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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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  • 118
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 13
    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
Tamarack serves up a huge deal

We had driven down to Lakeside from Calgary for a friends wedding and when our daughter suggested Tamarack after being there a year earlier, and on my research through Trip Advisor it received such high accolades we decided to try it. It is definitely the go to for locals and visitors alike and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Hidden_treasures4
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Calgary
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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Calgary
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had driven down to Lakeside from Calgary for a friends wedding and when our daughter suggested Tamarack after being there a year earlier, and on my research through Trip Advisor it received such high accolades we decided to try it. It is definitely the go to for locals and visitors alike and there was quite a wait to get... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My wife and I stopped by for a bite last night. food was good, nothing spectacular, but portions were big and food was good. I and a beer, se had well drinks, both were very good. We topped it off with desert and it was good as well. I Gave this a lower rating because I expected something special, bedsides... More 

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Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Everything we ordered was amazing but the portions are far too big for one person. That means u have to go more times so u can try more things. Fun atmosphere, great beers, attentive staff. Try to craft beer sampler platters--heaps of fun!! Also participated in the trivia night, didn't do very well but had fun playing anyway! Would be... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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178 reviews 178 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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74 reviews 74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
217 reviews 217 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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
64 helpful votes 64 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
11 helpful votes 11 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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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?