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The Great Northern Bar and Grill

American, Bar, Pub
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27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
406-862-2816
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Encinitas, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were only in town 5 days and visited this spot 3 times. While not a traditional family style restaurant it was good for our family. Good food, cold drinks and games for the kids to play meant the adults could sit and visit while the kids were entertained. Friendly staff.

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Thank eugenia w
Lake Grove, New York
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is an old school pub with entertainment. There were games in another room and outdoor seating that we did not get a chance to take advantage of. However, the beer was incredible and the nachos were outstanding!!! Later in the evening we came back and enjoyed an 80's band with a pitcher of beer. We were not disappointed.

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Thank Jamie B
Forest Lake, Minnesota
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and comfortable atmosphere. The staff was wonderful and the beer was cold. You order your food at the window and they bring it out to you. I will be back the next time I am in the area.

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Thank Mark K
Indianapolis, Indiana
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for a drink while we waited for our dinner reservation. This place was recommended by a relative. This was our first time to Whitefish. This bar was a through back. It had all sorts or sighs on the walls from dentists to beer to baseball. The owner(???) is a Cleveland Indians guy. You could play pool, shuffle... More 

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Thank betty913
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for a drink and ended up getting appetizers and dinner as well. The food was simple and delicious. Everything was well prepared. The cheese sauce on the nachos was the best I've ever had. The beers were all really tasty - a nice range of beers so there is something for everyone. If you go, sit upstairs... More 

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Thank CMoultie
Spokane
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is always a great time! Ping-pong, shuffle board, pool tables and live music. Out of all the bars we visited, this one was the most fun.

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Thank Benthebum
Rancho Murieta
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166 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed my visit last summer so I didn't hesitate to drop in again when we visited WF this summer. This time I was with my fishing buddy and my wife. My buddy and I enjoyed their selection of local craft beers and my wife had a dirty martini...we were all happy. We also ordered a basket of wings as an... More 

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Green Bay
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was a private party in the back. It didn't affect the service though. The bartender was one of the best I've seen. He was up and down the bar constantly checking on drinks. It reminded me of an old classic Montana bar.

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Thank steveD4192JX
Lanark, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good selection of meals and reasonable prices and a very busy and vibrant bar area. Several seating areas and live bands on two separate stages.

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Thank arnottrobert
Colorado
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128 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Good bar food, great beer selections, and beautiful views of Flathead lake if you sit in the right places! It was cool and rainy when I was here, so I especially appreciated the views. I would definitely frequent this place if it was near home.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
  • Phone Number: 406-862-2816

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