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The Chocolate Moose

101 N Central Ave, Ely, MN 55731-1273
+1 218-365-6343
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
101 N Central Ave, Ely, MN 55731-1273
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1 - 10 of 310 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very good and plentiful. Service was slow but it was close to the end of their season. We had stopped there for a late lunch the day we arrived and learned they were planning to close by 3:00. They are not open...More

Thank Hoosie254
Reviewed 28 August 2017

After visiting and going into the Soudan Underground Mine near Ely, we stopped and ate at the Chocolate Moose as my wife's cousin's husband had eaten here before and thought it good. There were four of us and we waited quite awhile to get menus...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We always eat at the Chocolate Mousse when we visit Ely. The menu is inventive with really tasty food with great service and craft bears all set in a real log cabin.More

Thank suzi j
Steven N, General Manager at The Chocolate Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and appreciated the menu. We try to have a nice blend of choices that cover the preferences for the variety of appetites of our guests. Thank you again and hope to...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped there around 5:30 on a Wednesday evening and they were closed. There was no sign to indicate what was going on, but there is a "for sale" sign on the side of the building. Too bad. We had loved the place on our previous...More

Thank thomascorrigan
Steven N, General Manager at The Chocolate Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

We are actually open. Our hours are Sunday thru Wednesday 7 am to 4 pm and Thursday thru Saturday 7 am to 8 pm. The building is for sale as many buildings and business around town are for sale but we still operate the business....More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. We stop here every year! The staff is friendly and it's conveniently located amongst the shopping in town.

Thank kkmaz7
Steven N, General Manager at The Chocolate Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your review and thank you for stopping in when you are in Ely. We are always happy to hear when people are enjoying themselves year after year. Sincerely, Steven Neff

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful surprise to find a place that has friendly service reasonable prices and great daily specials and really good food in a clean and nice restaurant

Thank James1895
Steven N, General Manager at The Chocolate Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your review and for your patronage of our restaurant. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. Sincerely, Steven Neff

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Just food, had a scramble good enough food. Not a keeper, no wifi. Wife's wasn't much better a little to greasy without good flavor. I ended up using napkin to sop up excess oil. Didn't returnMore

Thank Michael W
Steven N, General Manager at The Chocolate Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear you were not overly impressed with your meal. We do not have WiFi for the simple reason that we believe it is easier to have a nice meal and talk with others at your table...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We spent the weekend here in Ely for the Blueberry Festival. Was Looking forward to coming here for lunch....we had eaten here during other visits to the area over the last 10 years. Our sandwiches were good....my husband said his BLT was the best he...More

Thank konakai2008
Steven N, General Manager at The Chocolate Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your sandwiches, but are very sorry to hear you were displeased with dessert. I wish you would asked to send it back so we could have corrected the problem immediately. Whether it was taking it...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We took a large group of 13 to this location for breakfast one morning. The location was very friendly and had a cool atmosphere. The service was very good and the food portions were phenomenal and the quality of the food was excellent. We only...More

Thank Drifter123go
Steven N, General Manager at The Chocolate Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for your review. We are happy we were able to accommodate you and your party. We are glad you enjoyed the food and service as well. Hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Steven Neff

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

To start off, I always try to point out the positive features the businesses that I review but there is a limit to that! In this case, my girlfriend who is from a nearby town, highly recommended eating lunch here but we were both unpleasantly...More

Thank Ali I
Steven N, General Manager at The Chocolate Moose, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you for your review and I apologize for your less than satisfactory visit. Based on what you mentioned in your review it seems like while being inattentive to your table the server may have not picked up your food from the window when it...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Central Ave, Ely, MN 55731-1273
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 218-365-6343
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