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Northside Cafe

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3450 Gateway Dr, Grand Forks, ND 58203-0816
+1 701-738-8500
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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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237 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We are very fortunate to have locally owned places like this in Grand Forks! The food I have had here has always been served hot and has been completely satisfying. Even when the place is packed, the servers have been very efficient and courteous. The decor of the place is very basic. This place is here to greet, seat and... More 

Thank ShanOC
San Antonio, Texas
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Have had breakfast there several times during our four week stay at our daughters home in the AF Base in Grand Forks. Service is amazing, no matter which gal you get. Senior menu is simple and complete. Just enough for of everything. Granddaughter loves the chocolate chip pancakes.

Thank Helen F
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I told my kid do not get steak at a diner but did he listen? Nope! The steak was undercooked, fatty and essentially uneatable. The american fries (fried potatoes) were the blandest I have ever had. My sandwich was pretty good, though...

Thank David A
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped on our way to Bemidji for brunch. I had a garbage omelet and my husband had the tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwich. The omelet was full of meat and vegetables. I could not finish it. It was so generous. The tomato soup was definitely homemade with chunks of tomato. The grilled cheese was perfect. Service was friendly... More 

Thank Odella F
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I love little diners like this! It was just what we hoped it would be, friendly and delicious! I had the Northside Skillet with Pancakes and my wife had the Veggie Omelette with hash browns and toast! Mmm mmm good!

Thank Nicolas C
Thompson nd.
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

They have great food most of it is home made the pies are made fresh ever day the service is ever personal the owner comes and talks to you ever cool

Thank jeromew323
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

After reading reviews was excited to try but was disappointed. Got a table fairly quickly but waited 45 minutes (server didn't come back once to refill coffee or top up drinks) we flagged her down to ask how much longer and she said there was a table ahead of us then ours would be made. Instead of waiting who knows... More 

Thank Gina L
St Andrews
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201 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I went there for breakfast. it looks like it is the place for the locals. the food was great same with the service.

Thank Barry B
Plain City, Ohio
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We chose this restaurant over the chain places and found the food to be home cooked and excellent. We will return again while in Grand Forks.

Thank bethbogar
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194 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Took the Trip Advisor recommendations and stopped at this family cafe just off the interstate. Just what I was looking for - local home cooking. Had the giant caramel roll that I remember from bakeries growing up while my dad and boyfriend had scrambled egg combinations. Loved the hash browns!

Thank Gwen W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3450 Gateway Dr, Grand Forks, ND 58203-0816
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: +1 701-738-8500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?