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209 Bar

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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209 Minnesota Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-4026
+1 218-751-2442
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The burgers are wonderful, fries are fantastic, along with onion rings, and a beer, just what the tummy ordered, great place to go, highly recommend.

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Thank Debra F
Duluth, Minnesota
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a variety of burgers! I added the Border Burger with avocado, tomatoes, and salsa. An excellent combination on a big burger. They also had a good variety of beer and drinks. The service was prompt and friendly.

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Thank Alan F
Marinette, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I came for happy hour and I'll be back for more! The appetizers are half price and the drinks two for one. And it's not just the bargains that are delicious. We ordered the chips and southwestern dip as well as the Thai lettuce wraps. SCRUMPTIOUS! It was delightfully surprising to see an array of options (from Cajun, to Thai,... More 

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Thank Snow B
Bemidji, United States
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We're always guaranteed a great meal along with great service! I make an attempt to try nearly everything on their menu, but always go back to the Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps. Delish and satisfying!

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Thank Jennifer D
Bemidji, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We took our niece and boyfriend out for a celebratory dinner. Both being BSU students they chose the 209.....a college student's favorite ! We loved it as well. Tasty food,great place to mingle for them. For us it was fun watching them see so many of their friends there. I would say that it is a great place for any... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Food here is excellent. Everything comes out fast and hot. Service was good as well. A good little gem to find in Bemidji.

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Thank jordynjames
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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462 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Arrived late and was looking for dinner in downtown Bemidji. Great local/dive bar decor. Friendly staff and greeted and seated immediately. Basic menu. Good tap beer selection and full service bar. Opted for the ribeye special and was not disappointed. Perhaps a bit too fat on the perimeter, the steak itself was cooked to perfection, succulent, and seasoned to perfection.... More 

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2 Thank t-bonetraveller
Litchfield, Minnesota
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Stopped in for apps and cocktails with friends after a recommendation from a local. So thankful for the recommendation! Nice atmosphere and great food!

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Thank Karla R
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Love this place!!! Friendly staff and the best burger I have ever had!!! Try the PBJ Burger - it is amazing!!! Pork nachos are also amazing. I will be back!

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Thank Shawn R
Sauk Centre, Minnesota
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere and amazing food! Not your typical bar food. Had the PBJ burger and Brunch burger! Cheese curds were to die for and Guinness onion rings were like none other! Just very satisfied with food and staff!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Minnesota Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-4026
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bemidji
  • Phone Number: +1 218-751-2442
Description
It's a bar/grill

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?