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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” (39 reviews)
“blue mussels” (8 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 29 December 2017

The food is fresh and menu changes as certain local items are available. Something not on the menu all the time, but is a huge favorite of mine is the Venison Sandwich. It is excellent and by far, better than anything east of Montana, for...More

Thank crklehr
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Indeed it is scenic with splendid views of the lake. Easy self parking, warm and friendly décor, cabin style. Opened kitchen. Very friendly hostess and waiter with a sense of humor to boot. We had a late lunch and 3 house coffees each (billed as...More

Thank Herve_8
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Best restaurant in Duluth. Food, service and ambiance are fantastic. This State needs more chefs like Scott in it. Always replicated, never duplicated!

1  Thank Christopher R
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Scallops are amazing! Had the pork for the first time, also great! Love the atmosphere! Great farm to table experience, all organic, very creative cuisine. Nestled along Lake Superior.

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a gem of fine dining on the north shore of Lake Superior. Who would of thought that a chef could put a great restaurant in the middle of nowhere and it would thrive. Offer a breathtaking view, unique decor, well trained staff-...More

Thank Food_Junkie911
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We almost missed this dining experience. Don't wait to reserve a table, we were able to book a 5:00 table (a bit early for dinner, but we didn't eat lunch beforehand). Restaurant was as good as described by my cousin, who travels overseas just to...More

Thank Eric K
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We went away for a "Girls Weekend" and for one of our events was that we had dinner in the Yurt at "The New Scenic Cafe" and everything was AMAZING!! Our server was so friendly and knowledgeable, she made the evening better then we could...More

1  Thank mnkristy
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I agree with the other TA reviews. Great little place with great food. Reservations are not required but doesn’t hurt, especially certain times of year. Even has a yurt for special occasions! Really friendly staff.

1  Thank PasssionateTraveler
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We always stop here whenever we go to Duluth. Food is made with fresh unique ingredients. The French onion soup was huge and delicious! It's almost big enough for two! We absolutely love the tuna tacos!!

Thank ThunderBay17
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for the first time for lunch. Quiet in the off season but still good food and great service! Will definitely come again. We shared a bowl of French onion soup. Very tasty!

Thank Jeff S
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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