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Paradiso Mexican Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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801 38th St S, Fargo, ND 58103-1116
+1 701-282-5747
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Horace, North Dakota
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88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We eat here quite often. The food is always good and we always have good service. Drinks and food are reasonably priced. Free taco bar during happy hour.

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Thank KBernath
Manitoba
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to experience a small taste of Mexico in more of a Tex-Mex style. It gives you a sampling of what real Mexican food could taste like. Great atmosphere and comfortable seating.

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Thank palmtree
Pedro P, Manager at Paradiso Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments about your time with us, Palmtree. We love hearing positive feedback from our guests. We greatly appreciate the opportunity to hear from you and hope to see you again soon! More 

Level Contributor
60 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took a group of 10 employees here, no problems with reservations at 8 on a Saturday night. The beverages were cold & well made and the food is excellent. The portions are large so to boxes helped. This is a restaurant that you can count on having a good experience. That's why they've been in business for decades!

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Thank Dave F
Pedro P, Manager at Paradiso Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reaching out, Dave. We appreciate you letting us know about all the great experiences about your time with us on Saturday. We look forward to seeing you and your group soon! More 

Sisseton, South Dakota, United States
Level Contributor
29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to really enjoy Paradiso. It was clean, reasonably priced, good service and food. We went there for lunch today, and although the service was fine, the food was incredibly average and menus and items on the table were filthy. Salsa and other food bits were found on every page. If that's what the menus look like, I'm afraid... More 

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Thank 849SDBiker
Pedro P, Manager at Paradiso Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We apologize for the inconveniences this experience caused you. We do hope you dine with us again, but please connect with us at fargo@paradiso.com so we can make it up to you. More 

Calgary
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wandered over here from our hotel after a long day of travelling. Homemade chips and salsa arrived and we were already impressed. Once the margaritas were delivered we were in heaven! There was a large table in the same area as we were seated so we thought our service might be slow, but our server was very friendly and... More 

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Thank Skislikeagirl
Pedro P, Manager at Paradiso Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us and the margaritas! We appreciate the feedback from your dining experience and look forward to seeing you again when you return to Fargo. More 

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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was alright. Our waitress was nice. The service was fine. I'd go back there. The prices are reasonable.

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Thank Ali M
Pedro P, Manager at Paradiso Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Hey Ali, we appreciate the feedback from your experience. Please email us at fargo@paradiso.com if you have any concerns about your time with us so we can make things right. More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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200 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in Fargo for lunch on the way home from a road trip and decided to try Paradiso. We have been in Grand Forks but never the Fargo location. The restaurant is very attractive with lots of stained glass and tile. Service was pleasant and fast. We all had lunch specials which were reasonably priced and good portions. Food... More 

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Thank Marli F
Pedro P, Manager at Paradiso Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

We are glad you had a great time with us, Marli. Thank you for trying another location for Paradiso and all the wonderful comments about this experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

North Dakota
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food; speedy, courteous service. We were seated immediately and waited on by Alex, who bears an amazing resemblance to Mario Lopez (circa A.C. Slater of Saved by the Bell), right down to the dimple in his cheek. He was pleasant, helpful, and elevated our experience from a 9 to a solid 10! We always love dining at Paradiso, and... More 

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Thank Loray1021
Pedro P, Manager at Paradiso Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great comments! We will pass the message along to Alex about the wonderful service he provided you. We look forward to seeing you again soon, thank you for stopping in. More 

Fargo, North Dakota
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only thing I don't get at this place, is you can eat for free in the bar, but if you have kids, they can't sit in the bar, so I sit in the restaurant. Even though chips and salsa are free, as there a knonw staple for, you cannot go the bar, get the extra cheese and bring it... More 

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Thank North D
Pedro P, Manager at Paradiso Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for reaching out to us regarding your concerns about our promotions. Our taco bar promotion requires each guest to purchase a beverage of choice in order to receive the free tacos. Unfortunately, our bar is an adult environment for 21 and over to enter. However, we do have other promotions directed for all ages. For example, every Sunday... More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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98 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted a spicy Mexican meal. My plates presentation was good but the taste was not there.Starting with the packaged stale chips served with the mild salsa which I felt was to thin. Ordered the Macho Plate w/Chicken Enchilada,Tamales,Chili Rellano.and hamburger meat Taco. Again the taco shell was boxed w/plain hamburger meat,enchilada had more taste as well as the chili... More 

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Thank Jill T
Pedro P, Manager at Paradiso Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for connecting with us, Jill. We appreciate the feedback about your dining experience. We apologize that your meal was not to your liking and we will look into that immediately. Please email us at fargo@paradiso.com so we can make things right. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 38th St S, Fargo, ND 58103-1116
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Fargo
  • Phone Number: +1 701-282-5747
Description
For over 40 years, we have been the hot spot for birthdays and celebrations. Our delicious Mexican cuisine and atmosphere provide a fun dining experience in each of our five locations across North Dakota. Whether your group chooses to dine in Fargo, Bismarck, Minot, Jamestown or Grand Forks, you will receive free chips and salsa and extraordinary specials. Every day of the week has its own special on everything from nachos to fajitas to dessert! When deciding on a Mexican restaurant to celebrate a birthday or relax, choose Paradiso.

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