BAR 209 owners Brett (left) and Derek Leach stand inside their new business north of Bemidji at the old 71 Bar location. The circular bar, the Turtle River Chophouse, will open in February. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
‘Turtle River Chophouse’ takes off like a rabbit, restaurant to open in February
BEMIDJI — The brothers behind Bar 209 in Bemidji are expanding north of town, building a new restaurant, the Turtle River Chophouse.
Brett and Derek Leach said they plan to open the new eatery in February.
The new spot has already generated a whirlwind of interest on Facebook as the restaurant’s page gained hundreds of ‘likes’ just a few hours after being created.
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