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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Restaurant
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“Happy Hour is 5-6 for Appetizers. Food is 5*****, menu full more gourmet... ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Museum
“The largest art museum in North Dakota, located in a renovated historic warehouse in downtown Fargo, featuring national and regional exhibitions of 20th and 21st century art. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Classic german bier hall with many local sausages, spetzel, and the BEST pretzels you'll ever eat in your life. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“Historic city park with lots of mature trees, outdoor pool, tennis courts, playground, public art, amphitheater, and special events. The Stage at Island Park, a community theatre, and a YMCA are next to the park. Walk east on 5th Avenue and you will come to the park. Downtown begins at the north end of the park.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“- Neat location, used to be actual boiler room in basement. - Rum Chata French Toast (favorite) -Breakfast Casserole (favorite)”
  • 6 locals recommend
Lounge
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“- Downtown location. - Martini's and liquor selection. -Rooftop seating in the summer.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Cafe
“My all-time favorite coffee anywhere! It's just roasted so well here. Get any bean siphoned-brewed and you will not be disappointed. If you're into lattes I would suggest their Fargo Fog tea latte. I could go on and on with suggestions with this place but really everything is just so good!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is our local co-op grocery store. You don't have to be a member to shop here and they have a great selection of local and regional foods.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“An art gallery with a yoga studio. The wood floors create a sense of spaciousness to be appreciated best in down dog or over wine served during Friday night art openings. What more do you want?”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Get the fried pickles. You're welcome. Also some of the best cocktails in Fargo. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Casino
“Great place for a Guiness and on weekends there is live music. A much more casual atmosphere here and anyone can enjoy a good time here. But, it gets packed on weekends by 9pm so come a little early and plan on staying if you want a booth closer to the music.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Book Store
“Zandbroz Variety is our personal antidote to a Walmart world. We carry a mix of books, toys, stationery, bath & body, home decor and so much more.All of this is housed in our two locations in the heart of downtown Sioux Falls, SD & Fargo, ND. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“Gourmet pizzas with plenty of veggie options dished out in a funky storefront with lots of taps. Nice rooftop in the summer.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Museum
“Interesting exhibits including the Robert Asp sailing ship and a Scandinavian Stave church. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“this is the main mall in the area, I like this place because they have a good selection of food and they also have a free play area for the kids”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cafe
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“We are an ORGANIC, FAIR TRADE Coffee House. We are a LGBTQ FRIENDLY community offering various drinks, food, and snacks with VEGETARIAN and VEGAN Options. ”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Happy Hour is 5-6 for Appetizers. Food is 5*****, menu full more gourmet... ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“Classic german bier hall with many local sausages, spetzel, and the BEST pretzels you'll ever eat in your life. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“- Neat location, used to be actual boiler room in basement. - Rum Chata French Toast (favorite) -Breakfast Casserole (favorite)”
  • 6 locals recommend
Lounge
“- Downtown location. - Martini's and liquor selection. -Rooftop seating in the summer.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Get the fried pickles. You're welcome. Also some of the best cocktails in Fargo. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Casino
“Great place for a Guiness and on weekends there is live music. A much more casual atmosphere here and anyone can enjoy a good time here. But, it gets packed on weekends by 9pm so come a little early and plan on staying if you want a booth closer to the music.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Gourmet pizzas with plenty of veggie options dished out in a funky storefront with lots of taps. Nice rooftop in the summer.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Burger Joint
“If you enjoy a good burger and a wide selection of beers, you will love this place! They also have a vegetarian burger (not vegan).”
  • 9 locals recommend

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