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Northern Expressions Ice Cream Parlor

48 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1257
+1 218-365-5550
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (64 reviews)
“sundae” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
££ - £££
48 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1257
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just got my favorite ice cream flavor in a homemade wafflecone! It was chilly outside but still worth it for a tasty treat at this little gem!

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We come here every year! They use tons of flavors, and you can't find most of them in a grocery store. Love this place!!

Thank Lauren R
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Was looking for a light lunch at the restaurant across the street, but they were grossly under staffed so we crossed the street when we saw "Malts, Shakes, & Cones". Little did we know we would have to walk through a great gift shop to...More

Thank minn4cubs
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped in after dinner with a friend and got a chocolate chai milkshake and brownie s’more single scoop in their homemade waffle cones. It was phenomenal

Thank Ramona M
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Very charming ice cream parlor in town with nice accomodating owners. We had a big group and everyone loved their ice cream and my root beer float was awesome!!!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We read about Northern Expression Ice Cream Parlor and decided to go here instead of visiting the national chain across the street and down the road. We were not disappointed! We found a huge selection of great flavors. Each one we tried was as good...More

Thank millermaster
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

If you love ice cream and great atmosphere, this is the place. They have a great variety of flavors to choose from and the price is very reasonable, not to mention how delicious it is! It’s a quaint old fashioned parlor with the most wonderful...More

Thank Kathy N
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We did this on our final night and enjoyed a fresh blueberry sundae and a Dorothy Molter rootbeer float. I do wish they would not serve in styrofoam. The service was good, but not a lot of places to sit.

Thank Allisonspring
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped at Northern Expressions in Ely, MN today and it was amazing. Tried four different flavors amongst the group and all were awesome. Homemade waffle cones were great!! Wouldn’t go through Ely without stopping!

Thank Chad P
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The ice cream was awesome but they will not give you water and they do not have a restroom. Ice cream is not homemade but the blueberry cheesecake was wonderful.

Thank travelingw0kids
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1257
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 218-365-5550
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