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The Short Branch


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Bar, Pub
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed August 5, 2018

Friends get together going out for steak special. Great flavor steak, salad and potato and of course great friends. Wait staff very helpful. Will return.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed December 8, 2017

great little pub in lakeside, the food was great atmosphere is fun its family friendly the service is awesome

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank mikeB3888HH
Reviewed October 3, 2017

After a long day on the bikes, I was ready for a beer. One that I can't get at home. One that Only comes from this area. One that we had always had when we get into this area. A Cold Smoke! We sat down...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Dadztoy
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

We went here while we were on family vacation at Flathead lake to eat dinner. My niece ordered a burger with no lettuce and tomato and I ordered a burger with everything on it. My nieces food came out first and had lettuce/tomato on it....More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Beth C
Reviewed August 22, 2016

It isn't hard to find a bar/casino in NW Montana but Short Branch offers up a crazy good deal on Steak dinners every Thursday night. It is a bar so don't look for cloth napkins but if you want a fine drink and perfectly cooked...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Lisa_loves_Montana
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Went there last night on the way home from work because a friend wanted to go. The place was not busy. Ordered fresh cut fries, they were floppy and not crisp at all. The coconut shrimp were terrible. They were undercooked. I mentioned that when...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank bfrank125
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Most reasonably price and good. Monday nite spaghetti, Thursday night Steak Night. Good food friendly atmosphere. Oh yes and you can gamble.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank pms232
Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Inexpensive bar and grill with great food and friendly service. The broasted chicken is the best I've had in 20 years. We were only here on vacation but will visit again before we head home.

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank ChrisKH66
Reviewed May 3, 2015

The food is great- staff is friendly and attentive. While it is a bar and casino you don't feel like it is a

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank Agentairhead
Reviewed March 25, 2015

The servers treat you like family and do everything they can to make your visit pleasant. The food is tasty, served fast and reasonably priced so u have more money for booze. Nightly specials, great atmosphere--the locals are friendly and talkative--will def make u feel...More

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank QueenFreak
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