03 Nov Downtown Minot’s Swanky Addition, High Third’s Gastropub 😋
Minot’s newest gastropub has recently made its debut. High Third has created a fusion between American and Canadian cuisines featuring all of the favorites including a Midwest staple upgrade, the Tater Tot Hot Dish Soup. Located downtown, featuring a rooftop bar and eatery, it is the perfect location to embrace the beauty of Minot. High Third features three stories each named particularly after a family in the community, a business located within the High Third District during the prohibition era, and a local business previously inhabiting the Magic City.
The first level, Bostow, named after the Bostow family who owned The Bostow Service Station, which is now the present site of The Flower Box. The Bostow family operated the gas station and service center from 1949 to 1969. Minot’s rich history in the oil industry played a large part in our growing economy. The Bostow level is kid-friendly, featuring classic gastropub food cuisine, fun twists on a Canadian-American fusion, and delectable desserts. High Third offers an upscale eating experience with their open seating policy, there is no need to make a reservation. Along with the amazing food options, the Bostow’s atmosphere boasts original exposed brick revealing the meticulous architecture of this renovated building, which was originally built in 1910.The second level, Vendome Bar, was originally owned by the Harmon family in the High Third District of Downtown Minot. The second level is for twenty-one and older patrons, featuring an outdoor patio, which leads directly into the bar. Open every day of the year (weather permitting), the outdoor patio features dining tables, a walk-up bar, and outdoor lounging couches, creating a unique downtown experience. The outdoor patio also offers sweeping views of Downtown Minot, something exclusive to the High Third building. The Vendome Bar features “Giggle Juice” ordered by the color, each drink features a fun flavor that matches the color palette. They also serve wine by the glass, beer on tap, and all your classic cocktail favorites.
Finally, the third level, The DeeDee, which was named after The Grill, owned by Dee Dee Govan, operated at 316 Third Street for many years. The third level has been converted into a swanky private event space, whether that be a meeting, reception, or party this space is very versatile. Hosting anywhere from 100 to 120 people max, decked out with a bar and decorated with modern subway tile, aesthetic signs, and picture-perfect photo ops. High Third even offers a specialty smorgasbord option for events held at The Dee Dee.
High Third not only creates an unmatched atmosphere but also serves up food that will have you salivating. From brunch food to tacos, they create a unique flavor palate that keeps you wanting more. With both vegetarian and gluten-free options, they aim to please everyone. Fusing both Canadian and American Gastropub favorites they have created an a la carte menu that includes dips, soups, salads, and even poutine. High Third has approached its menu with the goal to please each hungry belly. With a menu style that serves smaller portions, for those wanting to try multiple plates or those who just want a light bite. With a menu offering so many fun choices, who wouldn’t want to try a few different plates? Minot’s newest business is something you do not want to miss out on experiencing! Such a lively twist on the rich Minot history, just what Downtown Minot needed.