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The Walrus Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1136 N 3rd St, Bismarck, ND 58501
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mesquite, Nevada
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Off the beaten path...a hidden gem. Crab cakes are some of the BEST I've ever had!!Incredible food!! Been 3 times and WILL go back again!!

Thank L B
Bismarck, North Dakota
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fun atmosphere with great food and beer choices! Pizza is wonderful and you can make any pizza a calzone! Love this restaurant!

Thank David R
Bismarck, North Dakota
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Okay first off this is the first time we ever went here since moving here 20 years ago. We have heard a few good things over the years so we thought let's try it. The location is odd, it being in a weird mini-mall type setting. Long skinny building with not a lot of room. Wait staff was very good.... More 

Thank Powderburner
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is clearly a very popular place, as there was a wait down the hallway when we left. I had high hopes based on the menu selections and hotel suggestions, but was sort of let down with my meal. I had the salad with crab cakes on top - it was good. Just good, nothing really special. My co-workers enjoyed... More 

Thank TheTravelGirl525
Medford, Oregon
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140 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Follow the suggestion from some folks in the park where we are staying. Funky little location in a strip mall next to the grocery store and a uniform shop. 41 beers on tap! Have the oatmeal Stout… Smooth as velvet. Great value for the price. Just a little noisy

Thank Anita W
Wilton, ND
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66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Food is delicious and great menu selection. Romantic setting. Great for lunch and supper. The owner is usually onsite. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable of the menu items.

Thank Phillip L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

It's got a nice atmosphere. Very low key. Our waitress wasn't particularly friendly. My pasta was alright. My husband's pizza was nothing special. I would say it is ok, but overpriced,.

Thank Sarah V
Bismarck, North Dakota
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93 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place to eat ..The Walrus offers an array of foods from fresh robust salads, made to order pastas, homemade hand tossed oen ready pizzas and delectible dinner entrees with weekly specials!

Thank jennifer j
Bismarck, North Dakota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The locals are at the Walrus. Love all the great beer choices. Staff are always happy! Especially love the Indian curry.

Thank B B
Bryan, Texas
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by The Walrus with family for a few beers. Good food and average selection of craft beers offered, but dark atmosphere and very cramped spaces make this place a "couples only" kind of place. The strip mall location detracts from the hole-in-the-wall type of feel this place could benefit from, but not all pubs have such luck. Quick bite... More 

Thank Gary W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Italian, American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1136 N 3rd St, Bismarck, ND 58501
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Bismarck
  • Phone Number: 701.250.0020

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?