Bemidji, The First City on the Mississippi, Minnesota USA

Dining Options
Bemidji offers an extensive range of breakfast, lunch and dinner options unique and varied as your individual tastes in food. When you're in a hurry, the list of fast food franchises awaits with all your favorites. When the occasion calls for either lively fun or more leisurely dining enjoyment, you'll find Bemidji home to sports bars as well as numerous fine dining establishments.
FINE DINING | CHINESE | ITALIAN | MEXICAN | FAMILY | WATER VIEW | PIZZA
COFFEE SHOPS/DELI'S | SUBS & SALADS | BAR & GRILL | FAST FOOD | CATERING

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Fine Dining
Applebee's
1909 Paul Bunyan Drive
Casual dining Grill and Bar featuring moderately priced, high quality food and beverage items. Table service and a comfortable atmosphere that appeals to all ages.  Carside service.
Contact: 218-444-2038
North Shore Grille
2425 Birchmont Beach Rd
Full service restaurant and lounge overlooking north shore of Lake Bemidji. Scenic golf setting at Bemidji Town & Country Club. Parties, Banquets, Receptions, Reunions.
Contact: 218-751-4535
Ground Round Grill and Bar
2200 Paul Bunyan Drive
Family Dining, appetizers, steaks, pasta, ribs, children's menu, take out menu.
Contact: 218-444-3201
Green Mill Restaurant & Bar
1025 Paul Bunyan Dr S
From pasta, appetizers, sandwiches, steaks. salads- not to mention our award winning pizza. Full menu bursting with delicious side dishes. Delivery service.
Contact: 218-444-1875
Peppercorn Restaurant
1813 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
Casual dining and full service Bar, steaks, ribs, seafood, burgers and pizza.
Meeting and group spaces available.  WiFi
Contact: 218-759-2794
Turtle River Chophouse
468 Bemidji Rd NW
Opened February 2014, menu features burgers to Macadamia Walleye, Gorgonzola Butter Sirloin, Shushi, fun desserts and beverages.
Contact: 218-586-5827
Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge
530 Birchmont Beach Rd.
Casual dining right on Lake Bemidji. Patio seating available. Steak, burgers, sandwiches, salads. Open seasonally (May to September) for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cocktail service available.
Contact: 218-444-3463
The Cattails Bar & Grill
6405 Bemidji Ave N
Steaks, pasta, burgers and more. Nightly features. Customized seasonings. Open for lunch, dinner and weekend breakfasts from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Open for Dinner after Labor Day
Contact: 218-444-8778
Sparkling Waters Dining Between the Lakes
824 Paul Bunyan Dr S
A magical dining experience in cuisine and atmosphere- whether for a business lunch, birthday club, intimate dinner for two, the after 5 crowd or a party to toast the town.  Meeting space capacity: 50 Wireless internet access.
Contact: 218-444-3214
Tutto Bene Italian Restaurant
300 Beltrami Avenue NW
Casually sophisticated atmosphere. Providing a 'from scratch' approach in the kitchen by using Italian influenced ingredients and heritage while paying attention to the season's that embrace us.  Wine and spirit suggestions from knowledgeable and friendly staff.
Summer Outdoor Courtyard Dining Available
Contact: 218-751-1100
Fireside Grill & Patio
US Highway 2 West, Bagley, MN
Casual - fine dining restaurant with full lounge area and outside seating.  Specializing in seafood, steaks and unique entrees.
Contact: 218-694-2012

Cafe's/Family
Minnesota Nice Cafe
313 Irvine Ave NW
Breakfast, lunch served in a family atmosphere. Specializing in home-cooked meals. Walleye, pies, made fresh daily caramel rolls Open M-F 6am - 7pm seasonal
After Labor Day M-S 6am-3pm
Contact: 218-444-6656
Countryside Restaurant
7052 Highway 2 West
Breakfast, lunch and dinner served in a family atmosphere. Specializing in home-cooked meals.
Contact: 218-751-8248
Perkin's Restaurant
1120 Paul Bunyan Drive NW
Cheerful and relaxed family dining spot features breakfast, lunch and dinner. Specialty entrees for all appetites. Open 24 hours. Bakery with delicious items to-go.
Contact: 218-751-7850
Country Kitchen
728 Paul Bunyan Drive NW
Twenty-four hour family dining. Salad bar, kid’s menu and senior discount. Home of Paul Bunyan Sweet Roll.
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Contact: 218-444-8963
Southside Restaurant
3417 Washington Avenue SE
Breakfast, lunch and dinner served in a family atmosphere. Specializing in home-cooked meals.
Contact: 218-751-5110
Simonson Market Cafe
1820 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
Breakfast served all day, lunch (Sun/Mon) and dinner (Tues-Sat)
Contact: 218-751-4045

