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UNCLE Louis Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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520 E 4th St, Duluth, MN 55805-1936
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a Saturday morning breakfast at Uncle Loui's and it was great. There was a line, so be sure to either get there early or expect to wait. Either way, it's worth it. There were lots of local people in the restaurant, older, middle aged, families and plenty of college kids. The food was good and reasonably priced. Highly... More 

Thank BruceMN
Sao Paulo, SP
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is usually packed what makes it a good thing that the staff is so efficient - meaning they are not friendly but they'll serve you fast. Well cooked american breakfast food is served for a cheap price. You must try the pancakes or the french toast just so you can try their famous homemade syrups.

Thank mapaula13
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We grabbed breakfast here and was delicious. $8.00 scramble was done perfectly, crispy real hash browns. Made to order. Not a lot of seating, so may need to wait for a table, but totally worth a 10 minute wait!!

Thank JewelsinMN
Orlando, Florida
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Uncle Loui's was well recommended by locals for breakfast and we went there on a Saturday morning around 9AM. The place was packed as expected, as it's not a large place at all, probably seats about 40 all told, including seats at the counter. The food was good portions of American breakfast items, their pancakes and French toast were especially... More 

Thank Robert R
Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So the Morning after I arrived to Duluth, I went looking for a nice breakfast spot, looked for a place with good reviews and it decided to go there, the interiors and vibe of the place suggest that this place is a dump, but I wanted to give this place the benefit of the doubt and eat there, unfortunately their... More 

Thank Waleed S
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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260 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

5 stars means that I had a great dining experience and I thought it was so good that I think everyone should make a point of eating at Uncle Louis Cafe. We came here based on the Trip Advisor reviews and were not disappointed. The restaurant is rectangular in shape, rather narrow but long. There is not much space to... More 

1 Thank EngelkingCGMN
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Waited in line about 20 minutes to get a table. No one seems to mind the wait as it goes out the door. Awesome breakfast! We each order different food and loved it. The pancakes are huge that come with $8 breakfast so if you bring a little one don't order separately for them and unless your starving 1 cake... More 

1 Thank kelly l
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

The staff is very friendly and on top of their game. Great service, wonderful food, awesome quality!

Thank Nikki S
Bovey, Minnesota
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We've had breakfast here twice. Food was excellent and prices reasonable. The waitstaff was friendly and efficient. We didn't get there until 10 a.m., so the crowd was thinning, but a table didn't stay open for long. They have a regular menu, but breakfast is served all day and that looks like what just about everyone was ordering. We'll go... More 

Thank woodsfolk
Prior Lake, Minnesota
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in here on a Sunday morning not knowing how small it is! Not many tables so generally expect to wait. We walked right in and sat down however. Breakfast was very tasty! And lots of food too. Reasonably priced. One of us had 3 pancakes for $6 and they could have fed 6 of us!!

Thank Pam W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 E 4th St, Duluth, MN 55805-1936
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: 218-727-4518

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