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The Great Northern Bar and Grill

27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
406-862-2816
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Ranked #29 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
23 helpful votes 23 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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Meridian, Idaho
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67 reviews 67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

There were six of us and had a variety of different meals. There is no table service, you order at a window and they bring the food to the table, but for drinks you go to the bar. Was a very busy place.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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104 reviews 104 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

after searching TA we decided to eat here. Yes, it is a bar & a bit dark....but the food is good. Jeff ordered drinks at the bar while I ordered the food. since we're in Montana we had to try huckleberries. we had the huckleberry spinach salad. it was very tasty & big enough to share. the dried huckleberries taste... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We come here for great live music and an assorted crowd. The food is good and the beverages are also good. Lined up at New Years!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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108 reviews 108 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We visited while making a rainy day trip detour to Whitefish while visiting Glacier. The bar has fun decorations. You order your food (typical bar food, but well prepared and quite tasty) and they delivery it to your table. You walk up to the bar for drinks, there's an impressive selection of microbrews on tap, I went with an IPA... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
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240 reviews 240 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is definitely a bar. Dark, pool tables, smokers patio. Not my thing but if you are into hanging out and drinking beer with friends, this place is for you!

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Whitefish, Montana
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

I just ate at the Northern last night and was very disappointed in my meal. The Northern use to be the place to go for great burgers and fries. Not any more. The burgers are tasteless with pre-pressed hamburger and the fries were cold and nothing special. There are other places in Whitefish to get a great burger.

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Whitefish, Montana
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We always end up here! the kids can play pool during the day and the food is the best bar food EVER! love the locals- it is the 'local' bar!

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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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