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James Ballentine VFW Post 246

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Good bar food

Food was delicious and reasonably priced. We ate in the karaoke room. No waitress so we ordered... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
nolden17
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Eagan, Minnesota
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Super fun, low key crowd, great time KARAOKE ROCKS!

We were there on a Saturday night due a recommendation of a friend and local. What a great time... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
cpoortinga
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Food was delicious and reasonably priced. We ate in the karaoke room. No waitress so we ordered at the bar. The chimichanga was not very spicy but tasty. The California burger was perfectly greasy. We will be back. Great place to see a band as...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We were there on a Saturday night due a recommendation of a friend and local. What a great time. They were doing Karaoke in the back room and lots of talented participants with songs that were easy to sing along. We had so much fun,...More

Thank cpoortinga
Reviewed 5 March 2018

What a great place! Went there before Christmas for drinks and music and what a place. Actually it is like 3 separate places - music venue, restaurant and a bar. Drinks are served in a solo red cup and good and strong, they serve great...More

1  Thank annierose5
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This is a pretty impressive VFW, in the uptown area with plenty of parking in the back. They are a decent venue option for music and have good food options too. A lot of hipsters and even more cheese curds.

Thank Senatorwu
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

From the years that I've lived in Uptown to the later years that I've bought a house and have become more "refined", this place still remains one of my favorites in the Twin Cities. And it's even better now following the model. This VFW is...More

Thank carinskow
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

What a Groupon surprise! We went for a late brunch and we're not disappointed. Breakfast chimichanga that was as big as 2 fists. I had the vegetarian eggs Benedict with rosemary hollandaise. Yum. Husband had the regular eggs Benedict with Cajun hollandaise. Clean plate club...More

Thank Dickson0202
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This isn't your grandpa's VFW! The remodeled area (front part, facing Lyndale Ave S) is beautiful! It is more upscale than the average VFW. For those that like the "ol' time VFW" feel, they still have that in the back. They are a VFW/bar (so...More

Thank Mickey M
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

In town to visit friends. We stopped here for a couple of drinks. Bartender was very nice and we enjoyed the drinks we had. Will go back.

Thank BeachGirl0214
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

Fun, inexpensive uptown dive bar! The VFW has great strong cheap drinks something going on almost every night whether it's karaoke bingo or DJs. There's free all you can eat popcorn and free coffee as well a very eclectic mix of people, always have a...More

Thank Steaklovermpls
Reviewed 8 March 2014

I thought I would stop in to check out the meat raffle. I had sent an email ahead of time with a couple questions - it bounced. I had attempted to join the post on-line -never heard back. Today I stopped in. I was interegated...More

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