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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“duck pizza” (4 reviews)
“wedge salad” (7 reviews)
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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

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank kneel126
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We enjoyed a beautiful evening on the Lake Avenue Cafe deck. While we did not have a full meal, we quaffed some delicious Bent Paddle Beers and a very tasty mussels appetizer. The service was first rate and friendly, the food excellent, and the beer...More

Thank TheLuckyHubby
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This is a good spot for a nice wholesome meal with really good ingredients. The place has a feel like it's more of a cafe than a restaurant. There is some outside seating ( a little deck), the parking lot gets filled up quickly because...More

Thank Vi S
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I have been here several times while travelling in Duluth. In general the food has been pretty good and the service is usually on as well. I suggest making a reservation especially in the summer and this place fills up fast. recently we were there...More

Thank Nick G
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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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