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scenic 61 community

north shore mn restaurants: dining along scenic 61

Scenic 61 is the lovely two-lane drive from Duluth to Two Harbors along Lake Superior’s shore. The 20-mile stretch includes seven eateries. Choose from established smoked fish markets to a handmade candy company, grilles, a burger joint, a gourmet café, a casual dining room and a coffee shop. Click additional locales to find more North Shore MN restaurants.

mile 20.3

Brewery/Bar/Winery

Family-friendly

Casual

Fine Dining

 

Larsmont guests and locals alike flock to Ledge Rock Grille for its chef-inspired creations and impressive selection of fine wines and cocktails. Everyone in your group is bound to find a favorite dish, and you can always share! Reserve a table or order takeout online.

 

Larsmont Cottages, 596 Larsmont Way | Two Harbors
866-687-5634
aerial view of caribou highlands lodge and pool with Lake Superior in background
mile 17.6

Smoked Fish

Deli

 

"We Smoke Our Own' ciscoes, lake trout, whitefish, herring, wild Alaskan silver and king salmon. Homemade beef jerky, sausage, and salmon spread. Our Specialty: sugar-cured trout and salmon. Eat 'em here or take 'em along! Cheese, wild rice, souvenirs.

 

149 Scenic Drive | Knife River
218-834-5995
mile 17.5

Baked Goods

Coffee

Beer & Wine

 

NEW! Specialty coffee shop with onsite roasted coffee beans, loose leaf teas, hot and cold beverages, rotating bakes, beer and wine, art. Indoor seating plusa wonderful garden. Emily and Charlie have created a space that cultivates love, joy, creativity and attention to the craft of service and experience for anyone who walks through the doors. Roasted and served with love, kindness and care. Coffee is seasonal and so are our offerings, always changing to bring you a true representation of harvest throughout the year.

Currently open Friday, Saturday & Sunday

 

543 Scenic Drive | Two Harbors
218-393-1537
mile 9.4

Brewery/Bar/Winery

Family-friendly

Casual

 

Grille is closed as restaurant. Entire facility is now an Clearwater Event Center and Red Swan Catering.

 

5135 North Shore Drive | Duluth
218-525-4826
mile 23.7

Brewery/Bar/Winery

Family-friendly

Casual

 

Serving lunch and dinner in a friendly atmosphere; appetizers, hamburgers, salads, sandwiches, kid's menu. Full bar, knotty pine motel rooms, too. Located 1 mile south of Two Harbors.

 

933 Stanley Rd | Two Harbors
218-834-3847
mile 20.4

Coffee

Beer & Wine

Family-friendly

Casual

Deli

 

Bistro & Market

We are a small family owned business with something different to offer!

Our food menu is fresh hand prepared foods ranging from uniquely crafted cold sandwiches on artisan breads, tacos, coneys, super nachos, a small breakfast offering , espresso coffees, unique cheese boards with artisan cheeses and cured meats, wines, craft beers, and hand scooped ice cream and floats. We have indoor/outdoor seating available along with online ordering and pickup or curbside for your convenience.

 

497 Scenic Drive | Two Harbors
218-510-0608
mile 18.2

Specialty

 

We are 3rd & 4th generation candy makers following our family recipes from over 100 years of tradition. All our candy is handmade the old-fashioned way, cooked in copper kettles, hand stirred and made in small batches. Our candies are made with quality ingredients using lots of whipping cream, grade AA butter and fine chocolate. ​We hope you enjoy our candy!

 

223 Scenic Drive | Knife River
218-834-2121
mile 12.6

Baked Goods

Beer & Wine

Fine Dining

Deli

 

Drive along the North Shore of Lake Superior between Duluth and Two Harbors and you will come across a café. A cozy building nestled behind a gorgeous garden; filled with herbs, vegetables and fragrant flowers. The café looks humble but what awaits inside is anything but ordinary. Since opening in 1999, Scott Graden’s New Scenic Café has grown exponentially; continually amazing customers with its unique menus, serene atmosphere and impeccable service.

 

5461 North Shore Drive | Duluth
218-525-6274
spiral waterslide and pool at americinn silver bay on the north shore
sparkling wintry lake superior and ice sheets stacked on north shore

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