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HoDo Lounge

101 Broadway N, Fargo, ND 58102-4925
+1 701-478-8888
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bison burger” (10 reviews)
“winter salad” (2 reviews)
“cheese tray” (2 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 Broadway N, Fargo, ND 58102-4925
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1 - 10 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the HoDo Lounge. Eric provided great service throughout the meal on this casual side of the restaurant. We ordered the pretzels as an appetizer, BLT salad with salmon; berry, almond and chèvre salad which was a special, bison burger and chicken sandwich with...More

Thank ge0rgiall0yd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided not to eat in our hotel and thought we would try the restaurant at The Donaldson Hotel but ended up in the bar/lounge. It was great. Same food as the restaurant but had live music which was really great and had a great vibe....More

1  Thank ElizabethDonn
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Our group of five settled in for a 9 pm reservation to a mostly empty dining room on a Saturday night in late April. Haven't visit the HoDo in several years so we were interested to find out how the new food& bev management was...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We got there as the live music was ending. Bar was still open and kitchen closing. We were still able to order a dessert under the wire - the eclair with lemon and raspberry was dynamite. Had my favorite bourbon too.

Thank gdtinnd
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Wonderful lounge and food experience on both Friday and Saturday nights. When arriving into town Friday night my wife and I split the Marathon Pasta special. Glad we did since the serving portions are large. The paste was terrific! Saturday night we met friends also...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to unwind after a half marathon or a busy day. Casual atmosphere, good service, great food. Had the wings for appetizer " yum"

Thank Terri B
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Last night of business - just wanted to relax. Nice vibe - not too loud or crowded. Good drinks, good appetizers. Excellent meat/cheese tray and lavosh (flatbread). Several wait staff in training but not a miss - attentive service and quick to deliver drinks/apps.

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We were travelling home, passing through Fargo along the I94 and then I29. We decided that we would take the time to get off the Interstate, and head down to historic downtown Fargo, having read about its charm. I'd read about the Hotel Donaldson, so...More

1  Thank Out-of-Wolseley
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to the HoDo Lounge, but it won't be our last. The Place: On the ground floor of the downtown Hotel Donaldson, in separate locations, are the HoDo Lounge and Restaurant. Although the menu is the same, the restaurant has a...More

1  Thank F F
Reviewed 20 April 2017

the place is nice...good atmosphere. service quite ok...a bit slow maybe. anyway...food is expensive and portions are really poor. you better be ready to find a pizza place after u finish dinner there. definitely overrated.

1  Thank Giovanni D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Broadway N, Fargo, ND 58102-4925
    (1st Ave N)
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Fargo
  • Phone Number: +1 701-478-8888
All are welcome at HoDo Restaurant, a come-as-you-feel restaurant where uncommonly good food and unparalleled service intersect. We use locally grown and harvested ingredients, natural and sustainably-raised whenever possible. The dishes are prepared with raw ingredients—from the crackers and breads that start your meal to the ice cream and desserts at the end.
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