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Stony Ridge Cafe

60 N. Lakeview Ave, Ely, MN 55731
+1 218-365-6757
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“hamburger” (17 reviews)
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60 N. Lakeview Ave, Ely, MN 55731
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing burgers! 3 pages of unique burgers and homemade fixings. The atmosphere was perfect for Ely and surrounds you with the North woods.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 589tammiee
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

This was an absolutely fantastic Place to eat. It was great food fantastic view of lake shagawa and the service was great. The disadvantage I would say it is rather pricey. Hamburgers are $20 each there's like 20 different types of Burgers to choose from....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Scott E
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful breakfast on the deck overlooking the lake. Great atmosphere and a wonderful location! The morning we were there it was just our group. I thoroughly enjoyed the stuffed hash browns. I wish I could have bundled this up and taken it...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ohioborn57
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This is a place to try burgers; they are very very big. Not sure how the cook so much meat so well; there is a long list of options. I didnt realize how big they were until they came to the table. You could easily...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank wiminneapolis
Reviewed 18 July 2018

They are so rude. Today I went to there and bought burger but I found cat hair in it. it's gross, is it not? After that I showed the waiteress, she talked her manager. The manager didn't come to talk with me. He or she...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Nurser K
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Our group came here directly after getting back from a 6 day jaunt into the BWCA. I had the yukon burger and it was probably the best burger I've had. All the ingredients you could tell were premium. Their thick cut bacon should be served...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Vincent C
Reviewed 16 July 2018

huge short stack pancakes at least 10.5 inch arround and thick, stuffed hashbrowns also a huge plate full, very pleasant environmet, good lake view, friendly staff but a could be a little faster.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We actually ate here twice this week. One day for lunch; the burgers are huge! We ordered the whimpy size and still could only eat half. Fresh, juicy and made to order with homemade chips or onion rings. We had the ribs on Saturday night....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We had delicious if spendy burgers and blts all by ourselves one weekday afternoon. The portions were enormous and it was fun to talk with the owners. We planned to boat over another day for dinner, but we never made it. The handmade tables and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank eljay2015
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

This is an annual visit for us. After a day of paddling, these burgers are so delicious. However, they are so large, you really do need to share with someone. It’s located in a funky little spot, so double check the map. The tables outside...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank kimberlystamps
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t z
17 July 2015|
Response from D C |
I see you asked this question a month ago so not sure if it is still a need, but yes, The Pebble Spa is in Ely. Their phone is 218-365-0809 and they do travel to do massages.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 N. Lakeview Ave, Ely, MN 55731
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 218-365-6757
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