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The Walrus Restaurant

) #14 of 145 Restaurants in Bismarck $$ - $$$ American, , Italian
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)
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American, Bar, Italian, Pub
$$ - $$$
1136 North 3rd Street, Bismarck, ND 58501-3556
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 11 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
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This was a great restaurant for lunch or dinner. It was suggested by a capitol employee. The people were friendly and the service was very nice. Many choices for different tastes.

Thank Patti R
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I joined several co-workers at The Walrus for lunch. We all ordered different items and each were very satisfied. I had the Santa Fe Chicken Sandwich with garlic fries. They roasted the garlic and added it to lightly salted fries. They were to die for.

Thank Paulette D
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Stopped by on a weeknight for dinner. Have always enjoyed their unusual dishes but this one missed the mark. Chicken was nicely done but plopped on a bed of penne and sauce. The sauce was unremarkable. Thick and pasty. My husbands steak was OK but...More

Thank Palmer_AlaskaSlm
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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
USD 10 - USD 15
American, Bar, Italian, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
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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