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Brainerd Lakes Vacationland Business Directory

Casual Dining in the Brainerd Minnesota Lakes Area

Find casual dining in a clean, quiet atmosphere in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Quick food doesn't have to mean fast food, and many local casual dining options offer quick bites lunch menus and carryout dining. Grab soup and a sandwich from a local deli, or pull up a seat overlooking one of the many lakes. Casual dining in Brainerd offers that perfect mix of convenience and cost.

Preserve Pub & Grille – Grandview Lodge

Preserve Pub & Grille – Grandview Lodge

218-568-8500

Whether you’re in the mood for a quick bite, a juicy burger, a healthy salad, or our savory Mahi Mah...

Dockside Lounge – Breezy Point Resort

Dockside Lounge – Breezy Point Resort

218-562-7170

Enjoy waters-edge dining on the shores of Breezy Bay on Pelican Lake. Dockside Lounge features famil...

Palmer’s Grille – Breezy Point Resort

Palmer’s Grille – Breezy Point Resort

218-562-6262

Enjoy lunch or dinner in rustic elegance at Palmer’s Grille. The patio affords a dramatic view of th...

Marina II – Breezy Point Resort

Marina II – Breezy Point Resort

218-562-7161

The Marina II at Breezy Point Resort features lakeside dining with a spectacular view of Breezy Bay....

On the Rocks – Grand View Lodge

On the Rocks – Grand View Lodge

218-963-8756

Enjoy our rebuilt patio, ‘On the Rocks’ formerly known as the Northwood’s Pub Deck. On the Rocks has...

Tanque Verde Cantina on the Beach – Grand View Lodge

Tanque Verde Cantina on the Beach – Grand View Lodge

218-963-8756

Our Tanque Verde Cantina is the perfect place to grab a bite, enjoy a cocktail and take in the views...

The Lobby Cafe – Madden’s on Gull Lake

The Lobby Cafe – Madden’s on Gull Lake

800-233-2934

The Lobby Café offers a wide variety of breakfast options to start your day, and a lunch menu offeri...

CHAR Craft Steaks – Grand View Lodge

CHAR Craft Steaks – Grand View Lodge

218-963-8756

At Grand View Lodge’s new steakhouse, CHAR, you will experience classic traditions seared with flavo...

19th Hole – Madden’s on Gull Lake

19th Hole – Madden’s on Gull Lake

218-829-2811

Stop by the 19th Hole & Patio Deck to grab a bite and a sip. A fun place to gather for post-golf tal...

Northwoods Pub – Grand View Lodge

Northwoods Pub – Grand View Lodge

218-963-8756

Northwoods Pub offers a relaxing family-friendly restaurant and pub located on the lower level of th...

Freddy’s Sports Grill – Grand View Lodge

Freddy’s Sports Grill – Grand View Lodge

218-963-8756

Freddy’s Sports Grill at Grand View Lodge is your spot for fun, food and sports. Our newly renovated...

Fairways – Madden’s on Gull Lake

Fairways – Madden’s on Gull Lake

218-829-2811

Find a seat at Fairways, where you’ll experience personal service, a diverse menu, and gorgeous view...

The Classic Grill – Madden’s on Gull Lake

The Classic Grill – Madden’s on Gull Lake

218-828-1440

The Classic Grill’s kitchen is spearheaded by chef Darrell Lorenz and a locally-inspired menu with f...

Black Bear Lodge & Saloon

Black Bear Lodge & Saloon

218-828-8400

Black Bear Lodge & Saloon offers casual dining in a classic Northwood's atmosphere offering an e...

Parfecto Pizza – Madden’s Resort

Parfecto Pizza – Madden’s Resort

218-829-2811

Casual dining enjoyed indoors or on the deck overlooking our croquet and lawn bowling lawns. Pizzas,...

O’ Madden Pub – Madden’s on Gull Lake

O’ Madden Pub – Madden’s on Gull Lake

800-233-2934

Join us in the O’Madden Pub for a bit o’ fun to end your night! This historic lounge comes alive whe...

