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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: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks

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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
Try the humpty dumpty

The humpty dumpty is my favorite burger at JL Beers. And then you MUST try the fries. Not the french fries but the spiral fries cut from a whole potato. You will not be sorry you stopped in.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The humpty dumpty is my favorite burger at JL Beers. And then you MUST try the fries. Not the french fries but the spiral fries cut from a whole potato. You will not be sorry you stopped in.

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West Hollywood, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

So the food menu is a few different burgers and a couple of choices of fries...sorry no salads or anything else. Burger was very good simple well prepared also ordered the fresh cute fries also done perfectly. Overall a good value as well. Service was good overall space feels small and crowded all the tables for more than 2 people... More 

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Prairie Village, KS, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I really liked this place. I ordered the JL burger and fries. Both items were excellent, particularly the burger. The ambience was a hybrid between a diner and a bar. The bartender was courteous and efficient. The prices were reasonable. I will make a point to return here again if I'm ever back in Fargo.

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fargo,nd
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Great burgers!! Would probably eat there daily if husband would allow it. Always plenty of parking and places to sit. I like the one in Moorhead/Dilworth.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I've been to 3 different JL beers in Fargo including this one pictured here on 1st Avenue. I rated JL Beers on my experience. If you LOVE craft beers and that nature, as well as don't mind paying $6-12 a beer this place is for you. Someone who prefers deals and the standard domestics, there are better options. The burgers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great service, great classic cheese burger, atmosphere and the best potato chips ever. Beer selection is outstanding

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Fargo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My friend sat outside on the patio to have our meal and the food was great. The only complaint I would have was the music inside was too loud we could not visit. This was in the West Fargo location.

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Fayetteville, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is a wonderful burger and beer joint. The burgers are delicious, and the chips... well they make them right there and the beer cheese dip is perfect. I imagine that any seasoning on the chips would be good, but my husband and I had the cajun, and it was delicious. We had the Humpty Dumpty with bacon. You can't... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

JL Beers is always delicious. There keep a regular rotation of delicious beers on tap that rarely disappoints. The food is straightforward and excellent for the price. The fresh cut chips are unbelievable. I prefer to get them extra crispy with just the sea salt but there are other varieties that are great as well. I'm a huge fan of... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Fun atmosphere, big juicy burgers and cold frothy craft beer in mugs. What more could you ask for? Seating is a bit limited but well worth the short wait to enjoy great burgers and tasty beer.

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

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

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