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Piggyback Barbeque

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102 Wisconsin Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2303
406-863-9895
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 66
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fussy Seniors

What a find!! A quaint little place with simply great barbecue!! We especially loved the brisket, potato salad, and beans.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
jeanieArborVitae_wi
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arbor vitae,wi
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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144 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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arbor vitae,wi
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

What a find!! A quaint little place with simply great barbecue!! We especially loved the brisket, potato salad, and beans.

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Canada
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Love the food here. It's changed a bit, servers to the table and a much larger menu. Food is always great, huge portions. But I do miss the $1 Pabst Blue Ribbon!!!

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Low key joint with great food. We loved our burger and BLT and the sweet potato fries! Nice selection of local beer and decent selection of wine.

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whitefish
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121 reviews 121 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

it's located just over the viaduct from the city center...a short walk if on foot. The atmosphere is a perfect match for a BBQ restaurant. The selling point, BBQ ribs, however, were a big disappointment as they appeared great but were very tough. Except for the baked beans, the sides were mediocre. Surely it was just an off night.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We had the variety platter! Ribs, beef, chicken, pulled pork! Huge helping for 5 people - we had leftovers and took some home with us! The hushpuppies, coleslaw and potatoes are mouth watering! Yummy! Great after been skiing food!! The wine and beer very reasonably priced. Has become a favorite stop for us, been there 2 times - loved it!

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Calgary, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We stopped into this little gem for dinner and it's exactly what you would expect of a bbq place. A converted house, this joint is busy from supper time till close. It's a mellow, laid back, could-be-backyard-picnic kind of atmosphere. But you're coming here for the food. We had the pulled pork and brisket sandwiches. They were melt-in-your-mouth delicious. The... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We tried Piggyback January 4. It was quiet most of the holiday travelers had left. The service was good. I had pulled pork and brisket platter. The pulled pork was good the brisket was a bit tough but edible. I enjoyed the beans and potato salad as my sides. Our service was good and I would return to try more... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Come hungry! Lots of great food slow cooked and smoked inhouse. The porkbelly alone is worth the stop. Carnivores rejoice

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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I'm from CA and like most of you are thinking, what does a California boy know about BBQ. Well, the truth is, in all of my travels I'm always on the look out for great barbecue. From the west coast to the mid west leading me to the east coast. Even as far as Mexico and South East Asia. I'm... More 

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NJ
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Great authentic bbq made from local ingredients. It is a small local joint that is worth a stop. Of course I got the pulled pork (I get pulled pork any chance I get)! The pulled pork sandwich was topped with their Mountain Sauce. It was a perfect mix of smokey and tangy. Now, I am not sure what is in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 102 Wisconsin Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2303
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
  • Phone Number: 406-863-9895

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 21
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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