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Britton's Cafe

5 E Chapman St, Ely, MN 55731-1227
218-365-3195
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Ranked #3 of 21 restaurants in Ely
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Open for Breakfast and Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Open for Breakfast and Lunch
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  • English first
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English first
Forest Lake, mn
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

They serve breakfast all day, very friendly and quick service! The food was delivered surprisingly fast and was perfect.

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Casual atmosphere, great food and service! I will definitely make Britton's a stop each time we're in Ely!

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Rochester, Minnesota
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

huge portions of classic American café food - love the blueberry pancakes and homemade cinnamons rolls. The omelets hang over the edge of the plate!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I hadn't been to Ely since the mid 1970's. It was our family vacation destination every summer. Britton's cafe was the a must. The food was the best home cooking away from home. I traveled to Ely last summer (2013) and found Britton's was still there. The food still out of this world. It brought tears to my eyes and... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is the Best Breakfast you will find anywhere. The pancakes hang over your plate, And you never know how might walk in they have had a few supper stars in. But get there early they are not open all day.

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Mpls MN
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A local Ely resident recommended this place for breakfast. Nice little diner and they did a fine job with breakfast. Would return.

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Hugo, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Everyone is right! The stuffed hashbrowns are amazing! The biscuits with country gravy are good, too. You will definitely not walk away hungry. Good service, too.

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Ely, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Britton's is a throwback to older days when you went out for great tasting breakfast or lunch. Nothing fancy or pretentious about this small diner with a counter, some booths and some tables. Food quantities are substantial and quality is always high. Highly recommended, even by a local.

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Four of us stopped at Britton's restaurant for breakfast. This was my second meal at Britton's and we all loved it. The bacon is excellent. Warning: they serve big portions, so don't order too much. Between us, we had pancakes, eggs, bacon and omelets. We thoroughly enjoyed everything and wish they were located nearer to home.

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Mooresville, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

great place to stop for breakfast after an all night car ride to get to Ely. The food is good, so is the service. Location is easy to find with parking right across the street.

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