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Whitey's Cafe

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American, Bar
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121 Demers Ave, East Grand Forks, MN 56721-1811
+1 218-773-1831
09:00 - 01:00
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Mon 11:00 - 01:00
Tue - Sun 09:00 - 01:00
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East Grand Forks, Minnesota
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For a quiet great atmosphere and great dining, you will be impressed ! Friendly people, great service, your meals done to perfection !! You will definitely enjoy your dining !

Thank jjlove1971
West Fargo, North Dakota
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was pretty good. Came around often to see what we needed and to refill our drinks. I started with the poutine. The gravy was awesome...well it was all delicious. I had the riverboat. I think I didn't make a sound eating it. A delicious piece of prime rib between two pieces of buttery Texas toast. Yum. Some say... More 

Thank shaner51
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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92 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good food.. had everything nachos - they were heaped up nice and high. lots of beers to choose from, excellent location next to river front, beautiful bridge, kitty corner from Cabala's and across the street from multiplex theater. TONS of parking. prices fine. Although I will say - this is a ghost of what used to be. Whities before the... More 

Thank steveokg5
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It had been quite a while since we had eaten here... few years.... First we decided to sit on the patio since it was a beautiful day and have a cocktail. After our friends showed up we decided to eat our supper there too because the burgers looked and smelled delicious. We all ordered burgers and they were excellent. They... More 

East Grand Forks, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I think people should eat there more and support it I love there food and it is a good restaurant in egf reccomnd when you are in town go get it some food there 😁

Thank kasenr
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60 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The Walleye & draft beer were excellent. We had a Birthday party here & the staff did an excellent job. Everyone from the Birthday boy to Great Grandma were pleased!

Thank Dave F
East Grand Forks, Minnesota
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I most always order a club sandwich wherever I go. This was an amazing sandwich!! Very tasty and filling. Whiteys is the place for light lunch.

Thank Famous2
Crookston, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

My wife and I went there on a Sunday night and it was packed to the brim. They were short staffed but they were still able to keep up. Food was amazing and the staff was very friendly even while they were extremely busy. Large variety on the menu so I'm anxious to get back to try some of the... More 

Thank byram006
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I ate at Whitey's with a friend when I was in town for business. I will say that on a Tuesday night it was very slow, but regardless the service was prompt and very friendly. The food was phenomenal! I highly recommend this establishment both for the food and the incredible history behind it!

Thank Jon O
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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249 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I know! I know! I need to get over it! The flood was 20yrs ago, but I have many excellent memories of the old place. Yes, shame on me for comparing the old to the new. With that said, I do enjoy the new Whitey's, but it's hard for me to get through the door at times knowing it is... More 

Thank ShanOC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Demers Ave, East Grand Forks, MN 56721-1811
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  East Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: +1 218-773-1831

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?