Ground Round Grill & Bar, founded in 1969, is a casual dining restaurant chain. Since 2004, the chain has been operating as a franchise of Independent Owners Cooperative, which maintains more than 60 locations in over 15 U.S. states. Ground Round Grill & Bar s restaurants feature dining rooms and lounges. Its menu includes a variety of starters, such as quesadillas, Buffalo chicken wings, onion rings, cheese sticks and chicken tenderloins. The chain s restaurants offer soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches and desserts. Its restaurants also serve macaroni, grilled chicken and smoked pork chops. The chain provides several alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, including beer, margaritas, iced tea, cocktails and lemonades. In addition, its restaurants feature a selection of wines, including zinfandel, pinot grigio, chardonnay, merlot, cabernet sauvignon and Shiraz. Ground Round Grill & Bar maintains a location in Bemidji, Minn.