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Racks Bar and Grill

$$ - $$$American, ,
753 Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-1558
+1 775-289-3131
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pulled pork” (6 reviews)
“bread pudding” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
753 Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-1558
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great. Ate their going and coming back. Had their beef dip which was tender and very tasty. Wife had a salad which was also excellent. Dave the chef is beyond good!!!

Thank Ken S
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 4 July 2017

After travelling through Fallon and Austin, on the loneliest road in America, we had given up on a good dinner experience. At the Racks, however, the staff is cheerful, the food is superb! I had the spinach salad with chicken, lots of crispy chicken and...More

Thank CBellerose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

BEST PLACE TO EAT IN TOWN !!! Lived in Ely for 13 weeks Feb 1-- April 30, 2018 RACKS became our go to spot for Great Food & Service. I think we had almost every item on the menu Food was always consistent and they...More

Thank mohmemuir
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in for a beer and early dinner. I’m not usually a wing connoisseur but they came highly recommended, so I gave them a try with a spinach salad. Both were AWESOME! Salad was fresh and large for a side salad, w/great blue cheese...More

Thank Tara K
Reviewed 15 April 2018

If you want to feel welcome, have great food with people that could be your friends try out this place. The owner, ex fireman I think, big guy, great smile, interested in what you think about everything. Our waitress (24) don't know her name is...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Racks is a small bar in a small town so adjust expectations accordingly. But as per other review ms, the servers were friendly, food was good and portions were generous. My husband had the roasted tomato soup, which he raved about, plus a burger. I...More

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I picked this spot for dinner our last night in Ely based on reviews and OHMYGOSH! Well decorated, friendly staff, hockey game playing, yummy local pint poured! What else could you ask for? The boys were certainly happy with the delicious food! We got jalapeño...More

Thank patihalt
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We stopped here twice on this trip and the burgers were great. The service is also very good. I had the big RACKS and my wife had the Bacon cheddar and both were great. You have to have a big appetite in order to finish...More

Thank MrBill W
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Racks bar and grill is the perfect place to grab a bite with family and friends. Wether youre just passing through or here fpr a stay i would definitely reccomend this restaurant.The environment is friendly the food is delicious and the beer is cold!

Thank strujillo727
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Great place. Good food, cold beer. What more could you ask for? Prices were reasonable with a good selection. I even bought a hoodie with the Racks logo since I needed something for cool nights ahead, coming from Vegas. Ely is a nice stopover after...More

Thank Philip L
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Questions & Answers
Carole G
27 June 2016|
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Response from Steven S | Property representative |
Racks does allow well behaved dogs on our patio. Sorry outdoor seating only during the summer season.
Natsumi O
3 September 2015|
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Response from Jason C | Reviewed this property |
They could probably seat 25 to 30 people with enough notice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 35
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 753 Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-1558
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 775-289-3131
  • E-mail
Looking for for a fun friendly place for a meal or drink! Racks is Ely's best choice for great food, ice cold beer and spirits. We offer a clean smoke-free environment in our bar and restaurant. Our decor consists of trophy mule deer mounts along with photos of our local hunting enthusiasts and area wildlife. We do allow smoking on our outdoor patio. Well mannered pets are welcome at our outdoor venue. Racks has free WI-fi, Hi-def TV's, Touch Tunes Juke Box, video poker and an outstanding staff to serve you. Make Racks Bar and Grill your first choice when dining out or out for a drink!
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