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Happy Joe's Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor

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2909 S Washington St, Grand Forks, ND 58201-6717
+1 701-772-6655
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bismarck, North Dakota
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105 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I really love their pizza. They have a lot to pick from and I have never been disappointed. To me they have the Best Taco pizza.

Thank RetiredWatchman
grand forks
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Others try to duplicate but this is the real deal. Lunch buffet is also very good. Food is edible and not nasty looking. Good choices and overall experience at this place has been good. Todd the owner does a good job. Would recommend for lunch or dinner. They also make a pretty good breakfast pizza too. I haven't had the... More 

Thank toverbo
Winnipeg, Canada
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Pizza was tasty and "caked" with ingredients. Disappointed with 45 minute wait, especially when (according to app.)Their just over 2km away. Taco pizza was messy to eat but was filling, crust seemed like it was from frozen dough, miss real Italian dough served in Winnipeg pizza places. Meat pizza was a little salty. Two large pizzas cost us $50 US.

Thank Manny B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

I love their Taco Pizza but it has to have the Spicey Joe sauce on it. When you order a large Taco Pizza you get 5.... yes you read that right.... 5 packets of sauce for a large pizza. I asked for more and they said that was the limited amount allowed with a large pizza. Pizza is good, buffet... More 

Thank Barb B
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Taco pizza is not to be missed on the lunch buffet. Very good pizza overall. Busy at noon but the staff does a nice job of keeping everything stocked and cleaned. A lunchtime favorite!

Thank DerekDG
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

The pizza was good, just not out of this world. I do have to say we were pleasantly surprised by the Buffalo Chicken pizza. We will definitely be ordering it again. The kids had a blast with the games. Unfortunately, the ticket counter was broken but the staff handled the situation perfectly by estimating the number of tickets for the... More 

Thank Samuraiduck
Oregon City, Oregon
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220 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

We stopped in for pizza. A big plus they have gluten-free pizza. We devoured our pizza's and enjoyed watching tv.

Thank Scott F
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

For a buffet of pizzas, breadsticks, pastas, vegetables, ice cream, and a drink all for under $10, you get what you pay for. A cheap price gives to cheap food and atmosphere. This is the perfect place to appease the never ending appetites of kids and college students.

Thank Keri O
Chanhassen, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Their pizza is wonderful. We got their famous taco pizza and enjoyed every bite. Yum! Service was good and polite.

Thank Beth B
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

This is a great place to bring your family as there are games for the kids to play. My husband and I came here for the buffet (after the Pizza Hut buffet disappointed us earlier in the week). The choices are plentiful. There were many types of pizza to try, from the staples of pepperoni, cheese, Canadian bacon, etc. to... More 

Thank Erin G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2909 S Washington St, Grand Forks, ND 58201-6717
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Grand Forks
  • Phone Number: +1 701-772-6655

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?