FORKS FAVORITES: Local watering holes

Some may call them dive bars, but we call them local favorites and you will too when you enjoy a cocktail (or two) at one of these five taverns in the Forks.


Where it's always BEER:30! Judy's is a local, fun beer tavern complete with snacks and pizza. Judy's also features football video games and pull-tabs. Happy hour is Monday through Friday from 5 to 6 p.m.

1221 North 20th Street, Grand Forks | 701.772.9876 | Facebook

Judy's Tavern, Grand Forks, ND


Johnny's is popular with the neighborhood locals and beyond. Stepping inside here you will quickly see that this place is not very big, however, Johnny's has a full bar waiting along with gaming, pool table, TVs and pizza. You may also enjoy a game of beanbag toss in the outdoor area out back.  

701 South 15th Street, Grand Forks | 701.780.9107

Johnny's Lounge, Grand Forks, ND


Charlie Brown's is a friendly neighborhood tavern with a horseshoe bar and decor reminiscent of the 50s and 60s. There's blackjack, Pig Wheel, bingo and pull tabs if you are in the mood to gamble.

414 Gateway Drive, Grand Forks | 701.772.9828

Charlie Brown's, Grand Forks, ND


Stop by the "Bun for 1", home of the Shrimp Caesar, and enjoy the neighborhood vibe and test your luck at the pull tabs and black jack.

1708 Mill Road, Grand Forks | 701.772.4366

Bun Lounge, Grand Forks, ND


Denny's may be small, but the drinks are strong, and the staff is fun! Enjoy cocktails and conversation in this local fave.

1011 South Washington Street, Grand Forks | 701.772.7644

Denny's Tavern, Grand Forks, ND

Do you have a favorite stop you would like to share? If so, please comment, and we may add it to the list!

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