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JL Beers

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2531 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201
(701)738-1000
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Drinks, Lunch

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, good atmosphere

Definitely worth trying. The burgers they have are fairly priced and delicious and they have a wider range of beers on tap than most places around the Grand Forks area. The foods cooked in plain sight from the bar and the servers are friendly. They have comical merchandise to purchase and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Grand Forks, North Dakota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

JL Beers has the best burgers and homemade chips in town. We have tried a few different kinds and have never been disappointed. This is our favorite place to go for burgers.

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Absolutely the best hamburgers in town. Loads of great craft beers and a great selection of better known beers. While it only seats 49 patrons at one time, any wait incurred is well worth it.

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Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Best burgers in town. All they do is burgers and chips/fries but they do it better than anyone else. The food is extremely cheap too. Huge beer selection. Get a "Hopr" to share with 3-4 friends. 100 oz of beer at a good price make it a great way to keep your check low.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It's a bit small but with that being said it has an amazing atmosphere. Seating is limited so big groups may not work well in here but if its just you and someone else or a small group it is nice. There is always a good variety of beer and something new to try. The burgers are cheap and absolutely... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Definitely worth trying. The burgers they have are fairly priced and delicious and they have a wider range of beers on tap than most places around the Grand Forks area. The foods cooked in plain sight from the bar and the servers are friendly. They have comical merchandise to purchase and growlers you can buy to get any beer they... More 

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Absolutely amazing food, and a wonderful selection of beers on tap. Unfortunately, due to the law in the State of North Dakota, individuals under the age of 21 can not go in.

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Tried this place on a Thursday night during dinner rush and it wasn't very crowded. Seating is very limited so groups of more than two will have trouble scoring a table. Burger was fine nothing to write home about. Beer selection is phenomenal. Bartender asked me immediately what type of beer I typically drink. He then brought me several tasters... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We recently stopped by for a quick lunch. We ate the Columbia Burger with tomatoes and lettuce! The burger was flavorful, although with the BBQ seasoning - it was a little salty. We also had the chips and chipotle dip which were yummy. We didn't have any beers with our lunch but were very satisfied with the cost of a... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Amazing burgers, amazing staff and great atmosphere!! I am extremely picky about my burgers to the point of insanity and this place has outdone itself! Perfect place for college couples and friends! Their chips and fries are so good!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We always go here when in town, but this time we had family with us. They couldn't believe the place and the amount of beers on tap. All I have to say is everyone was totally full and happy when leaving.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2531 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: (701)738-1000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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