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Red Cabin Custard

1114 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1747
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“frozen custard” (18 reviews)
“sundae” (13 reviews)
“georgia peach” (2 reviews)
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1114 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1747
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

During the week, not open until 3 pm (noon on Friday and Saturday). When open often 30 people milling around during prime time.More

Thank Jennifer E
Bill C, Owner at Red Cabin Custard, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

This isn't a generic ice cream stand where you just pop the top off of a commercially bought bucket of ice cream and then serve it. I put in an average of 3-5 hours a day just making / prepping our delicious frozen custard. And...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We LOVE this place... have a cabin up here and since this place opened, it is the only place we stop at when we need a treat. The butter pecan shake it amazing and we always but pup cups for our fur babies. Custard is...More

Thank Nicole J
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Line moved quickly and frozen custard was delicious. Flavor of the day was coconut. A few picnic tables to sit and eat, or you can walk through downtown Ely.

Thank HawkeyeHeart
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent frozen custard, with vanilla, chocolate and a special daily flavor. The turtle sundae is amazing. My wife and I come often. Thank goodness we stay a few miles out of town or we would have a sundae every day. Highly recommended.

Thank William W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Stopped here after a day of shopping in Ely. Just happened to be driving by when they were opening. People working were friendly and the service was fast.

Thank mtross21
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Great frozen custard! We had to go back for more the next day! We'll stop again next time we're in Ely.

Thank Bluejess77
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We liked the flavors of custard and it was very authentic custard (high butterfat content) to give it a rich taste and not overpowering. Another gem in Ely.

Thank John C
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Ive been all over the eastern US and this is my favorite place to get malts! Black cherry is my absolute favorite but I have never been disappointed by any of the other flavors either. Buy a pint! If you stick it in the freezer,...More

Thank Kasevers17
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

My hubby and I came here after waiting patiently for it to open. We have heard such good things and were not disappointed! We split a tin roof sundae which was super yummy and creamy. The owner was really friendly and had a super cool...More

Thank angiebaby007
Reviewed 30 March 2017

My husband and I love Red Cabin Custard. Every day they post the flavor of the day and we both have a fondness for blueberry but when I see lemon posted I also have a tendency to put on the brakes and pull in. I...More

Thank msteele2017
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1747
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
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