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Boathouse Brewery

) #3 of 23 Restaurants in Ely $$ - $$$ American, ,
47 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1289
+1 218-365-4301
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck wings” (23 reviews)
“walleye” (30 reviews)
“fish fry” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
47 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1289
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1 - 10 of 243 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This place served us a fabulous walleye sandwich - a great place to dine the night before adventuring out into the wilds of the great north woods.

Thank dasegal
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're happy to serve such appreciative customers! Thank you!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just a great chill option for a reasonably priced great meal, not bar food, much better than that. Always busy, but that never slows the service. Great staff, always hustling. Broccoli slaw = perfect.

Thank jrjwk
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We appreciate you noticing our staff's hard work ethic! Thank you for the review and we are really glad you enjoyed our new version of Broccoli Slaw!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got amazing take out from the Boathouse. We decided to try the blueberry blonde beer in a growler and it was amazing!! Affordable and great service staff! We will be back next year!!

Thank keldownie2001
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the kind words and we're glad we were able to give you the experience you deserve!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in before heading into the wilderness for 4 days. Awesome brews, delicious food. Plastic Growlers so you can have a beer that first night in the woods. I should have bought 2!

Thank Michael H
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you discovered our place on your adventure! Thank you for the great review and for mentioning the BWCAW legal containers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can't go wrong here. Excellent food, excellent service. Not a beer drinker, but the extensive menu of craft beers made me wish I were!

Thank LNB1963
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good to hear you enjoyed your experience with us! We really appreciate the review and thank you for letting us know how we are doing.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I even went back and got a growler to go of the blueberry ale. It was absolutely delicious. The food was good a little on the greasy side I thought but it was perfect for what we were looking for

Thank Taylor D
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks, Taylor! Glad you enjoyed our unique Blueberry Beer!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Ely for one evening and wanted a place to enjoy my husband's birthday. We first tried to go to the Chocolate Moose however were unaware that they were only open during certain hours so we took a little walk up the...More

Thank Tammy B
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, Tammy! We add a hint of Horseradish to our house made slaw dressing that gives it a slow burn and cuts down on the sweetness a bit. Some people like it and some people don't, but everyone's pallet is different!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good place to go for quite good beer and sandwiches. I have been to the boathouse twice in the last two weeks and recommend the place. They have a wide variety of beers brewed at the place covering a range of types...More

Thank ogibbs
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed our selections and appreciate the review and the repeat business! Thank you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Never had blueberry beer or peanut butter chocolate beer. Good and interesting! Very nice place to visit. Met some nice people...local and tourists.More

Thank Karen S
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are always trying new and different things. Sometimes they work out great! Other times not so much, but we learn and move ahead! Our customer base is very diverse and we always offer an inviting and friendly atmosphere. Thanks for solidifying our atmosphere and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great chili made with real beef, not ground beef. Very hearty. Located right on the main Street . They have a huge selection of craft beers too but too early for me to indulge.More

Thank tourchick
BoathouseBrewpub, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad you like the Chili! Unfortunately, after this batch it will be a seasonal offering for the fall-spring months only, but we have other outstanding options like the Smoked Gouda Cheesy Chicken Wild Rice Soup! Thank you for the review and hopefully you get a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
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
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