Lutsen Resort offers two unique dining experiences available to guests and the public.

Lakeside Dining Room

Lutsen Resort’s Lakeside Dining Room, located in the Historic Lutsen Lodge, offers a casual fine-dining experience where the superb quality of food and service is complemented by the stunning views of Lake Superior and the ambiance of this special site.  Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the dining room menu features a strong blend of contemporary and traditional North Shore items. The wine selection is unmatched in the area with over 125 selections and a growing number of wines from “Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Picks”. Daily full breakfast buffets complement the breakfast menu.  Holidays are celebrated with special holiday menus and Buffets. Dinner reservations are recommended.

Poplar River Pub

The Lutsen Resort Poplar River Pub has 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.

Extensive Wine Selection

Lutsen Resort features an impressive collection of red wines with over 125 selections and a growing number of wines from “Wine Spectator’s” Top 100 Picks. We have updated our wine list and now have Fulton Ringer American Pale Ale and Castle Danger on tap, stop in for a beverage.

Upcoming Event | Fall Food & Wine Weekend, November 10-11, 2017

***Event is Now FULL***

Both evenings are now at full capacity. You may follow the links below to join our waitlists and if spaces become available we will notify those on our waitlists first.

Our Annual Fall Food & Wine weekend has been set for Friday and Saturday, November 10 – 11, 2017. To register, please follow the links below. If you wish to attend both evenings, you will need to rsvp for both of them individually.

We are thrilled to announce that Stephan Hesse and Tyge Nelson, chefs and co-owners of the Parajito restaurant in St. Paul will be our guest chefs for this event. Learn more about Stephan and Tyge here. In the coming weeks, Stephan and Tyge will be collaborating with our culinary team to create some delicious fare! Stay tuned for menus.


  • Friday, November 10 | $50 per person (does not include tax or gratuity)
  • Saturday, November 11 | $90 per person (does not include tax or gratuity)


You can rsvp online via the links below or call us at 218.663.7212.

  • Click here to rsvp online for Friday, November 10
  • Click here to rsvp online for Saturday, November 11

*Must be 21 years of age or older to attend. Friday evening will be limited to 60 people and Saturday will be limited to 90 people. For questions, please contact us at 218.663.7212. Payment will be taken at Lutsen Resort. 

Upcoming Event | Thanksgiving Day Buffet

We are now taking reservations for our annual Thanksgiving Day Buffet. This year we will have four (4) seatings. You may rsvp online or by calling 218.663.7212. Menu to follow.



$27.95 Adult, $25.95 Senior, $12.95 Kids (5-12 yrs), Kids under 4 are free.

  • We always eat dinner in the Pub. The food and staff are amazing!

    L. Pukenis

  • The Pub food is great! Best burgers anywhere.

    J. Buck

  • Gorgeous dining room! We love how close it is to the lake. The food and staff are top notch.

    J. Kuehn

  • “Breakfast is our favorite time in the dining room. The good food and the making of plans for the day, the
    view of the lake just before the big days starts….all memory makers!

    E. Hermanek