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Lake Avenue Cafe

394 S Lake Ave, DeWitt Seitz Marketplace, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
+1 218-722-2355
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“coq au vin” (5 reviews)
“yucca” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
394 S Lake Ave, DeWitt Seitz Marketplace, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lake Avenue Restaurant and Bar is considered one of Duluth's finest restaurants, but yet very affordable! Come casual or more dressed up! Great menu and bar! Lake Avenue Restaurant is conveniently located in Canal Park, near the William Irvin Ore Boat tour and to the...More

Thank Carol-Ann B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has some unusual food choices. A little pricey , but worth it if you want something different.

Thank Charmaine W
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Awesome Bloody Mary’s and great coffee! The dishes are thoughtfully put together, served by friendly owners and staff. We had the Salmon Benedict and the Yucca Torta. The torta was recommended and had an excellent flavor. Yucca plus the bun was too much starch for...More

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Having eaten here several times on previous visits to Duluth, we expected to have a very good, if somewhat overpriced meal. We were right about the pricing, but unfortunately wrong about the food. My coq au vin was served "warm" (not hot), overcooked, and so...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

First time here. Came with friends who live in Duluth. The tagliatelle and dates were by far the best. Pork chop, mac n cheese and cioppino were also good. Will definitely return.

Thank Jeff F
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This place has a fun atmosphere and a great, innovative menu. We were in a hurry on the evening we ate there, so we just grabbed burgers and beer, but they were excellent, and the menu encouraged me to want to spend more time there...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I've always thought Lake Ave was a fine place to eat, but on a recent outing I found the food to be OUTSTANDING. The whole table had a great experience. Glad to experience the new energy. New and exciting local dishes. Give this a try!

Thank James M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

They have several interesting breakfast options. I had a hard time choosing just one. Not a routine breakfast menu. They also serve lunch and dinner. Those menus looked interesting as well, though I did not get to try them.

Thank mbmmn
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We were in Duluth for our 39th wedding anniversary and had heard many positive things about this restaurant. We love that they use locally sourced ingredients. Everything was exceptional. The GF/Vegan Yucca Cannelloni was supurb as well as the flourless chocolate cake. Husband enjoyed the...More

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We had both dinner and breakfast here. The good is delicious, the service friendly and the vibe casual. We had a great smoked tomato gnocchi for dinner and for breakfast the French toast and Panoekuken. Everything was perfectly made with innovative flavors. Highly recommended!

Thank Jennifer L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 394 S Lake Ave, DeWitt Seitz Marketplace, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-722-2355
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