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JL Beers

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
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2531 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201-6004
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Grand Forks
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love the burgers at JL Beers . . . the humpty dumpty burger is awesome! Great service - beers are great - both alcoholic and the tap root beer!

Thank 107karik
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The burgers were good. The fries weren't great. The fry dipping sauce was too salty. I probably wouldn't go back. I'd rather try something new.

Thank RenWpg
Emerado, North Dakota
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Honestly JL Beers is my favorite place to go without the kids. I don't feel like I'm in a college-dive bar...there's no unruly dancing going on, but the staff are super fun and we always seem to find a spot that we can hear our party conversing. I recommend this place to anyone looking for a nice adult night out.

1 Thank CottonwoodMama
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there all excited about this place. The seating outside was a great idea, but extremely uncomfortable. The prices were through the roof, slow and hardly anyone was there. None of us thought it was very good and one girl got sick during eating. The fries were greasy and "floppy". Will not go there again.

1 Thank Vicki L
Winnipeg, Canada
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331 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We find the burgers, and home made fries to be consistently good quality. Now Summer's here, eating on the outside patio, is a nice change, with an awning to give shade on the hot sunny days. Always nice to eat outside! Service is always friendly and courteous.

1 Thank Garry H
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Best burger in town! My favorite is the Mount Mushmore add bacon and jalapeño and enjoy with one of their many tap beers.

Thank jjmarcelin
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Always go there when in GF. The same all the time as they say why change a good thing. The tap beer so many to choose from and the burgers with home fries.

Thank bigmamma1
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch. Had the gyro burger and fries with the buffalo sauce and blue cheese crumble. Both were very tasty! Had a flight of beer which came cold and gave me a great opportunity to taste multiple types without committing to a full pint. Friendly service and food came out quick. I would definitely recommend.

Thank Winnipegnurse
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Although there's not a ton of seating, the atmosphere is friendly and lively. Every burger I've ever tried is deliciously tasty, and try those cajun fries! YUM! Don't forget to also have a beer: there's something for everyone. Servers are fast and friendly...the best kind if you ask me. Well worth making a stop for lunch or dinner, just plan... More 

Thank Yvonne H
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing and so was the service, highly recommend for a good burger! We will be back in the future when we visit grand forks.

Thank Ashley S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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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: 17017381000
Award Winning Burgers with Fresh-cut Chips & Fries. 40 Beers on tap.

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