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The Shak - CLOSED

669 Spokane Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2782
+1 406-730-1070
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Jan 24, 2015
“Reminds me of my grandmother”
Jan 9, 2015
“Closed for Business”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Barbecue
669 Spokane Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2782
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Reviewed January 24, 2015

Simple southern comfort food. One bite of the fried chicken instantly reminded me of my grandmother's (from Alabama) fried chicken! Simple seasonings, hot and juicy! I also love a good macaroni and cheese....this is comfort food at it's best. The whole place is nothing special...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

The chicken was spicy and greasy. I liked the fried okra. Service was very slow! Drove by a days ago and they have closed.

3  Thank TexasTravellingMiMi
Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

My favorite thing about this place is the brisket. They have great chicken also. My 1 complaint is the size of the portions for the cost. I don't eat bread so I end up having to order an extra helping ;-) all in all it's...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

We visited with a bunch of hockey boys. They really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Lots of choices on the menu to satisfy everyone and everything looked and tasted great. The staff worked hard to help us make sure everyone was taken care of. I...More

1  Thank snowgriz
Reviewed October 29, 2014

this restaurant had a big variety on the menu. we both decided to get the catfish.it was very good.we were really surprised to find catfish in montana,especially as good as this was. it had a good breading and was fried up just right, not too...More

Thank catherine b
Reviewed October 18, 2014

The owner/operator of this diner is awesome - extremely friendly, and his food is excellent - especially considering he is serving creole food in Whitefish, Montana... I hear his shop is moving down the road a bit to Kallispell. Affordable food that is outstanding -...More

Thank Trovato44
Reviewed September 30, 2014

We went to this little place while touring the area around Glacier National Park. It was hands down the best BBQ I have had in a very long time! We split a combo and had the pork and brisket, along with beans and fried okra....More

Thank Hyllbylly
Reviewed September 25, 2014

My wife and I really enjoy BBQ and love this place. My wife had the pulled pork sandwich and loved it and I had the pork ribs. The ribs were smoked and moist,just excellent. The owners were very friendly and polite. The place has a...More

Thank D'Arcy K
Reviewed September 16, 2014

We were very impressed with the BBq shack. We stopped by the other evening and had a great experience. Fresh blackened fish and awesome fresh BBQ brisket. This is not fine dining nor do they try to be. Just good food period.

1  Thank vlinders1
Reviewed September 13, 2014

Had a delicious fried chicken dinner here,also fried okra , and Mac n cheese. Delicious food ,good price, owner was very friendly, food was excellent. They are moving to Kalispell soon so find them there

1  Thank Ric A
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$5 - $10
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 669 Spokane Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2782
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
  • Phone Number: +1 406-730-1070
Southern Fried Chicken, Hickory Smoked BBQ, Catfish, Shrimp and Awesome Loaded Smoked Potatoes.Voted #1 in Whitefish for dinner on a budget! Our customers also voted us #1 in the Flathead Valley for BBQ and Southern Fried Chicken. We are also now serving Catfish,a South Louisiana favorite I guarantee.....
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