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JL Beers

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518 1st Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 492-3377
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Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Small but good Beer!

Went to the downtown location. Small place, but we were able to get seated right away at the bar. Chips/Fries not included with Burger price. Homemade chips were really good. Had a very nice selection of beer and let you try several samples to find one that you like. If I ever travel back to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
laurasan04
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Went to the downtown location. Small place, but we were able to get seated right away at the bar. Chips/Fries not included with Burger price. Homemade chips were really good. Had a very nice selection of beer and let you try several samples to find one that you like. If I ever travel back to the area, I would go... More 

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Wadena, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We love to eat at JL Beers. I also like to send Beer Mail! I don't like that there are times when you walk in you may not be able to get a place to eat with 6 people. I like to try the flights of beer they offer. Love the fresh French fries, always good food! Try the egg... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

JL Beers has the best burgers in town! I like their homemade chips better than their fries especially when paired with their dips. They also have a phenomenal beer selection! If you get the Humpty Dumpty definately add bacon!

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Redwood City, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Ordered several burgers to go. The mushroom swiss had no condiments in the burger. The hamburger was skimpy with Just OK flavor. The bacon blue cheeseburgers were well dressed and tasted pretty good. Friendly service and clean.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Everyone went on about the burgers at this place on Trip advisor and Yelp, so while we were in town on a cross country trip, we stopped in to get a quick bite to eat, but were promptly told to leave because we had our infant son with us....excuse us for thinking this was a normal restaurant. Not family friendly,... More 

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Rochester, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

It's called JL Beers for a reason. Large selection of beers. Seating is limited to the bar and a few tables. The burgers are very good. I had the jalapeño burger and it was all one would expect from a burger. Chips are made on site, not store bought. Staff was friendly and knowledgable. Great place

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Jersy Shore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I don't even drink beer (which is obviously the draw here) and I liked this place. Stopped in for a burger and fries, not expecting much, but the burger was really a standout.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Great simple burgers cooked on the flat top go well with the beers on tap! Fun atmosphere to catch a game, though sometimes it's a bit challenging to find a table for a large group.

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Cleveland, Minnesota
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Had an awesome mushroom and swiss burger here, their homeade chips are also really good! Only complaint is the place has music on so loud you cant have a conversation with anyone.

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Plenty of TVs, good service, great food. Extensive beer offerings, but some of them are pricey. Be sure to ask for a sample if ordering something new to make sure you like it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 518 1st Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Fargo
  • Phone Number: (701) 492-3377

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Hamburgers

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