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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

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
21st Surprise

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
joneb160
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Otsego, Minnesota
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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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 NEW

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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Duluth, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The pancakes are the size of a dinner plate, so you need only order one! A traditional cafe with counter seating and the kitchen near by, not hidden away. An active place. Famous for breakfast. Get there by 9:15 to beat the crowd.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I Love this place, I try to visit it every time I am in Duluth. It's nothing fancy, but you get huge portions of great food at reasonable prices. I got the Gyro Scrambler, it's huge. It comes with hash browns, a pancake, and toast on the side. Simply wonderful food! On weekends this place is usually packed with college... More 

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Shorewood, Minnesota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Nothing fancy, but clean and comfortable. Breakfast is great - inexpensive, lots of food, very good tasting. Make sure you get there early on the weekends as there is a line out the door if you get there too late. Highly recommend.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Visiting CSS the next day, my children and I wanted to find a good/great place for dinner. We looked, naturally, on Trip Advisor. From the outside, I was initially concerned that we were at another "Embers" type place. How could Trip Advisor be wrong, I thought. Trip Advisor was not wrong. The place has a diner type feel with the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Great traditional breakfast food served in the atmosphere of an old fashioned diner - this is not a wanna be dive diner, but the real thing. You might have to wait outside in the cold to get in, but it will be worth the wait. Everything cooked right, hot and plentiful, with a never ending cup of coffee. It's a... More 

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Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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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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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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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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