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“Over priced & the food was only okay very disapointing.”

Cell Block Steak House
Ranked #2 of 24 Restaurants in Ely
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $120
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The Cell Block Steak House is open nightly from 5:00 p.m. Until 9:00 p.m. Reservations are recommended.
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Over priced & the food was only okay very disapointing.”
Reviewed October 8, 2012 via mobile

A friend had told me the food was the best in town. Wow if that's the best I will only cook out, we gave it 2 tries & both times someone got sick yeah we will not be eating there anytime in the future. Sorry Cell Block

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Meridian, ID
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Once is more than enough!”
Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

After a long trip from Idaho, we really wanted a nice meal and a cold beer. Based on reviews, we selected the "Cell Block." It really wasn't what we had hoped for. We both ordered steak dinners, both steaks were tough tasteless and not cooked as requested, the baked potatoes were yesterday's fare, and the salads were absolutely awful. This a very poor meal with a high price.

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Santa Cruz, California
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84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Good basic food in a unique setting”
Reviewed September 27, 2012

I thoroughly enjoyed the half-rack of ribs that followed a very good dinner salad. I'd definitely return.

Visited August 2012
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Concord California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Not so good.”
Reviewed September 13, 2012

My husband went there to get food to go, a rib steak and salad the steak was awful and it came with Mex rice and beans . It was about $17.00 and its a ripoff if you ask me the steak was not rib eyes and they were gray looking with a couple of mushrooms(if you can call them mushrooms.) I will make sure we never go there again.

  • Visited August 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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139 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“The concept may be good but not the food”
Reviewed September 2, 2012

Yes, you sit in a 'jail cell' but the over-priced steaks we had contained more fat than meat, the so-so bread was served in a dirty cloth napkin, and the starter soup was bland. Wouldn't recommend this restaurant.

Visited September 2012
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