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Lutsen Scandinavian Resort Dining

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Hwy. 61, Lutsen, MN 55612
+1 800-258-8736
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
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17:30 - 21:00
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Every time we spend our time at Lutsen it is very relaxing. We alway eat at the Resort Restaurant. The employees are always so friendly. We have always had the breakfast buffet and it has always been very good. I would recommend it.

Thank Kim P
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

The food was good, not quite as good as I'd expect for $30 each though. The brown bread was homemade and pretty good. I'll definitely eat at the pub next time.

Thank P263QVkenh
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

This place has an old school resort feel. The main restaurant has great views of the lake however the pub does not. Didn't spoil our dinner though. They have plenty of TV's for watching sports while you eat. Nice menu. The food was very good. I had a blue cheese bacon burger. Patty was hand formed. My husband had the... More 

Thank Carolyn D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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321 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

The dining room is historic with a beautiful view of Lake Superior. We each had unique and delicious sandwiches. A shared Swedish Creme rounded off the meal. Service was cordial and attentive. Over the years we have had many excellent dining expenses.

Thank ACT63
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180 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

The Lutsen resort restaurant is located in a historic lakeside lodge with wonderful lake views and many historic artifacts and photographs. It is like entering another era. Elegant but rustic, it looks somewhat more promising than it delivers. They enticed three of the four at our table with the Swedish Meatball "special," that seemingly has not kept up with the... More 

Thank Minnesnowtin
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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113 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

On the edge of Lake Superior with a stream down one side a scene typically Minnesotan in it's natural Beauty, a small bridge adds to the scene. So you would expect a good meal and that's exactly what you get, with all the bells and trimmings. The specialities Swedish style choice of two were a delight in both flavor and... More 

Thank Michael N
Becker, Minnesota
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206 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We ate at the pub for our last night at Lutsen Resort because we were too lazy to make dinner after swimming in the resort pool all morning and biking on the Gitchee Gammi trail all afternoon. Why drive to grand Marais or anywhere else when there's a pub here we figured? They have the usual kids meals for $5... More 

Thank Noahelijastella
Carver, Minnesota
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118 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

The star of our meal was our view of Lake Superior. Complementing the great views was the wonderful service throughout our meal. The restaurant has a rustic “up North Lodge” feel. We arrived early on a Sunday evening without reservations and were seated with just a short wait. Nic and I each ordered the Ramen with Shrimp and Pork Belly... More 

Thank Unity-Eagle-68
Wyoming, MN
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

A dinner for two overlooking superior is a great idea and this is the perfect place. I would recommend a little later reservation. after 7:30 when the kids are done eating and gone. Very good food excellent service.

Thank Dick J
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78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

I like their food very much, but we had waited long time for the food to come out. The staff members here are so friendly and helpful. The breakfast buffet were not so impressed when we had try it the first day. So we decided to order from the menus next day, and they were so~~~~good. Dinner was fancy and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy. 61, Lutsen, MN 55612
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Lutsen
  • Phone Number: +1 800-258-8736

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