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Northside Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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3450 Gateway Dr, Grand Forks, ND 58203-0816
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Thompson nd.
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They have great food most of it is home made the pies are made fresh ever day the service is ever personal the owner comes and talks to you ever cool

Thank jeromew323
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading reviews was excited to try but was disappointed. Got a table fairly quickly but waited 45 minutes (server didn't come back once to refill coffee or top up drinks) we flagged her down to ask how much longer and she said there was a table ahead of us then ours would be made. Instead of waiting who knows... More 

Thank Gina L
St Andrews
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165 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there for breakfast. it looks like it is the place for the locals. the food was great same with the service.

Thank Barry B
Plain City, Ohio
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant over the chain places and found the food to be home cooked and excellent. We will return again while in Grand Forks.

Thank bethbogar
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154 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Took the Trip Advisor recommendations and stopped at this family cafe just off the interstate. Just what I was looking for - local home cooking. Had the giant caramel roll that I remember from bakeries growing up while my dad and boyfriend had scrambled egg combinations. Loved the hash browns!

Thank Gwen W
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

We go there often for breakfast on the weekends, the selections are many and always plentiful. Sometimes they can get busy and it is first come first seated.....so best to get there early. They do have a back room they often open on weekends. The food is tasty but typical fair for a locally owned diner. The selection is good,... More 

Thank aggiedad77
Boston, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

It was just like going to your Mom's or Grandma's for Sunday dinner. We had the Beef Dinner special. $5.85 each with salad (or soup) roll and enormous plate of pot roast and REAL mashed potato, bread stuffing (confused me a bit but it was delicious) and fresh picked green beans. The service was excellent and we left so happy... More 

Thank patj0hn
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

I travel to GF alot, sometimes twice a week and u get tired of the fast food joints real fast, but at northside cafe they allways have good homemade food, love the real turkey dinners and the breakfast's are good, large,and fresh, the service has always been great and the prices are very good for what u get,, u will... More 

Thank Jim T
Charleston, Illinois
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97 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast here with family. Food was good and coffee was abundant and good. Service was fine and prices reasonable. I would return if in the area.

Thank MNVikesfan
Winnipeg, Canada
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

When I saw all of the cars in front of the restaurant, I went in with high expectations. The food was good, the service pleasant, but it wasn't something extraordinary. I tried the "Garbage Omelette". It was good. Maybe I should have tried something else to experience the "wow" factor that I've seen on some of these comments. I'll give... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3450 Gateway Dr, Grand Forks, ND 58203-0816
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: 701-738-8500

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