places to eat

the Forks are full of flavor. Craving savory American fare? How about  delectable dishes from Italy, Japan or other international destinations? Find Grand Forks and East Grand Forks restaurants and peek through their menus. Desiring a bit of nightlife?  Check out our hot spot options while you’re at it. We think you’ll find flavors for even the most discerning tastes.

'l Bistro Mediterranean Eatery

This Mediterranean style restaurant serves a wide variety of pizza and pasta dishes, along with sandwiches, salads and appetizers. Featured dishes include four-cheese alfredo fettucine, baked seafood penne, chicken parmigana and meatball pizza. Full bar service. Seasonal outdoor seating. … more ▶

A & W

Menu items include burgers, chicken sandwiches, french fries, onion rings and famous A&W root beer… more ▶

Aalto's Garden Cafe

Family-style restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, along with an all-day buffet. The menu includes such hearty favorites as a hot turkey sandwich, perogies with kielbasa sausage, fried chicken and meatloaf with mashed potatoes and gravy. … more ▶

Aloha Fresh

This full service juice bar, featuring all organic products, serves up smoothies, fresh pressed juice, Acai bowls and salads… more ▶

American Legion Cafe

Full bar service, restaurant, occasional live bands and gaming… more ▶


Menu includes chicken, steak, ribs, pasta, burgers, sandwiches, salads and appetizers. Weight Watchers healthy menu items available… more ▶


Arby’s is an American fast food chain primarily known for selling succulent roast beef sandwiches, chicken sandwiches and curly fries. Arby’s also carries a line of sandwiches other than the usual burger fare of fast food chains… more ▶

Archive's Coffee House

Enjoy several types of coffee and coffee drinks in a relaxing atmosphere overlooking the University of North Dakota campus… more ▶

Aroma Cafe

Located in the Grand Forks Ramada, the newly remodeled Aroma Cafe specializes in American cuisine that includes steak, seafood, chicken, sandwiches, homemade soups and desserts. Children’s menu available for those 12 and under. Cocktail service available.  Handicapped accessible. Breakfast: Monday-Friday, 10:00 AM-1:30PM; Saturday & Sunday, 9:00AM-1:30PM Lunch & Dinner: Monday-Saturday, 5:00-8:00PM; Closed… more ▶

Banquets at the Boardwalk

The Banquets at the Boardwalk is the perfect venue for your next event or celebration. The facilities are able to accommodate events from 50 to 600 guest. Whether you are planning a simple luncheon for 50 guest or a formal dinner for 600, Banquets at the Boardwalk will assist your… more ▶

Blue Moose Bar & Grill

Serving salads, burgers, sandwiches, pasta, steak, seafood, chicken and Blue Moose's famous Norwegian barbecue ribs in eclectic surroundings of knotty pine and neon. Open 7 days a week! Sunday-Thursday 11 am to 12 am Midnight and Friday-Saturday 11 am to 1 am. Full bar service. Over 40 beers on tap. Seasonal outdoor seating on the deck. Sunday Brunch… more ▶

Boardwalk Bar & Grill

A cozy and fun spot serving up great burgers, sandwiches, salads, soups and appetizers. Located right in the heart of downtown East Grand Forks. Full bar service. Banquet room also available upon request for 20 to 60 guests… more ▶

Bonzer's Sandwich Pub

Menu includes over 40 sandwiches including spicy beef, Polish sausage, turkey tremendous, braunschweiger, hot pastrami and egg salad along with appetizers, soups and Bonzer's locally-renowned chili. Full bar service. Several varieties of beer on tap; home of the 20-oz Schooner. Seating capacity of 95. Must be 21 or over to enter… more ▶

Brick & Barley Bar & Grill

Brick & Barley Bar & Grill focuses on craft beers and eatery featuring entrees that go beyond the usual bar fare of fried food.  Sunday Brunch served 12 to 3 PM… more ▶

Broken Drum

Full bar service… more ▶