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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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Duluth, Minnesota
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know, people rave about Betty's Pies; we did, too, until we discovered the Rustic Inn. The journey up the shore isn't that much farther, but the trip is worth it. Good sandwiches, great service, candy (!) and truly wonderful pies. On top of that, there's a sweet little gift shop that has offerings that are somewhat different from the... More 

Thank Carol S
Two Harbors, Minnesota
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is on the North Shore, it has log siding and is quaint. They are known for their pies. I had Shrimp Scampi and it was superb!! Our waitress, Tammy was attentive and served our food quickly and hot. I had a truffle for dessert and my husband had chocolate pie. These pies are homemade. We ate there on... More 

Thank jshogrenfamily
Jordan, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

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
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 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
Level Contributor
21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

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
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

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
Reviewed 14 March 2017

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
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

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

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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, Kids, Child-friendly, 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?