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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“coq au vin” (6 reviews)
“yucca” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here only to find out it was happy hour! Had a great chicken waffle sandwich it was delicious! I don’t drink so don’t know about the discount on liquor, but the sandwich was on HH and well worth a try! Will be back again!

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

My wife, son and 1 year old granddaughter actually stumbled across Lake Ave Cafe. We were going to another restaurant and decided to browse other nearby establishments first. I’m glad we did. I like to try different and unique foods but my wife is not...More

Thank Stumpage1
Reviewed 8 March 2018

I ate here with several people and at first, I looked over the menu and couldn't settle on anything, nothing stood out as a clear winner for me so we started off with the dates to share. What they lacked in quantity (only 5 and...More

Thank Jorton
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Nice choice of creative cuisine, filling , but not just meat and potatoes. I enjoyed a plate of coq au vin, which was delicious. There is a full bar, with, again, a creative collection of cocktails.

Thank MissClicks
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We heard there were new owners. Our party ordered different items. The flat bread pizza was okay. The sausage pizza was a joke--minimal sausage, minimal cheese and a lot of crust. $14. for a small pizza that's less than mediocre in taste and quantity? The...More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Lake Avenue Restaurant and Bar is considered one of Duluth's finest restaurants, but yet very affordable! Come casual or more dressed up! Great menu and bar! Lake Avenue Restaurant is conveniently located in Canal Park, near the William Irvin Ore Boat tour and to the...More

Thank Carol-Ann B
Reviewed 17 January 2018

This restaurant has some unusual food choices. A little pricey , but worth it if you want something different.

Thank Charmaine W
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Awesome Bloody Mary’s and great coffee! The dishes are thoughtfully put together, served by friendly owners and staff. We had the Salmon Benedict and the Yucca Torta. The torta was recommended and had an excellent flavor. Yucca plus the bun was too much starch for...More

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Having eaten here several times on previous visits to Duluth, we expected to have a very good, if somewhat overpriced meal. We were right about the pricing, but unfortunately wrong about the food. My coq au vin was served "warm" (not hot), overcooked, and so...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

First time here. Came with friends who live in Duluth. The tagliatelle and dates were by far the best. Pork chop, mac n cheese and cioppino were also good. Will definitely return.

Thank Jeff F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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