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Piggyback Barbeque

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102 Wisconsin Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2303
+1 406-863-9895
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Whitefish, Montana
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have ordered numerous times to go from Piggyback and recommended to many visitors. I loved their pulled pork and sides. Just a small Whitefish place that's a little out of the way from downtown but a great place for pork barbeque!

Thank dlehmansh
Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Piggyback is a favourite for every trip to Whitefish, my family and friends make sure to visit at least once during every trip. Great outdoor seating in the summer and a comfortable setting inside as well. The pulled pork is fantastic!

Thank Andrea E
Kalispell, Montana
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Piggyback offers everything that makes Texas BBQ so popular. Generous portions, reasonable prices and a menu full of mouth-watering options. We come all the time and have never been disappointed in anything we ordered. The service can be slow at times, but if you're patient, you wont walk away hungry. We like to start with hush puppies. My usual has... More 

Thank amybrian2014
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot highly recommend!! Ordered family dinner, excellent variety and so yummy! Hush puppies was a big hit with the 2 year old!!

Thank Joanne S
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the 3 Meat platter takeout. The service was fast and friendly and the food came fairly quickly too. We pulled in on whim coming back from the ski hill because it smelled so good from the road. Had ribs, brisket and smoked chicken. The flavor did not live up to how good it smelled from outside. That said the... More 

Thank Wayne G
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sliced barbecue brisket was delicious, along with fried okra and mac and cheese. Iced tea to drink. They do have a nice variety of beer to drink as well. Hamburgers were delicious as well per friends that accompanied me. The portion size is very big on the platters, so, one can be shared for at least 2 people. Would... More 

Thank Texastravelnuts
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

We love bbq and this was a awesome place to eat. Not in the downtown area, seen it driving through town. Small place but great food and great service.

Thank chmouse
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Although the brisket was good, everything else was terrible. Too salty, heavily battered, dry cornbread and bad ribs. Contrived atmosphere. Never again.

Thank John A
Reeves S, Owner at Piggyback Barbeque, responded to this review

John, I am very sorry to hear you were disappointed. We really do work hard to produce a quality product. We source our cherry wood locally and smoke everything on one of our three smokers. I'm not sure if you addressed these issues with your server. I know we try to correct any problems or issues that might arise at... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

We took a risk and purchased a coupon for this establishment on Restaurant.com before our trip to Montana. Once we arrived in Whitefish, we drove by the place to check it out. After passing by and taking a whiff, we knew we hit gold. The meats were moist and had a deep red ring of smoke flavor around every piece.... More 

Thank R G
Manchester, Washington, United States
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266 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

This was hubby's #1 choice for lunch while in Whitefish. We drove by while exploring and the place was packed, so decided to wait a bit. About 2 hours later we went back by and it looked less busy, so we went in. We were the only people in the place. Had a lovely chat with the waitperson, who was... More 

Thank CM_G279

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $21
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Wisconsin Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2303
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
  • Phone Number: +1 406-863-9895

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