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Parrot's Cay Tavern & Grill

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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
Shark Sauce will Haunt Your Dreams

Once you try the famous "Shark" sauce it will haunt your dreams. Go on Wednesday or Thursday to land a pound of wings and a pitcher of beer for $12. There will be a wait but once you get a taste of those wings you'll wait all day if you have to.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
CoryCheever
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Once you try the famous "Shark" sauce it will haunt your dreams. Go on Wednesday or Thursday to land a pound of wings and a pitcher of beer for $12. There will be a wait but once you get a taste of those wings you'll wait all day if you have to.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Our visit was on a Tuesday, got a table for two, with no wait, at around 8pm. My daughter had the wings with #10 shark sauce, & I had Cajun stir fry with craw dad #3. Everything was delicious! We don't visit Grand Forks often but Parrot's Cay is on our permanent list for #1 place to eat when we... More 

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

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  • 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, Pub

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