The Fort Steakhouse – Fort Ripley, MN

The Fort Steakhouse – Fort Ripley, MN

218-829-7300

The Fort Steakhouse in Fort Ripley offers Full service, family friendly dining. We offer a grill you...

Yesterday’s Gone

218-824-2050

Welcome to Brainerd's Hometown Bar & Grill, Yesterday's Gone! Come meet with friends, have a dri...

Udom’s Thai Restaurant – Hackensack, MN

218-675-5513

Udom's Thai Restaurant in Hackensack offers Thai cuisine, is a pleasing combination of taste and sce...

Cowboy’s – Lake Shore, MN

218-963-6200

Cowboy's of Lake Shore is your neighborhood restaurant and pride ourselves on providing excellent se...

Sportsman Store & Cafe – Merrifield, MN

218-765-3707

When you're on the go, make a pit stop at Sportsman Store & Cafe in Merrifield to pick up some s...

Brainerd VFW Post 1647

218-829-6393
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The Brainerd VFW Post 1647 has a 1700 square foot meeting area (22-1.2 ft. x 76 ft), with sixteen ta...

Burritos California – Brainerd, MN

218-297-2032

Burritos California is Tex-Mex restaurant in Brainerd MN featuring tacos and burritos.

The Bridge Tavern

218-546-5219

The Bridge Tavern is located in Crosby, Minnesota. We offer a full bar, and a restaurant with food w...

Uptown Griddle – Merrifeld, MN

218-454-3463

Uptown Griddle in Merrifield MN is a small mom & pop cafe, so good service and homemade food at...

All Fried Up LLC., Concessions & Delivery

218-330-2868

All Fried Up LLC., Concessions & Delivery is a food trailer serving chicken strips, fried pickle...

Buffalo Wild Wings – Baxter, MN

218-828-8900

Buffalo Wild Wings is a lively sports-bar chain dishing up wings & other American pub grub amid...

Poncho and Lefty’s Tex-Mex Grill – Baxter, MN

218-829-0489

Find Margaritas, Fajitas & Fun at Poncho and Lefty's Tex-Mex Grill in Baxter! Classic Tex-Mex re...

Cedar Chest Restaurant & Bar – Crosslake, MN

218-692-2657

Cedar Chest Restaurant and Bar is one of the best-loved restaurants in the Lakes Area. We are locate...

Brainerd Family Restaurant

218-454-4704

Brainerd Family Restaurant offers family dining, breakfast & lunch. Club sandwiches, burgers, gr...

Bites Grill & Bar – Pine River, MN

218-587-2564

Bites Grill & Bar is located on the beautiful trail of Paul Bunyan right out front of Bites park...

The Cedar Chest – Crosslake, MN

218-692-2657

The Cedar Chest  in Crosslake MN offers casual dining with full service bar. Chicken, ribs, burgers,...

Main Street Ale House – Nisswa, MN

218-961-6724

Main Street Ale House is a great addition to Nisswa, MN with fantastic food and service. Nice new me...

Grizzly’s Wood-Fired Grill and Bar

218-822-3877

Every day at Grizzly's Wood-Fired Grill and Bar we create fresh, flavorful, made from scratch meals...

Tasty Pizza North – Pequot Lakes, MN

218-568-4404

At Tasty Pizza North, we trust that you will tell us if our service or food falls short of your expe...

The Merit at Trapper’s Landing Lodge – Walker, MN

218-836-2500

Eat. Drink. Play. Great view, family-friendly menu, deck dining and dockside delivery at Trapper’s L...

Pizza Ranch – Baxter, MN

218-454-3290

Pizza Ranch in Baxter, MN is a Buffet chain offering pizza, fried chicken & classic American sid...

Four Sea’s Super Buffet – Brainerd, MN

218-454-8889

At Brainerd Four Seas Super Buffet's Chinese restaurant you will find a wide variety of traditional...

Northern Cowboy Flame N’ Brew – Brainerd, MN

218-829-9872

The Northern Cowboy Flame N’ Brew has something on its Menu for everyone. It’s casual dining served...

Big Al’s Bar & Grill – Emily, MN

218-763-2442

Big Al's Bar & Grill is a fast service serving lunch & dinner. Minnesota's best barbeque, sm...

