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Boathouse Brewery

$$ - $$$American, ,
47 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1289
+1 218-365-4301
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“duck wings” (25 reviews)
“walleye” (34 reviews)
“burger” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
47 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1289
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11 - 20 of 291 reviews

Reviewed November 12, 2017

Stopped in with the intention of having the duck wings. Somehow I got swayed into choosing the Gun boats instead. Gunboats are split jalapeños stuffed with cheese and sausage. These may have been the hottest jalapeños I've ever eaten. Holy mouth on fire. I know...More

Thank Barry D
Joseph T, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Thanks for the review, Barry! Sorry, that our end of the road Jalapenos got ya good.

Reviewed November 3, 2017

We were attended to quickly with good service. Food was delicious, tasty and came in a timely manner. Try the 'steak bites' appetizer -- juicy, tender and perfectly seasoned.

Thank seckora7
Joseph T, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

We appreciate the business and are glad you enjoyed the food and service! Thank you!

Reviewed October 23, 2017

Boathouse Brewpub and Restaurant, Ely, Minnesota: This brewpub is right in the middle of Ely, Minnesota and is a welcome find in an area where the next nearest brewery is over 100 miles away. The Boathouse is located in an older building and is rather...More

Thank WIA2014
Joseph T, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Thank you for the review and the business!

Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

We ate on the restaurant side while the bar crowd enjoyed football. Nothing fancy, but food and service were good. My pulled pork sandwich was excellent, but not very hot.

1  Thank J J
Joseph T, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Thank you for the review! Glad you enjoyed our offerings!

Reviewed October 11, 2017

Stopped in for linch and had a specialty braut and chillie smothered it. Very good, Better like specialty beer like an IPA or ale not much else.

Thank Dick J
Joseph T, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Glad you enjoyed our special! Thank you for taking time to review us!

Reviewed October 2, 2017

This is the third time in Ely and, sadly, probably the last time we'd eat at the Boathouse. The food is okay; the beer was terrible. We've sampled beer from Hawaii to Germany and all points in between, and know how competitive the craft beer...More

Thank QuakerAcres
Joseph T, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Thank you for the review, Kay! Sorry, to hear you did not enjoy our brews, but glad you enjoyed our food!

Reviewed October 1, 2017

Had a wonderful dinner of all-you-can-eat Walleye with a couple of Manhattans. This was a wonderful place for dinner at a reasonable price. ($20 for the Walleye)

Thank Marcie556
Joseph T, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Thank you, Marcie! Glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here during our visit to Ely. Being basically a bar/brew pub with a dinning room on the side, the restaurant does lack a certain ambience. My sandwich, The Gunsmoke, was decent, but the highlight was the Alimony ale brewed on site. It...More

Thank Wally S
Joseph T, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Glad you enjoyed our beer, Wally! Thank you for taking time to review us!

Reviewed September 25, 2017

We came to the Boathouse Brewery after a week in the BWCA. We sat at the bar and happened to sit by the chef (or cook, as he calls himself). He gave us a personal guide to the menu. He and the other staff were...More

Thank jrunner0786
Joseph T, General Manager at Boathouse Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Glad you enjoyed our food! It is designed for people traveling into and out of the BWCAW that need a reprieve from dehydrated chow. Thanks for the review!

Reviewed September 25, 2017

If you go to the Boathouse Brewpub in Ely, do not go as a group if you want separate checks. There was 18 of us, 5 different families so we pushed some tables together to sit together and some had to sit in a booth,...More

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Steve S
March 3, 2018|
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Response from Joseph T | Property representative |
They don't serve Pizza for the summer months yet. Next fall they will be back.
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jwkol
July 23, 2017|
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Response from BoathouseBrewpub | Property representative |
Yup! $19.99 for all you can eat!
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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
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
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
  • E-mail
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