Updated: Mar 23, 2022
There’s a lot happening at the Northern Pacific Center these days. We have the All Aboard Expo coming up next weekend, March 11 & 12, the Brainerd Boat show is happening March 18-20 as well as another Off The Rails Market happening April 1 & 2. While you are on the property enjoying these events, stop by Notch 8 Chowhouse and Drinkery for a bite to eat.
Notch 8 has a lot of great food options for you to choose from including delicious appetizers, pizza, burgers, wraps and much more. Our favorite appetizers are the Notchos and the All Aboard Wing Flight. There are several unique pizza options such as Nick’s Friggin' Za which is a combination of crispy breaded pickles, cream cheese, thinly sliced ham, dill spiked ranch seasoning and white wine cream sauce. A great burger option is The One With The BBQ which features a ½ lb. brisket, short rib and chuck blend patty, smoked brisket, crispy fried onions, beer cheese sauce, American cheese and BBQ sauce.
Not only does Notch 8 have savory food offerings, they are also a host of a variety of events such as monthly Texas Hold’em Poker Tournaments, Chef Boyd’s Sushi Night and Fish Fry Fridays. The next poker tournament is tonight at 6pm. Come early for pizza happy hour from 2:30-5:30pm and get two pizzas for the price of one. Get your sushi fix at Chef Boyd’s Sushi Night, every Thursday from 5pm until it’s gone. 'Tis the season for Fish Fry's. Come every Friday at 5pm to fill up on the All You Can Eat Fish Fry.
Notch 8 is a great place to eat and enjoy each other’s company. There is something for everyone whether it’s pizza, a juicy burger or something lighter like the Notch Caesar Salad. They are open from 11-8p.m. Sunday, 11-9p.m. Monday through Thursday and 11-10p.m. Friday through Saturday. Visit their website for their menu and more information: Notch 8 Chowhouse & Drinkery.