The Daily Meal recently published a story featuring the best food and drink in every state, and lucky for you and me, some of the best is located in Bismarck.

The Daily Meal researched several diners, dives and bars to find the best of the best in every state.

You know you don't have to travel very far to find really good food, and a friendly watering hole to grab a cocktail in the Bismarck-Mandan area.

Here's the list The Daily Meal came up with for North Dakota.

  • Best Bar- Parrot's Cay in Grand Forks
  • Best Doughnuts- Sandy's Donuts in Fargo
  • Best Italian Restaurant- Toscana in Fargo
  • Best Soup- Kroll's Diner in Bismarck
  • Best Steakhouse- 40 in Bismarck

For the complete list for the rest of the country, you can click here.

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