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209 Bar

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209 Minnesota Ave, Bemidji, MN
2187512442
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Dining options: Late Night, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Bar scene
Description: It's a bar/grill

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  • 61
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  • 22
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Burgers are bombdiggity!

These burgers are huge, especially when you eat one of their specialty ones. I had cheese curds on mine! Yummy! I like that they offer several varieties, but also that they give you about 7 choices as your sides. I had the fresh veggies in an amazing dill/cucumber dip. So Good! Can't wait to eat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
NanLt8
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Bemidji, Minnesota
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Bemidji, Minnesota
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These burgers are huge, especially when you eat one of their specialty ones. I had cheese curds on mine! Yummy! I like that they offer several varieties, but also that they give you about 7 choices as your sides. I had the fresh veggies in an amazing dill/cucumber dip. So Good! Can't wait to eat there again!

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Thank NanLt8
Bemidji, Minnesota
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

By far the best place in town Great owners, great staff, and it's amazing how good the food is that comes out of that tiny kitchen! Amazing Happy Hours, late afternoon and later evening, 2-1 and half price apps.

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Thank Don_MN
Thief River Falls, Minnesota
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

If you are in Bemidji and going to dinner, make it a point to eat at Bar 209. They have the most amazing burgers! We've had the Pulled Pork Nachos and most all of their burgers. Top notch! Highly recommended! Curds are fantastic and so fresh tasting. I would give this place 10 stars if I could! Keep it up... More 

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Thank Jessica2883
Bemidji
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

When you first walk into Bar 209 you see this narrow little bar and wonder if you are in the right place. Once seated you look at the menu and see some oddly different burgers listed on the fare. The prices are reasonable and most hamburgers include a choice of fries, onion rings, or delicious cheese curds. Your variety of... More 

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Thank Jim M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

This is a local favorite! Anything on the menu will be your new favorite. The burgers are the best in town! Lots of great beer selections as well.

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Thank Hamgravy
Minnesota
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

209 offers an amazing menu with fantastic wait staff! The only downside is it is hard to get a table because everyone loves it!

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Thank Melissa A
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

They have wonderful cooks, great bar food. The 2-for-1 drink specials and appetizers are great. Seating can be limited when busy, but as to be expected for a smaller bar.

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Thank Joseph H
Kokomo, Indiana
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

I had picked up a flyer about Bemidji and this was one of the restaurants/bars listed. We wanted a cold beer and something to eat after wandering around Itsaca State Park all day. The waitress was knowledgeable about their beer offerings - I like to try local brews. The sandwiches were generous and very good. The waitress was kind enough... More 

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Thank Carol G
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Our server was great - attentive and prompt. Drinks were refilled before empty, or asked if we wanted another. There were three of us and each meal was good. The burgers were cooked to order and hot, my salad was filled with a variety of greens, abundant chicken and vegetables with dressing on the side. For their focus being a... More 

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Thank Trimom10
Jefferson City, Missouri
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

This is not your typical small town dive bar, you need to stop here and see for yourself. Inside is clean, friendly staff and good service - we sat at the bar as we just popped in for a quick beer to check it out. Pleasantly surprise to see several different beers on tap and yes they even have an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 209 Minnesota Ave, Bemidji, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bemidji
  • Phone Number: 2187512442

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

It's a bar/grill

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