Irma’s Kitchen

218-825-2700

Irma’s Kitchen, Gull Lakes freshest new restaurant opened June 16 and will be open into the fall mon...

The Deerstand – Deerwood, MN

218-534-9253

The Deerstand is a family restaurant and bar located in Deerwood, MN. Our menu features Steaks, Seaf...

Spalding House – Crosby, MN

218-546-6060

The Spalding House Bar & Off Sale is conveniently located on main street in downtown Crosby. Enj...

KC’s Saloon – Pillager, MN

218-746-3328

Warm Friends, Good Food and Cold Beer!: That's experience you get at KC's Saloon... we have a friend...

The Shante – Pillager, MN

218-764-4412

The Shante is a coffee bar and restaurant in Pillagers, MN. Delicious food and drinks along with uni...

Commander Restaurant & Bar and JJ’s Pub – Breezy Point, MN

218-562-4198

In the Brainerd Lakes Area the Commander Bar & JJ’s Pub is the premier destination for dining an...

Mickey’s Pizza & Subs – Brainerd, MN

218-829-5588

At Mickey's Pizza & Subs in Brainerd, MN, we are known for our wide variety of delicious take-an...

Cabana Cafe

The Cabana Café  is located by the indoor pool and is open for breakfast, lunch and light dinners da...

China Buffet – Brainerd, MN

218-829-8939

China Buffet is no-nonsense establishment offering unlimited portions of Chinese staples like lo mei...

The Bourbon Room Saloon & Eatery – Crosslake, MN

218-692-3423

The Bourbon Room Saloon & Eatery is a modern bar infused with old west charm is sure to capture...

Applebee’s Grill & Bar – Baxter, MN

218-833-1400

Applebee's Grill & Bar - Baxter: Casual dining offering a variety of menu options. Full bar, tak...

Bear Pine Bar & Grill – Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge

218-678-4644

The Bear Pine Bar offers food and handcrafted cocktails indoors or outside on our decks, all with sp...

Long Pine Store & Pizza – Pine River, MN

218-947-4063

Long Pine Store & Pizza in Pine River is a Gas Station, Convenience Store, Shopping & Retail...

Lake Country Crafts and Cones – Crosslake, MN

218-692-4411

Lake Country Crafts and Cones in Crosslake, MN offers 36 flavors of Kemp's Ice Cream, Stonehouse cof...

Sunshine’s Summerhouse

218-961-4300

Open year round - craft kitchen and cocktails. Specializing in made from scratch burgers, sandwiches...

Old Milwaukee Club Saloon & Eatery – Pequot Lakes, MN

218-543-4117

Old Milwaukee Club Saloon & Eatery in Pequot Lakes features American bar food and drinks.

Forty Club Restaurant & Bar – Aitkin, MN

218-927-7090

The 40 Club Restaurant and Bar was established in 1940. The Dagens (Jerry and Tina) have owned the r...

Prairie Bay’s Iron Range Eatery – Crosby, Mn

218-545-5444

Prairie Bay's Iron Range Eatery is still fairly new to the Cuyuna area and loving every minute of it...

The Local 218 – Brainerd, MN

218-270-3195

If you are looking a a great atmosphere, delicious food, unique cocktails and friendly company, we’d...

Midway Bar – Crosby, MN

218-546-5981

The Midway Bar in Crosby, MN features Beer & Liquor, Pizza, Pulltabs, E-Tabs, Darts, & Pool....

Petals & Beans Coffee Shop – Nisswa, MN

218-961-7385

Petals & Beans offers a large selection of latte's, specialty coffee's and daily fresh brews for...

Mixed Company Cafe & Gift Shop – Crosby, MN

218-545-1010

Mixed Company Cafe & Gift Shop in Crosby, MN offers tasty coffee, espresso, tea, and smoothies a...

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery – Brainerd, MN

218-829-9457

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery in Brainerd, MN is a Kid-friendly chain known for baked goods, break...

Corner Store & Restaurant – Backus, MN

218-947-4115

Corner Store and Restaurant is Gas Station, Restaurant, Convenience Store, Gun Shop in Backus, MN.

