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New Scenic Cafe

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5461 North Shore Drive, Duluth, MN 55804
218-525-6274
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 359
    Excellent
  • 94
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Trendy, busy, good food

Highly recommend getting reservations! They were so busy. Super kind staff. It's not their fault that they were so busy. Creative food and nice view too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Minnegrown
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Eden Prairie, MN
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Eden Prairie, MN
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Highly recommend getting reservations! They were so busy. Super kind staff. It's not their fault that they were so busy. Creative food and nice view too.

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Each time I travel to the North Shore, I try to eat at the New Scenic at least once. They always have interesting menu selections that make you want to try them all. The preparation and presentation of each item are truly 5-star. Likewise the service is excellent.

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Bethesda, MD
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

From the moment we were seated we were charmed by the staff - and their eagerness in serving us. It was just plain fun to have dinner with them. The menu offers an eclectic mix of ingredients and flavours - and the chef clearly has fun trying new things to pass on to his guests. Octopus was our evening's special... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The food is fantastic. The ingredients are very inventive and creative. They are a upscale restaurant so expect smaller portions. Make sure to try the appertizers and desserts.

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Salado, Texas
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We enjoyed our lunch at this delightful place on the lake. The food, service, and atmosphere were stellar. Many healthy choices on the menu. The vegetables were home-grown and not overcooked. Highly recommended.

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had their fig blue cheese appetizer, pork tenderloin, and beef tenderloin entrees. Did not have room for dessert. Our server was excellent even though the dining room was extremely busy. We don't live in Duluth, but try to dine here on too rare visits. Can honestly say we'll go back again.

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Fergus Falls, Minnesota
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

My wife and I stopped in mid-afternoon on Sunday, August 9th. The parking lot was crowded when we arrived (but not when we left); nonetheless, we were seated immediately. The server appeared promptly. We selected the fig-walnut-blue cheese appetizer; for lunch, my wife ordered mussels in curry sauce and I ordered the walleye sandwich. The appetizer was excellent (a perfect... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for a late lunch. Terrific menu, knowledgeable staff and great outdoor seating area where we took a break from our drive.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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129 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Four of us meet for birthday dinners throughout the year. This season we were able to enjoy the fresh kale salad and absolutely delicious desserts! The hot fudge sundae with the caramel corn and peanut garnish was just not enough for four of us to share to our maximum fulfillment, so we ordered a second one. The creme brulee was... More 

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Decorah, Iowa, USA
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

2nd trip here. Service was very slow and quite disappointed on lack of service. Sat with our group for over 12 minutes before we reviewed waters and putting in drink water. We had to find a waitress. Some food- fantastic! Blue cheese/walnut/fig appetizer - divorce worthily. Creme brûlée- disappointing as the crust was paper thin and hardly crusted... It's expensive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5461 North Shore Drive, Duluth, MN 55804
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: 218-525-6274

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Cuisine: American, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:00 am

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