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Boathouse Brewery

) #3 of 23 Restaurants in Ely $$ - $$$ American, ,
47 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1289
+1 218-365-4301
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck wings” (23 reviews)
“walleye” (30 reviews)
“burger” (34 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
47 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1289
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11 - 20 of 256 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner and enjoyed beer flight sampler. Food was above average. Son had a quite good reuben. Craft beers were star of show for me.

Thank Joseph S
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the good review! Glad you enjoyed our beers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Ely several times but this our first visit to the Brewhouse. We liked the restaurant layout with a bar side and a separate dining side. The dining area was amply sized with booths and tables. Our server was prompt to our...More

Thank Richard B
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, Richard! We are glad you enjoyed our products and service and appreciate the review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like so many small towns a side track brewery draws in many people. They offer a few of their own beers plus a full bar and restaurant. Easily they could use more staff, but it's tough to get good help up there. Their beer is...More

Thank Goldfisher132
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for understanding that staff is hard to come by in our little tourist economy, but our staff does work really hard to ensure the best service we can offer. Sorry, you did not think our beer was that memorable and I hope you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place served us a fabulous walleye sandwich - a great place to dine the night before adventuring out into the wilds of the great north woods.

Thank dasegal
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're happy to serve such appreciative customers! Thank you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just a great chill option for a reasonably priced great meal, not bar food, much better than that. Always busy, but that never slows the service. Great staff, always hustling. Broccoli slaw = perfect.

Thank jrjwk
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate you noticing our staff's hard work ethic! Thank you for the review and we are really glad you enjoyed our new version of Broccoli Slaw!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got amazing take out from the Boathouse. We decided to try the blueberry blonde beer in a growler and it was amazing!! Affordable and great service staff! We will be back next year!!

Thank keldownie2001
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words and we're glad we were able to give you the experience you deserve!

Reviewed 8 June 2017

Stopped in before heading into the wilderness for 4 days. Awesome brews, delicious food. Plastic Growlers so you can have a beer that first night in the woods. I should have bought 2!

Thank Michael H
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Glad you discovered our place on your adventure! Thank you for the great review and for mentioning the BWCAW legal containers!

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

You can't go wrong here. Excellent food, excellent service. Not a beer drinker, but the extensive menu of craft beers made me wish I were!

Thank LNB1963
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Good to hear you enjoyed your experience with us! We really appreciate the review and thank you for letting us know how we are doing.

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

I even went back and got a growler to go of the blueberry ale. It was absolutely delicious. The food was good a little on the greasy side I thought but it was perfect for what we were looking for

Thank Taylor D
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thanks, Taylor! Glad you enjoyed our unique Blueberry Beer!

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Ely for one evening and wanted a place to enjoy my husband's birthday. We first tried to go to the Chocolate Moose however were unaware that they were only open during certain hours so we took a little walk up the...More

Thank Tammy B
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you for the review, Tammy! We add a hint of Horseradish to our house made slaw dressing that gives it a slow burn and cuts down on the sweetness a bit. Some people like it and some people don't, but everyone's pallet is different!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1289
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 218-365-4301
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