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Sip 'n Dip Lounge

7th Street and 1st Avenue South, Downtown, Great Falls, MT
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Ranked #16 of 156 Restaurants in Great Falls
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $20
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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99 reviews 99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Seeing this place on Tripadvisor, I just had to visit while in town on business. A co-worker and I stopped by. Unfortunately, the mermaids don't swim on Sunday or Monday (we stopped in on Monday), but we still thoroughly enjoyed this dive bar (no pun intended). I can't comment on food, but the beer was cold and service good. It's... More 

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Thanks for stopping in! And thank you for the nice review. We appreciate it. More 

Great Falls, Montana
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101 reviews 101 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We decided after never being there in 20 years it was time to go. The hamburgers are huge and the best we have had in Great Falls. The staff was very friendly. The restaurant is attached to the hotel and is small. The bar is loud, very small but a must see when in Great Falls.

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Great Falls, Montana
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This place hasn't changed much in 30 years. It is still a great place to go when in town. They still have live mermaids swimming in the pool behind the bar, the drink prices are reasonable,and the food is good.

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Portland, Oregon
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Wasn't there very long. Staff nice but not overly friendly, at least not to me. Pretty standard fare in my experience. I've had friends tell me otherwise (they love it) but to me it was okay.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Do yourself a favour and go to this bar. I can't even explain how hilarious it is. Sure it's not the cheapest place in town, but you'll probably end up sharing your table with someone interesting and drinking large cocktails and wondering what on earth is going on. In my books, that's a fun night out.

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Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Good service, huge portions, and the fishbowl is delic! Want a unique experience check it out. The mermaids come on at 9 but be there early cause it fills up fast

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Maybe our expectations were too high but this place had less excitement than a funeral. The barmaid was about as friendly as a wet dishrag and we tried not to talk too loudly as to not wake up the other 3 people in the place. Don't believe everything you read online!

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Jacksonville, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Everyone visiting Great Falls MUST experience the Sip 'n Dip Lounge. There is no other place like it anywhere! The decor and ambiance are exactly what I picture of piano bars back in the 70s. Make sure you visit when both Piano Pat is playing, and the mermaids are swimming. Going any other time would just not be worth it.... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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98 reviews 98 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We had a wonderful time at the Sip & Dip Lounge. We had one drink and no food. Pat was playing the organ and singing and one mermaid was swimming in the tank. She was great and played to the audience. It was packed when we walked in and found one seat at the bar. A gentleman gave up his... More 

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Chelan, Washington
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63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This was our destination on a Harely ride. We were not disappointed. With the ambiance, mermaids and Piano Pat, what more could you ask for. The drinks were fine, it was Prime Rib night and it was good, my buffalo burger was over cooked, but not bad. We had a great time. Make sure to get there around 8pm, it... More 

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Additional Information about Sip 'n Dip Lounge

Address: 7th Street and 1st Avenue South, Downtown, Great Falls, MT
Phone Number: 406-454-2141
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Great Falls
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 3 - 20
Cuisine: American

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