Chinese
Super Buffet
2440 Paul Bunyan Dr NW 
Chinese, Cantonese, seafood. Spacious seating 
Contact:  218-333-0999
New China
412 Bemidji Ave NW
Take-out, Dine-in
Contact: 218-751-5340

Italian
Tutto Bene Italian Restaurant
300 Beltrami Avenue NW
Casually sophisticated atmosphere. Providing a 'from scratch' approach in the kitchen by using Italian influenced ingredients and heritage while paying attention to the season's that embrace us.  Wine and spirit suggestions from knowledgeable and friendly staff.
Summer Outdoor Courtyard Dining Available
Contact: 218-751-1100
 

Mexican

Mi Rancho
677 Anne St NW
Serving authentic Mexican food and Texas Marquaritas
Open for lunch and dinner
Contact: 218-755-5553


Qdoba Mexican Grill   
1000 Paul Bunyan Dr S
Fast, fresh Mexican flavors that are anything but old-fashioned refried beans and Spanish rice, prepared right in front of the patrons with only the freshest ingredients.
Contact: 218-308-2772

Senor Patron's Mexican Restaurant
128 First St W
Serving authentic Mexican food.
Open for lunch and dinner
Contact: 614-751-6467

 

Pizza
Dave’s Pizza
422 W 15th St
Family dinner spot features the best in Italian cuisine. Dine in, take out or delivery available. Serving beer and wine.
Contact: 218-751-3225
Keith’s Pizza & Restaurant
110 Paul Bunyan Dr SE & 1425 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
Relaxing atmosphere featuring lunch and dinner. Serving pizza, spaghetti, salad bar, chicken, appetizers and desserts, wine and beer.
Mon - Thurs 11:30 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. Friday & Saturday 11:00 to 11:00
Contact: 218-751-7940 & 218-751-7941
Pizza Hut
601 Paul Bunyan Drive
Lunch and dinner served in a family atmosphere. Beer available. Delivery service
11:00 A.M. daily. Memorial Day -Labor Day closing: 11:00 p.m. Sun-Thu 12 :00 p.m. Fri-Sat. Winter closing: 10:00 p.m. Sun-Thu 11:00 p.m. Fri -Sat
Contact: 218-751-1601
Papa Murphy's Take n Bake Pizza
512 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
Take 'n bake pizza, breadsticks, calzone and cookie dough
Contact: 218-444-7025
Domino's Pizza
701 Paul Bunyan Dr NW 
Sun/Mon-11AM -12M Tues-Thur-11:AM-1AM Fri/Sat-11AM-2AM
Dine In- Take out-Delivery
Contact: 218-759-3030
Giovanni's Pizza
102 1st St W - Union Square - downtown Bemidji
Family Dining. Dine In - Take out - Delivery
Contact: 218-751-0798
Little Caesar's Pizza
1504 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
 Dine In - Take out - Drive-thru
Contact: 218-751-2885
DaRoo's Pizza
Pizza, sandwiches, chili and more.
Dine in, Take Out & Delivery
119 Paul Bunyan Dr Ste B
218-444-3200

Coffee Shops/Deli's
Wild Hare Bistro & Coffee House
523 Minnesota Ave NW
Fresh whole foods, world flavors, catering to special dietary needs
Contact: 218-444-JAVA (5282)
Cantabria Coffee Company
207 2nd Street NW
Serving 6:00 am - 6:00 pm  Specialty Coffees, Sandwiches. Bridgman Ice Cream
Contact:
218-444-3799
The Cabin Coffeehouse & Cafe'
214 3rd St &
Sandwiches, soups, salads, coffee's, 
Contact: 218-444-2899
Caribou Coffee
Bemidji Commons - near Wal Mart
Hot & cold coffee-based beverages. Scones, muffins, brownies, etc
Contact: 218-751-9342
Dunn Brother's Coffee
501 Paul Bunyan Drive
Hot & cold coffee-based beverages. Smoothies, Breakfast Sandwiches
Roasted Fresh Daily - Call for roasting times to observe
Contact: 218-444-5252
Harmony Natural Food Coop
302 Irvine Ave NW
Deli -fresh ingredient soup daily, sandwiches & salads
Contact: 218-751-2009
Raphael's Bakery & Restaurant
319 Minnesota Avenue
Baked fresh daily - breads/pastries. Breakfast, soups and sandwiches. Open 6:00 am
Contact: 218-759-2015
 
