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The Great Northern Bar and Grill

27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
406-862-2816
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English first
Calgary, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Northwest Indiana
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132 reviews 132 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 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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Denver, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We went here last year on our trip through Whitefish, although we now live in the area. The menu sounded decent and the prices were better than most other places we looked at. You have to order at the little bar/food window - no table service. We ordered hamburgers and salads w/the huckleberry dressing. The hamburgers were awful - terrible... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat our first night in Whitefish and decided to grab something at the Great Northern Bar and Grill, after having discovered that the brewery did not serve food. This restaurant was affiliated with the brewery which was across the street. We wandered over to look at the menu and were not terribly impressed.... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

10 people, 8pm, no other resturant in Whitefish has place or takes reservation. We walk in...YES, it's a Bar, there are all kind of rooms or outdoors to sit, plenty of room. All they ask is that no kids remain after 9pm, fine. Order at window, lots of choices and good prices. We were there on Wednesday which was fajita... More

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Sugar Land, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Mostly a popular bar but with a decent grill, too. I like Bison burgers and The Great Northern's was delicious. We got it to go and wished we had dined in so it would have been fresh from the grill. Might have moved their rating up a notch...but might not have, either. Worth a visit for sure.

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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
Cuisine: American

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