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Northside Cafe

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3450 Gateway Dr, Grand Forks, ND 58203-0816
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars 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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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 

Thank supergr0up7
Grand Forks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Good ol American breakfast! Service can be hit or miss, but the food is always tasty! Great place to meet up with friends the morning after a night of drinking.

Thank Amanda S
Batavia, Ohio
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31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

The food was above average and the service/waitress was pleasant and attentive = excellent. Was short on time, on way to airport mentioned the fact to waitress and service was fast. The Dragon of the reviews "owner is rude..." And "Business" listed under "terrible" reviews seems to still be there walking around with a plate of food and eating. Probably... More 

1 Thank SCV76
Rapid City, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Stopped in based on TA reviews; we wanted something non-fast food, and close to the interstate. We had a burger, patty melt, egg rolls and dumplings--all were excellent. We all decided the egg rolls were the best we had ever had. Prices are pretty average.

1 Thank Coby S
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This place is great for breakfast! Delicious food, senior specials at low prices, and wonderful service! The senior specials even include coffee!

Thank gfgramma

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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?