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“If you don't eat meat, this probably isn't your place”
Review of Chubby's

Chubby's
Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Clancy
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Reviewed October 11, 2012

When my son in law arrives in Helena from where ever the army has posted him we head to Chubby's. Our favorite is probably the prime rib- available on the weekends but all the food is great. Gizzards, chickens, burgers,onions rings, fries- it's all good. Not much in the way of desserts but since you won't be able to clean your plate- not a big loss. Huge portions, reasonable prices. This is a bar with a dining room in the back and they don't take reservations. You're likely to find a lot of hard working folks who stopped for a beer after dinner and stayed on for dinner. We like it so much that my company had our Christmas Party there and it's not the kind of place you'd think of for a company event. Come early on the weekends cause they start serving dinner at 5:30 and fill up quickly. You can wait in the bar for your table or eat in the bar if you'd like. Wonderful folks, Wonderful food.

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Thank mtlawmom
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Reviewed September 16, 2012

Get on I-15 south from Helena, take exit 182, Clancy, Turn right and go around the bend. Sitting on the left is Chubby's bar and grill. This place is the real deal. Best burgers anywhere with prices that are extremely reasonable (under $9 with fries). For an extra treat order the onion rings, you won't regret it. Friday and Saturday night Prime Rib.... You may have to wait awhile and on summer nights step out the side door to the horseshoe pits and picnic table to wait while you have a drink. Or, enjoy the bar that was probably one of the first buildings in this small town. Chubby's has it all. Top it all off with the huckleberry ice cream or cheesecake and you'll keep going back!

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Reviewed August 25, 2012

Although not actually in the city of Helena (about a 15 minute drive straight down the interstate towards Butte) you will not find better food anywhere in town.

Fancy and upscale? Its not. Chubbys is a smalltown Montana bar with a small eating area in the back room.

But Montana isn't a place you go for fnacy and upscale. You go for good food, and Chubby's has it.

Steaks are huge and delicious. Burgers are giant, and also great. Fried chicken is the best anywhere. A few other things on the menu, but I'd bet chicken, burgers, or steak is was 90% of the folks order here.

Its not exactly cheap- we pay $10-20 per person depending on their choice. But the food is excellent, the portions are huge, and everyone in the place is very friendly. You cannot do better anywhere in Helena.

Only one word of warning- service can be slow. They must cook everything over a single candle in the kicthen, since wait times of 30+ minutes are not uncommon, and we've even waited longer than that. They don't claim to be fast food though, and I don't mind the wait.

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Reviewed July 22, 2012 via mobile

Had a great prime rib dinner with a delicious salad, corn and baked potato. Service was excellent and the prime rib was very good. Enjoyed my visit here.

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Thank Alanwi
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Reviewed June 5, 2012

My parents took us there for steaks. we had been joking about ordering the most expenisve thing since they were buying but decided to split the $28 ribeye that was listed as 18 ounces. this steak was more like 25+ ounces. very thick and excellent flavor. wife likes steak "well done" which is hard to do with a thick steak. but they cooked it perfectly. we barely finished the meal (steak, potato, vegetable). great meal

Thank Seahawx
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