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Waves of Superior Cafe

20 Surfside Drive, Located at Surfside on Lake Superior, Tofte, MN 55615
+1 218-663-6877
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good13%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 Oct 2018
“Once again - outstanding service”
10 Jul 2018
“Always Amazing”
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20 Surfside Drive, Located at Surfside on Lake Superior, Tofte, MN 55615
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Celebrated our anniversary with two services that were outstanding. We are never disappointed making a trip here.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chris V
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem at Surfside. A must every time we come to the North Shore. The food is always delicious. Fresh and handmade every time. Tried several items on menu. My favorite is the Cuban sandwich. Kids love the French toast. Open 8-3 don’t miss...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Hoss92
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We had a wedding dinner here and the walleye with wild rice was fantastic! The views are gorgeous from inside the banquet room, restaurant and outside deck. Fantastic wedding venue.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank bikerMary
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We had brunch before we headed back. This started at 8am and ended at 12. In my opinion it was pretty expensive for this buffet. There was a few different choices for different people, however from advertisements I saw I expected it to be busy...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank rkubesh
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for our first time at Surfside resort. This cafe was convenient for our daily breakfasts, a lunch and Sunday brunch before hitting the road back home. Wish it was open for dinner too as the only option for a nearby dinner was not...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank CaliMaman
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

What I like the most is I can get a healthy delicious breakfast. Today I had the Eggs Benedict and it was perfect. Asparagus, greens, fresh fruit, with potatoes as well. Yummo' way to start the day. Balanced and healthy. I really enjoy the seating...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank AmericanExplorer8500
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We went for the Sunday brunch. It was okay, not great. I was looking forward to lox, which were listed on the menu, and there were none. Small croissants, unwarmed, and muffins, unwarmed. The blinis were good, the egg scramble okay. Fruit was cut up...More

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Not a huge selection, but definitely quality over quantity. Delicious fluffy scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, smoked salmon, oatmeal, granola, fresh fruit, bagels, muffins and an absolute must! the Belgian Waffles!!! (made-to-order and phenomenal!)

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank FoodieX2
Reviewed 29 January 2016

nice views, good home cooked food, friendly staff. You can sit and overlook Lake Superior. Nothing fancy, but good eats for the quick stop. Also if staying at Surfside (we did) you can have them pack a picnic for you to go!! Now that is...More

Date of visit: June 2015
1  Thank thespottedtraveler
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

We came for breakfast as we we're staying at the resort. The cheese Blintzes were outstanding. The fruit was a little past prime, couldn't eat the orange or strawberries. My husband had the wild rice waffles and they were average. The server brought it out,...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank JulieALS
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Virginia G
25 August 2015|
Response from BluefinGM | Property representative |
Hi Virginia, Yes, the Waves Cafe serves brunch on Sundays only currently from 8AM - Noon.
Virginia G
25 August 2015|
Response from BluefinGM | Property representative |
Hi Virginia, Yes, our buffet is currently only offered on Sundays from 8AM-Noon. Thank you for inquiring.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Surfside Drive, Located at Surfside on Lake Superior, Tofte, MN 55615
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Tofte
  • Phone Number: +1 218-663-6877
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Open Seasonally. Simple, pure, and seasonally inspired flavors Located at Surfside on Lake Superior, Waves of Superior Café offers breathtaking views of Lake Superior in a sunny, serene setting that complements our signature Waves of Superior Spa. Enjoy light, healthy fare from our Chef driven menus featuring the freshest offerings of the Minnesota seasons, and our commitment to regionally grown, organic, naturally raised, wild caught ingredients. Open seasonally serving Breakfast, Lunch and a sumptuous Weekend Brunch buffet, Waves of Superior Café is a nice stop after your spa treatment, workout or hike.
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