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CJ's Kitchen

$$ - $$$American, Cafe,
1601 South University Drive, Fargo, ND 58103-4154
+1 701-237-4656
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Cafe, Diner
$$ - $$$
1601 South University Drive, Fargo, ND 58103-4154
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Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Best restaurant coffee in a long time! Great, light pancakes - I had blueberry - and delicious ham and bacon! We'll be back! Next time I'll try the kuchen!

Thank Deborah R
Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We read the reviews and decided to try. The menu prices showed reasonably priced but today they only had buffet and did not post the price which turned out to be $34. It was the worst BD on our trip so far. The meat was...More

Thank daei1972
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Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Perfect. Small diner, with the noise and commotion integral to the setting. Great coffee ( a must!), friendly and efficient staff, perfectly cooked eggs and all that goes with them. Best hash browns in a long time. Well done, we'll be back for breakfast. There's...More

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Jan N, Owner at CJ's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2016

Most of our regulars call ahead and order, but you are more than welcome to drive right up to the window and ask for a menu. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We just stopped in a few minutes ago, 135 local time, yesterday May 14th. The staff looked shocked and dismayed that we were there, so we asked "are you guys almost closed?" The surly guy waiting tables said "trying to be". I said, "we're after...More

Thank S T
Jan N, Owner at CJ's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2016

Very sorry you did not choose to stay - the sign on the board as you walked in says "Please seat yourself". The Surly guy (Owner) was surprised to see you walk back out. He had started the clean up as we close at 2...More

Reviewed March 16, 2016

Awesome biscuits and gravy, all food from scratch and homemade lemonade that is outstanding! Reasonable prices and speedy service. Highly recommend as a local eatery!

Thank RedFargo
Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast, friendly staff. AWESOME pancakes. Would definitely recommend and come back when in Fargo.

Thank sanabria_lc
Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

Food here is made from scratch, biscuits and gravy is great. Pancakes and homemade syrup were really good, toast and hashbrowns were nice and crispy. Staff is friendly and very helpful in making choices on their menu, service here was quick. Great little place.

Thank carrizoboy6987
Reviewed November 8, 2015

I eat a meatless, dairy-free diet so dining out to be a challenge. Our waitress was very helpful in deciding what to order. Plus she came over to our table a few times to make sure we had everything we needed. Always love coming to...More

Thank suzb_00
Reviewed October 28, 2015

This place is hard to miss and is a hole in the wall but man was the food good. Don't blink or you'll miss it, the sign is not lit. I just had a traditional breakfast with scrambled eggs and those scrambled eggs were some...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Small place, big taste! A favorite for breakfast of my wife and mine for years. Their menu is not huge, but everything on it is awesome. I've had about 4 different things on the menu, they were all incredible. Everything tastes homemade. My favorite is...More

Thank Ray E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 South University Drive, Fargo, ND 58103-4154
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Fargo
  • Phone Number: +1 701-237-4656
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Everything made from scratch. Great caramel rolls, kuchen, cookies and other deserts that change dailey. Weekday lunch specials. Breakfast served all day. Open until 2:30 7 days a week.
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