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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 good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“pancakes” (40 reviews)
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5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.All hours
American, Cafe, Diner
5 E Chapman St, Ely, MN 55731-1227
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Delicious breakfasts, friendly staff, clean and cozy. The veggie stuffed hash browns were amazing and the biggest biscuits in a biscuit and gravy dish that we've ever seen.

Thank polishhulagirl33
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent! Eat where the locals eat; sizable portions, hot food hot and cold food cold. Service is friendly and polite; a good place to eat. Our group wanted to return for another meal but we ran out of time, bummer.

Thank TheTravelingBuck-i
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast here and we all three had different meals. Would highly recommend the stuffed hashbrowns and the biscuits and gravy. Although I think anything you order would be great.

Thank nathan b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and large portions. Very friendly staff. Yummy chicken fried steak. Great prices, would eat here again

Thank debberwhatever
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to breakfast twice. The waitress was friendly and efficient, the portions were huge, the service was quick and the food was very good! The place is popular and was recommended by a local- busy but not crowded, and prompt service.

Thank Randy E
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Food fantastic, just wish they accepted cards not just cash or checks. Very friendly staff. Will be a required stop whenever we visit

Thank Jeanadair W
Reviewed 26 December 2017

this mom and pop place is a favorite of the locals as it is off the main street. always busy. large amount of food for the price, so go hungry.

Thank Myroadtripper57
Reviewed 13 December 2017

I live just outside Ely, and this is my breakfast place! Here you get more than you`d expect, and it`s great food. Just a couple "heads up though"...... #1 It is a cash only place, no checks or credit cards. #2 When the town is...More

Thank BearManNorth
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We stopped by Britton's for breakfast right before heading to the lakes and our week long canoeing adventure. The portions were large and the food was excellent. Definitely can't wait to enjoy this before my next canoeing trip.

Thank Toni Y
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Britton's was recommended to us by a couple we met on the Kawishiwi Trail from MO. Would love to return someday. Good service; large portions at reasonable prices.

Thank seckora7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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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