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JL Beers

518 1st Ave N, 4240 32nd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, Fargo, ND 58102-4804
+1 701-492-3377
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  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Grill, Pub
518 1st Ave N, 4240 32nd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, Fargo, ND 58102-4804
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fun, if small, burger place. There's not much seating but it makes a cozy local pub atmosphere. The burgers are excellent with lots of choices for toppings. There's lots of beer choices too along with a good root beer for those who want to stay...More

Thank Sheryl H
Lance T, Owner at JL Beers, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks, Sheryl!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Trying burgers all over Fargo and went to JL based on reviews. Service was prompt and beer selection good but I thought the burgers we’re overrated. Maybe good based on price but just did not feel they were special. On the other hand stumbled onto...More

Thank skidog
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great beers, good food and fun atmosphere. There is a few outdoor tables and chairs that were full when we went so we sat indoors at the bar. Service was great.

Thank rob_molyneux
Lance T, Owner at JL Beers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for stopping by!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No doubt in my mind they have the best burgers in town. We go to the one downtown & just love it. Great to send a postcard to those out of town not enjoying their food.

Thank olive123452016
Lance T, Owner at JL Beers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attempted to have lunch here on a Monday. We were traveling with our daughter and were refused entry because she was under 21. Which seems ridiculous since they are a burger place. I’m assuming there must be some sort of law where a place has...More

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Lance T, Owner at JL Beers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

KQuest, thanks for stopping by yesterday. We do serve excellent burgers, but we are a bar and all customers must be at least 21 years of age to enter. Thanks.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed, as usual, the "Great American Cheeseburger"--which is just the way we used to have them in the 1950's. They are perfectly cooked. Be sure to ask for grilled onions and extra pickles. It's a real trip to nostalgia land. One of the nice...More

Thank Doug B
Lance T, Owner at JL Beers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting, Doug! We'll pass on the compliments to Eric!

Reviewed April 27, 2018

This is one of my favorite spots to go to for a brew and burger with fries! Never disappointed! Seating can get a little cramped when busy. Now that spring finally arrived, the patio is a great place to sit as well!

Thank 609rick
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Their beer menu was superb and I love that it listed the IBU and ABV of each beer and and them sorted by type. It made the extensive beer menu easy to navigate. They were happy to let me sample the two I was deciding...More

Thank Beachmama--0
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

As all the previous reviews said, the burgers were amazing. They were amazing!! And at really good price. I couldn't be more satisfied with the service. If I come back to Fargo, I will definitely go again

Thank Nacho A
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Small restaurant with limited seating but always fast service and good food! Nice little neighborhood pub.

Thank radtech4
Lance T, Owner at JL Beers, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thanks for the visit!

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Megan F
April 27, 2017|
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Response from Lance T | Property representative |
Yes, all guests must be 21+.
October 16, 2015|
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Response from Stabbo | Reviewed this property |
The last time I was there they refused to serve me as I was "clearly intoxicated" yet the glass of water they served me was decidedly gluten free. Tip, when in doubt get the water.
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Restaurant Details

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American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 518 1st Ave N, 4240 32nd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, Fargo, ND 58102-4804
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Fargo
  • Phone Number: +1 701-492-3377
Award Winning Burgers with Fresh-cut Chips & Fries. 32 Beers on tap.
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