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UNCLE Louis Cafe

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520 E 4th St, Duluth, MN 55805-1936
218-727-4518
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6:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful little cafe

We had lunch here while vacationing. It's a fun little cafe, and was full the whole time we were there. Our group of 3 had the chef salad, turkey club sandwich, and patty melt. All the meals were large portions and delicious. The staff and service was outstanding. Highly recommended!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
Dee Dee R
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went here for lunch on our honeymoon after reading some reviews. I am thinking the good reviews were for the breakfast menu items and not lunch. Hot turkey sandwich lacked on the turkey portions (two or three thin slices) and the mashed potatoes, although real, were obviously microwaved to reheat. Club sandwich (which was really a cold turkey sandwich) had... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We had lunch here while vacationing. It's a fun little cafe, and was full the whole time we were there. Our group of 3 had the chef salad, turkey club sandwich, and patty melt. All the meals were large portions and delicious. The staff and service was outstanding. Highly recommended!

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St. Cloud MN
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We want here on a Sunday morning - we were able to get a table - but it was the last table available - they seem to do a nice little business. Our server was attentive and food came quickly. The breakfast options were good. We ordered omlettes and they give you ALOT of food. It was all very good.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

From start to finish, was kind of an odd dining experience. What the decor and service was lacking was made up for when I came to the menu! When you walk in, you have to wait for a table to open and seat yourself. Once something opens, the waitress comes by and gives you a menu. Menu included something for... More 

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Eyota, Minnesota
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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Love their pancakes. Huge. And you can add a variety of fillings. Real maple syrup on the table. Can't beat it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great breakfast spot, standard cafe breakfast fare. If you're going on a weekend get there early (before 9:00) as the hungover college kids will be lined up out the door.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a cafe with an open kitchen. We have been here many times with a good experience. This visit was a disappointment. Best guess is there is a new line cook who also plays the drums in a local rock band. That would explain the loud (and I mean loud) banging on the grill! The blueberry pancake was tough.... More 

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Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is another hole the wall gem in Duluth. Breakfast was awesome, the Theodora is an awesome spin on eggs Benedict. Get there before 9 on weekends or you'll stand in line.

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Duluth
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47 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I won't----- make that - can't --- go here again. I don't know how this place passes inspection. I've eaten here a few times and while it's cheap and plentiful, it's just icky dirty. Clearly this place doesn't have a routine cleaning schedule and its a shame. But I refuse to eat at a restaurant that has dirty salt/peppers, dirty... More 

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Otsego, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

AWESOME!! Don't let the exterior fool you. Weekends are usually a long waiting line, however, for a good reason! Service was above the rest, prices are great portions are going to fill you. Best time to go is a weekday, after 9a if you can. I'll go back!

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 520 E 4th St, Duluth, MN 55805-1936
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: 218-727-4518

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
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

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