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1136 North 3rd Street, Bismarck, ND 58501
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Today
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Quelle Surprise

We wanted to get away from the chain restaurants and randomly picked The Walrus off the GPS list. We went down any number of residential streets and we thought the GPS was just messing with us.We found it in a residential strip mall with small houses and apartments across the street. It didn't look... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
trafdlo
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Winnipeg
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
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Bismarck
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The restaurant is in a small shopping mall and is not a large restaurant. The service is good and the food is very good. I recommend this place for lunch or dinner.

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Mandan, North Dakota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Arrived at the Walrus on Mothers Day and they were extremely busy. We had no reservation but were asked if we wanted to sit in the bar area while our table of 7 was cleaned and prepped. Our wait was about 15 minutes and were treated practically like royalty. Our meals were delivered with the assistance of the head chef... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Absolutely have the best salads and service. Just a small relaxing atmosphere and always great service. Love this place.

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Winnipeg
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144 reviews 144 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We wanted to get away from the chain restaurants and randomly picked The Walrus off the GPS list. We went down any number of residential streets and we thought the GPS was just messing with us.We found it in a residential strip mall with small houses and apartments across the street. It didn't look like much either. A non-nondescript strip... More 

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Minneapolis
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I visited this restaurant last week. I had read the Tripadvisor reviews and had planned to order the tuna fish dish as it was highly recommended. They had a special on walleye the night I was there that the waitress recommended. I went with the walleye - it was good but not knock your socks off. The walleye was served... More 

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

While on business in Bismarck some friends took me to Walrus. Had the chicken rice soup, which was really good. But really loved the cheese tortellini with chicken in the dijon sauce. Yummy! Wine list was limited but the food and service made up for it. I would definitely eat here again.

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Aberdeen, South Dakota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Tucked away in a strip mall in a sort-of residential area, The Walrus offers an interesting, fun vibe, amazing beer and drink selection and food that is out-of-this-world. The herb butter and fresh bread, and the spinach dip was delightful, and my entree (tuna with avocado butter and salsa) was spectacular. The other diners with us had pizza (GREAT!) and... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I always take time to come to the walrus when I am in Bismarck and the food is always amazing. Service is a hit or miss, just make sure if or a busy you go to the front of the line and find the hostess so she knows about you, very busy place and not much room.

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Mandan, North Dakota, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Small restaurant that's very busy because the food is great! Get there early if you can. Might not be the easiest place to get around if you are bringing someone with a wheelchair or stroller. Tight aisles.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

Great local owned restaurant ,food is always great and the bread is excellent. One of our favorite restaurants in Bismarck.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1136 North 3rd Street, Bismarck, ND 58501
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Bismarck

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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