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JL Beers

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
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2531 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201-6004
+1 701-738-1000
11:00 - 00:00
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very knowledgable staff, best craft beers in town, absolutely amazing burgers. Place was packed mid afternoon and can easily see why. Fast service, definitely going back.

Thank Dave C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there after the force hockey game. We had a beer and recapped the game, good game but lost in a overtime shoot out! Great service and great burgers. Awesome!

Thank Cindy M
East Grand Forks, Minnesota
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place I love my beer in fancy glasses with a hi alcohol content because the taste is so much richer. The selection is excellent and varies by on the month. The burgers and fresh cut fries are so good and fresh ! My favorite burger is a combination of the regulars . The humpty dumpy (runny egg... More 

Thank Z2143XMnancys
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good burgers, nice selection of beer - even root beer. Fun atmosphere. The building is a little small, so it's best to go early or late for a meal.

Thank GCSW1947
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Best burgers and great fries too. Not a beer drinker so wish they served wine. Good root beer though.

Thank Nodak1234
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoy coming here. Staff is friendly. The burgers are outstanding. Many beers to chose from. Don't forget to bring an address of a friend and write a postcard to them from a supplied Jl beers postcard. They mail it and ring the bell and announce mail. All a fun little side they do. The drawback is you might have... More 

Thank Robin H
Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I was in town and stopped in to grab a beer and food. I of course found this through the trip advisor app. The seating space was good with a bar or table seating. Most tables were for 4 with some a bit larger. The beer selection was excellent with in house microbrews, a local selection and beers from brewery's... More 

Thank Alowen
Flagstaff, Arizona
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My son took me to this place, the burgers were great, really loved the atmosphere, i wish i had one of these where i live, Was not crowded but my son says the place fills up most evenings,Service was quick, but then it wasn't crowded yet, it was only 4:00 in the after noon so we were early. Would definely... More 

Thank TODD H
The Prairies
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The service is superb, period. They've perfected a quick and delicious burger (both beef & their bean burger substitute) and perfect fries. You see them run a fresh potato through the machine, nothing from a freezer bag. Then there is the beer. A wide selection that rotates often so there is always something new to try. i describe the kind... More 

Thank purplespud
Twin Cities
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Stopped in here on a business trip. Small place (eight four-seater tables and about two dozen bar stools) and loud. But that doesn't take away from the dining experience. Staff was very friendly and looked like they enjoyed working there. as far as the menu, it's burgers and beer. That's it. And it's perfect! Don't go looking for cocktails or... More 

Thank IllaZilla

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2531 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201-6004
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: +1 701-738-1000
Award Winning Burgers with Fresh-cut Chips & Fries. 40 Beers on tap.

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