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Ely's Restaurant

115 West Jackson Street, Ridgeland, MS 39157
6016056359
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Ranked #13 of 127 restaurants in Ridgeland
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- May 30, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Jackson, Mississippi
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I arranged for 4 couples to visit Ely's tonight. Nice atmosphere, but mediocre food. Several of our choices, bisque, broccoli, kibby, and even steak were lukewarm at best. There was not an outstanding meal in the group. Steak portions seemed smaller than usual. The service was good, a bit slow,but suitable for fine dining. This restaurant has received a lot... More

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Richard S, Manager at Ely's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We’re very sorry to hear that your experience didn’t meet your expectations. While we hope a mistake never happens, if a part of the meal is unsatisfactory, please alert your server so we can take action immediately. We want to make sure you always have the best experience possible. More

Madison, Mississippi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Was driving by and decided to try this restaurant. The service was great (server 95) and the food was excellent. My wife had the fish and it was "absolutely delicious - right amount of flavors." The waiter picked out a great wine to match the meal. I had the 6oz. tenderloin cut and fries. The steak was PERFECT, and the... More

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Jackson, Mississippi
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

A friend wanted to celebrate his 5th year marriage anniversary here so we all gathered and it was great! The appetizers, entrees and drinks were all good. The price is comparable to a Ruth Chris, but you a better value for your money. Plus it's local, so you're getting that Mississippi quality. I'd dine here for any special occasion or... More

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Long Island, NY
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Small intimate gathering for a beautiful couple...private room... Menus included appetizers of crab cakes, kibbee, fried artichokes Salad...fresh and generous with choice of exceptional dressings Exceptional unique rolls Main courses including excellent filet mignon, shrimp with grits, redfish etc. Accompanments first class. Dessert was brought in and served by our wonderful waitress Tracey and her associate. Wine and beer were... More

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Enjoyed the meal and the service was certainly pleasant. Didn't find the food to be as good as the prices they charge. Would not likely return as there are other options nearby that would likely be a better value.

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Richard S, Manager at Ely's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We’re glad to hear you were satisfied with the service you received and that you enjoyed your meal. We would like to learn more about your expectations when visiting with us. We have sent you a personal message for more feedback. More

Jackson, Mississippi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Food and service are excellent. Price is what would be expected for the quality. Steaks are always very good. There is a wide selection of wines and cocktails. Draft beers would be a good addition.

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Kearneysville, West Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I had a fantastic dinner here Oct. 28. The setting was inviting and the service was spot on. The crab claw appetizer was delicious and my stuffed flounder was the best I've ever had--and a huge portion. Coupled with a nice New Zealand wine, it was a great meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

The shrimp and crawfish dip is by far the best appetizer I have ever had and I have visited many 5 star restaurants all over the world. The scallops were delicious, just a little pricey. I always try the filet on my first visit and though it was good and cooked medium rare like I prefer, it was a bit... More

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Pearl, Mississippi
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I were celebrating our annivesarry enjoyed two different delicious seafood entries. Well worth the experience.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

I very rarely order steak when I eat out, because I like mine well done, and it's almost impossible for most restaurants to get it right. Ely's is the exception. I have had their filet several times now, and I've NEVER had to send it back, which is amazing!! Completely cooked all the way through, yet still tender and juicy... More

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