Bistros are remarkable in that they somehow manage to be both fancy and casual at the same time, much like a necktie with Taz on it. Feel gussied up without too much fuss with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $15 for $30 worth of bistro cuisine for lunch or dinner
- $30 for $60 worth of bistro cuisine for lunch or dinner for a party of four or more
The dinner menu begins with starters such as roast pork belly in a star-anise broth ($11) and fried green tomatoes stacked with warm brie and candied pecans accompanied by a bacon-balsamic emulsion ($10). Duck confit mingles with pappardelle pasta, peas, and mushrooms in a roasted-garlic-madeira-cream sauce ($18). Barbecue-glazed pork tenderloin is plated alongside sweet-potato mash and a green-apple salad ($19). More casual cuisine populates the lunch menu, from fried shrimp po’ boys ($12) to beer-cheddar fondue ($8).
Carrying the praises of OpenTable diners as the winner of Best Overall restaurant, Best Ambiance, and Best Food, Park Café's executive chef Michael Ganley is no stranger to success. He has honed his skills in the kitchen for more than 17 years, most recently as Executive Chef of The Ritz Carlton in Dearborn, Michigan. Arriving in Duluth in 2004, Ganley brought with him his years of experience perfecting European culinary techniques, crafting a menu of elegant twists on Southern favorites such as fried green tomatoes layered with slabs of warm, creamy brie.
Nestled inside the Knox House—originally erected in 1899 for the first Mayor of Duluth, John Knox—Park Café's refurbished interior remains true to the home's 19th-century character. Largely original hardwood floors and paneled walls lend a quaint charm to the romantic simplicity of the dining rooms, where tables draped in crisp linen glow beneath flickering candles and diners’ recently whitened teeth.