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) #94 of 135 Restaurants in Grand Forks €€ - €€€ Italian, American, Pizza
1000 S 42nd St, Grand Forks, ND 58201-3927
+1 701-792-1960
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good36%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
15 Mar 2017
“Start Grand Forks”
28 Dec 2016
“Quickly Seated! Quickly Served! Thank you!”
Opens in 6 min
All hours
Italian, American, Pizza
€€ - €€€
1000 S 42nd St, Grand Forks, ND 58201-3927
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Reviewed 16 October 2014

Went to L'Bistro after work to meet friends for a couple of cocktails. Walked into the front area which I consider their bar side. I was immediately spoken to in a condescending manner, by a woman who was working. There were only 2 tables of...More

Thank rockeyb2014
Reviewed 15 September 2014

We went to this restaurant not expecting much. It was later in the evening and didn't feel like leaving the Canad Inn hotel so chose to come here. What a pleasant surprise. We sat on the patio as it happened to be jazz night (Thursday)....More

Thank MonkeyG
Reviewed 4 September 2014

This is advertised as a Mediterranean restaurant, but it is basically an Italian menu, with lots of pasta and pizza. I had the wild mushroom ravioli and it was way too salty.

Thank Larry P
Reviewed 24 June 2014

The menu is a little on the pricey side but I had the steak and vegetables and it was absolutely delicious. It had a taste that was intriging to me. Interesting spices. It was in walking distance of the Sleep Inn which is where I...More

Thank Dixkitty
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Our server had good intentions - polite, clean...and ultimately, apologetic. But a 60 minute wait-time for food, two incorrect orders and food that was challenging to eat followed by an incorrect Check reminded that the place hadn't improved over last year. Decore is fine. Food,...More

2  Thank MBA-OGTA
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Our server was the friendliest, quickest server I've ever met. I can't remember her name but she was making sure everything was perfect throughout. The pasta was pretty good & the drinks were strong!

Thank TravelinJai
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Good bistro feel. The menu has a lot of gourmet variety style food. We tried few different items from the menu: pizza, salad and a sandwich all were good.

Thank Keith K
Reviewed 19 March 2014

We arrived a little late in the evening (8:30ish). Waited for a long time for someone to notice us. Even looked around the corner and their was a server (must not have been on duty) just staring at us. Eventually we did get seated. Our...More

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Located next to the Alerus Center, a couple blocks from University of ND and with an inside connection to the Canad Inn (important when its 30 below), this is a casual place with a local flair. Fairly standard italian food that is a step up...More

Thank La C
Reviewed 15 January 2014 via mobile

Had the crab cakes and seafood penna. Absolutely delicious! Shane was an awesome bartender/waiter. As I was dining solo I ate in the bar. Would definitely recommend!

Thank walleyefisher
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 S 42nd St, Grand Forks, ND 58201-3927
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: +1 701-792-1960
  • E-mail