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Northern Expressions Ice Cream Parlor

48 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1257
+1 218-365-5550
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (60 reviews)
“apple pie” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
48 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1257
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This is a destination spot! Probably the best ice cream I have ever had. My wife had a pie malt made of strawberry rhubarb pie and vanilla ice cream. They literally throw the pie right into the mall so you can taste the pie crust...More

1  Thank Rennie5864
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We just got back from spending a week in Ely. We stopped at Northern Expressions Ice Cream Parlor for a treat. They offer a wonderful variety of flavors and once you finally choose, they scoop up the biggest servings ever! I had the elephant tracks...More

Thank tldewitt81
Reviewed 20 August 2017

They have homemade waffle cones and creamy delicious ice cream. You can sit outside to eat or sit inside.

Thank suzi j
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Best homemade Custard I have ever had. The Dorothy Rootbeer Float is my favorite. We made sure to stop here several times to top off our days.

Thank sandra1315312
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The ice cream is delicious ! One scoop is plenty ! It's a big scoop for around $4.00. Definitely worth stopping to indulge in some great ice cream !

Thank degullion
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Very polite servers. They have a wide selection of hard serve ice cream as well. Right on the corner of Sheridan Street, with the attached gift shop you can't miss it!

Thank Nicolas J
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I have been to a lot of states. I have been to a lot of ice cream shops. This ice cream is genuinely the best in the world. I've never been disappointed. My family and I have been visiting this shop for over 10 years,...More

Thank Grace P
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The ice cream here is out of this world! May we recommend the Big Muddy to any chocolate lovers, and the blueberry pie malt to any shake lovers. My Fiancé and I went camping in the Boundary Waters for three weeks, and this was the...More

Thank Suzanne A
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Our group of nine, fresh from eight days of hard paddling in Boundary Waters,visited Sarah (owner) and her wonderful Northern Expressions Ice Cream Parlor this afternoon. NE, known for its delicious flavors and large portions, is a destination site for anyone visiting Ely and BW....More

1  Thank Judy S
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Once again I stopped in this fine place, the level of service is outstanding. The blueberry pie shake is back. Stopped in earlier this week and no pies but I came back and more pies were ordered. That level of customer care is scarce. I...More

Thank Tipper M
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1257
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 218-365-5550
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