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Ely Steak House

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216 E Shreidan, Ely, MN 55731
218.365.7412
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 74
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  • 60
    Very good
  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great location in town

This place was able to accommodate our party of 13 on a Sat late afternoon - though we were lucky to arrive when we did, because it filled up quickly. Service was quick and very friendly. The menu was varied, and we all found something that sounded good. The onion rings were wonderful.I can't say... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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East Dundee, Illinois
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  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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East Dundee, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This place was able to accommodate our party of 13 on a Sat late afternoon - though we were lucky to arrive when we did, because it filled up quickly. Service was quick and very friendly. The menu was varied, and we all found something that sounded good. The onion rings were wonderful.I can't say the same for the fettucine... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We walked in with reservations for 16 people after spending a week in the Boundary Waters. The tables were set up and our waitress was quick and efficient at taking care of us. The Bucky Burger, was delicious as I understand from the many the ordered this meal. I had a rib eye and another adult had a rib steak.... More 

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Duluth, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The first impression, décor and menu, is old fashioned, a bit dated, and cluttered, but the food o's pretty good. We eat here when ever in town for a canoe trip. As a chef of 35 years, my biggest critique is always the food. Ate the same thing twice in the last week, escargot, French onion soup and salad. First... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I am pretty sure it was more than the fact that we just came back from a week in Quetico & Boundary Waters - the Bucky Burger was moist, tender, & delicious. I am not much of a burger eater otherwise, but I would order this burger again. Our waitress was friendly. The atmosphere was more bar/restaurant than a classic... More 

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Elk Point, South Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stopped at the Ely Steak House for a world renowned "Bucky Burger" the night before we headed out on a canoe trip and it was FANTASTIC. The food was fabulous and the service magnificent while nestled in the rustic ambiance of a small town restaurant. While our group of Boy Scouts and dads were out on the water for... More 

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Twin Cities
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Best burgers in town. Great classic restaurant in the northwoods. I would go back again. Just don't expect 5 star white table cloth service. :)

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

If I were about in my later fifties or older I would have enjoyed the place. My burger was under seasoned which was surprising. My wife's meal had too much salt in it. The waitress seemed like she had better things to do and was not into serving the customer. Nothing bad here bad nothing really stood out...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My wife and I have been to this place in the past, great steak, great service, loved the steak for two. Plenty left over.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

There was nothing special about this place. Our burgers were very undercooked and $1.75 per CAN of soda is ridiculous.

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Euless, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Very good steaks and walleye. I have been going to the steak house for years. It is consistently good and the prices are reasonable. During the summer it can be crowded in the evenings. Reservations would be helpful for large groups.

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Additional Information about Ely Steak House

Address: 216 E Shreidan, Ely, MN 55731
Phone Number: 218.365.7412
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 216 E Shreidan, Ely, MN 55731
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: 218.365.7412

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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