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Front Porch Coffee & Tea Company

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343 E. Sheridan Street, Ely, MN
+1 218-365-2326
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07:00 - 06:00
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Sun 08:00 - 04:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 06:00
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Has a warm and cozy feel. Very friendly staff. Delicious coffee drinks and other beverages. Wonderful baked goods and a few lunch items. Free wi-fi and a few computers available. Gifts for purchase. Love the atmosphere, whether for chatting with friends or bringing in my laptop to work in a fresh setting. (Have been there many times over the last... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We spent a weekend at a resort in the area and our make-at-home coffee felt like decaf. So, we made many trips to The Front Porch to re-fuel our caffeine needs. Nice place with friendly staff. Cute, homey feel. Didn't try any of the food, but the baked goods - including lots of gluten free options - looked good.

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Pellston
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We very much enjoyed our stop at Front porch coffee. It had a homey/family friendly feel and staff was friendly. They had wifi and computers that you could use and a play area for the kids which I thought was very nice. They had a couch area as well as large and small tables inside and a lot of seating... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My husband had the homemade chili and I had the pumpkin pie with vanilla ice cream. Delicious! Free WiFi :-)

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I'll take this place over a Caribou any day of the week. Charming atmosphere ... Quiche and pies are delectable. Lots of seating options and nice views of the Ely Strip.

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Thank Reed L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

My wife and I had just had breakfast at a local restaurant where the coffee was terrible. We’re not fancy coffee drinkers. We just need a good cup of coffee whether it would be from a gas station minimart or a coffee shop. We were new to the area and spotted the place as it is conveniently located. Inside is... More 

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MN, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Find a veggie meal here in quiche, great coffee, internet stations, and reasonable prices. Places to read and chat while relaxing...counter service just fine.

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Thank jesseMN
Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great breakfast here, with quiche and breakfast burritos. The coffee was also quite good. We came here as a cheaper alternative to the food at the lodge we stayed at and it was totally great.

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Thank BethBeth26
North Branch, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We look forward to going here each time we come to Ely. Service is always excellent and the food out of this world. Quiches are great! And of course there's the oatmeal. It's always relaxing and you never know who you might run in to.

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Thank Bankens2016
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stopped in for early lunch. Sons had wraps & I had the quiche. All of us had the strawberry smoothies. Sad to see that bubble tea was no longer on the menu. (last time we were here was 6 years ago & I became addicted to their bubble tea had at least 2 a day for the 2 weeks... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 04:00
Monday
07:00 - 06:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 06:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 06:00
Thursday
07:00 - 06:00
Friday
07:00 - 06:00
Saturday
07:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 343 E. Sheridan Street, Ely, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 218-365-2326

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?