North Dakota August 07, 2018
6 Legendary Family-Owned Restaurants In North Dakota You Have To Try
If chain restaurants just aren’t doing it for you and you’re in need of some good home cooking, these family-owned restaurants in North Dakota are the remedy. They’re local favorites and for good reason. With all your favorite comfort foods, a relaxing atmosphere, and stellar reputations, you have got to try them. They’re legendary in the Legendary State!
1. Jack's Family Restaurant - Dickinson
Jack's Family Restaurant truly is legendary for one specific item on their menu you don't see too often: their borscht. Borscht is a soup made with beets and other ingredients, but don't let that turn you off from it right away. Their borscht has been nationally recognized and is award-winning because it is absolutely scrumptious. Their special recipe makes it perfect and well-loved for a reason. Even if you weren't in the mood for soup, Jack's has a wide variety of menu options for everyone to enjoy. But if you do go, don't pass the borscht up!
Jack's Family Restaurant is located at 1406 W Villard St., Dickinson, ND 58601.
2. Fireside Restaurant & Lounge - Ellendale
Head out to the charming town of Ellendale and stop by the Fireside. This restaurant will make you feel right at home while you try their fantastic food. Whether you want a soup and sandwich, burger, breakfast, or something North Dakotan like knoephla soup, this family-owned place has it and does it right.
The Fireside Restaurant & Lounge is located at 415 1st St. S, Ellendale, ND 58436.
3. Deaner's Diner - West Fargo
Deaner's Diner, formerly the very popular TNT Diner, is a well-loved place in Fargo for a reason. They'll welcome you right in and serve you some tasty home cooked meals. All your favorite comfort food and more is on their menu. Don't leave without trying their pie - it's amazing!
Deaner's Diner is located at 405 Main Ave. W, West Fargo, ND 58078.
4. Charlie's Cafe - Minot
If you're looking for a charming little cafe with great breakfast and so, so much more, Charlie's is the one for you. Located in the Magic City, Charlie's has a whole menu of great options. Their breakfast is definitely legendary and keeps them busy with customers every day. If you haven't been here before, put this place on your restaurant bucket list!
Charlie's Cafe is located at 113 Main St. S, Minot, ND 58701.
5. Ohm's Cafe - Mandan
This tiny family-owned restaurant serves up big plates of yummy food. It's been around for decades and continues to be a local favorite. It's the essence of the perfect mom and pop cafe, and you'll love it.
Ohm's Cafe is located at 808 W Main St., Mandan, ND 58554.
6. Cowboy Cafe - Medora
If you're visiting legendary Medora, definitely stop by the Cowboy Cafe for a bite to eat when you get the chance. They have a little bit of everything and all of it is delicious. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all available and all awesome. Don't forget to grab a fresh baked caramel roll while you're here. They're positively scrumptious!
The Cowboy Cafe is located at 215 4th St., Medora, ND 58645.
Where is your favorite family-owned restaurant in North Dakota? Did we miss any you think should be on the list? North Dakota has quite a few
mom and pop style restaurants that you’ll love if you like the places featured here.