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Located in the oldest commercial building in the heart of downtown Great Falls, The Celtic Cowboy Pub and Restaurant brings outstanding food, drink and live music to a wide variety of patrons. Utilizing over 10,000 square feet of this 1890 livery stable, The Celtic Cowboy is not just a pub, it hosts the Darkhorse Wine Snug, a private wine bar, the Darkhorse Hall meeting and banquet space and the pub itself, featuring over 30 beers on tap, along with full compliment of liquor and fine wine list. The Celtic Cowboy, Eat, Drink and be Irish!
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Brew Pub, American, Irish, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Reservations, Live Music
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and beer. Great old historic bar and compliments the Hotel Arvon (which it adjoins). We had some traditional Irish menu items and stout beers to compliment the fare.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive selection of beer/cider on tap as well as full menu. Friendly staff using all COVID safety measures. Nice outdoor area.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 3, 2020 via mobile

Came here for Sunday Brunch. Service was attentive. I am not big into Irish cuisine, but I had the best Reuben sandwich I have had in a very long time. They have a very diverse beer selection

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 4, 2020 via mobile

Great food, excellent service, and tasty drinks! We will definitely be back during our next visit to Great Falls.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 23, 2020

We had booked a room next door at the Hotel Arvon and since the Celtic Cowboy was so convenient we had drinks and supper there. There is a small outside patio with umbrellas at the tables for shade. We ordered our drinks there but opted...to dine inside away from the noise and exhaust of the traffic, that is what there was of it. There were only a few diners already there so social distancing was not an issue. We seated ourselves along the back wall where we had a pretty good vantage point. There was no music playing but our waitress, Katie, told us we were free to use the internet juke box, which we did not take her up on. For supper I ordered the Irish Reuben sandwich and the hubby selected the Shepherds Pie. The food was plentiful and very good. My sandwich and fries were not greasy, and was loaded with corned beef and a house pickled slaw, which was very good. There was a double wollop serving of mashed potatoes on top of the Shepherds Pie. The service was timely and our meals arrived at the table quickly and hot. This was quite the accomplishment seeing as there were only three employees working due to the pandemic, our waitress, the manager who was doing double time as a waiter and bartender and the cook/dishwasher. We walked away quite satisfied and definitely suggest dining here if you are ever in town.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 10, 2020

Enjoyed a really nice dinner outside tonight, with great live music inside. We had the fish and chips and reuben, both were really good. Attentive service, good starters. Will definitely return, and recommend.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 21, 2020

My wife and I stopped here for a small lunch and a beer. The beer was fine (a large selection) and my wife had a nice bowl of Irish stew. I just ordered some onion rings, and they were the worst I have ever tasted....I could barely find any onion with a thick breading. An interesting place, but I just had the bad luck of ordering the wrong item.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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peterjE4206QB, Owner at Celtic Cowboy Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2020

Thanks for your feedback John. I'm sorry you got a bad batch of rings. We are always willing to remake someone's food if it turns out wrong. Let us know if you get a chance to come through again and we'll make sure it's a...More

Reviewed June 17, 2020

Fun atmosphere, very clean and food was great! Live music was entertaining and service was good. Menu options were good with lots of different beers to choose from.

Date of visit: June 2020
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peterjE4206QB, Owner at Celtic Cowboy Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2020

Those are all the things we aspire to provide, so thanks for having a great visit and letting us know about it! Peter

Reviewed June 15, 2020

I'm worried about this place. It was recently sold to a new owner and my visit this weekend was pretty sketchy. Everyone seemed confused as to what they should be doing! We were greeted promptly, but waited nearly 15 minutes before someone came to offer...us drinks/food. We watched a few other tables leave before ordering because of the slow service. Our food was actually very good! I love their fish & chips, which are not on the Saturday lunch menu, but they allowed us to order them. Very tasty. As I was eating my lunch I noticed two ladies standing in the entry way, waiting to be seated. They had the patience to stand there for 15 minutes before being greeted, and I had to tell our waitress that they had stood there for a long time. All said and done, we had a really good lunch. But I easily could have left in a huff if I was not in the mood for slow service. I hope they improve because it's a really nice place!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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peterjE4206QB, Owner at Celtic Cowboy Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2020

Thanks for your patience and the 4 star review! I appreciate very much someone who can separate the good from the "needs work". Truth is, we have had considerable staff turnover in the last few months, and just a couple other challenges, so we have...More

Reviewed June 7, 2020

We enjoyed the "irish Breakfast" and the "Farmer's Breakfast". The unique atmosphere charmed us while we ate some truly excellent O'Brien potatoes, Bangers, and other culinary delights. The staff were not only friendly, but knowledgeable and energetic. Great experience and great food.

Date of visit: June 2020
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peterjE4206QB, Owner at Celtic Cowboy Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2020

We're thrilled that you enjoyed your experience with us! Thanks for taking the time to review and we hope to see you again soon.

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Sorry, I’ve not had it. But I’d expect it to be good.
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