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The Hotel Donaldson

101 Broadway N, Fargo, ND 58102-4925
+1 701-478-8888
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“bison” (4 reviews)
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101 Broadway N, Fargo, ND 58102-4925
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to the Ho Do restaurant for our Anniversary. We had the 5 course tasting menu. My husband has an egg and sugar food intolerance. The chef did a great job of excluding these ingredients from our dinner. The service was...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food did not knock my socks off, service was ok, not real busy on a cold Tues night so not sure what happened. Big drink menu but only one beer on draft? Should of gone to HoDo lounge to dring, across the hall.

Thank 692russk
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Great venue, great location. Short on staff. Food was just ok. For the price we expect top service and quality of food. Host was difficult to find. Wait staff was nice but had too many tables to service. The meat and cheese starter was below...More

Thank Mike V
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Beverages and cocktails on the roof during a pleasant blue sky Sept. evening! Service was excellent! Then we moved to the basement for supper. BAM! Everything was great! Everyone was happy with meals and drinks. The Hotel Donaldson did a splendid job of taking care...More

Thank ShanOC
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The taste was good. Very light brunch crowd. For two with two breakfast items (eggs Benedict and eggs with hash) and two juices with tips was $40. Slightly pricy.

Thank kawidd
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

You must try the bison hanger steak with the grilled wedge salad. The Mexican spice on the perfectly medium rare bison is a divine pairing. Cosmopolitan vibe and a decent Montpulciano red tops it off.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Disclaimer- I am from New York. I was attracted to the vibe at HoDo as they are called, and I looked forward to an interesting local dining experience as they describe in their marketing. To be fair, I dined here twice for dinner and in...More

Thank Okonomiyaki4453
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Excellent food and service. Interesting menus for breakfast, lunch, and brunch. Would eat here again.

Thank BillyPalmSprings_CA
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Restaurant seems to have been rebranded HoDo. Regardless the food is imaginative in an excellent way and not just trendy. ..new menu tonight. .roasted leaf lettuce salad. Entree was roasted lobster in a tomato vegetable presentation. Excellent. . Only wish was the chef had taken...More

Thank DownSouthUS
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We visit HoDo annually when I see my extended family in Fargo. When I went to school at MSU, the HoDo was a dive hotel. Some folks bought it and re-made the ground floor into a beautiful restaurant. The historic outer facade is preserved, but...More

Thank amybrinski
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$14 - US$50
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Broadway N, Fargo, ND 58102-4925
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Fargo
  • Phone Number: +1 701-478-8888
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