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The Rustic Inn Cafe

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2773 Highway 61, Two Harbors, MN 55616-2002
+1 218-834-2488
10:00 - 19:00
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Sun 08:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 19:00
Fri 10:00 - 20:00
Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Jordan, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stop here for lots of sodium. Good service but food lacking in any quality. Gift shop but no mugs that we could buy.

Thank PrevostPilgrims
Brainerd, Minnesota
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were just there a day ago! Our meal, service and experience here was amazing! Our only regret was that we weren't going to be in the area for a another day or two. If we had been.... we would have definitely eaten there again! Highly recommended!

Thank Toodles07
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved it. Nothing super fancy but good quality food with local flare. Enjoyed the wild rice pancakes and waffles. Having REAL maple syrup as an option is always a plus for me...I hate "maple flavored" corn syrup! Friendly service, decent coffee. Will try it again!

Thank PeggyH2000
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've come to the Rustic Inn many times on our trips to the North Shore, always enjoying the food. This time, unlike the past, service was very slow. The drinks and the pies (very delicious pies) were served promptly, but our sandwich order arrived nearly an hour after we arrived at the restaurant. The place had only 5-6 tables filled,... More 

Thank Adele G
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first time that we came for dinner, normally we go for breakfast which has always been amazing. This restaurant is well decorated inside and the people are very friendly. The food is very fresh with many healthy options. Try the Reuben with tender chunks of corned beef on cranberry wild rice bread, or the hot beef which... More 

Thank Heatherjett
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten lunch here in the past and it always has been tasty and with good service. However, this review is about their pies. Along with our friends, we compared the Rustic Inn Café pies with pies from Betty's Pies. The Rustic Inn won, hands down. When you are on the North Shore, check out this place, if you... More 

Thank toucangirl
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service and Food is always awesome. Eat here 4-5 times on a 3 day vacations because it's soo much better than anything around. Pies are lovely as well

Thank Nate M
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great menu offers lots of options for anytime of day or night. Delicious homemade pies, yummy wild rice soup, great cold and hot meals.

Thank Carol-Ann B
Chisago City, Minnesota
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at the Rustic multiple times and each time they wow me! Most recently, they participated with Lake County schools for a fund raiser selling the Rustic's pies. Ours was to die for and I have three great bakers in the family to compare it to! We will be back!

Thank GregOien
Victoria, MN
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always look forward to a meal and a piece of pie at The Rustic Inn Cafe. Choose the cranberry walnut bread, its' the best. Service is excellent. The pies are the best on the North Shore, better than "the other place" which is frequented by tourists, not the people who have stopped at The Rustic Inn.

Thank Robert C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2773 Highway 61, Two Harbors, MN 55616-2002
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Two Harbors
  • Phone Number: +1 218-834-2488

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?