Simonson Market Cafe
1820 Paul Bunyan Drive NW
Grill menu serving 6:00 am - 2:00 pm In Simonson Service Station
Contact: 218-751-4045
Big Apple Bagels
1710 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
Uniquely different made-from-scratch bagels and gourmet muffins.  Complete menu spans from breakfast to dinner. We offer deli sandwiches, salads, soups, smoothies, My Favorite Muffin® and Brewster's® specialty coffees.
Contact: 
218-444-7847
Lueken's Grill
1171 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
Breakfasts including 'made from scratch' omelets, scramblers, and combo plates. Lunch with artisan burgers, wraps, hot sandwiches, salads and appetizers. Dine in or take out.
Contact: 
218-444-7847

Subs & Salads
Subway - 3 locations
200 Paul Bunyan Dr St & 1008 Paul Bunyan Drive NW 
& Wal Mart
Contact: 218-751-3823 - 218-755-9878
Erberts & Gerbert's Subs & Clubs  
1500 Bemidji Ave N
Contact:  218-444-9700
Jimmy John's 
1000 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
Contact: 218-444-0086
 

Bar & Grill
Bemidji Brewing Company
401 Beltrami Avenue NW
Small craft brewery, providing the freshest, most high quality craft beer to Bemidji and the northwoods.
Taproom-try a pint and grab a growler.
Taproom Hours:  Thu 4-11 Fri and Sat 2-11 pm
Contact:  218-444-7011
Brigid's Pub Food & Spirits
401 Beltrami Avenue NW
Serving Guinness on tap and a menu. 
Special events and weekly music performances.
Contact: 218-444-0567
Bar 209
209 Minnesota Avenue
Casual atmosphere with northern flair.
Appetizers, burgers and more.
Contact: 218-751-2442
Blue Moon Saloon
48220 Reserve Trail - 10 miles S of Bemidji
Casual dining and cocktail lounge in a beautiful surrounding. Adjacent to snowmobile trails. Lunch and dinner menu served daily, including Sunday Brunch. Specialties include Thursday all you can eat, BBQ ribs, chicken, walleye and all you can eat shrimp Sundays.. Take-outs, too.
Contact: 218-751-1195
Buffalo Wild Wings
225 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
Lively sports-bar chain dishing up wings & other American pub grub amid lots of large-screen TVs
Contact: 218-444-9464
Corner Bar & Grill
602 Second St SE
Established 1938, serving Bemidji's best burger and classic bar food. Come in for lunch, supper and after the game.
Contact: 218-751-8872
Garden Grill & Pub
111 Central Ave SE
Serving delicious burgers and more. Dine in or Carry-out
Contact:  218-751-9656
Grace Lake Bar & Grill
Hwy 2 East
Serving delicious burgers, appetizers, chicken, and much more. Call ahead and their friendly and dedicated staff will have your order ready
Contact:  218-751-1116


Hot Toddies Pub n' Grub
119 3rd St NW
Downtown Bemidji's place where old friends gather and new friends meet. Enjoy full menu and bar service 7 days a week. Live music on scheduled weekends - see Calendar of Events.
Contact:  218-497-1100
Keg n' Cork - 1st Irish Pub on the Mississippi
310 Beltrami Avenue NW
First Irish pub on the Mississippi. Opens daily 11:00 am. Specializing in soups, salads and the famous Smart Burger.
Contact: 218-444-7600
Novo GastroPub
1602 Bemidji Ave N
Serving breakfast. lunch and dinner.
Signature stuffed French Toast, fry burgers and homemade pasta.

