VFW Post 1215


All Proceeds Donated to veterans, youth & community


What Are The Benefits OF


Whitlock-Sonnenberg Post 1215

Mess Hall

Meet Me At The

Mess Hall
Tavern & Grill

Rochester, Minnesota’s Best Restaurant

Open To The Public

The VFW Post 1215 has a lot to offer the public. From concerts at our events space, Gold Star Venue, to delicious and affordable food at the Mess Hall Grill, we are happy to welcome the public as our guests.

Whitlock Soldiers Introducing VFW Post 1215 in Rochester Minnesota

VFW Post 1215
Rochester, MN

Welcome to the Whitlock-Sonnenburg VFW 1215, your premier destination for honoring and supporting our nation's heroes. At our VFW post in Rochester, MN, we firmly believe that our strength comes from you, the dedicated individuals who make up our community. With a steadfast commitment to making a positive impact, the VFW members strive to create a profound difference in the lives of deserving people - from our esteemed Veterans and their families to the very heart of our local neighborhoods. Join us in our mission to uplift, honor, and serve, as we stand united in our efforts to support Veterans, strengthen families, and foster resilient communities. Learn how our unwavering dedication to these principles shapes a brighter future, one act of kindness at a time.

Meet me at The Mess Hall Rochester’s Best Tavern, Grill & Restaurant

A culinary haven nestled within the vibrant heart of VFW Post 1215 in Rochester, MN. The Mess Hall tavern, grill & restaurant is open to the public invite you to indulge in a feast of American cuisine. Our daily specials offer a tantalizing array of options, including the best all-you-can-eat Friday fish fry, a true local favorite. Our main menu boasts an selection of mouthwatering burgers and sandwiches to refreshing salads and wraps, accompanied by a delectable array of appetizers and shareables. If you're craving the perfect slice, our homemade tavern pizzas wash down great with an ice-cold tap and craft beers. Full bar offering a variety of alcoholic drinks, and expertly crafted cocktails. Join us at The Mess Hall, where great company, exceptional food, and delightful libations converge to create unforgettable dining experiences for all.

Rebuen sandwich and fries along side a chicken sandwich topped with lettuce and tomato, served with fruit cocktail drink and bottled Reds Apple Ale at VFW 1215 and The mess Hall in Rochester, MN.

REVIEWS Rochester’s Favorite VFW Post and Tavern & Grill

A Look at Charitable Gambling at VFW Post 1215 in Rochester Minnesota

Bar Bingo Charitable Gambling

Discover the heartwarming impact of charitable gambling at VFW Post 1215 in Rochester, MN. Join us for exciting Bar Bingo on Tuesdays, and explore a world of paddlewheels, pull tabs, and raffles that pave the way for meaningful contributions to veterans, youth, and the community. Your play makes a difference!

A Look at Live Events at VFW Post 1215 in Rochester Minnesota

Events Entertainment

Experience excitement and community at VFW Post 1215 in Rochester, MN. Live music and entertainment to engaging trivia nights, charitable gambling, and weekly gatherings, our events page is your gateway to unforgettable moments. Join us for a range of activities that bring people together and create lasting memories.

Bacon cheeseburger topped with smoked pork and a side of tater tots at the Mess Hall Tavern and Grill in Rochester, MN at the VFW Post 1215.

Food Menu The Mess Hall

Savor the flavors of The Mess Hall Tavern & Grill at VFW Post 1215 in Rochester, MN. Explore our delectable menu offerings, featuring a mouthwatering selection of American classics, burgers, sandwiches, salads, wraps, appetizers, and homemade pizzas. Food and drinl ood that complements the VFW's community spirit.


We want to welcome today’s military service members into our ranks to continue serving our community and fellow veterans. Our common bond is service in conflicts that include WWII, Korea, Vietnam, the Caribbean, Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the Global War on Terrorism or Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.

VFW Post 1215 Auxiliary

For more than 100 years, the Auxiliary of the VFW has been serving veterans, active-duty military, and their families, and spreading patriotism nationwide. Honor a veteran in your life by joining the VFW Auxiliary.

Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.