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1501 E Aultman Street, Ely, NV
+1 775-289-8900
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5:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Description: The Prospector Restaurant offers a wide range of exceptional cuisine. We...
The Prospector Restaurant offers a wide range of exceptional cuisine. We are confident every meal will be to your liking.
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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Mexican Dinners and Margaritas

After hours on the road, we pulled into the Prospector Hotel and Casino to spend the night. Not wanting to drive anymore, we decided to have dinner at the Prospector Restaurant which is attached. Surprise! Contrary to what we read on the internet, the Prospector is now a Mexican restaurant since... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
OregonStrider
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Portland, Oregon
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Bellevue, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

On your way through Nev be sure to stop at Margaritas Restaurant located in the Prospector. We were staying at the hotel and decieded to eat at their restaurant. WOW, were we pleasantly surprised! Margarita's would have them standing in line in Seattle. Absolutely enjoyable Mexican food and yes they do have several non Mexican choices. Their salsas, sauces, and... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We have always eaten dinner here but they have changed the restaurant to Mexican & of course my husband don't eat that... so we went elsewhere... I had been told by others they ate there & were not happy with it...

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Portland, Oregon
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303 reviews 303 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

After hours on the road, we pulled into the Prospector Hotel and Casino to spend the night. Not wanting to drive anymore, we decided to have dinner at the Prospector Restaurant which is attached. Surprise! Contrary to what we read on the internet, the Prospector is now a Mexican restaurant since the first of the year. We ordered a couple... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Excellent service staff were friendly and courteous. Restaurant was clean, comfortable and pleasantly decorated. Food was great and reasonably priced.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Food was not very hot. Hash browns were not cook all the way through. Wait staff were talking about getting paid and how much they made in tips the day before. Would not recommend it. But was the only place for breakfast.

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Marina, California
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64 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Looking for a new place to eat we came across the Prospector Cafe. It has a very similar menu as the Hotel Nevada Coffee Shop because, as we discovered they were once owned by partners. The Prospector adds their own flair to basic menu items making the meals more unique. Sandi had ham & eggs and I had the chicken... More 

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Port Lincoln, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The ribs were delish and the servings were so large that it was enough for 2 to share. Great service.

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Strathmore, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Very large variety on the menu .... All day breakfast. Good service, Mom had steak & sweet potato fries ; I had beef dip with sweet potato fries & salad. Generous portions , very enjoyable!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We've never had a bad meal at this place. The staff is always friendly and the lounge is comfortable as well.

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Alamosa, Colorado
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I had a couple of meals at the Prospector while staying there several nights visiting my brother in Ely. The portions were huge. I ate some and took the rest to my room where there was a refrigerator. One night I had sirloin and shrimp. I got my steak rare as I requested; the green beans and sweet red peppers... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1501 E Aultman Street, Ely, NV
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 775-289-8900

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Description

The Prospector Restaurant offers a wide range of exceptional cuisine. We are confident every meal will be to your liking.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?