Restaurant & Bar

Great Food and Drinks from Onsite Evergreen Restaurant and Antlers Lounge

Whether it’s before a day spent on the lake or after an afternoon hike in the trails, Grand Ely Lodge Resort & Event Center guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks without leaving the resort. With children under ten eating for free at every meal, dining has never been easier or more welcoming.

Best spot in town

Evergreen Restaurant

Evergreen Restaurant Hours:

7 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Daily

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Antlers Lounge menu also available. For reservations or TO-GO orders please call (218) 365-6875

A full-service, year-round restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, specializing in local favorites and fresh flavors. With a casual, family-friendly environment and a menu carefully crafted by our onsite chef, Evergreen Restaurant has established itself as one of the top restaurants in Ely. Try delectable favorites such as the Caesar Prime Rib sandwich or Wild Mushroom Ravioli—you’ll be glad you did.

Dinner Menu

*Prices and menu options subject to change without notice.


Bacon Gouda Bites /  9.95

Bacon bits and gouda cheese packed in savory battered bites. Served with a ranch dipping sauce.

Crab Stuffed Mushroom Caps /  9.95

Large button mushrooms stuffed with seasoned bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, chives, and flaked crab.

Bacon Duck Wontons /  13.95

Smoked duck bacon, roasted sweet corn, and cream cheese wrapped in a crispy wonton paper. Served with sweet and spicy plum sauce, or sweet and sour sauce.

Bruschetta Al Fresca /  9.95

Grilled focaccia topped with fresh tomatoes, garlic, red onion, peppers, basil, and olive oil.

Egg Rolls /  9.95

Pork and vegetable egg rolls with sweet and sour sauce.

Steak & Mushroom Quesadilla /  13.95

Spicy grilled steak and portabella mushroom strips, sautéed peppers, onions, and shredded cheddar cheese stuffed in a grilled tortilla.

Spinach & Artichoke /  9.95

Toasted rounds of focaccia bread or freshly fried tortilla chips served with baked artichoke and spinach dip.

Garlic Mushrooms /  8.95

Deep-fried, battered mushrooms with a hint of garlic served with ranch dressing or cheese sauce.

Antler’s Wings/  14.95 (1 Dozen)

Choice of flavor: Salted Caramel, Buffalo, General Tso’s, Jack Daniel’s, Maple Smoked BBQ, Sweet Thai Chili, Garlic, Honey Chipotle BBQ, Teriyaki, or Parmesan Ranch.

Served with celery sticks and bleu cheese dressing.

Smaller Appetites

Caesar Salad /  8.95

Crispy cold romaine tossed with our creamy Caesar dressing, croutons and freshly shredded parmesan.

  • Add Chicken  12.95
  • Add Blackened Walleye  15.95
  • Add Charbroiled Salmon Fillet  16.95
Soup du Jour & Caesar Salad /  10.95

A cup of our homemade soup served with our traditional Caesar salad and a breadstick.

Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Homemade Minnesota wild rice soup with chicken and ham.

  • Cup  4.95
  • Bowl  6.95
Boathouse Salad /  13.95

Strips of turkey breast, bacon, parmesan, cheddar, tomatoes, red onion, olives, and a hard boiled egg served over crisp salad greens.

Wilderness Chicken Salad /  13.95

Marinated chicken breast char broiled on crispy salad greens with hard-boiled eggs, tomatoes, cashews, and wild raspberry vinaigrette.


Our traditional half-pound burger served on a Kaiser roll with lettuce tomato, and mayonnaise. With French fries.

  • With French fries.  12.95
  • Add cheese.  13.95
Steak Sandwich /  19.95

Charbroiled 8 oz. flat iron served with Texas toast and French fries.

  • Add a garden salad for  2.50
Mediterranean Chicken /  12.95

5 oz marinated chicken breast marinated in olive oil and herbs, charbroiled and served with stir-fried vegetables and grilled pineapple.

Broasted Chicken /  12.95

Two-piece dinner served with a choice of potato and coleslaw.

Caesar’s Prime Rib Sandwich /  17.95

Grilled prime rib with our special seasoning served on a sourdough hoagie with Caesar mayo, tomato, romaine and French fries.

Half Rack BBQ Ribs /  18.95

Meaty pork loin back ribs rubbed with our special seasonings, finished with our zesty BBQ sauce. Choice of potato and tossed garden salad.

Pasta Platters

All pasta dishes are served with soup or a tossed green salad or house Caesar, and fresh-baked bread.

Langostino Lobster & Shrimp Scampi /  24.95

Tossed with fresh linguine and creamy garlic sauce.

