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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

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“Insula is my personal favorite restaurant in town. They have amazing, unique food, and it’s a perfect place to gather with friends for a nice meal.”
  • 9 locals recommend
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“Brittons Cafe has a classic, cozy diner/cafe vibe, and great food. Come hungry, as the portions are large! My favorite are the stuffed hash browns, homemade bread, and warm caramel rolls. Best yet, it’s just a block from your front door! Cash or check only. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Yummy sandwiches, pizza, and family friendly. Kids meals served on frisbees. Macaroni and Cheese grilled cheese sandwich :) Closes at 3PM”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“A classic steak house with delicious burgers and an air hockey table to boot!”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“The Boathouse is another of my favorites in Ely. Great atmosphere, better food, and unbeatable blueberry blonde beer. Three blocks from the cottage. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“A north woods lodge restaurant that offers yummy meals with fresh baked bread! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends
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“Food is pretty standard, but it's a nice patio to enjoy on a summer evening. Sometimes live music. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Amazing views of Shagawa lake, great good and atmosphere. Located inside the Grand Ely Lodge and next door to Antlers Lounge. ”
  • 1 local recommends