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Carabiner Lounge

50 Big Sky Resort Rd. (Summit Hotel), Big Sky, MT 59716
+1 406-995-8078
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Ranked #33 of 57 Restaurants in Big Sky
Price range: $5 - $17
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Enjoy spectacular views of Lone Peak from the deck or savor the Euro-Western atmosphere of the Resort's 4-star hotel from inside this beautiful bar and restaurant. Come warm yourself by the fireplace and enjoy live apres ski music(when available)in our relaxed and intimate venue. The Carabiner Lounge is located on the terrace level of the Summit Hotel.
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Geneva
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Table of eight: everyone was happy with plates ranging from salads and soups to steaks. All well prepared and served and reasonable prices. Service was excellent, thanks! A really nice wine list -- although a bit too pricey in my view -- with some unusual bottles and a knowledgeable staff to steer you in the right direction for your taste.

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achusted19, Public Relations Manager at Carabiner Lounge, responded to this review

Hi andrewcrosby, Thank you for your great review of Carabiner Lounge. We're so happy to hear that you had a great time with your group and that everyone was happy with the menu variety. We hope you join us again at Carabiner and Big Sky Resort. More

Kitchener, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A nice relaxed upscale bar, at least in the summer. Fine service and food well above what is usually expected in a bar. Great Montana steaks recommended. And the view over the ski hills and mountains is stunning.

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BigSkyResort001, Public Relations Manager at Carabiner Lounge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for sharing your review with us. We really appreciate your time and business. Please come back and visit with us again some time. More

Carmel, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Nice place to grab a light lunch, snacks and/or drinks especially after skiing. They often have live music and the fire roaring. Comfy place with really good food, but the service could be better.

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BigSkyResort001, Public Relations Manager at Carabiner Lounge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words and taking the time to share your review with us. We really appreciate it. Our team is always looking for ways to improve our service and guest experience. A member of our team will contact you shortly to get some additional information on the service you received and how we can better serve... More

Big Sky, Montana
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

For après ski this place was the best, good service, great food & drink, however it seems this season the service has gone extremely downhill. I have actually only been able to eat & drink here once this year, the other 4 times we walked out due to being completely ignored for over 10 minutes each time! Neither time I... More

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BigSkyResort001, Public Relations Manager at Carabiner Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. As a local and long time customer we value your opinion and your loyalty to us over the years. Your account of your service does not match that which our team strives for. Please accept our sincere apologies. A member of our team will be reaching out to you shortly to look... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

A bit pricey, but not too bad (it's a resort restaurant sharing the kitchen with Peaks). Loved the seating and evening, live, lounge music.

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BigSkyResort001, Public Relations Manager at Carabiner Lounge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We love to hear from our customers and fans. We hope you join us again for some après music, spirits and fun. More

Lihue, Hawaii
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Ate in this bar when no other place had enough room for our whole group. Only had a bar menu which was very limited. It all sounded good, looked good, but I could barely choke down my three small salmon cakes because they were full of something way too spicy!!!

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BigSkyResort001, Public Relations Manager at Carabiner Lounge, responded to this review

Glad to hear we could accommodate you and your group on such short notice. We aim to please! So sorry to hear that the spice on your crab cakes was not to your liking. If there is ever something about your service or meal that is not to your liking please bring it to our attention immediately. We will do... More

Vienna, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Loved the cozy atmosphere, live music, fireplace and friendly efficient waitstaff. Great menu, and extensive wine list. Will visit again soon!

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BigSkyResort001, Public Relations Manager at Carabiner Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and rave review. We really appreciate it. Hope to see you again soon! More

Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Good après ski place with comfy chairs and good drinks. When ordering food, seems awkward with food coming from a kitchen down the hall and just doesn't seem very seamless. Also there should be bar nibbles and better appetizers to go with drinks

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BigSkyResort001, Public Relations Manager at Carabiner Lounge, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your review with us. Happy to hear that you enjoyed our après. We will share your comments and idea about light appetizers with our team. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Big Sky. Stop in and see us again some time. More

York, Nebraska, United States
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Gluten Free menus are very difficult to find up in Big Sky. The Carabiner actually had a GF tempura batter for "Fish and Chips". The chips were Taro and excellent. We ate most meals here due to the GF menu. Sam, our waiter, was there everyday meeting all of our needs with a smile and a warm welcome. Even an... More

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BigSkyResort001, Public Relations Manager at Carabiner Lounge, responded to this review

We enjoy having you visit us as well. Thanks so much for your rave review. As always we are happy to do whatever we can to accommodate your dietary needs. Just let our staff know. We will pass your kind words on to Sam and our team. Please come and see us again when you return to Big Sky. More

Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We ate there two nights of our three nights at the Summit. We also had made to order breakfast each day. The staff was very friendly and talkative all times of the day when we went in. We had sandwiches and burgers. The french fries are delicious. Good selection of wine and knowledgeable about wine. Will go back this winter.

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BigSkyResort001, Public Relations Manager at Carabiner Lounge, responded to this review

We will be expecting you! Thanks so much for your business and sharing your review with us. We really appreciate it. Hope to see you again soon. More

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Additional Information about Carabiner Lounge

Address: 50 Big Sky Resort Rd. (Summit Hotel), Big Sky, MT 59716
Phone Number: +1 406-995-8078
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Big Sky
Average Prices: USD 5 - 17
Cuisine: Eclectic

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