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The Walrus

1136 North 3rd Street, Bismarck, ND 58501
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Ranked #31 of 139 Restaurants in Bismarck
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
cape coral
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

AC the day we visited was not working. The food that we ordered was not even so-so. The spaghetti and meatballs was not tasty. Several Bismarck residents recommended this café to us and we were disappointed.

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Palmer, Alaska
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57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Visiting the Walrus with family we all ordered different dishes from shrimp to pasta to crab cakes. As usual every dish was exceptional, the service great and attentive BUT the Crab Cakes were the best I have ever had. Lightly browned, soft and fluffy with a perfectly balanced serving of dressing over greens and vegetables. The contrast was perfect to... More

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Bismarck
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We enjoy going to the Walrus and love The Thor with the sweet potato fries and dip that comes with the fries! It is a good place to go to if you want a delicious dinner but be prepared to wait in the evenings as it is popular and a smaller restaurant but worth the wait!

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Portland, Maine
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The food at the walrus is very good, and the varied menu means that there is something for everyone. Nothing fancy, but a good bar with a friendly atmosphere. I will return next time I am in Bismarck.

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Dined here twice with my cousin and extended family. Lunch both times was awesome! The food was fresh, large portions, and hot tea super unique and good! Better than any tea I have ever had any where. Spinach salad super and roast beef sandwich delish. My cousin has a wheat allergy so she likes their tomatoe soup and burgers with... More

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Flasher, North Dakota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I go to The Walrus when I want to relax by myself after a long day or with family and friends for a fun night out. The service is always exceptional and the food is always really good. They have unusual salads and pizzas. Something for everyone.

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Prince Albert, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Everything was just all right. We shared a house salad which was good, and had a pizza. It was vegetarian with ricotta cheese but not very tasty. We like a thinner crust, so that is a personal preference but this crust was a bit tough as well as being thicker. We had a dark oat beer, recommended by the server,... More

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went here with 3 friends had walleye and pasta with wine all very good will go back for sure. Short wait not bad.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The food is pretty boring - I've been there a few times because the locals think it's so great. Honestly, there isn't a lot of food in Bismarck that impresses me. I love living here but the food is just... not impressive. I love to eat, but living in Bismarck, I've lost weight. If my food is going to be... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

This was a unique and very enjoyable dish. Sauce was tasty and chicken wasn't over-breaded. Waitress seemed overworked; another waitperson would have been a good idea for better service.

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