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“Prime Rib delight”

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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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, 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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307 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Prime Rib delight”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed the atmosphere of sitting in jail cell. The prime rib was very well cooked and tasty. My wife's steak was very tender and flavorful. Service was good. The only drawback was that I thought the dish should have come with a vegetable.

Visited April 2014
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Carson City, Nevada
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Anniversary dinner in Ely!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

Amazingly cooked to perfection filet mignon!! Service phenomenal!! Pinot Noir from Willamette Valley Oregon wonderful complaint to our meal. The stuffed potato covered in bearnaise sauce with spears of asparagus topped the meal off - can you say out of this world!! And the gals working were even kind to take pictures for us - unique experience with amazing food!!

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Thank LKB775
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Olympia, Washington
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380 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“Fun ambiance, but otherwise, just OK”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2014

Eating in a jail cell is a fun idea. The food, however, is good but not great. My husband and I shared a ribeye steak with salad, asparagus, and baked potato. The asparagus was perfectly cooked. The steak was OK, as was the potato....not bad, but nothing special. Wine by the glass is reasonably priced.

  • Visited April 2014
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Boise, Idaho, United States
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great steak”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2014

We chose this restaurant based on other reviews and were not disappointed. The decor is western with tables located in a jail cell. Our waitress was informative and attentive. My steak was excellent as was the beef barley soup. We will return when next in the area.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Laura M
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Visalia, California
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Who would have thunk”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2014

Absolutely fantastic..and what fun sitting in what was the former jail..cell block #9. Had tge Halibut and some out of this world beef barley soup. If you are in Ely..do not pass on this.,only open fir dinner

  • Visited April 2014
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