Contact:  218-444-6821
Peppercorn Restaurant
1813 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
Opened Casual dining and full service Bar, steaks, ribs, seafood, burgers and pizza.
Meeting and group spaces available.  WiFi
Contact: 218-759-2794
Slim’s Bar & Grill
142 Anne Street
Northwoods setting with outstanding burgers and chili. Cocktail lounge with free popcorn.
Contact: 218-444-7546
Turtle River Chophouse
468 Bemidji Rd NW
Opened February 2014, menu features burgers to Macadamia Walleye, Gorgonzola Butter Sirloin, Shushi, fun desserts and beverages.
Contact: 218-586-5827
Hurrican Grill & Wings
100 Paul Bunyan Dr SE
Serving 30 plus flavors of award winning wings along with full menu of starters, entrees and desserts and beverages.
Contact:  218-444-6280
Toasty Beaver's Sports Bar & Grill
114 3rd St
Food and drink specials throughout the week, entertainment in the back bar on the weekends, and  flat screens always tuned to the games.
Contact: 218-497-0497

Water View
Green Mill Restaurant & Bar
1025 Paul Bunyan Dr S
From pasta, appetizers, sandwiches, steaks. salads- not to mention our award winning pizza. Full menu bursting with delicious side dishes. Delivery service.
Contact: 218-444-1875
North Shore Grille
2425 Birchmont Beach Rd
Full service restaurant and lounge overlooking north shore of Lake Bemidji. Scenic golf setting at Bemidji Town & Country Club. Parties, Banquets, Receptions, Reunions.
Contact: 218-751-4535
Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge
530 Birchmont Beach Rd.
Casual dining right on Lake Bemidji. Patio seating available. Steak, burgers, sandwiches, salads. Open seasonally (May to September) for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cocktail service available.
Contact: 218-444-3463
Sparkling Waters Dining Between the Lakes
824 Paul Bunyan Dr S
A magical dining experience in cuisine and atmosphere- whether for a business lunch, birthday club, intimate dinner for two, the after 5 crowd or a party to toast the town.
Contact: 218-444-3214
Fast Food
Arby's  Paul Bunyan Dr NW
           218-755-1111
Big River Scoop  219 Bemidji Ave
                           218-444-3898
Burger King Paul Bunyan Dr S & 2575 Hannah Ave 
Cherry Berry Yogurt Bar  2512 Hannah Ave NW 
                                        218-209-3009              
Dairy Queen  Paul Bunyan Mall
                    & Seasonally at 700 Paul Bunyan Dr S
Dickey's BBQ Pit  1000 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
                            218-444-6062
Hardees  205 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
               218-751-8823
Jimmy John's  1000 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
                        218-444-0086
Kentucky Fried Chicken  1210 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
                                       218-751-2300
McDonalds 520 Paul Bunyan Dr S 
and 1245 PB Dr  NW
Qdoba Mexican Grill   1000 Paul Bunyan Dr S
                                    218-308-2772
Subway  200 Paul Bunyan Dr S,
1400 Paul Bunyan Dr NW  & Wal Mart
Taco Bell 515 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
                218-751-3498
Taco John's  1285 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
                     218-751-5907
Turtle River Pasties  12486 Hwy 71 Connection
                                 218-586-4004

Catering
Aramark/BSU
Box lunches, soups & sandwiches, buffets & fine dining
Contact: 218-444-7576
Baker's Place Custom Catering
218-333-3363
Dickey's BBQ Pit
Hickory-smoked meats, classic sides, full service
Contact: 218-444-6062
Lueken's Village Foods
Sandwiches, soup, buffets & fine dining
Contact: 218-444-3663
Marketplace Foods
Box lunches, soups & sandwiches, buffets & fine dining
Contact: 218-444-1400
Minnesota Nice
218-444-6656
Free Estimates
Ridiculous Creations
218-444-6591
Creating Memories is our profession. That's all we do, and we do it well!
Green Mill Restaurant & Bar
218-444-1875
Offers full menu catering,
in addition to extensive Banquet and catering menu.  Catering for any occasion, Birthdays, Reunions, Graduations, Receptions, etc. We cater to you or you come to us.
Qdoba Mexican Grill  
Box lunches or Hot Taco bars 
Contact: 218-308-2772
Kentucky Fried Chicken
Contact: 218-751-2300
Perkins
Limited catering available. Call for details
Contact: 218-751-7850
Jimmy John's 
1000 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
Contact: 218-444-0086
Erbert& Gerbert's
218-444-9700
Subs and Clubs
Platters to Box Lunches to Party Subs, delivered
 
 
 
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