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1000 S 42nd St, Grand Forks, ND 58201-3927
+1 701-792-1960
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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173 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

L'Bistro has really taken a change for the worse. It used to be a good and busy restaurant. Now it's dead, dirty and the food is worse than economy class airline food. Swansons Hungry Man dinners would be just as good. Management is non existent. The restaurant looks like a ship without a sail. Staff don't care. It's reflected throughout.... More 

Thank Kerjner
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

I chose this restaurant during a recent stay at the Canad Inn, of which it is a part. The menu is available in the room, and had some interesting and creative items listed. I was seated in a booth in the bar area promptly, but it took a little while for a server to approach me. Apparently there was some... More 

Thank MDTraveler57
Calgary, Alberta
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We ordered dinner for pick up to eat in our hotel. The meal was wexcellent, nice portion size and the cheese cake was delicious. The meal was ready at the exact time they said it would be and the staff offered information about Grand Forks.

Thank zookeeper_ca
Billings, Montana
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275 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

We had dinner at L Bistro and we were disappointed. The atmostphere was very nice. It wasn't very busy, but the service was very slow. We had to ask for service. The food was good, not great, but it was good. We had a wonderful server who was charming. This restaurant has a good menu with something for everyone. We... More 

Thank MontanaSplash
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

It has been several years since my last visit to L'Bistro, and it seems that the quality of food and service didn't match my previous experiences. I was part of a party of seven that arrived for dinner around 6:00 pm. Despite the fact that they had very few other patrons in the restaurant, our server was rarely at our... More 

Thank Jennifer A
Fort Mohave, Arizona
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Seven family members dined at L'Bistro during a recent stay in Grand Forks. The restaurant is lovely and our server was personable and charming. The food was very good - we ordered appetizers and entrees - and we enjoyed being able to hear each other speak, which is something that had been difficult at other restaurants during our stay in... More 

Thank Althea T
Phoenix, Arizona
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

After the UND Hockey game we had fun going to the L'Bistro. (10:30 p.m.) Greeted by a efficient host who wasn't afraid to help our server, by getting us water with lemon and our cutlery. Sarah was our server and she was excellent! She was fun and gave recommendations and was so pleasant! We loved the Hawaiian Pizza and the... More 

Thank pam1234168
Manitoba, Canada
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799 reviews
517 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Ate here last year, and we were very impressed, so didn't hesitate to eat here again. The restaurant was very busy with a drawing class or something...looked like they were having a blast! Ordered crab stuffed mushrooms. Very good, quite peppery, but nice flavour. My husband ordered the Tuna Ahi, which was tasty in how it was prepared, but overcooked... More 

Thank Lynda D
Winnipeg, Canada
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

On Thursday's they have a pizza special for 11.99 for a 2 topping large pizza Additional toppings are 75 cents each This pizza is a steal for the price There was lots left over for lunch the next day

Thank CountryGirl08201958
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

I am currently staying at Canad inns and wanted some food to take up to the room. After reading lots of reviews I chose to ignore the the negative write ups and eat at L'Bistro anyway. I looked up the menu online and called to place my order. When I began to place my order The server on the other... More 

Thank maureen t

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 S 42nd St, Grand Forks, ND 58201-3927
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: +1 701-792-1960

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