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Racks Bar and Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
753 Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-1558
+1 775-289-3131
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
753 Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-1558
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to feel welcome, have great food with people that could be your friends try out this place. The owner, ex fireman I think, big guy, great smile, interested in what you think about everything. Our waitress (24) don't know her name is...More

Thank Keith P
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

After travelling through Fallon and Austin, on the loneliest road in America, we had given up on a good dinner experience. At the Racks, however, the staff is cheerful, the food is superb! I had the spinach salad with chicken, lots of crispy chicken and...More

Thank CBellerose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Racks is a small bar in a small town so adjust expectations accordingly. But as per other review ms, the servers were friendly, food was good and portions were generous. My husband had the roasted tomato soup, which he raved about, plus a burger. I...More

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I picked this spot for dinner our last night in Ely based on reviews and OHMYGOSH! Well decorated, friendly staff, hockey game playing, yummy local pint poured! What else could you ask for? The boys were certainly happy with the delicious food! We got jalapeño...More

Thank patihalt
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We stopped here twice on this trip and the burgers were great. The service is also very good. I had the big RACKS and my wife had the Bacon cheddar and both were great. You have to have a big appetite in order to finish...More

Thank MrBill W
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Racks bar and grill is the perfect place to grab a bite with family and friends. Wether youre just passing through or here fpr a stay i would definitely reccomend this restaurant.The environment is friendly the food is delicious and the beer is cold!

Thank strujillo727
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Great place. Good food, cold beer. What more could you ask for? Prices were reasonable with a good selection. I even bought a hoodie with the Racks logo since I needed something for cool nights ahead, coming from Vegas. Ely is a nice stopover after...More

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Don't waste your time on this place. The bartendars are rude. She poured me a beer that was all foam, I asked for another one and she said she'd charge me. The wings were soggy. And they don't comp a drink if you're gambling. All...More

3  Thank Janet C
Steven S, Owner at Racks Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Hi Janet, I'm sorry to learn that you didn't enjoy your experience at Racks. I was present yesterday when you were our customer. I find it ironic that you are complaining of soggy wings, when I know they were out of stock and unavailable yesterday....More

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Jessica was are server & greeted us with a warm welcome and big SMILE! She also does the bar. We sat at a table & she overheard me ask where the NFL game was for the Rams. She immediately changed our nearest TV to the...More

Thank StampinSher P
Steven S, Owner at Racks Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Dear S/B#1, It was nice to visit with you. We hope to see you again, on your next travels through Ely! Thank you for your business, Racks

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Good place to grab a bite and a brew if you're into lots of photos of dead animals and the people that killed them, and folks in camouflage. Has outdoor seating.More

1  Thank BirdNerdMaine
Steven S, Owner at Racks Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear BirdNerd, While I understand you may not be in agreement with our decor, please consider all of the revenue raised by the hunters depicted in our decor. Each of these hunters contribute a great amount of money through taxes they pay by sport hunting...More

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Questions & Answers
Carole G
27 June 2016|
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Response from Steven S | Property representative |
Racks does allow well behaved dogs on our patio. Sorry outdoor seating only during the summer season.
Natsumi O
3 September 2015|
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Response from Jason C | Reviewed this property |
They could probably seat 25 to 30 people with enough notice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 35
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 753 Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-1558
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 775-289-3131
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Looking for for a fun friendly place for a meal or drink! Racks is Ely's best choice for great food, ice cold beer and spirits. We offer a clean smoke-free environment in our bar and restaurant. Our decor consists of trophy mule deer mounts along with photos of our local hunting enthusiasts and area wildlife. We do allow smoking on our outdoor patio. Well mannered pets are welcome at our outdoor venue. Racks has free WI-fi, Hi-def TV's, Touch Tunes Juke Box, video poker and an outstanding staff to serve you. Make Racks Bar and Grill your first choice when dining out or out for a drink!
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