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Uptown Funk

Interesting and unique restaurants to entertain your mind and belly

These Uptown Funk joints will pique your interest and tease your taste buds with inventive and funky fare.


Rhombus Guys
The Red River Valley’s favorite pizza restaurant also touts unique appetizers, gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads, and rooftop dining.

Vinyl Taco
Mexican street food and drinks served in a vibrant, music-themed space. "Tuned-in music and turned-on tacos."

Würst Bier Hall
True to its name, Würst Bier Hall serves more than 30 brews and a dozen sausages, including classic bratwurst and exotic boar, elk, and rabbit with rattlesnake links. Don't forget to follow Das Boot Rules.

Grand Forks

Red Pepper
Landmark diner and mainstay near the University of North Dakota campus since the 1960s. This roughneck taco shop is a favorite stomping ground of the locals, known for their "Grinder," tasty tacos, and homemade sauces and more.

The Toasted Frog
Enjoy The Toasted Frog’s unique American fare with global influences, including lavosh, wood-fired pizzas and sandwiches, unique cocktails, and countless martini choices.


Jonny B’S Brickhouse
Unique (and delicious) eats including Waffle Iron Cheese, Honey & Grape Lavash, unique and top of the line pizzas, like the Peanut Butter Jalapeno Pepperoni, Mac & Cheese with Hot Dog Pizza, and Tator Tot Pizza.


The Ironhorse Kitchen + Bar
Find unique flavor combinations paired with homemade burgers, signature sandwiches, and starters at this downtown gastropub. A full bar serving craft cocktails and boozy shakes.

Whiskey Nine
Taste gourmet eats featuring bourbon-inspired flavors, upscale twists on classic burgers with exclusive meats like bison and elk, and many gluten-free options. Sip on handcrafted cocktails enhanced with smokey infusions.


City Brew Hall
Located in the renovated “The Old City Hall” this funky joint has a unique atmosphere, and their food is all made from scratch - a mash up of pub food meets supper club. Come join the party.

Watford City

Slow Ride Tequila Cocina
Slow Ride is a laid back, family-friendly southwestern eatery. Offering many cool crafted cocktails and delicious Southwestern food. Seating for 48 people this is a quaint and fun atmosphere.

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