Northwind Grille – Brainerd, MN

218-829-1551

Northwind Grille in Brainerd, MN serves burgers, sandwiches and home style American plates served in...

The 612 Station – Downtown Brainerd, MN

218-454-1995

Welcome to the 612 Station: We're serving up some of the best food in down town Brainerd.Come enjoy...

Big Axe Brewing Company – Nisswa, MN

218-961-2337

Big Axe Brewing is downtown Nisswa's very own small batch craft brewery, taproom and eatery. Featuri...

Sherwood Forest – Nisswa, MN

218-963-6261

Sherwood Forest is open year round! We provide a cozy atmosphere with amazing and unique food! Nestl...

Willard’s Saloon and Eatery

218-947-3832

Willard's Saloon and Eatery offers great service and really good burgers in Backus MN. Put some mone...

El Tequila Mexican Restaurant – Baxter, MN

218-454-0618

El Tequila Mexican Restaurant serves hearty plates of straightforward Mexican cooking & margarit...

Red Raven Bike & Coffee Shop

218-833-2788

Red Raven Bike & Coffee Shop in Crosby, MN is a full service bike shop offering bike sales, bicy...

Timberjack Smokehouse & Saloon – Pequot Lakes, MN

218-568-6070

The Timberjack Smokehouse & Saloon menu consists of "home-cooked" comfort food as well as our fa...

Town Tavern – Ironton, MN

218-546-5997

The Town Tavern is a Fun Bar in Ironton, MN serving casual American food. Full Bar, Patio Dining, Li...

Louie’s Bucket of Bones – Crosby, MN

218-545-3232

Louie's Bucket of Bones in Crosby, MN is a casual restaurant with indoor/outdoor seating offering Gr...

Shirley’s Classic Grille – Brainerd, MN

218-824-5226

Shirley's Classic Grill is an American Comfort homemade food restaurant.  We serve Burgers, Sandwich...

Andy’s Bar & Grill, Wine, Spirits – Crosslake, MN

218-692-3722

Andy's Bar & Grill, Wine, Spirits is a full service liquor store with over 100 scotch and vodkas...

Aitkin Lanes Bowling

218-927-6701

Join a league for a little competitive bowling fun or check for open bowling hours at the Aitkin Lan...

Zorbaz Restaurant & Bar on Gull Lake

218-963-4790

Zorbaz Restaurant & Bar is a Pizza and Mexican restaurant and bar on the great Gull Lake narrows...

The Woods Banquet & Event Center – Brainerd, MN

218-829-7507

The Woods Banquet & Event Center is a full service restaurant and bar located in Brainerd. Banqu...

Boulder Tap House – Baxter, MN

218-454-1844

Boulder Tap House offers appetizers, wings, homemade fries, burgers, tacos, soups and salads, sandwi...

A & W Restaurant – Nisswa, MN

218-963-4361

A & W is a fast-food outlet serving up namesake root beer & floats, plus burgers, chicken, h...

The Hungry Loon Cafe – Pequot Lakes, MN

218-568-8373

The Hungry Loon Cafe welcomes you for breakfast and lunch. Located in the Jack Pine Center in downto...

Aitkin VFW Post 1727

218-927-2323
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Aitkin VFW Post 1727 is a bar and restaurant offering nightly drink and food specials. Ensuring righ...

Bobbies Kitchen – Brainerd, MN

218-825-0626

Bobbies Kitchen: Stop in and visit our friendly atmosphere and down home cooking!

Zorbaz Bar & Restaurant – Crosslake, MN

218-692-4567

Zorbaz Bar & Restaurant in Crosslake, MN has the largest beer selection north of the cities! Ser...

Pizza Hut – Baxter, MN

218-828-1424

Pizza Hut in Baxter, MN is a Family-friendly chain known for its made-to-order pizzas. Enjoy Our Fre...

Manhattan’s – Manhattan Beach Lodge

612-692-3381

Manhattan Beach Lodge has been serving guests since 1929 on beautiful Big Trout Lake. At Manhattan’s...

