North Dakota April 19, 2016
These 8 Restaurants In North Dakota Don’t Look Like Much… But WOW, They’re Good
There are tons of hidden gems all over North Dakota, in the bigger cities and the smallest of towns, and even if they may look like your average mom-and-pop shop from the outside, you’d be surprised what delicious surprises are just waiting for you inside. Try something different and discover these 8 amazing restaurants in North Dakota:
1. Red Pepper - Grand Forks
Red Pepper is a place with a great story and has been family owned and operated for decades. They are well known for their Grinder sandwiches, shown here, and their mouthwatering tacos. This is one of North Dakota's best hidden gems and definitely worth checking out.
The original Red Pepper is located at 1011 University Ave. in Grand Forks, there is a second Grand Forks location at 415 N. 42nd Street, and a newer Fargo location at 1105 19th Ave. N.
2. The White Maid - Napoleon
This is one of the cutest diners in the state - it's definitely worth a visit. It sits right by the train tracks in Napoleon and has some of the best food ever. From tasty burgers to North Dakotan favorites like knoefla soup. Their dessert treats are to die for, too. If you're in the area, this place is a must-try.
The White Maid can be found at 204 Broadway in Napoleon, ND.
3. Passage to India - Fargo
If you're looking for truly authentic indian food in Fargo, then Passage to India is the place to go. Their buffet is full of amazing options and none of them will disappoint. It is true to its name - a passage into real indian cuisine you'll love.
Passage to India is located at 855 45th Street South in Fargo.
4. Souris River Brewing - Minot
Their hand crafted beer is tough to beat but their food is just as amazing. They strive to use locally grown ingredients and the quality shows; just look at these sliders. Yum! You can enjoy local musicians and bands play at SRB and get a true taste of Minot. This is a place you should not pass up in the Magic City.
Check out Souris River Brewing at 32 3rd Street NE in Minot.
5. The Broken Brick - New England
This little place is a small town North Dakota gem. Their delectable dishes include meals like breaded walleye, steak, or some of this amazing crab. The must-try food there is the homemade tomato soup. Get it as a side or get it as your meal, it's simply delicious and cannot be missed. It's the type of place you'll want to go back to again and again.
The Broken Brick is at 709 Main Street in New England, ND.
6. Vinyl Taco - Fargo
The name might leave you scratching your head in wonder, but this hole-in-the-wall type place needs to be on your restaurant bucket list. I promise you they aren't playing tacos on their turntables, but they do play some great music on vinyl while you enjoy their great authentic Mexican street food. Their menu is full of options from, of course, the tacos, to enchiladas, chimichangas, and more. Enjoy some sweet tunes and tasty meals right in downtown. There is no other place like it.
You can find Vinyl Taco at 520 1st Ave. N. in Fargo.
7. North 40 - Rolla
While this place may just look like your average sit down diner, don't be fooled - their food is way above the rest. Whether you stop in for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you will have plenty of options to enjoy and all of them are wonderful.
Stop at North 40 today at 207 Main Ave. E. in Rolla, ND.
8. Frieds Family Restaurant - Mandan
Homestyle cooking that can't be beat, that's what you can find at Frieds Family Restaurant. They serve all the classics everyone enjoys as well as authentic North Dakotan favorites. I highly recommend some of their homemade pies, too. Their menu is loaded with tons of amazing options, so you can't go wrong with this place.
Try them out at 1010 Boundary St. Nw. in Mandan, ND.
Are you hungry yet? If you’ve got any suggestions for other places that would be perfect for this list, let us know!