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Paradiso

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Mexican
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801 38th St. S., Fargo, ND 58103
701.282.5747
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Always a hit!

We never go wrong when we stop in to Paradiso for supper (every time we visit Fargo). For those who love Mexican food, don't get your hopes up. The menu is more TexMex, but is still 100% delicious. Some of my family's favourites include: chicken flautas, shredded beef chimichangas, and Wednesday's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Nicole L
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Kitchener, Canada
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  • Special occasions
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Hazen, North Dakota
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We took our 12-year-old grandson out to eat for his birthday. He was given the choice of any restaurant in Fargo/Moorhead, and he chose Paradiso. We were seated immediately, in spite of the parking lot being full. Our server (Joseph) provided excellent service, providing menus and a beverage choice immediately upon being seated. He was prompt and showed initiative, re-filling... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We never go wrong when we stop in to Paradiso for supper (every time we visit Fargo). For those who love Mexican food, don't get your hopes up. The menu is more TexMex, but is still 100% delicious. Some of my family's favourites include: chicken flautas, shredded beef chimichangas, and Wednesday's all you can eat fajitas (chicken or beef!). Great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

When ever we are in Fargo we eat our Sunday dinner here. Great Mexican food, good service and fun Mexican atmosphere. The prices are not out of line, I don't know if it's still this way but when the kids were young, ages eight years and under were free on Sundays. Just a friendly friendly for place to eat.

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Steinbach, Canada
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138 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The best Mexican restaurant in north Dakota. Great food, great service, great Mexican atmosphere. A lot of good food and not very expensive. Great place also for large families

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Great food and great service! You get you money's worth here. The drinks are not to be taken lightly they pack a bang! And the portions will leave you asking for a to go container. Plenty of parking and the TVs carry the latest in sporting events ( and show all the games being played) if you happen by Fargo... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We came here for lunch with friends and were seated right away. I ordered a banana daiquiri and my friend a margarita, the drinks took forever to get to our table, we watched several other tables come after us and order from the bar and get their drinks a good 10 minutes before ours arrived. The food was not great,... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I have eaten here many times over the past 40 years and always thought they had pretty good Mexican food. We don't live in this part of the country anymore but we stop and eat here when we travel through every couple of years. This time the food was nothing special and the service was very slow. The floor was... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Paradiso is by far my favorite Mexican restaurant in Fargo. Every time I have gone the staff have been very friendly and helpful, and the food is always delicious. Anytime someone asks me about a good Mexican place to eat, I always recommend Paradiso. Also I really love how Paradiso gives you a FREE meal on your birthday! I went... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Disappointing. Paradiso was "the" place to go when we lived in North Dakota. This trip it was just another Mexican restaurant. It still has the "look" but the service was slow and the food was nothing special.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

There was nothing special about this place. The nachos could have been made by our 6 year old granddaughter. The chicken was tough and when it was hidden by the shredded lettuce and we figured out why when we started to consume it. The queso lacked spices therefore not much taste. Finally I did not see one Hispanic person in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 801 38th St. S., Fargo, ND 58103
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Fargo
  • Phone Number: 701.282.5747

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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