Loggers Fettuccini /  18.95

Fontanini sausage, mushrooms, peppers, marinara sauce, and mozzarella cheese.

Wild Mushroom Ravioli /  18.95

Wild mushroom stuffed ravioli tossed with sautéed asparagus, Portobello and button mushrooms in a cream sherry sauce.

  • Add shrimp. $20.95
Five Cheese Tortellini / 17.95

Five cheese blend with a creamy red sauce.

Cajun Pasta /  18.95

Sautéed Andouille sausage, ham, chicken, peppers, mushrooms, and onions, tossed with linguine, Cajun seasoning and a creamy garlic sauce.

Fettuccini Alfredo/  13.95

Fettuccine tossed with creamy alfredo sauce.

  • Add a charbroiled chicken breast. $16.95
Spaghetti & Meatballs /  15.95

The traditional all-time favorite.

Chicken & Ribs

Served with soup or a tossed green salad or house Caesar and fresh-baked bread.

Broasted Chicken /  16.95

Four pieces of our special broasted chicken.

  • All-white meat  18.95
BBQ Ribs /  23.95

Meaty pork loin back ribs hand-rubbed with our special seasonings and finished with our homemade zesty BBQ sauce.

Combo Platter /  22.95

A half-rack of our hearty loin back ribs in a homemade zesty BBQ sauce and two pieces of our crispy broasted chicken.

Chef Favorites

Served with soup a tossed green salad, or house Caesar and fresh-baked bread.

Champagne Chicken Tenderloin /  18.95

A sautéed breast of chicken simmered in a champagne herb sauce and served over a wild rice blend.

Chicken Florentine /  19.95

Sautéed chicken breast on a bed of fettuccine and spinach stuffing, topped with Mornay sauce, mozzarella, and parmesan cheeses.

Honey-Pepper Maple Glazed Salmon / 21.95

An 8 oz salmon fillet specially seasoned then baked off on a soaked maple plank.

Shrimp & Parmesan Topped Sirloin /  22.95

A specially marinated 8 oz top sirloin grilled to perfection and then topped with sautéed shrimp and fresh parmesan cheese. Served with your choice of potato, pasta or vegetable du jour.

Apple Raisin Cognac Pork Chop /  18.95

A 14 oz porterhouse pork chop grilled sauteed fuji apples and raisins, flashed with cognac. Served with your choice of potato, pasta, or vegetable du jour.

Shore Lunch Bluegill Dinner /  19.95

Hand-breaded and deep-fried bluegill.

Fish & Seafood

Served with a choice of soup, tossed greens salad, or Caesar. Your choice of potato, pasta, wild rice blend or vegetable du jour and fresh-baked bread.

Walleye /  25.95

Two 8oz fillets broiled, pan-fried, crab-stuffed, breaded, blackened, or almandine.

  • One fillet  18.95
Norwegian Salmon /  19.95

An 8oz Norwegian Salmon fillet charbroiled.

  • Blackened add 1.00
Jumbo Shrimp /  22.95

Hand-breaded with Panko crumbs and deep-fried to a golden brown, broiled, or scampi style.

Vermilion Range Beef

Served with a choice of soup, tossed greens salad, or Caesar salad. Your choice of potato, pasta, wild rice blend, or vegetable du jour, and fresh-baked bread.

Surf & Turf /  31.95

A charbroiled 8 oz sirloin with your choice of scallops, walleye, or jumbo shrimp.

Ribeye Steak / 31.95

16 oz. Hand-cut and known for its hearty beef flavor.

Evergreen Prime Rib

Perfectly aged then specially seasoned and slow-roasted to seal in the juices.

  • 10 oz queen cut  26.95
  • 16 oz king cut  31.95
  • Have your prime rib blackened for 1.00 more.

    Notice: Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

    For parties of eight or more, a 20% gratuity is automatically added to your bill.

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    Antlers Lounge

    antlers LOUNGE HOURS
    Serving Lunch, Dinner, cocktails, beer, and wine.

    11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Daily (Kitchen closes at 9pm)

    Antlers lounge offers a place to relax with a refreshing beverage and a grand view of Shagawa Lake. The onsite bar offers specialty sandwiches and an extensive appetizer menu, as well as a variety of beers, the best wine selection on the lake, and specialty drinks. Whatever your choice of beverage, head to the deck and enjoy lush views of the surrounding area.

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    Catering & Events

    For information on hosting an event at one of our onsite dining facilities please call Lindsay Przybylski, Director of Event Planning at (218) 365-6565 ext 603.