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All 70 Whitefish Restaurants

The Great Northern Bar and Grill

27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
406-862-2816
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Ranked #32 of 70 Restaurants in Whitefish
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Cochrane, Canada
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

So that's what we did. Reasonable prices, good tables and some sports showing on the big screen. Service was good although we did slip straight to the bar occasionally.

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Fernie, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is a true old school North Western style bar. We felt right at home. It's a party. Things got rowdy and thats how it should be at a place like this. Thanks Northern for getting our night going.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This became our nightly place to be. Three pool tables, ping pong table, and a shuffle board table - lots of things to do in groups of friends, cheap drinks (we're Canadian.. it's a big deal). Fun atmosphere!

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Kalispell, Montana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Holiday travel means this place is packed with Canadian loonies. Off season a little more hometown. Certainly always worth the experience if you are on ski vacation or passing through.

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Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Go here, look around, such a mix of locals and visitors. Great people watching! Have the spicy caesar. It's the BEST!! If you like horseradish. Often there is live music. The food is good. Greasy bar food but good.

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Highland Lake County, Indiana
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138 reviews 138 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

All I wanted was some good hot food after a long day touring Glacier National Park. The Great Northern from the outside appeared to be a restaurant, but inside it seemed to be more bar than Restaurant. after we sat down, I was surprised that there is no waiter; rather you go and order your food at the back bar.... More 

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Cypress, Texas, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

great brew's and the people were very knowledgeable and friendly. toured the facility and learned a lot

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Placitas, New Mexico
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This should be a a great place. Nice bar and atmosphere is done in by indifferent bartenders and mediocre food. It was described was the best burger in Whitefish. Not by any stretch of the imagination.

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Spokane, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We enjoyed our meal here. The menu had a nice variety and everyone could find something that appealed to them. The prices were reasonable and everything that we ordered was good. Granted you had to order at a window and get your drinks at the bar but it still made for a nice experience. It was dark at first but... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We had heard lots about the good bands this place has, so checked it out. $5 cover. The elderly bartender was not very friendly, perhaps grumpy, despite our friendly efforts but we tip well and he poured the drinks strong... Hahah maybe too strong. Great music, fun atmosphere. Didn't get a chance to return to try the food, but it... More 

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Additional Information about The Great Northern Bar and Grill

Address: 27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
Phone Number: 406-862-2816
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 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
Cuisine: American

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