Maucieri’s Italian Bistro – Crosslake, MN

218-692-4800

Italians love what they eat and we welcome you to join them. While you're at Maucieri's, you will di...

Lucky’s Tavern – Pequot Lakes, MN

218-568-4177

Lucky's Tavern in Pequot Lake, MN is a Bar & Grill serving American Food. A great place to go an...

Billy’s Bar & Restaurant – Breezy Point, MN

218-562-4667

Billy's Bar & Restaurant is a full Service Bar ~ Family Friendly, Free Banquet Room for large pa...

M & K’s Wings Cafe – Brainerd, MN

218-828-0206

M & K's Wings Cafe in the Brainerd Lakes Airport serves breakfast and lunch with homemade soups...

Lucette’s Pizza & Pub – Hackensack, MN

218-675-7777

Craving some freshly baked pizza? Lucette's Pizza & Pub in Hackensack, MN has a whole range of h...

Boomer Pizza – Baxter, MN

218-454-4900

Boomer Pizza's mission is to serve up from-scratch, wood fired pizzas that do more than fill the bel...

Jenkins VFW Post 3839

218-568-8664
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The Jenkins VFW Post 3839 is a full service banquet facility, offering seating for 250. We are a bar...

The Barn – Brainerd, MN

218-829-9297

The Barn in Brainerd MN is a historic favorite serving the Famous Maid Rite Sandwich. American Resta...

The Wharf – Crosslake, MN

218-692-3454

The Wharf in Crosslake offers scenic, rustic, waterfront eating and drinking establishment with two...

Last Turn Saloon & Eatery

218-829-4856

Historic saloon & eatery in downtown Brainerd. New microbrewery. Great for events, meetings...

Front Street Cafe – Brainerd, MN

218-828-1102

Front Street Cafe is a family restaurant located in downtown Brainerd, MN. Daily menu offerings incl...

Diamond House Chinese Restaurant – Brainerd, MN

218-828-8782

Diamond House Chinese Restaurant is a Chinese Buffet Restaurant located in Brainerd, MN - Delivery/T...

Riverside Saloon & Eatery – Crosslake, MN

218-692-3848

Riverside Saloon & Eatery is overlooking the scenic Pine River in the heart of Crosslake. Outsid...

Wendy’s – Nisswa, MN

218-656-0818

Wendy's in Nisswa MN is a Fast-food burger chain serving sides such as chili & baked potatoes. H...

Pequot Pub and Grill – Pequot Lakes, MN

218-568-9950

Welcome Back to the old Pestello's in Pequot Lakes, MN, happy to be back to serving you and friends...

Jr’s No. 19 BBQ – Crosslake, MN

218-587-4227

At Jr's No. 19 BBQ, we simply make BBQ better. We are community centered, and believe in giving back...

Ye Old Pickle Factory – Nisswa, MN

218-963-0085

Stop in the Ye Old Pickle Factory in Nisswa MN because we'd love to have ya. The atmosphere is down...

Sakura Express – Brainerd, MN

218-270-3777

Sakura Express stands for the most authentic Japanese Cuisine. Menu includes: APPETIZERS, SOUP &...

The Green Lantern Bar & Grill – Brainerd, MN

218-764-2323

At The Green Lantern Bar & Grill We have the best burger's and pulled pork in the Midwest! The G...

Morey’s Seafood Market & Summer Lunch Trailer – Baxter, MN

800-548-9630

Morey's Seafood Markets has been serving the fresh, smoked and seafood needs of the Brainerd and Mot...

Bricks Travel Center – Motley, MN

218-352-6677

BRICKS Travel Center has it all!! From Diesel for the "big rigs", snacks & deli items for those...

Bjerga’s Cafe – Pillager, MN

218-746-3966

Bjerga's Cafe is serving up some of the best food in Pillager. Breakfast is served all day! Some of...

Croft Pub & Grub – Crosby, MN

218-546-6575

Croft Pub & Grub in uptown Crosby is serving up some of the most distinctive menu items in the l...

Zig’s Restaurant & Bar – Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge

218-678-4644

Zig’s Restaurant is located at the golf course at Ruttger’s, overlooking the 18th green and Bass Lak...

