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Britton's Cafe

5 E Chapman St, Ely, MN 55731-1227
+1 218-365-3195
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“hash browns” (19 reviews)
Open Now
05:00 - 14:00All hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
5 E Chapman St, Ely, MN 55731-1227
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, large portions. Very reasonable prices. Service was fast and good. Tolerate of my rambunctious 2 year old.

Thank Lizzie0113
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Group of eight stopped here for breakfast on the way home from the Boy Scout Northern Tier canoe base. First of all, get there early. Portions are HUGE so bring a big appetite and think about what you are ordering. The stuffed hash browns are...More

Thank Amistad1234
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We hit Brittons at 5am on our way out of town for a long drive home. Service was friendly, prompt, food was delicious with huge portions, coffee was good, and prices were fair. I had the corn beef hash with eggs, toast, and potatoes, and...More

Thank Tristan J
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Brittons is a must have in Ely! It is like an old school diner, very busy all of the time, but worth the wait! The portions are huge! The pancakes are the size of the plate! The omelets are delish! If you don't want to...More

Thank amyj78
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We have been here a lot when we lived in town or visiting. It's been updated and as always great food. The blueberry French toast was amazing and customer service always friendly and good.

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had breakast at this dandy cafe a block or two off the "main drag" of Ely. I had the asparagus omelette with hollandaise sauce and I wish I could have it for breakfast every single day. Make sure someone in your group (who is...More

Thank wishiwasinvegas
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This cafe serves the type of breakfast that makes you understand what a '5' rating really means. All the breads were homemade and the coffee was fantastic. My wife had cranberry french toast -- she said it was the best ever -- while I had...More

Thank VitaminMoose
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Big portions of outstanding classic breakfasts. Bring a healthy appetite and, if there is still some fresh baked bread, order some to have with your eggs! I have been here many times as I have one last great breakfast before I head out on canoe...More

Thank Kimberly A
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I had their 3 egg omelette with hash browns and could not eat it all. Excellent food and coffee. Price was fantastic.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

It was a cute restaurant a block off main street, and we heard about it from a waitress at dinner earlier in the week. They're open 5am to 2pm, we headed in for breakfast. They were busy the entire time we were there. We ordered...More

Thank Jutebox1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 E Chapman St, Ely, MN 55731-1227
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 218-365-3195
Open for Breakfast and Lunch
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