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New Scenic Cafe

5461 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804-2918
+1 218-525-6274
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuna tacos” (39 reviews)
“blue mussels” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5461 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804-2918
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We always have a good meal here. Supper for two - entrees with an app and a dessert - runs about $100. It's pricey, but the food is very good, and worth it on special occasions. Some unusual/uncommon dishes and flavor combinations; if you are...More

Thank EJ414
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

If your in the Duluth area give this cafe a try. My wife took me here for my birthday. We had excellent service from Jolene. The rack of lamb was delicious along with the steamed mussels and the house made lemonade. I highly recommend the...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We ate at the New Scenic Cafe on our trip up the North Shore. The food was amazing and the waitress was very friendly. The setting is very relaxing. We had the Asparagus Galette, which melted in your mouth, the Flank Steak sandwich and the...More

Thank choc1243656
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We eat at New Scenic Cafe often. It is a cozy, laid back, fine dining restaurant. The menu is always changing so there is always something new to discover. We have never had a bad dish here. Service is superb. I recommend the French onion...More

Thank Leif C
Reviewed 23 February 2018

I usually like almost all the restaurants I go to, but this place is the exception. My husband and I went here one evening for a special occasion, and were we disappointed. My husband ordered scallops that were SO salty he could hardly eat them....More

1  Thank kraye-1
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We were there for lunch on a Feb. Sunday on our way home from Grand Marais. Their menu is a little odd - items are just listed, but not categorized, i.e. appetizer, salad, entrée, etc. So I ordered the beet salad thinking it would be...More

1  Thank sorosisgirl
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Big city prices for uneven quality food; there's no way to make poutine healthy, but this version is on the lighter side without sacrificing rich flavor. The brussel sprout appetizer would be excellent if half the leaf edges weren't scorched. Decent salmon, seis leches cake...More

Thank L H
Reviewed 4 February 2018

To be safe make sure you have a reservation. Limited seating and the food is great. Many menu items come from local sources. The mussels are to die for and served with crusty bread to soak up the broth. I will be honest and tell...More

Thank fishindude2015
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The people of the Scenic will take care of you. Be it superb wine you want, cozy Scandinavian dishes or fine dining from an eclectic menu, you’ll find it here. The extensive wine menu is hand-picked for pairings.

Thank Rachael S
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We celebrated our anniversary dinner here. The food was divine. The prices are high, but felt very appropriate to the quality and quantity of food served. We left absolutely stuffed and glowing. Their wine list is excellent. We started the brussel sprout leaf salad with...More

Thank Anna R
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Questions & Answers
27 April 2017|
Response from cbc1234567 | Reviewed this property |
It is open from late morn to about 9 at night. Call them. You are close by.
27 April 2017|
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Response from veronicachloe | Reviewed this property |
11am to 9 pm but weekend hours are a tad bit different,u would call because it could change due to winter verse summer
21 July 2016|
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Response from Julie Ann D | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, but best to call them. They have a nice outdoor area and most restaurants in Duluth that have an outdoor eating area are pet friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5461 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804-2918
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-525-6274
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