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Lake Avenue Cafe

394 S Lake Ave, DeWitt Seitz Marketplace, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
+1 218-722-2355
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
394 S Lake Ave, DeWitt Seitz Marketplace, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Modern take on traditional food, a pork chop for me, coq au vin for my wife. Waiter was helpful in describing food ingredients and in general was pleasant. Comfortable setting in an older building in the Canal Park area.

Thank rollinbannow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in town for a two day convention and decided to try a new place. Came across Lake Avenue Cafe. Although it was busy and lunch time, we were seated quickly. The menu is not usual cafe kind of food. There is a modern...More

Thank Revtigger
Reviewed 21 August 2017

It was a beautiful day so we wanted to sit outside on the deck. There were no tables but there was a short table with benches that seemed more for lounging with drinks but we sat there to be outside. The service was good. For...More

Thank BAKinKC
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Enjoyed the food very much. Our server was excellent, too. A little pricey. The descriptions on the menu were interesting to read and they used some unusual ingredients.

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Great food....but. My sister HATES blue cheese. She asked to substitute feta on her dish. Got a lecture about how the taste profile would be ruined without blue cheese. I won't say what blue cheese tastes like to her. I asked for Parmesan on my...More

Thank Lavoyageusedunord
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Experience overall was good. Service was a bit slow. Food was excellent along with a lengthy adult beverage list. It's was busy, we didn't make reservations, but were seated immediately. Was one of the most expensive places we ate at in the area over 4...More

Thank RGTravelIng
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped at about 4pm - which turned out to be in the middle of happy hour. HH is 3-6pm, with reduced prices on draft beers and we'll drinks. Special HH menu -- we tried the smoked fish dip and cheese/meat plate. Both were excellent. The...More

Thank MyTravels033
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This was a very pleasant experience. Wait service, diversity of menu, presentation and quality were really good. Highly recommended.

Thank kneel126
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We ordered two appetizers and one meal of fish and chips. The food overall was very tasty, but portions could have been bigger. The grilled cheese was delicious, but kind of small. The fish on the fish and chips lunch was really great, but only...More

Thank Sally C
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We had read nothing of this place but gave it a try out of convenience. We were there late afternoon when they were transitioning to the dinner menu. The problem is we didn't know that and neither did the person who brought us the menu....More

Thank Tammy A
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 394 S Lake Ave, DeWitt Seitz Marketplace, Duluth, MN 55802-2325
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-722-2355
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