The 10 Best Lunch Spots in North Dakota!

Whether you’re in a time crunch or you’re looking for a leisurely midday meal, North Dakota has a lunch spot for you. Restaurants across the state appear to have cornered the market on great lunches. Whether you’re searching for a savory pulled pork sandwich, freshly-made soups, fish tacos, or any other delicious meal, you’ll find it at the 10 best lunch spots in North Dakota.

1. Siggy's Sandwich, Watford City, ND

Sometimes a sandwich is so much more than a sandwich, which is the case at Siggy’s. With a variety of pulled chicken, pulled pork, turkey, gyros, and salads, your lunch will be something you remember for many days to come. While there, try the mashed potatoes. You won’t look at a potato the same again.

2. Stix n' Twigs Café, Dickinson, ND

Known for their healthy menu options, Stix n’ Twigs also has a reputation for serving some of the best desserts around. Maybe a healthy meal offsets a decadent dessert? Regardless of how you justify it, lunch at Stix n’ Twigs will be an experience you’ll be talking about long after the chocolate cake has settled.

3. Lucky 13's Pub, Fargo, ND

How can you not visit a place whose motto is “Good Food. Good Fun?” Lucky’s commitment to fast and friendly service and its diverse menu make it a perfect place for lunch. Give the fish tacos, spicy mac and cheese, or California wrap a try. Customers rave about them.

4. Darcy’s Café, Grand Forks, ND

Whether you are interested in breakfast for lunch or more of a traditional meal, Darcy’s has you covered. Daily lunch specials make a visit even sweeter, although the food doesn’t need any help. In addition to great burgers and sandwiches, the restaurant also offers such delicacies as home brined corned beef hash and eggs benedict.

5. Little Blue Elephant, Minot, ND

If you are looking for Thai food, the Little Blue Elephant is the place to go. With a variety of lunch specials and an atmosphere that is lively and inviting, you will not regret a visit.

6. Vicky’s Viking Room, Valley City, ND

Locally owned and operated, Vicky’s serves a variety of American-style breakfast, lunch, and dinner entrees. Who says you can’t have breakfast for lunch? Try the freshly baked rolls, croissants, and donuts for a special treat.

7. The Blarney Stone Irish Pub, Bismarck, West Fargo, ND

If you are craving Irish food, a visit to the Blarney Stone Irish Pub will do you right. The Guinness Irish stew, bangers & mash, and Meatloaf Murphy are particular favorites. Breakfast entrees are served all day long, and ordering the bangers & eggs or the Belfast breakfast will give you an experience you won’t soon forget.

8. Nichole’s Fine Pastry, Fargo, ND

A pastry shop for breakfast? Absolutely if it serves food like that found at Nichole’s. With a variety of paninis, salads, egg bakes, and quiches, a visit to Nichole’s will be an elevated dining experience that will put other lunch options to shame.

9. The Shack on Broadway, Fargo, ND

The Shack on Broadway has been a favorite in the Red River Valley for decades. With delicious lunch options at reasonable prices, you may need a nap after lunch at The Shack. The buttermilk pancakes and homemade biscuits and gravy are crowd favorites, as are the large, juicy burgers. A friendly and welcoming atmosphere rounds out the experience.

10. The Red Pepper, Grand Forks, Fargo, ND

The Red Pepper has been a staple in Grand Forks for several decades. With a new location in Fargo, there are even more dining opportunities available. The menu may look small, but each item has been perfected over the years. Portions are huge and many of you will likely have leftovers to enjoy for dinner!

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