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The Boat Club

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1380 Wisconsin Ave, at the The Lodge at Whitefish Lake, Whitefish, MT 59937-3338 (Highway 93)
+1 406-863-4040
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate outside and the view of the lake was truly lovely. I had the halibut, which was very good, and my husband's elk dish was delicious. In addition, the decor was interesting (what I envisioned a Montana Lodge to look like) and the atmosphere was friendly. Overall it was an enjoyable dining experience.

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cleveland, ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service: impeccable View: Whitefish lake is gorgeous Food: excellent variety and delicious preparation

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Thank Cleveland_OhioDave
Ridgefield, WA
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant's view is unsurpassed! The food and wait staff are wonderful, too! I can't wait to go back! I have had lunch on the deck (unbelievable view and setting!), and inside for dinner. I absolutely love coming here!

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Thank lindakiyokawa
Wenatchee, Washington
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch. The view is wonderful, overlooking the pool and the lake. The cocktails were mixed...some good and some not so good. The elk meatballs were fun, but not memorable. The fish tacos were good. Overall, pretty good, just not outstanding. I would go back, though, mostly for the view.

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Thank jjmurray23
Memphis, Tennessee
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68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an outstanding stay and the restaurant and bar are excellent. There are great views of the lake and we enjoyed the delicious appetizers and snacks. Dinner menu looked great but we had reservations outside the hotel.

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Thank mcmc1225
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there yesterday evening for my 25th Birthday and could not have been more happy! I had the Prime Rib and my husband had the Filet. Both our steaks were cooked to perfection! Our waiter Brian was so knowledgeable and friendly! We have a glass of red wine that was to die for and to top off the evening since... More 

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Thank Ayla N
Fullerton, Nebraska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate dinner at The Boat Club on a recent our visit to Whitefish the last week in July. Although the view from the deck was beautiful our waiter, Colin was less than attentive. I think he checked on us twice during the entire dinner. The staff that picked up dishes was more attentive than him. Our food was okay... More 

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Thank tjwood2016
kalispell, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful experience from start to finish. Appetizers came fast, the food was absolutely on point and my server was not too frequent but knew just when to stop by. A restaurant well worth a trip and truly holds up with the best restaurants in NY. Can't wait to go again! My wife felt exactly the same.

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Thank John L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful. Sat on the patio at sunset to eat. Wonderful waitress Melissa. Food was worth it in flavor and price.

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Thank Moni S
Tim L, Manager at The Boat Club, responded to this review

Mr & Mrs. S, Thank you for taking the time to give a review here on Trip Advisor, we appreciate the critique and use them to better our services. We are excited that you enjoyed your experience here at The Boat Club. I will pass along your satisfaction with you meal to our Kitchen team and your comments on your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

My husband ordered their halibut. It was delicious but their elk tenderloin was perfect! Order it rare. Best elk i have ever had! The service was very accommodating and quick. We sat out on the deck, viewing the lake. Overall, it was a wonderful experience. Will be returning when I am back up North.

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Thank audreyvega2011
Tim L, Manager at The Boat Club, responded to this review

audreyvega2011, Thank you for the review and we are very happy you enjoyed yourself! I am thrilled you ordered the Elk, it is one of our true Montana specialties and I order it myself regularly. We can not wait to have you back next time you are up this way. Thanks again, Tim Lannaghan, Director of Food and Beverage More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $38
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1380 Wisconsin Ave, at the The Lodge at Whitefish Lake, Whitefish, MT 59937-3338
    (Highway 93)
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
  • Phone Number: +1 406-863-4040
  • This restaurant is at Lodge at Whitefish Lake
Description
The Boat Club is proud to offer our guests four separate dining experiences for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our lakefront dining room provides guests with specialty coffees and a plated breakfast selection including all the classics and some more intriguing options, like our new Smoked Trout Benedict. Enjoy breakfast with breathtaking views of Whitefish Lake - a sure way to start a great day!

We offer the only lakefront dining in Whitefish and the Boat Club Lounge patio deck provides the ideal setting for a casual lunch or dinner. Enjoy salads, wraps and pizzas off the lounge menu or venture down to the Tiki Bar & Grill during our summer season, where you'll find a laid-back atmosphere, blended drinks and tasty bar food off the grill.

For the special occasion with family and friends, take it up a notch and make a reservation in the Boat Club Dining Room. We offer the finest specialty steaks from Allen Brothers and Montana Wagyu Cattle Company, locally grown and raised produce and fresh fish daily. We offer dishes exquisite enough to satisfy the most discerning palate, yet fulfilling enough to be considered good old fashioned comfort food for our local Montanans.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?