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3450 Gateway Dr, Grand Forks, ND 58203-0816
701-738-8500
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good breakfast

Stopped here for breakfast on our way back to Winnipeg. Food was good. Coffee hot. Good size portions, good service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
prairiegal62
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Lockport, Canada
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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Good food off the grill, hot, tasty, and served with a smile. No pretense of being something that they're not! It's a regular drop in place if it's between 10am and noon.

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I have been there twice. This second time is the last time. The food is good, the place is quiet and the staff are very nice. The one problem here is the owner. I nicely asked how fresh the caramel rolls were. I was going to take one home depending on when they were made. A woman came out from... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I like orange juice and tried several places during my 10 days in Grand Fork and not other place offered me a good orange juice as the one served in the north side cafe. The garbage omelet is a must to taste.I dont know her name but the waitress was very friendly and she always was able to remember what... More 

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Lockport, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stopped here for breakfast on our way back to Winnipeg. Food was good. Coffee hot. Good size portions, good service.

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Don't expect anything fancy. It is just good, home style cooking. It was a very busy Sunday, so there was a small line. The service was friendly, albeit a little slow because the place was packed. Had a hearty breakfast plate for a little under $10. With a cup of coffee, it was a $12 check.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I have stopped here twice now for breakfast on trips to Canada. Both times I have been impressed by the good, quick service and good food. It's nothing fancy, but I felt comfortable and enjoyed my meal both times. It was also clean and lots of room. I suspect that the Northside probably operates accordingly for all meals. I'll stop... More 

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Portage la Prairie, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

lots of variety to choose from and the food is very good. The prices are very reasonable and the staff is very friendly.

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

When someone on the airplane into Grand Forks asked me to recommend a place to take their family for breakfast, and they specifically wanted a place that wasn't a chain, I recommended the Northside Cafe. If your "special occasion" is a family birthday gathering or a larger family meal, I'd recommend calling to reserve the room to the right of... More 

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grandmahenry
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323 reviews 323 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We were just looking for somewhere different for lunch and thought we would give Northside a try, sadly it wasn't worth going out of our way. The food was okay, the service was okay, the place is okay but when we go out to lunch we expect more than just okay. We won't be back.

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We were really impressed by the food here! It definitely has more of a cafe atmosphere, so if you are looking for something fancy, this isn't right for you. But if you're looking for a diner, family-feeling place, then I believe you will like it! It's clean and well kept as well. Like many diners the menu is really big,... More 

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  • Address: 3450 Gateway Dr, Grand Forks, ND 58203-0816
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: 701-738-8500

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