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All 69 Whitefish Restaurants

The Shak

669 Spokane Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937
+1 406-730-1070
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Ranked #17 of 69 Restaurants in Whitefish
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Description: Southern Fried Chicken, Hickory Smoked BBQ, Catfish, Shrimp and Awesome Loaded Smoked Potatoes.Voted #1 in Whitefish for dinner on a budget! Our customers also voted us #1 in the Flathead Valley for BBQ and Southern Fried Chicken. We are also now serving Catfish,a South Louisiana favorite I guarantee.....
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English first
Lititz, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The owner/operator of this diner is awesome - extremely friendly, and his food is excellent - especially considering he is serving creole food in Whitefish, Montana... I hear his shop is moving down the road a bit to Kallispell. Affordable food that is outstanding - enjoy!

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Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We went to this little place while touring the area around Glacier National Park. It was hands down the best BBQ I have had in a very long time! We split a combo and had the pork and brisket, along with beans and fried okra. I was surprised at how good this place was being that it's so far geographically... More

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Cranbrook
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My wife and I really enjoy BBQ and love this place. My wife had the pulled pork sandwich and loved it and I had the pork ribs. The ribs were smoked and moist,just excellent. The owners were very friendly and polite. The place has a old back woods feel and is fun. Well worth the drive for us to come... More

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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We were very impressed with the BBq shack. We stopped by the other evening and had a great experience. Fresh blackened fish and awesome fresh BBQ brisket. This is not fine dining nor do they try to be. Just good food period.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Had a delicious fried chicken dinner here,also fried okra , and Mac n cheese. Delicious food ,good price, owner was very friendly, food was excellent. They are moving to Kalispell soon so find them there

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Big Pine Key/Huntington Beach
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

I had pulled pork & my husband had a potato stuffed with brisket. Delicious! large portions and not pricey. Had a nice conversation with one of the owners...they are going to relocate in Kalispell. The current location is a "tired" fast food spot so I think the move will increase the appeal.

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Dupuyer
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere was amazing, the food above and beyond, and it was great to be greeted by a true southern boy! Loved everything!

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Seattle
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We love visiting Whitefish, and we like to try new restaurants when we're here. As frequent trip advisor users, we should've checked out the reviews before dining. Food was a major disappointment, service was lacking at best and there's zero atmosphere. Mentioned our overall disappointment and it was shrugged off.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We wondered into the shak hungry and not wanting a formal dining experience. While the food was okay and we did leave satisfied, we found the service unfriendly at best. We sat outside and had to wash off the seats and tables which were filthy, even though the restaurant was empty and the staff had nothing to do. Once we... More

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Sugar Land, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

You may have a long wait for it because they cook it when you order it and it obviously isn't in a deep fryer. Really tasty. We picked up a to-go order on the way back to the condo and loved every bite as we sat on our balcony on Big Mountain enjoying the view.

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Additional Information about The Shak

Address: 669 Spokane Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937
Phone Number: +1 406-730-1070
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Barbecue, Seafood

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