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1149 36th Ave S, Ste B, Grand Forks, ND 58201-7213
701-795-4053
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistent Local Joint

Been eating at the Kay since I turned 21. By far best wings in town. Always try to copy. Lavosh is great as well and I'm sure a number of other items that I've tried. They really need to open up a bigger place at some point as it's almost always supper busy. You may wait in line but it's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Been eating at the Kay since I turned 21. By far best wings in town. Always try to copy. Lavosh is great as well and I'm sure a number of other items that I've tried. They really need to open up a bigger place at some point as it's almost always supper busy. You may wait in line but it's... More 

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

The Cay is best known for it's wings but has many other dishes. Ordered the Mardi Gra pasta. You can order 1/2 or full orders. It was ver tasty and you can select your level of spice. Food is served on paper plates with plastic silverware. Don't expect high class. The prices are reasonable.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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96 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

If you want the best wings of your life (shark sauce level 7) you need to go to the Cay! I've never heard a single person that did not like the Shark Sauce here. Also, Captain BBQ is amazing. Combine your wings with a Pot-o-Gold (cheese curds) or a Phat guy Burger or a Po' Boy, you will be as... More 

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Grand Forks
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I live in Grand Forks and my husband and I go there almost once a week for the shark wings level 10. They are amazing! I enjoy the original wings too, level 10, but I always go back to the shark wings. We share the wings and a basket of cajun fries and drink a little beer. Fills us up.... More 

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013 via mobile

We went to the Parrot's Cay as we had heard that their wings and Shark sauce were great. The seating was very limited and uncomfortable with large tables resembling picnic benches. We sat with people that we didn't know as there was nothing else available and it looked to be a long wait for an open table. Service was slow,... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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49 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Parrot's Cay is a hidden gem in my hometown of Grand Forks, ND. They're best known for the hot wings, but the entire menu is awesome-lavosh, jambalaya, Cajun pasta, and my favorite the blackened chicken dinner!

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Great service and excellent food. Make sure you head out early or else you will be standing for awhile. Bar really some for the number of people it attacks.

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Stopped in on a Friday night, shared a big round table with some nice folks as the place was packed. Our group ordered wings, friend pickles, and hushpuppies. I have listed them in the order of quality: wings were amazing, pickles pretty good, hushpuppies not so great. If you are wondering what hushpuppies are, you are not alone. They are... More 

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Grand Forks, ND
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8 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

This is one of the places I take people who are visiting or new to Grand Forks. It looks a little like a dive from the outside, but it has a great tap and bottled beer selection (they also serve wine and malt beverages in a bottle, but no hard liquor) and great food. Be sure to try something with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Best Wings Here! The wing special on Wednesday and Thursdays is great. Love the cajun fries and hush puppies. Great dive bar to just drink and have some wings with friends.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1149 36th Ave S, Ste B, Grand Forks, ND 58201-7213
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: 701-795-4053

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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