North Dakota food and wine

Good Eats - North Dakota Style

Let us take you on a trip across the state to savor some of the freshest, finest and most unique restaurants.

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Red Pepper
Red Pepper

Voted one of the "Best Late Night Foods in the U.S.A." by Esquire Magazine, the Red Pepper has been a landmark in town since the 1960s with its inexpensive, yet fresh-made grub.

1011 University Ave.
Grand Forks, ND
United States

Toasted Frog
Toasted Frog

Eclectic and inviting restaurant and lounge that is perfect for dinner or after-work martinis. Enjoy the exemplary food and drink. Craving fried pickles? Look no further than “The Frog” in Grand Forks or Bismarck.

124 N. Third St.
Grand Forks, ND
United States

Chippers
Widman's Candy

For a salty and sweet treat, try "Chippers." Using potatoes grown in North Dakota’s rich Red River Valley and a family recipe chocolate, Widman’s offers these potato chips as homage to North Dakota’s agriculture industry. Also look for Fargo location.

106 S. Third St.
Grand Forks, ND
United States

Larsons
Larson's Drive In

Tucked into a grove of trees on the edge of town, the effort it takes to find Larson’s is well worth it. "Monster" burgers, classic malts and smothered fries are just a few of the delicious menu staples.

1006 Towner Ave
Larimore, ND
United States

Hodo
HoDo Restaurant

The HoDo Restaurant at the Hotel Donaldson in Fargo is the only restaurant in the state to be granted a Four Diamond rating by the AAA. The intimate setting, combination of locally and organically grown fresh ingredients and unique dishes make for an unforgettable dining experience.

101 N. Broadway
Fargo, ND
United States

JL Beers
JL Beers

Its motto is “Seating for 1,000 … 47 at a time!” Located across the state, JL Beers offers a variety of taste tantalizing burgers. The impressive and always changing selection of draft beers will have you coming back for more.

101 N. Broadway
Fargo, ND
United States

Doo
Doolittle's Wood Fire Grill

Wood-fired rotisserie cooking is an experience that ignites all of your senses! The open flame cooking gives the dishes a savory wood roasted flavor while floating a mouth-watering aroma throughout the restaurant.

2112 25th St. S.
Fargo, ND
United States

Chieftain
The Chieftain

Long known as a great stop for its cafe experience and homemade baked goods. Located along the main highway, the Chieftain is hard to miss as its massive chief statue waves at passersby from the entrance.

60 Fourth Ave. S.
Carrington, ND
United States

Pirogue
Pirogue Grill

The chef-owned Pirogue Grill offers elegant cuisine and warm hospitality in downtown Bismarck. The food is sourced from top-quality seasonal ingredients featuring local and organic components and signature dishes inspired by great food from around the world.

121 N. Fourth St.
Bismarck, ND
United States

Peacock
Peacock Alley

A trip to Peacock Alley in downtown Bismarck is like a walk through North Dakota history. Formerly the prominent and luxurious Patterson Hotel, Peacock Alley offers unrivaled historical ambiance, combining today’s taste with yesterday’s traditions.

422 E. Main St.
Bismarck, ND
United States

Cheese Buttons
Ukrainian Cultural Institute

Cheese Buttons, also known as Kase Knoepfla, are a German-Russian pioneer dish of tender noodle dough stuffed with seasoned cheese and onions. This dish is specific to the Dakota Territory and has a special place in the hearts of those who grew up with them.

1221 W. Villard
Dickinson, ND
United States

Pitchfork
Pitchfork Steak Fondue

Every evening, chefs load steak onto pitchforks and fondue them Western style. Savor your steak and all the fixings in the picturesque Badlands. Guests are serenaded with tunes by the Medora Musical cast.

Tjaden Terrace
Medora, ND
United States

Theodore's
Theodore's Dining Room

Settled in the luxurious Rough Riders Hotel, Theodore’s Dining Room offers a historic and elegant atmosphere. Located in Medora, it offers a change of pace from the town’s outdoor fun but still with a taste of the Old West.

250 3rd St
Medora, ND
United States

Lunds
Lund's Landing

Juneberry pie is one of North Dakota’s summer delicacies. Juneberries grow wild on bushes in coulees and pastures and have a fleeting season. At Lund’s Landing on the north shore of Lake Sakakawea, homemade Juneberry pie is on the menu year-round. 

11350 Highway 1804
Ray, ND
United States

Stanley
Dakota Drug

Dakota Drug is known for its original soda fountain and is home to the only surviving Whirl-A-Whip machine still in use anywhere in the world. A Whirl-A-Whip mixes candies or other ingredients into its ice cream.

107 S. Main St.
Stanley, ND
United States

10 North Main
10 North Main

10 North Main offers an amazing selection of entrees and tapas, as well as craft cocktails. All of our menu items are prepared in-house, including our hand-cut steaks and amazing cheesecakes.

10 N. Main
Minot, ND
United States

Pride
Pride Dairy

The oldest creamery in North Dakota, Pride Dairy in Bottineau is also the last small-town creamery in the state. Named one of the top 50 ice cream parlors in the United States by USA Today.

517 Thompson St.
Bottineau, ND
United States

Luna
Mezzaluna

Friendly neighborhood atmosphere featuring artisan food and drink. Locally sourced products whenever possible creates an eclectic menu based on traditional American fare.

309 Roberts St.
Fargo, ND
United States