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Carabiner Lounge

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50 Big Sky Resort Rd., Big Sky, MT 59716
+1 406-995-8078
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You have to meet Ricardo, hands down. What an amazing personality and amazing guest service. I had the French Toast and it was so good I didn't even have to put syrup on it. I'm definitely coming back for dinner.

Thank Jeremiah M
North Dakota
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

very much enjoy the atmosphere and the food when out at Big Sky - staff is always good to us even - whenever we have had an issue - things are taken care of no question - doesn't happen much though.

Thank NDtraveler92
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just finished a 3 course for $30 meal . No choices but it was amazing. I will say the salad dressing was a bit too strong and I didn't love it BUT the main course was to die for, the quail topped with a cilantro gremoulata etc was a flavor combination I can't explain other than delicious and amazing. It... More 

Thank lmltraveler
st. paul
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were hungry and so picked this place quickly. View was good but food took a long time and was mediocre. Try the other restaurant nearby we were underwhelmed.

Thank Bonnie H
Aaron H, Big Sky Resort Manager at Carabiner Lounge, responded to this review

Hi Bonnie H, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your honest feedback. We will use your constructive criticism to better our operations and improve on the dining experience. Hope to see back again in the future. More 

Belvidere, Illinois
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quiet dining. The wait staff was attentive and knowledgeable about the menu items. We had the elk steaks which were amazing. The desserts didn't disappoint us either.

Thank Midwifemom2
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70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Love this place, more action in summer, but Summit is always the best place on the mountain. Gotta go heading back there right now.

Thank Rick P
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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357 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Great location near the chair lifts, next to the mall, and attached to the hi-rise, this place looks good, but has extremely slow service, and the food was very average. Wait time on a nice June day when we were the only patrons on the patio took over a half an hour for a grilled cheese sandwich and a salad.... More 

Thank t-bonetraveller
Shelby T, Social Media & Community Manager at Carabiner Lounge, responded to this review

Hi t-bonetraveller! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate your honest feedback, as we use this as a tool to improve on the dining experience. We hope to see you back soon, and provide a better experience. More 

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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

We went here several times on our ski trip in Feb. Always good service, good food,and great live music. We enjoyed the comfortable padded chairs after a long day on the slopes. Don't miss this place if you ski Big Sky.

Thank marcodeluxe
Atlanta, Georgia
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109 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is incredibly conveniently located in mountain village really close to the lifts. By design the demand will be here. There are only a few tables and it can get busy around lunchtime and apres ski. However, it is still comfortable. You will have to wait for food because it's prepared elsewhere and brought over. The veggie entree is... More 

Thank lorifromtheatl
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

If you read my review of The Peaks restaurant in The Summit Lodge, you know I'm not a big fan of the food in the Summit. Carabiner is fine for drinks and bar food. Anything past that and you'll be sorry. You have to be patient also, because the service is slow and they don't buss tables very quickly either.... More 

Thank Mark D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $17
American, Bar, International, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Big Sky Resort Rd., Big Sky, MT 59716
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Big Sky
  • Phone Number: +1 406-995-8078
Enjoy spectacular views of Lone Peak from the deck or savor the Euro-Western atmosphere of the Resort's 4-star hotel from inside this beautiful bar and restaurant. Come warm yourself by the fireplace and enjoy live apres ski music(when available)in our relaxed and intimate venue. The Carabiner Lounge is located on the terrace level of the Summit Hotel.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?