We asked our locals where they like to eat in town. Downtown Dave, a local hero who was a huge part of Downtown Fargo's revitalization, shared where he likes to enjoy a meal. Here are his recommendations:


Mezzaluna is an upscale eatery right in Downtown Fargo. They shine through their locally sourced products, seasonal menus, and ice-cold Grey Goose on tap.

He recommends: Seared Sea Scallops with polenta.

309 Roberts St N, Fargo | (701) 364-9479


Over in Moorhead, Rustica is another beautiful eatery where you can have a nice upscale meal, or head over to the Tavern side for a woodfire pizza.

He recommends: Blackened Shrimp with a house-made hush puppy.

315 Main Ave, Moorhead | (218) 227-5388

Legends Sports Bar

Another Moorhead favorite, Legends, is a local bar and grill with incredible $6 lunch specials and an always welcoming staff.

He recommends: White Chicken Chili with Texas Toast.

803 Belsly Blvd Suite 100, Moorhead | (218) 477-1010

The Old Broadway

This restaurant, bar, and nightclub has fine dining entrees and a large selection of whiskeys. Plus, a sports bar with wings and beer to cover any mood you're in.

He recommends: Shrimp and Corn Chowder.

22 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 237-6161

Beer & Fish Co.

Head down Roberts Alley for fresh fish and chips, fine seafood dishes, an oyster bar, and a huge selection of tap beers at Beer & Fish Co.

He recommends: Fish 'n Chips or Crab Legs.

230 Roberts Alley, Fargo | (701) 532-1342