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English first
Thief River Falls, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Chose 209 Bar based on trip advisor rating. Wasn't sure what to expect from a restaurant/bar, but OMG!! I've been to a lot of restaurants but I have never in my life tasted food like this. I had the cheeseburger and fries. The burger was fixed to perfection, the fries were unbelievable. I have no idea who they have cooking,... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My husband and I visited the 209 Bar on our first night of living in Bemidji nice it was one of the topped ranked places to eat and from a personal review of an acquaintance. We sat at eh bar since it was so busy and I was just amazed at watching the kitchen staff. There were 3 of them... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Stopped in on a cross-country road trip. The man & I shared the mushroom burger with the blend patty & the spicy jalapeno burger with the rings & curds. Ten days, over 2600 miles, many meals & this was easily the best. You would be missing out if you didn't try a burger here.

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Indiana
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75 reviews 75 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The 209 Bar is on a side street, a bit off the main drag, of downtown Bemidji; it has a storefront look and you might pass it by if you weren't specifically looking for it. But WOW, when you enter and realize first how many people it holds! And how good the service is! And most of all how great... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We were looking at places online and found 209 Bar. Everything about this place is excellent! Our food was incredible! Fast service, excellent food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great food!! Thought it would be busy on a Saturday night, but wasn't bad. Fast & friendly service. Atmosphere was nice.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 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
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285 reviews 285 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Additional Information about 209 Bar

Address: 209 Minnesota Ave, Bemidji, MN
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bemidji
Cuisine: American

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