Prairie Bay Grill & Catering – Baxter, MN

218-824-6444

The Prairie Bay Grill & Catering menu changes seasonally and whenever inspiration hits. Because...

Oak Lawn Tavern – Brainerd, MN

218-829-7656

Oak Lawn Tavern offers amazing family food and great late night get away!! Sand volleyball courts, s...

Christmas Point – Baxter, MN

218-828-0603

Christmas Point is a shopping destination with over 26,000 square feet of furniture, home decor, kit...

Pickled Loon Saloon – Emily, MN

218-575-2336

The Pickled Loon Saloon in Emily is known for our great food & exceptional service. In addition...

North Country Cafe – Crosby, MN

218-545-9908

North Country Cafe in Crosby, MN is an American Cafe with great breakfast and baked goods.

Joe’s Pizza – Pequot Lakes, MN

218-568-4770

Joe's Pizza of Pequot Lakes, MN menu includes Italian style pizza, pasta, sub sandwiches, and salads...

Bear Trap Lounge

877-585-3149

When the day comes to an end, you can relax and visit Brainerd bars like the Bear Trap Lounge locate...

The Skillet Restaurant – Brainerd, MN

218-454-5002

The Skillet Restaurant is a historic café located in NE Brainerd across from the railroad center. Ho...

Legacy Bar & Grille

218-825-2725

Legacy Bar & Grille at Cragun's Resort offers a casual menu served all day during golf season. D...

Dennis Drummond Wine Company – Brainerd, MN

218-454-3392

Our mission at the Dennis Drummond Wine Company is to share in the Brainerd Lakes Area Community, pr...

Sage on Laurel – Downtown Brainerd, MN

218-454-7243

Enjoy a fabulous dining experience at Sage on Laurel with delicious global inspired gourmet dishes....

Sawmill Inn – Brainerd, MN

218-829-5444

Sawmill Inn was established in 1908, we are Brainerd's oldest eating establishment. Whether you're c...

Senor Patron – Downtown Brainerd, MN

218-454-7762

Señor Patron offers the finest, genuine Mexican cuisine in the Brainerd Lakes Area; including nachos...

Brickhouse Pizza, Bread & Bagel – Brainerd, MN

218-825-9000

Brickhouse Pizza, Bread & Bagel is a Brainerd MN restaurant with spacious tables and booths. Hos...

The Pit Stop – Downtown Brainerd, MN

218-829-9922

The Pit Stop is a fun local bar in Downtown Brainerd with great prices, great staff, and a well-main...

Baxter Cafe & Catering

Baxter Cafe & Catering

218-829-1739

The Baxter Cafe & Catering is excited to focus on catering events! Our catering program offers c...

Ganley’s Restaurant & Malt Shoppe – Nisswa, MN

218-963-2993

We offer a wide assortment of tasty foods, including, various dinner specials, hamburgers, sandwiche...

Garrison VFW Post 1816

320-692-4414
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Garrison VFW Post 1816 is  located two blocks West of the Garrison Family Foods on Monroe Street.  W...

JJ’s Birds Nest – Brainerd, MN

320-692-4660

JJ's Birds Nest in Brainerd, MN offers Delicious Food, Beverages & Breathtaking Sunsets over Bor...

Jr’s Junction – Brainerd, MN

218-764-2796

Jr's Junction is a casual bar and grill located in Brainerd, MN that serves lunch, dinner and drinks...

The Crosby Bar and Grill – Crosby, MN

218-546-5465

The Crosby Bar and Grill is located on Main Street in Crosby, MN. "Where old friends meet, and new o...

Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar

218-692-3575

Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar offers American Cuisine, Great food in a casual atmosphere....

American Legion Brainerd – Post 255

218-829-2249
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American Legion Brainerd - Post 255 is a gathering point for people, civic enterprises, weddings, an...

371 Diner – Baxter, MN

218-829-3356

371 Diner offers a family style fun dining experience, great food, large portions, and home made rec...

China Garden – Brainerd, MN

218-828-8777

China Garden offers a wide variety of buffet items at a low price.