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JL Beers

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2531 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201
(701)738-1000
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A better burger

Sure they do burgers, but they do them right! You go away wondering why you hadn't discovered them sooner. A regional concept with homemade chips that are to die for.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Ronald T
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Grand Forks
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Grand Forks
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sure they do burgers, but they do them right! You go away wondering why you hadn't discovered them sooner. A regional concept with homemade chips that are to die for.

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Thank Ronald T
Lafayette, Louisiana
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beer here is absolutely amazing, and so is the food! The "Cajun" burger with seasoned chips was my go-to meal. The beer varied, considering they had different ones to choose from every month or so. My faves were usually from Germany. This place is GREAT. You must visit to understand!

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Thank ImpGoddess999
Grand Forks
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small bar with many types of beer and great burgers! It's always busy and sometimes hard to find a place to sit because of its size, but great food & beer at great prices!

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Thank Amanda S
Walhalla
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41 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small beer and burger place with a cozy atmosphere.Energetic Young servers and cooks with smiles and good menu suggestions. Small simple menu.Just enough food on your plate. Not a smorg atmosphere. soft fresh buns make the burgers even better!

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Thank 71dianay
Ankeny, Iowa
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106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Came here because I heard they had great burgers and they did not disappoint. I am not a craft beer guy so all that did not get me exited.

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Thank cropsclone
North Bay, Canada
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Great place to sample great beers. Order a flight or by the glass. We lived everything except the fries. Pretty boring. Should be salted so you drink more beer.

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Thank Lisa C
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Small place that serves great burgers along with a large selection of beers. Adults only. Nice if they let kids in until say 5pm.

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1 Thank Chris M
Grafton, North Dakota
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Love their burgers and the beer choices.keeping it simple makes a great meal. Usually try before hockey games,and it is always packed.

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1 Thank mukluk7477
Grand Forks, ND
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

JLBeers sells burgers, fries and beer. That's it! By keeping it simple, they keep it great. The burgers are made from fresh, not frozen beef and are made as they're ordered. Two kinds of fries, with a few choices for toppings, plus chips made from potatoes right in front of you! LOTS of kinds of beer, and the people who... More 

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Thank blondoverblue63
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

While camping in Cavalier,we decided to visit GF for the day. After shopping, a must visit to JL Beers. They do it right every time we go there. The burgers & fries have to be the best and the beer helps. Been there many times and will always go when visiting.👍

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2531 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: (701)738-1000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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