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Rockwood Bar and Grill

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302 East Sheridan Street, Ely, MN 55731-1454
(218) 365-7772
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It had been many years since my husband and I had been to Ely. We stopped in to have a beverage (or two)! We were greeted in the bar area with the most friendly entertaining bartenders Shannon and Julia(sorry if I spelled that incorrectly). The service these young ladies provided was exceptional. They made excellent recommendations on both food and... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place was awesome. We had to get out of a bad thunderstorm and landed here for lunch. So glad we did. The hamburgers are excellent and the people are really nice!

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Thank ChicagoGal64
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a very good place for kids and families. Food was good and the atmosphere was excellent.....

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Clearwater Beac
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved the outdoor seating here to enjoy the weather as well as a good dinner. My boyfriend had the steak with beer jam. It was very tender and full of flavor. I had the hand breaded chicken sandwich and it was just as good. It was a very nice place to visit in Ely. Service was a little slower... More 

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First restaurant we experienced in Ely and really liked it overall. No one in our party of 6 raved about the food but we really enjoyed the outdoor music and local draft beer. Mosquitos can be pesky in the evening but nothing compared to the bloodsuckers in BWCA! We'd definitely eat here again when in Ely.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped to eat after a day of shopping in Ely. The décor is very nice and our waitress was amazing but we were not impressed with the food.

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Thank Jessica L
St Louis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a party of 8. The place was only half full when we arrived at 6:00. Took forever just to get drinks and appetizers. The service was borderline at best. Not impressed.

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Thank CAR06StLouis
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at Rockwood with some friends, on their recommendation. I have to confess I wasn't all that impressed, although at home they have good taste. And I'm not buying the "Well, it's at the end of the road" excuse, because you can do a lot better in Ely. I had walleye and fries. I've had fish and chips... More 

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East Grand Forks, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner with husband and 2 teenage boys. Great environment, wide variety of food and drink. Poutine was shared and enjoyed by all. Food hot and very interesting. Walleye and chips crispy and not greasy. Good beer batter and tasty hushpuppies. Blueberry burger very different and delicious--REALLY! Honey mustard chicken sandwich on a pretzel bun was amazing! Meatloaf was unlike any... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu offers a good selection of items. They also have a good selection of local beers. The food was delicious and the service was friendly and attentive. There was also live music the night we were there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 East Sheridan Street, Ely, MN 55731-1454
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: (218) 365-7772

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