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209 Bar

209 Minnesota Ave, Bemidji, MN
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Ranked #2 of 70 restaurants in Bemidji
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Description: It's a bar/grill
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Description: It's a bar/grill
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English first
Overland Park, Kansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW via mobile

Asked for a recommendation about a local place to eat, and were directed to this unassuming bar in downtown Bemidji. First glance left me questioning the advice, but I shouldn't have. It was great. The burgers had an option of a special blend with sausage mixed in, both my husband and I tried these, he the B2 burger, me the... More

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Hallock, Minnesota, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We ate here on a recent trip to Bemidji. The outside of the building looks like a bar, but we decided to try it for supper since we had read reviews on tripadvisor. As soon as we walked in, the place was just fun. It was extremely busy, but we had wonderful service from all the employees. Everyone in my... More

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grandmahenry
Top Contributor
244 reviews 244 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We were on our way North and stopped in for lunch. It's not a huge place and looks like more of a bar than anything else, but the food was wonderful. We both had burgers, which were fresh, hot, juicy, cooked exactly as we requested. The fries my husband had were crispy and fresh, my fresh veggies - which I... More

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Spencer, Iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have eaten here twice during two separate visits to Bemidji. Both times were great. The second time was at night and it was a loud, busy place, but we loved it...and we're not young whippersnappers either. When the food is this good, there are no quibbles about how busy it is. Our waitress was very helpful and the service... More

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Park Rapids, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I recently had lunch at the 209 Bar with my sisters, niece and her husband. We all ordered something different and everyone was impressed with their food. I had the Three Little Piggies and it was delicious and plenty to eat. The service was super. We will definitely be going back. By the way, their cheese curds were outstanding -... More

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Richmond, Virginia
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I was introduced to the 209 on my last trip and made this my first stop upon my return. The place is small and always jammed in the evenings and late afternoons. Great selection of beers on tap and a remarkable menu for such a small kitchen. I particularly like their Walleye tacos although I shared a ribeye sandwich that... More

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Bemidji
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Excellent beer selection, great happy hour, great food. Looks like a typical beer and burger place, but the menu had a lot of variety and the specials are upscale.

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Bemidji, Minnesota
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I have been here twice and both times it was good. First time I had a burger and it was a good burger. I won't say the best I ever had but one that was good enough to order again. The second time I went during supper. I was surprised by their dinner menu for a bar. Great specials and... More

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Was there tonight for dinner and it was awesome. Brought 3 teenagers along and they loved it too. A little spendy for the area but worth it. Great food and good service with good looking servers. Thanks.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

They always have the best food with great specials and always something new and creative. Always a top choice for me when it comes to burgers. They have such a variety of unique burgers along with the old stand-by. Their appetizers are wonderful and their Chicken Marsala is probably my favorite meal.

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