Restaurants in Lutsen MN

Most of the restaurants in Lutsen MN are at lodges, resorts along Lake Superior and at Lutsen Mountains. While the options include fine dining, pubs, grilles, and chalets, the atmosphere is northwoods casual. Sample local fare, regional beers and handmade desserts, too.

Poplar River Pub
Poplar River Pub

5700 West Highway 61 | Lutsen, MN 55612

A full casual menu and plenty of “spirits” to drink. Watch your favorite sporting events. The Pub opens weekdays at 4pm and 11:30am on weekends and holidays. A children’s menu is available. At Lutsen Resort

A full casual menu and plenty of “spirits” to drink. Watch your favorite sporting events. The Pub opens weekdays at 4pm and 11:30am on weekends and holidays. A children’s menu is available.
At Lutsen Resort

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Moguls Grille & Tap Room
Moguls Grille & Tap Room

Caribou Highlands Lodge, 371 Ski Hill Road | Lutsen, MN 55612

The perfect place to meet up with friends, relax, enjoy great food and have a cold one. A fun couples café, but equally comfortable for family dining. Slope-side, ski-in-ski-out restaurant and tap room has magnificent mountain views, and is the perfect location to… see more

The perfect place to meet up with friends, relax, enjoy great food and have a cold one. A fun couples café, but equally comfortable for family dining. Slope-side, ski-in-ski-out restaurant and tap room has magnificent mountain views, and is the perfect location to start you, to re-group at the end of your day and watch the sun set behind the mountain while you share your stories. Moguls offers an eclectic atmosphere, well suited for any social gathering.

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Lutsen Resort Lakeside Dining Room
Lutsen Resort Lakeside Dining Room

5700 West Highway 61 | Lutsen, MN 55612

Stunning Scandinavian architecture and a large stone fireplace accent relaxed fine dining in a lakeside setting. Traditional and contemporary American cuisine as well as Scandinavian specialties. Homemade breads and desserts. Sunday breakfast buffet. Breakfast, lunch and dinners. Dinner reservations are… see more

Stunning Scandinavian architecture and a large stone fireplace accent relaxed fine dining in a lakeside setting. Traditional and contemporary American cuisine as well as Scandinavian specialties. Homemade breads and desserts. Sunday breakfast buffet. Breakfast, lunch and dinners. Dinner reservations are recommended.

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Cascade Restaurant and Pub
Cascade Restaurant and Pub

3719 West Highway 61 | Lutsen, MN 55612

Distinctive North Shore decor: a large stone fireplace, wagon wheel chandeliers, mounted fish and animal trophies, and a great view of Lake Superior. Our menu consists of a wide variety of breakfast options, soups, salads and sandwiches, and several steak,… see more

Distinctive North Shore decor: a large stone fireplace, wagon wheel chandeliers, mounted fish and animal trophies, and a great view of Lake Superior. Our menu consists of a wide variety of breakfast options, soups, salads and sandwiches, and several steak, poultry, fish and pasta dinner selections. Consistently voted “Best” on the entire North Shore in a number of categories by the readers of North Shore Highway 61 magazine!

Cascade Pub adds full beer, wine, and liquor service as well as weekend entertainment in a casual, “Northwoods Neighborhood” atmosphere, it’s a welcome addition and a favorite of guests and locals alike.

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Summit Chalet at Lutsen Mountains

445 Ski Hill Road | requires a tram ride | Lutsen, MN 55612

Take the Mountain Tram to the summit of Moose Mountain Summit Chalet. The chalet serves delicious wraps, sandwiches & burgers, ice cream and more. Enjoy a meal or a snack inside the Northwoods chalet or on the deck overlooking Lake… see more

Take the Mountain Tram to the summit of Moose Mountain Summit Chalet. The chalet serves delicious wraps, sandwiches & burgers, ice cream and more. Enjoy a meal or a snack inside the Northwoods chalet or on the deck overlooking Lake Superior (this location boasts 100-mile views of the lake!). Take the short walk out to the Mystery Mountain Overlook for panoramic views of the Superior National Forest.

Gondola ticket required to get to the Summit Chalet.

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Papa Charlie’s Saloon & Grill

467 Ski Hill Road | Lutsen, MN 55612

Take in spectacular views of Lake Superior, the Sawtooth Mountains and the Poplar River Valley over one of our unique Northwoods-inspired entrees. Dine outdoors in one of three mountain-view decks. Our combination of quality food and a casual atmosphere always… see more

Take in spectacular views of Lake Superior, the Sawtooth Mountains and the Poplar River Valley over one of our unique Northwoods-inspired entrees. Dine outdoors in one of three mountain-view decks. Our combination of quality food and a casual atmosphere always promises to make Papa Charlie’s the perfect dining experience during your stay on the North Shore.

And the saloon features the best live music on the shore!

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Lockport Marketplace & Deli

5364 West Highway 61 | Lutsen, MN 55612

A little grocery store and bakery, this place has a small cafe with windows looking out the back, where you can watch the deer that hang around. Delicious pies with a flaky crust, homemade pasties, sandwiches, soup and breakfast menu.

A little grocery store and bakery, this place has a small cafe with windows looking out the back, where you can watch the deer that hang around. Delicious pies with a flaky crust, homemade pasties, sandwiches, soup and breakfast menu.

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