Of all the things you should consider putting on your bucket list, these should definitely be included if you want to experience some of North Dakota’s best food from all around the state. These 10 are MUST visits before you die.
1. Doolittles Woodfire Grill - Fargo, ND
This isn't just your average steakhouse-type place. The second you walk in you get the delicious aroma of rotisserie chicken, cooked over a wood fire. They have a wide variety of different food that anyone can enjoy.
2. The Toasted Frog - Grand Forks, ND
Don't let the name weird you out, the Toasted Frog has amazing food! They specialize in seafood but have a wide variety of different options. I recommend you ask them for their daily specials if you go - always changing, creative, and with great tastes that will blow you away.
3. Little Blue Elephant - Minot, ND
If you love Thai food, then this is the place for you. They have a variety of seafood, sushi, and other amazing Thai dishes that can satisfy the tastebuds of anyone. If you want true authentic food then this definitely needs to be on your list.
4. Hula-Grill - Williston, ND
With some of the best ribs and teriyaki chicken in the state, Hula-Grill is an absolute must. They have delicious Hawaiian-themed food and a fun atmosphere to enjoy your meal in. It is relatively new but already making its mark as nothing but great - try it out.
5. The Wurst Shop - Dickinson, ND
Don't be fooled - this is one of the BEST shops in Dickinson. If you love German cuisine, specifically various types of sausage and bratwurst, this is PERFECT for you. Everything you could want in a bratwurst shop is here, and they truly do have the "best darn sausage in town!"
6. Viking Room - Valley City, ND
If you're more of a Scandinavian food loving person, then this is the place for you. They are known for their great breakfasts but you can go any time. A hidden gem in Valley City everyone should try.
7. Rough Riders Dining room - Medora, ND
If you're looking for a fancy dinner in a beautiful place, then definitely consider Rough Rider's Dining Room. They have AMAZING steaks and a whole menu full of great choices everyone can enjoy.
8. Blarney Stone Pub - Bismarck, ND
This authentic Irish pub offers not only great beer, but also awesome food! There's everything from oysters to burgers to shepherd's pie. Definitely check this place out - it is totally worth it.
9. Mezzaluna - Fargo, ND
If you're looking for a place that is a bit fancier, then here is one of the best ones in North Dakota. Mezzaluna offers fine cuisine and fantastically prepared dishes. It's got great potential as the perfect place for a date and they'll even write something for that special someone on their dessert plate in chocolate syrup. How cute is that?
10. Sabir's Buffalo Grill - Jamestown, ND
Perfectly fitting the bison capitol of the state, this grill has amazing steaks, burgers, fish, and a plethora of other options. This is a great choice if you are in Jamestown and a place you should definitely put on your bucket list.
There are a lot of options for great food in North Dakota so it was hard to narrow down a list of just 10, so I want to know what you guys think and what other places you may have included. Let me know what are your absolute favorite North Dakota restaurants that you think everyone should have on their bucket list!