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Lighthouse at Emily's - CLOSED

218 Scenic Drive, Knife River, MN 55609
+1 218-834-2501
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“north shore” (20 reviews)
“lake” (8 reviews)
“trip” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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218 Scenic Drive, Knife River, MN 55609
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

They ran out of food, so we didn't get to eat, and I've heard this isn't the first time. Maybe next time we should try earlier in the day. It was our 50th wedding anniversary, and we wanted to go someplace special.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Food is fantastic! The service is good. They recently opened - once they have the bugs worked out this is going to be a must stop on a trip up the shore!

Thank TavelingpaulaF
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Knife Riverites and travelers on the North Shore of Lake Superior are thrilled that "Emily's has reopened. It is now called "Emily's Eatery"! Stop in and see Evan & Chloe, wish them well on their new entrepreneurial adventure and sample their menu offerings!

1  Thank Lee And Jim B
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We wound up at this gem quite by accident after leaving a different eatery nearby- which is another story in itself- but long story short, The Lighthouse at Emily's experience was wonderful, from beginning to end. Service was excellent, atmosphere was lovely, warm, and quaint,...More

Thank Janelltheowl .
Reviewed 11 October 2015

This restaurant was fantastic. We had great service during our dinner and we were lucky to arrive for the all-you-can-eat whitefish special. The whitefish was fantastic - it clearly stood out from other whitefish dinners I ate during the week in Wisconsin and Michigan with...More

Thank MNBallroomDancer
Reviewed 9 October 2015

My wife had the Chinese Special and I had the Walleye dinner. Both were excellent and the fish was prepared to perfection. For dessert, we shared the bread pudding...Excellent! Waitress was great!

Thank 52jed52
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Shopped for dinner. Nice deck seating. Good home made chips and dip for an appetizer. Husband had the award winning beacon burger, not bad at all! I had a turkey melt type thing with chips, again, not bad! GREAT BLOODY MARY!

Thank Lillena M
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

This place is awesome, there is a cute little patio, drinks are cheaper, 3$ beer 5$ bloodies, and the food is the best food on the northshore. It ess 11$ for a banging good walleye lunch. If you're on the scenic drive, stop here, it's...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on our way to Two Harbors. I had the whitefish, my husband had the hot turkey, and my dad had a hamburger. Great food, made with fresh ingredients. Our waitress was very friendly, too. Will stop back again the next time...More

Thank Formerteacher2
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We did our homework for this restaurant. Right next door to our campground. After reading others reviews, we got the smoked salmon Alfredo. Wow! It worked. Alfredo did not overpower the fish. We really enjoyed. Our server was excellent. Quaint building and decor. Entertainment was...More

Thank Caribbeanjunkies
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 19
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Scenic Drive, Knife River, MN 55609
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Knife River
  • Phone Number: +1 218-834-2501
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