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Burntside Lodge

2755 Burntside Lodge Rd., Ely, MN 55731
+1 218-365-3894
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“walleye” (12 reviews)
“nice dinner” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
2755 Burntside Lodge Rd., Ely, MN 55731
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is not the standard Minnesota meat and potatoes venue as it is striving to be a fine dining establishment. The view of the lake and the historic lodge ambiance are delightful. We had very good service but perhaps because we dined on a...More

Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loves the food and the view. Great historical restaurant with excellent food and service Very accommodating and a must stop

Thank CGSD
Reviewed 23 May 2017

On Hwy 88 'around the lake' outside of Ely, this restaurant has exceptional recipes and dessert for its guests and visitors amid their historic lodge and dining room. A great place to take visiting guests to share a 'special' experience in eating.

Thank Cecilia R
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We'd been told by several friends, "you must dine at the Burntside Lodge." They certainly were right! We had a fantastic dinner. The cocktails we started with included the "Burntside Old Fashioned" and a cocktail with mescal (cannot remember the name). They were both perfectly...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 15 September 2016

A better dining establishment and treat to visit, my visits have been something I look forward to annually, although this year, post-season, staff seemed disorganized and the food glacially slow in appearing, with some items out. The dining room has wonderful views, and has old...More

Thank jesseMN
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Amazingly delicious food. The family went out for a nice dinner but there was a little sticker shock for us. The food and service were fabulous.

Thank BethBeth26
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This is probably the most expensive restaurant I've ever been to, but it has a lovely atmosphere, a wonderful view over the lake that was particularly nice at sunset, and undeniably upscale food.

Thank Tatiana D
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

On a whim, I made a reservation here when my mom and I and my 2 young children were visiting Ely for the day. It seems I needed to learn a bit more about the history of the area than I did even though I...More

Thank Mariyaeb
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Perfect date or special occasion restaurant. Small portions and big prices but the food is so unusual, eclectic and good that you won't mind (much). Make sure to walk around the lobby when you are done. Very cozy.

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Met friends at this restaurant that had come highly recommended by older Ely MN families. An old wooden lodge that is very picturesque and the food was awesome. Nice high quality selection, good appetizers that were very different and high quality. Very friendly service! Not...More

Thank Cheryl R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2755 Burntside Lodge Rd., Ely, MN 55731
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 218-365-3894
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