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The Commander Bar & JJ's Pub

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American, Bar, Pub
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30279 Airport Rd, Breezy Point, MN 56472-3757
+1 218-562-4198
11:00 - 02:00
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were in the area for a couple of nights. The Commander was the only place near us to have breakfast. Two breakfasts and one dinner. Morning 1. Homemade? corned beef hash and eggs. The corned beef was waved over the top of the soggy potato hash. No flavor except for salt. The hash probably was made in big batches... More 

Thank TheBeliever
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Great breakfast and friendly staff! Stopped at night for a drink and went back in the morning at the bartenders recommendation. He wasn't wrong!

Thank Lac0220
Minneapolis, MN
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117 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We couldn’t stomach the idea of another breakfast at the unimpressive Marina II buffet at Breezy Point, so opted to try the Commander restaurant just outside the resort. When we walked in, the place looked like a typical darkish bar so we didn’t have very high expectations for the food. And our server’s demeanor and slow response to requests didn’t... More 

Thank Carib0906
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236 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Friendly service but the food took quite awhile. I ordered the biscuits and gravy which was good but not overly impressed. Prices were fair and portions large.

Thank HopheadWI
Becker, Minnesota
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349 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

I was impressed with the beer selection for a smaller place. I had their beef and mushroom sandwich and it was very good. We didn't try the pizza but would like to as it looked very good. The service was friendly as well.

Thank FamilyDad2013
Fort Myers, Florida
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125 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped at the Commander for their Friday night dinner special. You get a full rack of large pork ribs for $14.95 or a half rack for $11.95. The meal comes with fries & coleslaw. The full rack is too much to eat (for us) but we had delicious leftovers all weekend. There is a full menu & bar so... More 

1 Thank miffie98
Chisholm, Minnesota
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241 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Nice local spot on the edge of the Breezy Point Resort complex. Live music on the weekends and the pizza was great. JJ's is downstairs and they had a 2 man band as well. Check it out when in the area.

1 Thank mcdonapa
Glencoe, Minnesota
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Usually stop At Pestellos when in the Pequot Lakes area but that is now closed and going Mexican. We decided to go back and try the Commander in Breezy Point. This experience was much better from the wait staff to the meal. I liked the Walleye served at Pestellos and was a big reason I went there. I tried the... More 

Thank Trobb1
Breezy Point, Minnesota
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

This place used to be SO much better, The pizza crust was handmade, fresher ingredients, but not anymore. The Garbage Pizza was the best pizza I had ever had. Not anymore. The sandwiches and burgers are ok. They do offer breakfast all week long, but I haven't tried it. This place is average. HOWEVER! If during the summer you might... More 

Thank Brewzrus
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

The Commander is known for great pizza and chicken. I used to only "take out" because of the old bar atmosphere. Since they've remodeled its new, clean and smells fresh. And their booths are roomy and new.

Thank John H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30279 Airport Rd, Breezy Point, MN 56472-3757
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Breezy Point
  • Phone Number: +1 218-562-4198

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?