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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 332
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    Very good
  • 30
    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
Even better than last year

Staying with friends for the second time in Duluth we were treated to this great place o n the North Shore. The beef tenderloin and the duck were both delicious and the key lime panna cotta amazing. Great friendly service made the meal perfect.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Leeds, England
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Leeds, England
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Staying with friends for the second time in Duluth we were treated to this great place o n the North Shore. The beef tenderloin and the duck were both delicious and the key lime panna cotta amazing. Great friendly service made the meal perfect.

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Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Yes it's that wonderful, not that I've been to heaven but one can only hope it's that good. I was on a date with a man I had just started dating. I was looking for some where quaint but the food also had to be one of a kind. Since I had been there many times in the past I... More 

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West Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Restaurant was suggested to us by friends. Doesn't look like much from the outside but the food was excellent. Was a very nice surprise.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Today, we stopped in this restaurant and were pleasantly pleased. We were served by Beth, a kind and fun server, who recommended our lunch. The crowd is older with hardly any kids. The food was very good and the place was well worth the time and money we spent on lunch.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I ate at the Scenic Cafe (called then, New Scenic Cafe) the summer they opened in 1999 with my parents and kids. The kids didn't see anything they liked on the menu and refused to come inside. My folks and I enjoyed an extraordinary meal while the kids drank bottled pop and hung out in the barely-developing garden. Times change.... More 

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New York City, New York, USA
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good cuisine, can't fault the quality but not overwhelming. Portions are laughably small as in count on eating when you get home. Price is shockingly high, and we are from NYC!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This was a home run. The building doesn't look fancy, and it's not. However - the food? Absolutely spot on in every way. I started with the tuna tacos, which were pretty danrnd tasty and it just got better from there, finishing with a freshly baked pie. I chose the berry pie and my wife chose the rhubarb and raspberry.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We stopped for lunch. Started with soft shell crab. My girl...pistachio crusted walleye. ..perfect! !! Seared Duck breast...Omg...perfectly cooked...if your up the North Shore...A must stop!!! Service impeccable!!! We were a little stuffy...waitress moved us to a breezy table by window with a beautiful view of Lake Superior! !!

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North Mankato, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Food was excellent. Wait was a bit long but worth it in the end. Cozy restaurant facing Lake Superior and half way between Duluth and Two Harbors. Call for a reservation , especially in the summer

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Savage, Minnesota, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Exquisitely prepared, fresh produce and locally caught fish. Many very interesting dishes that will delight and surprise. Try the salads, especially the beet and blue cheese. Make sure you have plenty of time to relax and enjoy, and take note of the local artist's work on the walls.

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Additional Information about New Scenic Cafe

Address: 5461 North Shore Drive, Duluth, MN 55804
Phone Number: 218-525-6274
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
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
Average Prices: USD 25
Cuisine: American, Vegetarian

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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: Entertaining clients, 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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