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Grand Forks, North Dakota
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Lots of variety on the menu. There is something for everyone. Great appetizers also and I love the lavosh. Do not forget to grab one of their yummy monster cookies on the way out!

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Orlando, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Had a grinder sandwich that was mediocore at best - not much meat-ham, turkey & taco meat, just a touch of each with lettuce tomato and a sauce that was like mayo with hot sauce.. It was fresh and priced reasonably. The onion rings as the side were the best part.

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

the best I have ever had. The wife and I go there just for some beers and onion rings. The dipping sauce is ridiculous. You could put that sauce on your shoe and it would be good. The rib tips are great as well as the red potatoes with the cream gravy. I would stay away from the nachos...not that... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

They have the best beef tips I have eaten. The Half order is usually enough for lunch the next day. well located near the ralph arena.

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134 reviews 134 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

We arrived at the start of the lunch rush and we were surprised how full the place was. By the time we left people were lined up waiting for tables. I liked the fact that people were seated in the order they arrived not matter what size of table. It can be frustrating when patrons arrive and they are parked... More 

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Moses Lake, Washington
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

The food was OK, but the walleye was not as we'd heard about them. Good service, good sides, but when you have your heart set on yummy walleye and it doesn't deliver, it rated average.

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Winnipeg, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We were looking for some good food and this place nailed it. We ordered the ribs which were perfectly done and also the rib-eye steak which was also perfectly done. There was so much food we could barely finish it and thankfully we ordered dessert to go, the peanut butter brownie was nice and the carrot cake was out of... More 

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Monticello, Minnesota
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012 via mobile

We thought we would give this diner a try with our family. It was what you would expect from a diner. Good service and decent food. Nothing to really write home about but nothing bad either.

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83 reviews 83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012 via mobile

If your on the northend of forks its a great place to eat

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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82 reviews 82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012 via mobile

Good portions, you will walk away full. Lavosh is delicious. Tips and toast with red potatoes in white sauce is excellent comfort food. Daily specials are always worth trying.

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Address: Grand Forks, ND 58201
Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Grand Forks
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American

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