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Ely Steak House

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Steakhouse,
216 E Shreidan, Ely, MN 55731
+1 218-365-7412
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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216 E Shreidan, Ely, MN 55731
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is your standard bar fare you can get at most mom and pop bar and grills. It`s really more of a burger place than a steak house, with a sports bar type appeal. The drinks are decent, although a bit pricey [but hay,...More

Thank BearManNorth
Reviewed 11 October 2017

While traveling in Northern Minnesota you will not find a better place for an excellent meal. the Steak I ordered was done to perfection. The others had Burgers and some sea food, all excellent. the desert tray was so inviting I had time passing it...More

Thank Dick J
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Great food and service. We will definitely eat there when we go to Ely again next year. They have a nice variety on their menu, too!

Thank Hoosie254
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Fried cheese curds, what more can I say? This place was great and it felt very local. Highly recommend. The staff and service was awesome.

Thank worldsojourners
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to grab a burger or steak after days of ramen noodles and jerky! Service was excellent and efficient. Portions were ample and beer selection was wide ranging. Ambience was enough of a bar to feel at home in very casual dress but not...More

Thank Faye N
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

At one point a place like this probably was good, but any person that has explored various dinning options across major cities would be disappointed in this restaurant. The scene is a nice, dive bar, but the food is average at best. I had the...More

Thank ChacoCulture
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Avoid this place. Needs a total renovation and cleaning. I HAD their famous hamburger it was burned. My wife had the steak ??? Sandwich it still had whip marks on it. It was so tough the local wolves would walk away. AVOID

Thank James L
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We have eaten here twice while staying in Ely, this place does not disappoint. Great service , delicious food .

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We ate here with two other couples during our week long stay in Ely, MN. I wasn't so sure walking in that the food would be that great, but looks were decieving. We all had steaks and every one of us agreed that they were...More

Thank tldewitt81
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We always stop here either on the way in or on the way out of the Boundary Waters, and sometimes both. It never disappoints. They cook a good ribeye, and the Bucky Burger is great. Staff is friendly.

Thank tom l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 E Shreidan, Ely, MN 55731
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 218-365-7412
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