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The Chocolate Moose

101 N Central Ave, Ely, MN 55731-1273
218-365-6343
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Ranked #4 of 21 restaurants in Ely
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Healthy
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Fergus Falls, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We try to get to Ely every summer for camping. It would not be complete without a trip (or two) to the Chocolate Moose! We have NEVER been disappointed! From the service to the food it is tops! You may have to wait but it is well worth your wait. We try something different each time we visit and EVERYTHING... More

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Albuquerque
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105 reviews 105 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

The food here is consistantly good. I like the woodsy decor as well. The location is right downtown. Good beer selection. Steak are done just right.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

A wide variety of great food in a small town. Their walleye, wild rice soup and meatloaf were outstanding as well as the chocolate mousse cake!

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

They had a few items with the GF stamp (nice not to have to ask a million questions). The salmon was not marked GF, but looked like it would be so I asked and the waitress knew right away that it was without one minor item. I even had a soup option. It was wonderful.

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Land O' Lakes, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We ate breakfast lunch and dinner here during our stay in the area. All 3 meals were fresh and delish! I highly recommend The walleye sandwhich! And the fact that they had gluten free bread was another plus. Excellent friendly service. Super yummy fresh desserts, oh, and even the home made cole slaw was amazing!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

One of the finest restaurants in Ely, featuring FRESH ingredients that are well-prepared and sure to please!

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Madison, South Dakota
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

If you're coming out of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, this restaurant is a good bet for finding some good cooking. Right next door to an excellent outdoors shop, The Chocolate Moose offers a good array of tasty options, from walleye and bison to tasty hamburgers. They have a huge selection of desserts, especially pie, but also awesome chocolate mousse... More

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

On our 4 day visit to Ely (during which we ate out every meal) we went to Chocolate Moose every day for at least one meal. Their breakfasts are great, so are lunch and dinner. Lively ambience, great service. Don't forget to save room for pie or pastry, their sweets are to die for.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Visited Ely for a couple days & chose Chocolate Moose for several breakfasts. The food, price, & service were very good. I asked for a fruit side & was pleasantly surprised. Fruit was a excellent selection of berries; blue, black, raspberries, strawberries. Next Ely visit will definitely include another visit to the Chocolate Moose.

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Maplewood, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This place has outstanding pies. The ouches are very good. The dinners are an excellent place fro eat. Most of the time is good but sometimes it is terrible. I will continue to eat their but do not be surprise if you have poor service.

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