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Silver Rapids Lodge

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459 Kawishiwi Trl, Ely, MN 55731-8194
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

They only have pizza to eat, but we were ok with that since they are "Homemade". The pizzas were almost worse than the service and that was one of the worst experiences I have had. Our pizzas were burnt and they were just frozen pizzas(Apparently the pizzas are made at someone's home, but not the the restaurant?). The place could... More 

Thank Justin H
Bemidji, Minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016

We've stopped in twice on our winter visit to Ely, and both times the lounge was warm (warm wood fire going), and the staff was super friendly. The Bloodies are GREAT there, and it's a very relaxing atmosphere!

1 Thank Naawaakwaa
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

Disappointing to drive out here and find that the dining room was closed. This was the Friday before the Harvest Moon Festival. Definitely call before driving out here.

Thank Charlene H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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124 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2015

We had several evening meals here this weekend. The food is average but the view of White Iron lake in the evening is wonderful. Take your meal outside and sit on one of the picnic tables and watch the sunset.

Thank JMP386
Duluth, Minnesota
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2015

Very accommodating and friendly staff. Food and beverage service was very good. Canoe rentals affordable and in good condition. Two room suite was perfect for 5 people. The weekend getaway and lodge was better than we expected.

Thank DAW5100
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2015

Friendly bartender Jean?, variety of beer choices, great pizza (liked by 5 discriminating palates) and 5 star Bloody Mary's (homemade tomato mixer-spicy was wonderful) made this a very worthwhile stop. The menu entrees and Friday night Chefs specials may likely entice us to stop back before our vacation ends.

Thank Cindy B
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2015

the owners and workers are some of the greatest people you will meet. the camping and cabins are clean and they make darn good pizza for your late night urges.

Thank kasieMpls
Palatine, Illinois
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2015

Staff here always complain about the other resorts in the surrounding area. I don't understand why. Food is OK. Nice bar.

1 Thank Shyla J
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2014

Silver Rapids Lodge (est. 1919) is located on a private peninsula with water on three sides and access to four lakes (including the BWCA). It offers year round accommodations with lakeside cabins, motel suites and campgrounds. There is a restaurant on-site. Fantastic access to fishing, boating, hiking or snowmobiling.

Thank Denise B
Joliet, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2013

Very good pizza, beer and the service was excellent! The dining room has big windows so you can view nature while you dine. A very relaxing pleasant place with good food.

Thank Anne M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 459 Kawishiwi Trl, Ely, MN 55731-8194
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: 218-365-4877

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?