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The Walrus Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, ,
1136 North 3rd Street, Bismarck, ND 58501-3556
+1 701-250-0020
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (16 reviews)
“garlic fries” (4 reviews)
“walleye” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1136 North 3rd Street, Bismarck, ND 58501-3556
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were all looking for something different to eat and a restaurant that was more local. The walrus is located mid town with a good reputation for good food. They were very busy(Friday night) and we had to wait 20 min. They make homemade bread...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a good burger here with swiss and fried onions cooked to perfection (medium). Also the garlic fries were really good. Service also good. Would go back if in area.

Thank foodfancierEastCoast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group on six for dinner. We were seated quickly and a really efficient server brought beverages and took our orders. Among food items ordered were pizza, turkey asparagus sandwiches, and walleye sandwiches. The entrees come with fries or soup and the fries...More

Thank RLandDL
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We went here on a recommendation from a tour guide at the capital. The food was freshly cooked and delicious. Service was very good.

Thank Placidtravels
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Our group of 4 stopped here for lunch on a Thursday afternoon. we had a couple of hours to kill before we had to catch a flight. The place itself looks like a shady bar from the outside and even the interiors but the food...More

Thank Shanker B
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

In town for the weekend and unsure where to go, we thought about giving this restaurant a try since we had teenagers with us and they had a lot of options on the menu and great reviews online. When we arrived, the location we wondered...More

Thank Brittanie R
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We were not impressed by the outside but we were pleasantly surprised when we got inside. We had Walleye, Cajun chicken pasta and a southwestern salad. We all enjoyed our meals and will definitely come back when we're in town. They also had a nice...More

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Greeted warmly and seated quickly. This is an interesting restaurant with a nice menu of good choices. Our waitress was pleasant, answered our questions and served our choices quickly and with a smile.

Thank Charlie F
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Had a business lunch and while 2 ordered there soup and said it was excellent, 3 others ordered burgers. Mine was way over done even tho I ordered med rare. The others said there's were over cooked as well. It wasn't that busy so surprised...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is in a strip mall only a few blocks from the Capitol. You might drive right by it, but you'd be making a big mistake. The food was delicious. The portions are huge. The prices are reasonable. Becki was our server, and she...More

Thank GrammarCopTennessee
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Chrystanza O
24 June 2016|
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Response from RPata | Reviewed this property |
Highly unlikely. Their physical setup just isn't geared for much take out. It's not hard to pick up and take it back.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1136 North 3rd Street, Bismarck, ND 58501-3556
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Bismarck
  • Phone Number: +1 701-250-0020
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