North Dakota November 05, 2018
6 Hometown Restaurants In North Dakota That Will Take You Back In Time
Grab a bite to eat with a side of nostalgia at these charming hometown restaurants in North Dakota. Whether they just take you back to the good old days or bring you even further to the home countries your ancestors came from, you will be met with good vibes and good food.
1. Kringen Lodge - Fargo
Take a trip back in time to Norway at the Kringen Lodge. Although you have to be a member to visit the lodge most of the time, their restaurant is open to the public for lunch every day from 11 AM to 1 PM. They have plenty of delicious Norwegian food that will make all of you that are of Norwegian descent remember grandma's kitchen.
Kringen Lodge is located at 722 2nd Ave. N, Fargo, ND 58102.
2. Ye Olde Malt Shoppe - Garrison
This restaurant will truly take you back to the good old days. Ye Olde Malt Shoppe has that perfect old school soda fountain atmosphere. From the red and white tiling, to the metal malt cups, to the delicious comfort food you know and love, it is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat.
Ye Olde Malt Shoppe is located at 72 S Main St., Garrison, ND 58540.
3. Dawson Cafe - Dawson
This tiny town only has 61 residents and will make you feel like you're in that picture perfect small life when you visit the Dawson Cafe. They serve up burgers, soups, breakfast, and plenty of other things, all home style cooking. It doesn't matter if you're from hundreds of miles away - they'll make you feel at home here.
Dawson Cafe is located at 123 Thompson St. SE, Dawson, ND 58428.
4. Vicky's Viking Room - Valley City
Love a good breakfast or Scandinavian food? Vicky's Viking Room has you covered. They are known for their breakfast especially but their whole menu is fantastic. You'll definitely want to make sure you come here hungry, because their serving sizes are massive - fit for a viking!
Vicky's Viking Room is located at 253 Central Ave. N, Valley City, ND 58072.
5. The Wood House - Bismarck
Now here's something you don't see anymore - booths with phones! These phones will call right into the kitchen where you can place your order from your table. The Wood House will definitely take you right back in time while you enjoy the delicious burgers they are known for. Burgers aren't all they have, of course, their menu has tons of American classics.
The Wood House is located at 1825 N 13th St., Bismarck, ND 58501.
6. Home Plate Cafe - Fredonia
Enjoy some authentic German food at the Home Plate Cafe. Fredonia only has 44 residents and it may be a bit out of the way for some people to visit, but it is well worth it. Other than their great breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Home Plate Cafe is especially loved for its fantastic homemade desserts. Grab a slice of kuchen while you're there and you won't regret it!
Home Plate Cafe is located at 104 Main Street, Fredonia, ND 58440.
Where is your favorite place to get a nostalgic bite to eat? North Dakota has plenty – plus
lots of good ethnic food!