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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)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5461 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804-2918
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

Always amazing food, with unique combinations of tastes. A little out of the way, but is a beautiful drive up the scenic highway. Friendly staff and a seasonal menu, that never disappoints.

Thank Fredrick P
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Be prepared to bring some serious coin and your coolest attitude when coming up to the New Scenic Cafe. We came for lunch on a cold Saturday afternoon. The parking lot was full and pretty icy; a very slippery walk. We were promptly greeted by...More

Thank Camsyn
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Sitting just a hundred yards from Lake Superior with a view across to Wisconsin,"The New Scenic Cafe" is neither "New" nor a "Cafe"...It is arguably the best restaurant in the Northland of Minnesota. The menu varies with the season - the vegetables and garnishes are...More

Thank jandlgraham
Reviewed 7 February 2016

What a fabulous, fabulous place to dine. We have enjoyed the scrumptious unique menu by summer, with all locally sources fare, and now by winter I found this to be equally amazing. Happening upon this little gem, while reading a foodie blog in spring of...More

Thank KAdventures
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We were passing through from Two Harbors and decided to stop for dinner based on reviews on Trip and Yelp. Granted we have high expectations for food quality and presentation but our sandwiches were terrible. We ordered between us one starter; split a salad and...More

Thank RedSoxsFanMan
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

This place is a diamond in the rough! It's unassuming at 1st glance, but full of charm and quality once you step inside. Fresh local ingredients and a gourmet menu that changes with the seasons. Tuna tacos and Curried mussels are our favorites. If you're...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I didn't expect top-shelf dining in a place in the woods north of Duluth. I was glad to be so wrong. The menu is varied, but the kitchen hit the mark on each dish. The real star of our dinner was the cassoulet, probably the...More

Thank PeglegEd
Reviewed 26 January 2016

New Scenic Cafe The Scenic Cafe is in Duluth, MN. It is on the North Shore Scenic Highway and is owned by Scott Graden. The Scenic Cafe does not have a specific menu, they seasonly change their menu. It is a very different type of...More

1  Thank 8thgrader2015
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Wonderful creative food prepared with care and always spectacular. Unpretentious atmosphere with great waitstaff. I always have the rare tina with avocado and wontons, cant resist it! Sanwiches and mains are always delucious.chef is a genuis!

Thank Katyevee
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

First off we live in Duluth and this is our favorite place to eat period. Wonderful setting, amazing food and don't forget dessert.

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