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Tupelo Grille

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17 Central Avenue, Whitefish, MT 59937
406-862-6136
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Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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A more upscale option in the area. The food was very good. It was a nice breakaway from the usual cuisine of the area. They have a Cajun-ish menu, but done with Montana style. The cajun penne pasta and zydeco plate were outstanding. The tuna sashimi starter was world class, as was the wine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A more upscale option in the area. The food was very good. It was a nice breakaway from the usual cuisine of the area. They have a Cajun-ish menu, but done with Montana style. The cajun penne pasta and zydeco plate were outstanding. The tuna sashimi starter was world class, as was the wine selection. Great upscale option that doesn't... More 

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Friday Harbor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

From the initial warm and sincere greeting at the reception to the last few bites of the delicious dessert our evening at the Tupelo was excellent. Starting with an excellent tequila selection, followed by outstanding appetizers (chicken and sausage gumbo and andouille sausage/potato) to the ample and mouthwatering entrees of elk meatloaf and andouille sausage penne pasta. The wine list... More 

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Texas
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

A travel blog suggested the Tupelo Grille as the best place to eat in Whitefish. That information was so true. From the shrimp and grits to the seafood to the gumbo to the jambalaya to the andouille sausage to the étouffée to the bread pudding - it was all authentic and delightful. As Oregon wine fans, we were happy to... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

My wife and I were in Whitefish and went to this restaurant and absolutely enjoyed everything we put in our mouths. Great service and even better food. They also have some really cool art in the restaurant.

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Sandpoint
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The food was not bad, but the service was a bit strange. We ordered a bottle of white wine and when that was not available the waitress suggested a bottle of the wine that the restaurant had just served at a wine tasting. My fault that I didn't ask the price. When the bill arrived the bottle turned out to... More 

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huntington, wv
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

stopped by here on our last night. Essentially a funky bar with lots of seating. good musician was playing during our meal. elk meatloaf sliders were excellent, as was the duck and waffles, in fact, the duck thing was maybe my favorite meal of the week. smoked duck over a bacon/maple waffle, drizzled with a raspberry glaze. great wine list... More 

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Airdrie, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We have been here countless times and overtime we leave amazed at the creativity and quality of the food. Tremendous value, great service, well priced wine list and always an incredible dinner special makes Tupelo Grille a must visit when in Whitefish.

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Madison, al
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Ate here because of Tripadvisor...so glad! Ambiance and service great, but meal fantastic! We had the elk meatloaf sliders and fried naked green beans as appetizers. So good! Then on to the shrimp and grits, chicken and dumplings, rosemary lemon chicken, and filet. Absolutely delicious! Even tho we were stuffed, we had to try he bread pudding with rum sauce.... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Probably as close to fine dining as you get in Whitefish Experienced staff, excellent food, good wine list...but still reasonably casual. If this was in a large city, people might dress up, but this is the West and it works just fine. Excellent Halibut, which was the house special the night we were there, and Elk Meatloaf plus Huckleberry Ice... More 

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Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

Tried about 6 different restaurants while staying in Whitefish and Tupelos was by far the best. Try the elk meatloaf. It was awesome. A lot of food. Boxed half and took with me. Nice selection of wine. A little pricey but worth it. Actually, I find that most restaurants in the west are pricey anyway. Great atmosphere. So go for... More 

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Additional Information about Tupelo Grille

Address: 17 Central Avenue, Whitefish, MT 59937
Phone Number: 406-862-6136
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 Central Avenue, Whitefish, MT 59937
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
  • Phone Number: 406-862-6136

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine

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