Northern Expressions is a combination ice cream parlor and gift shop in downtown Ely. Try to choose from among the many flavors in the freezer case and then go for a homemade waffle cone, or skip the cone part altogether and opt for a highly rated root beer float. A local favorite.
Organic Roots was created as a reflection of my true passion for wholesome foods and nutrition.
In our fast-paced, fast-food society, we seem to have lost the connection between our health and foods we eat. At ORGANIC ROOTS, we are committed to produce and serve the most pure, organic and artfully crafted slow foods and to provide a friendly place of thoughtful and healthy eating and gathering.
Our food is hand-crafted with fresh, seasonal, organic and local ingredients and we make a conscious effort to practice sustainability in our business efforts.
Our dedicated team of staff cares about your well-being and is here to help you maintain good health.
Visit our new and expanded natural food market and feed your body & soul with our delicious soups, salads, sandwiches and daily specials. Menu changes daily. Many gluten-free and vegan options. Dine-in or take-out!
Ely DQ® Grill & Chill is open for business daily.
We have a drive-thru, along with mobile ordering using the Dairy Queen® mobile app to get exclusive deals and curbside pickup.
Thank you for your continued support.
Our business remains committed to our everyday cleaning and sanitation practices. The health and well being of our fans and crew members is our top priority.
Stony Ridge Resort is a family operated resort located just north of Ely, on the south side of Shagawa Lake. Stony Ridge offers rustic log cabins with the modern conveniences of home.
We also offer RV and tent sites with water and electric hook-ups and of course, an awesome view of scenic Shagawa Lake.
Shagawa Lake is a 2000 acre designated Walleye lake with no slots. It is stocked every 3 years with an average of 2.9 million fry. It also has very strong natural reproduction; this would explain the DNR’s 29.11 Walleyes per gill net!
Shore lunch you ask? How about 26 islands to choose from. Stony Ridge Bait & Tackle Shop is a throw back to the “good ole days” with much to see and of course, we have everything to meet your fishing needs.
Stony Ridge Café is very popular with Elyite’s (locals) as they refer to it as “Ely’s Best Kept Secret”. Our award winning café features over 50 gourmet burgers and our “Famous Stuffed Hashbrowns”. Stop in and give us a visit, we look forward to seeing you!
With access to 4 lakes, this laid-back, year-round resort in the Superior National Forest was built in 1919, and is 4 miles from the International Wolf Center.
Simple 2- to 8-bedroom cabins have mini-fridges, microwaves and coffeemakers, plus lake views, fire pits and decks. Suites feature 1 or 2 bedrooms, and add full kitchens and/or covered decks.
Our rustic bar serves up a great Bloody Mary and homemade pizzas. Other amenities include a 40-person sauna, a swimming beach, fishing docks, and a marina with boat rentals. There’s also a fish-cleaning house, a game room and a playground.
Coffee + Wine Bar located in Downtown Ely, MN.
Northern Grounds, a long time Ely favorite has come back to life in downtown! Located at the intersection of Central Ave. & Sheridan St., the former VFW has also experienced a revival of its own. Recently remodeled, the brick and tin work is swoon-worthy.
We welcome guests to enjoy fine wines, craft beers and on-site roasted coffee as well as the baked goods and accompaniments guaranteed to please. Some of the most noteworthy additions are pour-over single origin coffee, nitro coffee, 47 wines by the glass, and craft cocktails!
Start your morning right with a hearty breakfast, take a break for lunch, or finish a busy day with a satisfying dinner at Evergreen Restaurant, a full-service dining establishment. Among the most popular options in Ely, MN dining, Evergreen provides a relaxing place to settle in for authentic Minnesota cuisine with a dash of creativity. As you enjoy your meal, take in stunning views of Shagawa Lake.
Our distinctive brand of Ely dining is available all day, and our chef has carefully crafted menus to suit every taste. Enjoy an Outfitters Breakfast, a stack of Wilderness Blueberry Pancakes, or Grand Stuffed Potatoes. For lunch, savor one of our Border Lakes Burgers or a local favorite like the Walleye Land of 10,000 Lakes sandwich. The expansive dinner menu boasts an array of delectable dishes, like Caesar Prime Rib Sandwich, Wild Mushroom Ravioli, Chicken Florentine, Apple Cognac Grilled Pork Chop, or Bacon-Wrapped Pistachio Chicken Breast. Prime Rib and Walleye are also available nightly. Reward yourself and finish off any meal with a sweet selection of cheesecake, pies, and specialty cakes.
Settle in with friends and family and enjoy a taste of Minnesota at Evergreen Restaurant with our grand menu options.
Gracious hospitality, fine dining, comfortable & casually elegant log cabins & a pristine, island-dotted lake combine to give you a treasured vacation experience in the Minnesota Northwoods.
Nestled among the pines on the southern shore of Burntside Lake, Burntside is a summer resort which has been welcoming guests since 1913 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Early information shares stories of guests enjoying hospitable lodging in accommodations at what would become Burntside Lodge as early as 1911…over 100 years ago.
Reservations are required and can be made by calling us at (218) 365-3894. You may also email requests with your phone number and we will confirm by telephone.
Fusion American Dining responsibly serving the community and investing in local products while providing service excellence in an inviting atmosphere.
Owned and run by Executive Chef Daniel Vollom and Sarah Wigdahl-Vollom, Insula has captured the imagination and enlivened the tastebuds of the eating scene in Ely, Minnesota. Join us.
Breakfast served until noon on Sunday