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A Taste of Ely

117 N Central Ave, Ely, MN 55731-1449
+1 218-235-9686
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“french toast” (11 reviews)
“wild rice” (9 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Grill, Healthy
$$ - $$$
117 N Central Ave, Ely, MN 55731-1449
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Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

This place is so cute and clean! We loved the casual, quaint atmosphere. Pancakes were delicious and so were the hash-browns. We requested our bacon be cooked a little longer, the staff was really sweet about it and our bacon was cooked perfectly upon return....More

Thank Sotagal1
Reviewed March 10, 2015

Stopped here with my 2 young kids before heading out for an afternoon of dogsledding. I loved the home-style menu! Kids filled up on turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy! I thoroughly enjoyed a turkey sandwich on some of the best bread I've ever had...Cranberry/Wild Rice....More

Thank Amy F
Reviewed February 19, 2015

My wife, daughter, and I visited and had to go back after trying their homemade sausage and artisan breads (cranberry and nut - it was awesome!). Great service and friendly staff, it is now a must stop for us when we return.

Thank HokieChris
Reviewed October 20, 2014

Stopped for a blueberry scone to go--that's all I got. But, made with fake blueberries. Yuck. Very nice server.

1  Thank GoddessFoodie
Reviewed October 19, 2014

I was surprised by the $11.99 price for a sandwich with kettle chips although the sandwich was excellent. It was a splurge. My friend got the turkey dinner and was not pleased. He said the meal was over salted and the turkey had been re-heated...More

1  Thank freshmn
Reviewed October 19, 2014

Not being impressed by the lodge breakfast we ventured down the street to the Taste of Ely. The food was great and the homemade sausage really made the meal. We will have to come back for lunch next year.

Thank BogartsEventCenter
Reviewed October 12, 2014

The absolutely best blueberry scone I have ever had. We were on our way home and stopped in to get some bakery to go all they had left were scones. Once on the road my husband and I took a bite of the scones and...More

Thank Kathy b
Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had a very tasty breakfast on a VERY BUSY Saturday morning. The cafe is convenient to shopping in town in Ely.

Thank EwanderingMan
Reviewed September 15, 2014

When you are starting or finishing your BWCA wilderness adventure you need to stock up on a hearty breakfast...eggs, original toast, special sausage, hash browns and a welcome smile from the staff. We just did breakfast there but it was all Super. They are open...More

Thank 64briggs
Reviewed September 5, 2014

We had hashbrowns and each had an omelet. Large portions, decent prices, and yummy food. Cute little place with friendly service :)

Thank Kathleen C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $15
American, Cafe, Grill, Healthy
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 N Central Ave, Ely, MN 55731-1449
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 218-235-9686
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Looking for a great Breakfast or Lunch while in Ely? Choose A Taste of Ely. Breakfast Features: Stuffed Blueberry French Toast, Heaping Stuffed Hash Browns, Applewood Smoked Bacon and Cranberry Wild Rice Bread... and more Lunch Features: Turkey Bacon Pesto Panini ( fresh oven roasted turkey), Best Dang Burger, BBQ Chicken Bacon Cheddar Quesadilla, Chicken Harvest Salad... and more Located downtown Ely! Across from Tony's, Next to Piragis JOIN US TODAY
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