Minnesota Dining April 28, 2022
These 7 North Shore Restaurants In Minnesota Are Worth A Visit From Any Part Of The State
Every part of Minnesota has amazing food. Of course, the Twin Cities offer up some of the most popular dining experiences. But other regions have their fair share of excellent eating as well. Today, we want to go up to the North Shore to explore some of this region’s most delicious restaurants. Below, you’ll find 7 of our favorite North Shore restaurants. Which one is your favorite?
1. Rustic Inn Cafe
In Two Harbors, Minnesota, Rustic Inn Cafe is a go-to spot for those looking for a delicious meal in a cozy, cabin-style setting. The restaurant is housed in a cabin that dates back to the 1920s. They specialize in homestyle meals, including American fare favorites that are sure to please just about anyone. Don't leave without a slice - or more - of made-from-scratch pie. There are many flavors every day!
2. Va Bene
In Duluth, Va Bene is an incredible Italian restaurant that looks out over the water. This spot is known for its fresh pastas and soups, flavorful salads, and delicious Italian desserts. There's a lot to love here, from the food to the gorgeous views of Lake Superior. If you get a chance to sit by the waterfront, take it!
3. New Scenic Cafe
Just north of Duluth, North Shore travelers will soon come across New Scenic Cafe. This dreamy little spot, not far from the water, offers both indoor and outdoor seating. Dine inside if you'd like to immerse yourself in the gorgeous modern cabin-style dining room, or stay out in the garden for lovely views. No matter where you sit, you'll love your meal of updated American cuisine created with fresh, flavorful ingredients.
4. Angry Trout Cafe
Grand Marais is home to its share of restaurants, too. Angry Trout Cafe is one of the most popular. Here, you can enjoy the sight of fishing boats gliding over the water at this lakefront restaurant. The menu has many great items, from sandwiches and burgers to chicken dinners and tacos. Many favorites are made with fish, including a special fish of the day served with salad, veggie, and choice of potato. Yum!
5. My Sister's Place
Here's another beautiful spot with a rustic vibe
and great food. Since 1998, this cozy spot has been a go-to for northern Minnesota travelers. Everything is made fresh, and the menu is full of some truly delicious options. You can't go wrong with a fresh salad, especially when paired with homemade soup. If you crave something a bit bigger, there's a slew of great burgers on the menu. Other great choices include sandwiches, hot dogs, and fish dinners.
6. Lemon Wolf Cafe
Lemon Wolf Cafe is an unassuming spot in Beaver Bay. But don't let outside appearances fool you! Those who stop in will find a lovely restaurant with a woodsy feel. The servers are friendly, and the menu is full of delicious choices. Stop in for breakfast, fresh fish, flavorful salads, and more!
7. World's Best Donuts
No trip to Grand Marais is complete without a stop at World's Best Donuts. This famous bakery serves thousands of North Shore visitors each year, just as it has since it opened in 1969. There are many flavors available. Whether you love classic glazed, cream-filled and sprinkle-topped concoctions, or just about anything in between, you'll find it here. Stop in for a donut for breakfast, and take a box with you as you explore the North Snore!
Have you ever been to any of these North Shore restaurants? Do you have any other favorites? Let us know in the comments, or by filling out our
nomination form. And if you’re looking or other awesome places to eat, check out our list of 10 of the most beautiful restaurants in Minnesota. Address: Va Bene, 734 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802, USA Address: 711 MacDonald Ave, Beaver Bay, MN 55601, USA Address: Angry Trout Cafe, 408 W Hwy 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604, USA Address: World's Best Donuts, 10 Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604, USA Address: Rustic Inn Cafe, 2773 MN-61, Two Harbors, MN 55616, USA Address: New Scenic Café, 5461 N Shore Dr, Duluth, MN 55804, USA Address: My Sister's Place, 401 MN-61, Grand Marais, MN 55604, USA