In the Brainerd Lakes Area the Commander Bar & JJ’s Pub are the premier destination for dining and entertainment. Located in beautiful Breezy Point Minnesota just a short drive from Brainerd, Baxter, Nisswa, and Crosslake the Commander Bar has been serving area residents and visitors for over 40 years.

Recently renovated with a beautiful new bar and dining area with a more spacious and customer friendly atmosphere the Commander bar is set to serve up the area’s best music, events, and dining for another 40 years. Our menu serves up burgers, sandwiches, pizza, soups, salads, excellent dinners, and we even have lighter fare for those of you with a bit smaller appetites. Many know the Commander Bar as the home of the famous Commander Garbage Pizza!

Looking for something to do?  Well then look no farther.  Join us every Friday for our very popular meat raffle, Thursdays and Saturdays for bingo featuring a progressive jackpot, Karaoke every Sunday, and of course live music each weekend with a variety of excellent musicians and a large spacious dance floor.

Whether you come for the great ambiance and full menu of excellent food or the live music each weekend with a large dance floor the Commander Bar is sure to keep you coming back for more!  Those wanting a more sports bar feel can simply slip downstairs to JJ’s pub with a large bar, tons of table seating, and ample screens for viewing the game. Be sure to come in for pull tabs and bingo which offers an opportunity to win some great cash prizes.

Watch our site for more information about band schedules, upcoming special events, and stop by the Commander any day for great food and fun.  If you are looking for a great Brainerd Lakes Restaurant or a high energy nightlife then look no farther that the Commander Bar.

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Monday - Sunday

11:00 AM - 2:00 AM

Lunch Special

  • $7.95

Upcoming Events

  1. Payback

    October 3 @ 9:30 pm - October 4 @ 1:30 am
    The Commander Bar 218-562-4198
  2. Mark Stary

    October 4 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    JJ’s Pub 2185624600
  3. Skewed View

    October 10 @ 9:30 pm - October 11 @ 1:30 am
    The Commander Bar 218-562-4198
  4. Vintage Raggs

    October 17 @ 9:30 pm - October 18 @ 1:30 am
    The Commander Bar 218-562-4198
  5. Lisa Wenger

    October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    JJ’s Pub 2185624600

Stay Awhile!

Fun For All Seasons!

Leisure Suites of Breezy Point, Minnesota offers a variety of lodging options and a price range for everyone.

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  • Kraut Fest

    The 7th Annual Kraut Fest starts at noon Saturday, September 20th on the JJ’s Pub Patio. Come enjoy Homemade Sauerkraut, BBQ Pork and German potato salad. Cost is $6.00 per person and proceeds benefit the Pelican Lakes Conservation Club. Hope to see you there!

  • Trailer Choir

    Direct from Nashville and CMT, the one and only Trailer Choir will be appearing at the Commander on Thursday, September 18th. Be sure you don’t miss this party! We’ll be “Rockin the Beer Gut”!

  • Friday Happy Hour

    Be sure to check out our Two-for-One Friday Afternoon Happy Hour from 1pm to 4pm at the Commander!