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Giuseppe's Italian Ristorante

££ - £££Italian,
414 Demers Ave, Grand Forks, ND 58201-4508
+1 701-757-1020
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
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Italian, Wine Bar
££ - £££
414 Demers Ave, Grand Forks, ND 58201-4508
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

We stopped by here with a recommendation. They were correct. Best Italian I have had in a while. It was the typical summer in Grand Forks, the weather hit 100 degrees today and there was no wind. The restaurant does not have air conditioning, but...More

Thank Bob S
Jeff T, Owner at Giuseppe's Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review! We just love getting such high praise from folks from other parts of the country! We look forward to seeing you next time you're in town, hopefully when the weather is a little...More

Reviewed 29 July 2015

Small Italian Eating place . Go early as some nights it might be full. Great tasting. A good place to go for lunch too.

1  Thank FarNorthMinnesota
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Small, cozy, nice music. Good variety of tasty Italian dishes. Not expensive. I will definitely come again

Thank Denys B
Jeff T, Owner at Giuseppe's Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2016

We're so glad to hear you had such an enjoyable experience at Giuseppe's! Thank you for taking time to write a 5 star review! We'll see you next time!

Reviewed 26 March 2015

We've tried all the Italian restaurants in town and had saved Giuseppe's for last - apparently we knew it was going to be great! We went on a Monday night (1/2 price on certain bottles of wine) and the place was pretty empty. We started...More

1  Thank Heidi S
Jeff T, Owner at Giuseppe's Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2016

You saved the best for last! We're very happy to be your new go-to Italian joint in Grand Forks! We think you made a great choice! Thank you for writing a 5 star review! We greatly appreciate it. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Reviewed 23 March 2015

I was there on Saturday night with my wife and 10 year old granddaughter. I had meatballs and spaghetti and so did my granddaughter, the meatballs were so dry and bad that my granddaughter refused to eat it citing that she gets better at home,...More

2  Thank haruthc
Jeff T, Owner at Giuseppe's Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2016

We're sorry to hear that we apparently missed the mark on seemingly every aspect of your visit! While one man's cramped bar is another man's cozy Italian joint... I have to say, we consider ourselves lucky to have Executive Chef Chris Schultz and his 20+...More

Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

This place is very small and always packed so make reservations. The chief is from NY and makes great Italian food, it reminds me of being back on the East Coast. Everything we have had there has been top notch and very tasty. Would recommend...More

2  Thank george f
Jeff T, Owner at Giuseppe's Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2016

Thank you for writing such a great review, but we have an admission to make... The previous owner/chef was from New York, Giuseppe's has been under new ownership since November 2011. We're glad to hear that local Executive Chef Chris Schultz with his 20+ years...More

Reviewed 13 January 2015

Ate here after New Year's. Food and service were very good. Restaurant is very nicely decorated. They offer specials of the day. Tried a pasta shrimp dish. The presentation was attractive but will try something different next time. The dish could use more flavor and...More

Thank lovetotraveltami
Reviewed 9 August 2014

I was recently in Grand Forks to visit friends since I grew up there. Giuseppe's was new since my last visit and we decided to give it a try. The staff was super friendly. Molly was our server and she was very knowledgeable about the...More

1  Thank kapitman
Jeff T, Owner at Giuseppe's Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2016

We're glad to hear you had such a great experience on your first visit to Giuseppe's! We just love Molly too! Sometimes even we can't decide what the best part of dining at Giuseppe's is... Is it the top-notch homemade Italian dishes and wine list...More

Reviewed 13 June 2014

This is a great place to have in Downtown GF! Locally owned, and a new menu starting Friday the 13th, 2014. So nice to have a small eatery rather than the big chains! 4 beers on tap, my colleague tried a couple and said they...More

Thank farmerwithdlrs2spend
Reviewed 26 April 2014

The food was great along with the atmosphere. Our waiter was very nice and patient with us. He made suggestions and explained the menu. I will definitely go here again.

Thank Marybb16
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Restaurant Details

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Italian, Wine Bar
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 Demers Ave, Grand Forks, ND 58201-4508
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: +1 701-757-1020
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