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The Hotel Donaldson

1st & Broadway, Fargo, ND 58102
701-478-8888
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English first
Moorhead, Minnesota
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479 reviews 479 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I have had good good there and also not so good. Last night had misses. The kale salad with pork belly and fried soft egg was good except this time the egg was overdone so it was almost cooked solid in the yolk. The mussels appetizer was completely overdone so the mussels meat was shrunk to tiny bits. No serious... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The "HoDo" as it's called in Fargo is a wonderful spot on a corner off Broadway, downtown Fargo. They have an awesome list of martinis and my girlfriends and I think it's a fun place to hang out!

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I had dinner with my parents here and we all had a great time! Our server (I wish I could remember her name) knew EVERYTHING about the menu, cheeses, wines, etc. as a prior server, it was refreshing to be served by somebody who was friendly yet knowledgeable and accommodating. The menu was diverse enough for all of us to... More 

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NYC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Delicious, unpretentious, creative, eclectic and 5-stars in every aspect of dining. Wine selection was exceptional and desserts were a standout!

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Moorhead, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Bad food, terrible service! Go somewhere else... Plenty of great restaurants in downtown Fargo but this isn't one of them.

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Duluth, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I made reservations in the "lounge," which was not supposed to be the expensive hotel restaurant, but when we went to the bar and said we had a reservation, the server just said, "you can sit here." Thought that was odd but it was the Paul McCartney concert night and they were busy?? My third friend found us and said... More 

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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479 reviews 479 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Great vibe and youthful. Next is the most successful bar in the area for the fashionable crowd. The appetizers were great. Salmon tartar was beautiful and delicious. Good portion too and enough for sharing. The caviar on top was good too. The service was slow and a bit amateurish. The main course of halibut and shrimp was extremely overcooked and... More 

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13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The restaurant sign is nearly unreadable and obscure, so we ended up in the bar. The barmaid finally explained to us that the restaurant was across the entrance hall, and we managed to find our way. This is a AAA 4 diamond restaurant, so we didn't expect surly wait staff, dirty fixtures, no table cover, scratched and worn furniture, and... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We made a reservation to eat at this restaurant before a show we were going to later in the evening. The menu is small and specialized - there is probably something to suit most tastes, but it might be worth checking online before going. We ordered the halibut entree and the "MN grass fed beef NY" (we had to confirm... More 

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Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Unique food choices, freshness of the food and the wonderful service from all employees. The food is all grown locally which is a nice bonus.

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Additional Information about The Hotel Donaldson

Address: 1st & Broadway, Fargo, ND 58102
Phone Number: 701-478-8888
Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Fargo
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25

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