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UNCLE Louis Cafe

520 E 4th St, Duluth, MN 55805-1936
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Ranked #8 of 230 Restaurants in Duluth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • English first
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English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

On weekends there might be a lone up for breakfast . Great breakfast place. As for lunch it's just the normal food other places have. Prices are cheap with allot of food .

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Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Love the food and the coffee! Crowded with lame college kids on the weekend but it is worth it and it creates a bubbly atmosphere. Food is fast, cheap, and delicious. Can eat here on a dime. Love it.

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Blue Earth, Minnesota
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Well worth the wait, food is awesome and plentiful. Absolutely no complaints! Don't judge a book by it's cover is how I would describe this café when seeing it for the first time.

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We always search out local food instead of chains. For our last breakfast in Duluth we went to Uncle Louis. It is definitely a local diner atmosphere. Nothing pretentious about it. Sit down, get coffee poured before you even settle in, and they don't care that the coffee gets spilled as they pour. I ordered the Gyros Scrambler and the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

While this restaurant is a hole in the wall and hasn't had a makeover since the '60's, the breakfast food is fabulous. You can tell it's made from real ingredients. I'll be back every time I stay in Duluth.

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

A must have when visiting Duluth! You have to time it right because hung over college kids love this spot come the weekend, and a serious line can form out the door. But that only means that the food is affordable! The staff is energetic and friendly, the bathrooms are clean - yay! Now, for the food... oh yes! The... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Hungry for a real breakfast-diner breakfast, my wife and I found Uncle Loui's Cafe while on a short anniversary getaway to the Lake Superior North Shore on Friday, August 22nd, 2014. At 8am there was plenty of street parking near the door. We seated ourselves and we're soon approached by a rushed and businesslike yet friendly and efficient waitress who... More 

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Had to be in Duluth for appointment and after stopped in and had breakfast. My husband had biscuits and gravy and I had their Uncle Louis Scrambler. He said his was plenty of food and very good. I was thrilled with mine also and portions were very good.

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West Saint Paul, Minnesota
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Given my name is Lou, this has been on my bucket list of places to stop at and I finally made it there. My wife and mother-in-law and I went there for breakfast. The omelet I had was fluffy and delicious. My wife had corn beef hash. Nice job on the hash, it had skin on for just that little... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Went for breakfast here on the recommendation of locals. Was not disappointed Great food and coffee at a very reasonable price Great atmosphere and service from the staff.

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Additional Information about UNCLE Louis Cafe

Address: 520 E 4th St, Duluth, MN 55805-1936
Phone Number: 218-727-4518
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

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