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Theodore's Dining Room

301 3rd Ave, Medora, ND
+1 701-623-4444
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (35 reviews)
“osso bucco” (31 reviews)
“lobster bisque” (22 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
301 3rd Ave, Medora, ND
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

We visited Medora in mid September and almost the entire town was already closed. Thank goodness this restaurant was not one of them! The staff was very friendly and helpful and the food wonderful.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SPreve
Reviewed October 5, 2018

While I'd tasted bison in burger form, that is nothing compared to a rare bison steak with garlic mashed potatoes, perfectly cooked green beans and sinfully delicious chocolate cake. The restaurant offers a great breakfast buffet as well.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mvidro
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Just visited TRNP and stayed at the Rough Riders Hotel. This is located in that hotel. Breakfast was awesome - we loved the waffles. A good value too. Dinner was a little pricey but it was the best spot in Medora for a nice dinner.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank C8637LXjamesw
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Clearly the most upscale restaurant in town. We were ready for prime rib in cattle country, and were not disappointed. The decor and service were very good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank reid6
Reviewed September 19, 2018

nice atmosphere, good service and delicious food. husband had rib eye (rubbed with something) and cauliflower soup. i had grilled prawns (in north dakota!) with lemon risotto and creme brulee. everything terrific.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank johnelrog
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The atmosphere has a upscale feel . The service was good and very attentive. They had a good wine list by the glass. The Brussels sprouts with bacon were great. We also had the beet salad, soup and house salad. I had the chicken with...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ed S
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

The dining room is decorated in dark wood. The breakfast buffet had a nice selection of eggs, meats, waffles, and granola. The waitress was a student from Bulgaria. She was very sweet. The price was a little steep but, hey, this is a tourist town...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We visited Theodore's Dining Room for dinner. The good was fabulous. The prime rib was cooked to perfection and the curry was some of the best I have ever had. The service was impeccable. I highly recommend it!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Leanne H
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Tried 3 other establishments first who could not accommodate a group of 9. Got in right away, had the breakfast buffet which was excellent. Service was good. A tad pricey for me as I don't eat that much but well worth the convenience and the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tropical1115
Reviewed August 21, 2018

it is a little pricy but so worth it - the service, excellent, the food amazing we would return and tell friends as well

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DakotaDixie1
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Mike S
January 13, 2018|
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Response from Jeff G | Reviewed this property |
I heard that Little Missouri Dining Room & Saloon is open in winter. AND, there is the convenience store on the main drag that has an amazing selection of cold and hot food. Homemade soups, sandwiches, pizzas, etc.
Harold W
May 18, 2017|
Response from pjmdvm | Reviewed this property |
They did not when we called. It has a decent sized seating area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 3rd Ave, Medora, ND
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Medora
  • Phone Number: +1 701-623-4444
Theodore's Dining Room at the Rough Riders Hotel, also attached to the dining room and hotel is TRs Tavern
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