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The Rustic Inn Cafe

2773 Highway 61, Two Harbors, MN 55616-2002
+1 218-834-2488
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2773 Highway 61, Two Harbors, MN 55616-2002
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When researching where to eat for our trip up to the North Shore it became apparent that many places are trying to have the best pie. Well this one does... and this one has the best food to go along with it. Oh the mashed...More

Thank gaylerae
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely-Rustic place. The baked meringue crust on the Lemon or Raspberry pies are HEAVENLY! The food and the staff are excellent. Such a nice place to stop on a trek from Duluth to Grand Marais.

Thank Lin M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Husband and I just got back from a fun time in the North Shore. We ate at the Rustic Inn Cafe for supper. Great food, nice place to eat. The Raspberry pie is the best. Great service, I look forward to going back soon.

Thank jamgeff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We often travel the North Shore and this is our "go-to" dinner choice. The service is always good, with friendly staff, and the meal choices range from sandwiches and salads to interesting entrees. I had Fish and Chips with coleslaw on my last vist and...More

Thank wenmach
Reviewed 18 October 2018

You walk in to case illed with fresh pies and handmade chocolates The sandwiches were good. Service was cheerful and fairly prompt considering how busy the restaurant was. The little gift shop was packed with interesting clothes and gifts.An excellent choice for lunch on highway...More

Thank bridget m
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The local host of our hotel, in Two Harbors, told us to go here for dinner. He was right. Dinner was fabulous and there is a gift shop to wander in while waiting for your food/service. Get the onion rings and Ranch Dressing for dipping...More

Thank dive2tennis
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great dinner here. The staff were very friendly and had great suggestions. All the entrees that we saw looked good and generous in portions. They have great pies too! After dinner we bought the yummy truffles in and meandered in the great gift...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This place was near our cabins along Hwy 61 so we stopped in here twice. They offer a nice selection of salads, sandwiches, wraps and dinners. They also sell pies by the slice or whole.& had a variety of chocolates. Next to the restaurant is...More

Thank SaundraMitch
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Honestly, I would not have stopped; on the outside it has all the markings of a tourist trap, and it does on the inside too. But my friend was nearing the hanger zone, so we decided not to leave even through the wait was long...More

Thank Jordan A
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The menu looks wonderful but the total feeling of being invisible, no eye contact, no "we will be right with you" looks or comments; waiting first in the little foyer wondering if there was anyone that was actually going to acknowledge us.. then finally got...More

Thank Candis B
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13 August 2016|
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Response from Brandy F | Reviewed this property |
No body was in the gift shop for any information.
David W
28 April 2016|
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Response from markmywordz | Reviewed this property |
The group would easily fit in the restaurant but it would probably be helpful to make sure the restaurant knows you are coming in advance and it probably would be great if you didn't pick a peak time of day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2773 Highway 61, Two Harbors, MN 55616-2002
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Two Harbors
  • Phone Number: +1 218-834-2488
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