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Sunshine Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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5719 Grand Ave, Duluth, MN 55807-2541
+1 218-624-7013
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014

Small not chain like at all, very comfortable and well staffed. after a week on the road was nice to see smiling faces and happy to serve you attitudes. Food was above average, but the staff made it all worth it. The weekdays we were able to walk right in the weekends brought out the locals, so we had a... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2014

The food was good and prices were reasonable. Family friendly atmosphere. We found this cafe as we were driving around looking for a greasy spoon to have lunch at.

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1 Thank Lori F
Plymouth, Minnesota
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118 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2013

Were looking for the good breakfast spot that wasn't a chain and wasn't full of tourists. The Sunshine Cafe was a great choice. Definitely a hangout for local's, the service was supurb and the food good. In our group we tried the swedish pancakes, omelets, and the egg scramble. Very tasty and filling. Coffee was good as well. Nothing fancy... More 

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1 Thank LPom
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31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2013

We love this place! Swedish Pancakes are amazing! I agree with the cheese comment; I had the breakfast sandwich once and it was totally American cheap cheese (but still pretty good). Reasonable, homey and really fun "diner" atmosphere with lots of fun decorations and fantastic service.

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Thank Travelmamacita
Duluth, Minnesota
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

Just found this gem in West Duluth across from the KMart. Great food, service and reasonably priced. Great place for breakfast or anytime!

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Thank NewlandViking
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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115 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2013

Was looking for that great "mom and pop" breakfast place to enjoy a hearty meal. This place fit the bill for the most part. We both had omelets, which were pretty good. However, the cheese was like a Kraft/Velveeta type cheese. And the grapefruit juice was a "grapefruit drink" rather than juice. A little more quality and this place would... More 

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1 Thank MrsDrO2U
Beaufort, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2013 via mobile

The owner is soo sweet. Loved her. Very accommodating and friendly. The breakfast was amazing. I had a veggie omelette that tasted very fresh and light. I didn't feel bad eating it. Will come back soon I hope.

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Thank Longano
Duluth, Minnesota
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2012

Steve whips up real whole eggs from scratch, one order at a time in a stainless steel bowl. No prepackaged, premixed, Frank-en-eggs for him. So when your omelet arrives filling up your plate, piping hot, stuffed full of your choice of ingredients, the eggs are feather light, gently, perfectly cooked, tasting of real butter. He also precooks the filling ingredients... More 

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1 Thank MNgirl229
Duluth, Minnesota
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80 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2012

Cute little restaurant in the West Duluth Business District, Usually full of locals. Serves short orders and breakfast. Seating for about 40.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2012

I definitely frequent this place often for the best omelets ever. They also make the swedish pancakes traditional with lingonberry just like mom did while growing up. Not only is the food fantastic, but the service is just outstanding. Visit them soon and become part of the family. You will be happy you did.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5719 Grand Ave, Duluth, MN 55807-2541
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-624-7013

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?