126
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great lunch options! The Tuna Tacos were a perfect light lunch! The avocado egg sandwich was delicious, as were their tasty fries. You're going for a good meal, so be prepared to pay. Well worth the price! Their more $ meals looked delicious!

Thank MinnTravelGirl
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great location. Lovely and serene decor. Friendly staff. The menu has many great options. The food is consistently delicious. It's worth the detour from the expressway.

Thank Marla M
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of us has been to the New Scenic several times, and this was my first trip. It is a wonderful experience! The place is always busy, but there is a nice outdoor waiting area around a fire pit and a few tables indoors where...More

Thank Georgesec
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

13 miles outside of Duluth and worth the scenic Lake Shore Drive. I had sweet corn soup served cold followed by scallops and finished with the lemon poppyseed cake. All were delicious. The service was excellent our waitress described each dish to perfection. The wine...More

Thank SheriBobLove2Travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The escargot was the best I've had the pleasure to enjoy in many years. The atmosphere is very nice. Beautiful view of the lake while sitting in a garden in almost full bloom. The day was very busy. We had 6 in the group and...More

Thank BandC_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved my avocado egg sandwich! I found myself craving one the next day! Stopped on my way home from a trip to Gooseberry from Duluth. Great little restaurant! Beautiful view of the lake! Did wait a few min to be helped at the front...More

Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was wonderful! Staff were friendly. Only complaint was the knife. The "steak" knifes looked like butter knifes & where probably just as sharp. Made it hard to eat the meat.

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for dinner while visiting Duluth due to the ratings on this place. Prices for dinner are really high for what you get. I have no problem paying $100 for dinner for two if its a great place, but this misses on value and food....More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yep, we should have checked the reviews before we walked in. The "scenic cafe", sounds simple, maybe a place for a casual lunch on the north shore. Looks very casual on the outside, inviting. Then they hand you the menu and you are in shock,...More

1  Thank Donelle L
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Questions & Answers
26 April 2017|
Response from cbc1234567 | Reviewed this property |
It is open from late morn to about 9 at night. Call them. You are close by.
26 April 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
21 July 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
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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