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Boathouse Brewery

$$ - $$$American, ,
47 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1289
+1 218-365-4301
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck wings” (25 reviews)
“walleye” (34 reviews)
“fish fry” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
47 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1289
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On a recent trip to Ely, MN this was one of the restaurants our small group of five visited for lunch. Both service and food was very good.With a variety of menu items there is likely something to satisfy everyone’s tastebuds! Having already placed my...More

Thank TheTravelingBuck-i
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited twice - once for the beer and once for dinner and beer! Nice variety of beers that they brew onsite- something for everyone. Popular place but service was prompt. The people and the staff were very friendly and fun to talk to- especially,...More

Thank Randy E
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We were seated right away and received pretty good service. I had the black bean burger with well seasoned french fries. My husband enjoyed the walleye sandwich. His side of coleslaw was really small which was disappointing since the slaw was so good. My blueberry...More

Thank Bonnie M
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Stopped in with the intention of having the duck wings. Somehow I got swayed into choosing the Gun boats instead. Gunboats are split jalapeños stuffed with cheese and sausage. These may have been the hottest jalapeños I've ever eaten. Holy mouth on fire. I know...More

Thank Barry D
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We were attended to quickly with good service. Food was delicious, tasty and came in a timely manner. Try the 'steak bites' appetizer -- juicy, tender and perfectly seasoned.

Thank seckora7
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Boathouse Brewpub and Restaurant, Ely, Minnesota: This brewpub is right in the middle of Ely, Minnesota and is a welcome find in an area where the next nearest brewery is over 100 miles away. The Boathouse is located in an older building and is rather...More

Thank WIA2014
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We ate on the restaurant side while the bar crowd enjoyed football. Nothing fancy, but food and service were good. My pulled pork sandwich was excellent, but not very hot.

1  Thank J J
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Stopped in for linch and had a specialty braut and chillie smothered it. Very good, Better like specialty beer like an IPA or ale not much else.

Thank Dick J
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is the third time in Ely and, sadly, probably the last time we'd eat at the Boathouse. The food is okay; the beer was terrible. We've sampled beer from Hawaii to Germany and all points in between, and know how competitive the craft beer...More

Thank QuakerAcres
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Had a wonderful dinner of all-you-can-eat Walleye with a couple of Manhattans. This was a wonderful place for dinner at a reasonable price. ($20 for the Walleye)

Thank Marcie556
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24 July 2017|
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Response from BoathouseBrewpub | Property representative |
Yup! $19.99 for all you can eat!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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