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JL Beers

2531 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201-6004
+1 701-738-1000
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“fries” (46 reviews)
“burger” (108 reviews)
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American, Bar, Grill, Pub
$$ - $$$
2531 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201-6004
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped for lunch a couple of days ago and were treated to a very good humpty dumpty hamburger and we split a basket of chips. I wasn't in the mood for a beer but my wife had one with a pickle...More

Thank Knutson_12
Lance T, Owner at JL Beers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the visit!

Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a high point in Grand Forks, ND! It is probably the best of a small handful of ale houses in this area. Let’s start with the beer, because, honestly, that’s the best reason to visit! There are 40 taps that rotate regularly and...More

Thank catts4christ
Lance T, Owner at JL Beers, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Thanks for visiting and giving us such a nice review!

Reviewed April 22, 2018

This was our first visit here and will now definitely be on must-come-back list! This is a small craft beer restaurant that seats 40+ patrons. The cost for a burger & craft beer is about $15 which is cheap when you consider the atmosphere, quality...More

Thank gibby41
Lance T, Owner at JL Beers, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

Thanks for visiting us and leaving us a nice review. We hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed April 20, 2018

My wife and I stopped here for lunch yesterday, after having been to J. L. Beers a number of times, and this place just gets better on every visit! It's a noisy, crowded Sports Bar and the atmosphere is like A & W on steroids....More

Thank gchapman2018
Lance T, Owner at JL Beers, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

Thanks for the review! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Literally the best burger I’ve ever had. So delicious and fresh. Plus 40 different beers on tap. Excellent service too. If you want a burger and a beer you can’t do any better than JL beers. A must visit in grand forks. Can’t wait to...More

Thank SunnyDays174
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to JL beers and I will definitely be back! I had the Not a Nutter Burger. The homemade peanut butter was amazing!! I love how fresh everything is and that you can see your fried being cut! I also had...More

Thank Megan W
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Our son said we had to go to JL Beers while visiting Grand Forks ND. We were on a shopping trip and needed lunch before heading onto Fargo for the remainder of the weekend. We made our way over to JL Beers for lunch. We...More

Thank Tom7787
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

$5.18 for a measly amount of chips and 2oz. of super salty beer cheese???? Are you freaking kidding me? What a complete ripoff! It was not the least bit worth it. When, if I come back, I'll stick with the burgers. $5.18??? What a joke!...More

Thank ShanOC
Reviewed September 9, 2017

Decent draft selection and the burgers are really good! The burger was juicy and the Bun was soft and warm. I would return.

Thank Cnewsites
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Like I said better than before and I had really liked it last time. Best burger I've had in Grand Forks with the best fries as well. Lots of choice in beers but you'll need the knowledgeable staff to make sure you get one that...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, 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: 2531 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201-6004
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: +1 701-738-1000
Award Winning Burgers with Fresh-cut Chips & Fries. 40 Beers on tap.
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