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Tamarack Brewing Company

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105 Blacktail Road, Lakeside, MT
406.844.0244
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Tamarack is nestled beneath the Rocky and Mission Mountains in Lakeside...
Tamarack is nestled beneath the Rocky and Mission Mountains in Lakeside, Montana, near the shores of beautiful Flathead Lake. High ceilings, fascinating architectural details and a warm ambience help make The 'Rack the best spot in the Flathead Valley to relax with great food and handcrafted ales. The creek side patio is the perfect place to hang out and enjoy the outdoors with friends and family. Tamarack is proud to be a casual brew pub where people can enjoy simple yet wonderful pub fare and ales in an unassuming and friendly atmosphere.Join us at The Rack… we look forward to meeting you!
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Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene

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  • 117
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  • 57
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Food - Good Price

This is a good addition to the Flathead. Typical of other breweries and alehouses I've visited, Tamarack Brewing Company has an open floor plan, high ceilings and exposed beams. When busy it's a, loud, cheerful atmosphere. We had a very positive experience with excellent service, good food at a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
CodyCo
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Kalispell, Montana
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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190 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Kalispell, Montana
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This is a good addition to the Flathead. Typical of other breweries and alehouses I've visited, Tamarack Brewing Company has an open floor plan, high ceilings and exposed beams. When busy it's a, loud, cheerful atmosphere. We had a very positive experience with excellent service, good food at a very fair price, and a selection of great home brewed beers.... More 

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Great Falls
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146 reviews 146 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Liked the beer samplers. The hummus appetizer was excellent. Chose two brews to put in my growlers, one of which I purchased there. Great atmosphere. Things I didn't like included IPA's whose hopping schedule made them taste like they had used adjuncts like pineol oil, juniper berries and/or rosemary. I talked with the waitress who assured me they did not... More 

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Great Falls, Montana
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62 reviews 62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Stopped in with friends to try the beer on a Saturday afternoon. Busy place but able to be seated in five minutes. Wait staff very Knowledgeable and pleasant. New facility, very nice. And although we didn't eat the menu is quite extensive and meals coming out looked great! We will be back!

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Top Contributor
189 reviews 189 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We always go to the Tamarack in Missoula. When heading back from Whitefish we surprisingly drove by this off the main higheay! The beers are great as usual, but beware that the 4 seasonal brews we tried were all awful. The place is getting a porch addition so going to be a great spring-summer patio! Prices are right and the... More 

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Arlington, Washington
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105 reviews 105 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Chicken wings, beer, and burgers! Indoor dining outdoor dining upstairs dining downstairs dining pick your spot! Currently expanding their brewery operation but open without interruption. We love this place. It's our go to place for good food and drink!

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North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

While in MT we met up with some NC friends and enjoyed a great night at the Tamarack. The beer and food are amazing! Yard Sale is where it's at! With a Big Sky Burger! Yuuuuuum! Hope to be back in the future!

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Lakeside, Montana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I spent New Years Eve here drinking some great house beers and the best fish tacos. A must stop in this sleepy community. All the food is great here, from the ribs to the Keg nachos. Come sit down an enjoy Montana.

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Red Deer
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111 reviews 111 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

This is a wonderful place in so many ways. It is run by the sons of former NHL great Lanny Macdonald, so they had me at "Lanny". The beer is very good - the selection of styles is comprehensive when you factor in the interesting seasonal brews. This is a busy place, particularly après ski, so try to visit when... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Very unique atmosphere will lure you into Tamarack Brewing Company. You will stay and want to revisit again and again because of the great brews and great food.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Great selection of beer on tap. Went with my wife while we were in Kalispell for a long weekend. It was a Saturday evening on the long weekend, therefore there was a long line to get a table. But, on the plus while waiting we were able to try several of their beers! After we got a table we were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 Blacktail Road, Lakeside, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Lakeside
  • Phone Number: 406.844.0244

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene

Description

Tamarack is nestled beneath the Rocky and Mission Mountains in Lakeside, Montana, near the shores of beautiful Flathead Lake. High ceilings, fascinating architectural details and a warm ambience help make The 'Rack the best spot in the Flathead Valley to relax with great food and handcrafted ales. The creek side patio is the perfect place to hang out and enjoy the outdoors with friends and family. Tamarack is proud to be a casual brew pub where people can enjoy simple yet wonderful pub fare and ales in an unassuming and friendly atmosphere.Join us at The Rack… we look forward to meeting you!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?