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“Great little bar”

Northern Lights Saloon and Cafe
Ranked #3 of 3 Restaurants in Polebridge
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Dinner
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner
Temperance, Michigan, United States
Level Contributor
36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great little bar”
Reviewed July 27, 2014

Local craft beer on tap, excellent food, great people, what more could you ask for? We had the black bean burritos and a burger, they were excellent. The service was great too!

Visited July 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Seattle, Washington
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128 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Local spirits”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

After a trip to Lake Bowman we stopped by the Northern Lights which is one of two businesses in Polebridge. The bar had tons of atmosphere which the bartender / owner added to with his friendly manner and charm. We took a recommendation for a local whiskey followed by a local bear cold smoke. We enjoyed the place and would have stayed to enjoy a meal of Elk steaks or something else but the dirt road and the pending sunset egged us back. Note there are cabin rentals here and camping.

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank EatDrinkEnjoy
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Marigot Bay, St. Lucia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Excellent service, good atmosphere”
Reviewed October 12, 2013

There are not many restaurant options in this area, but still this place is acting as if they had competition. The staff is friendly, the service is prompt and the food is pretty good. It is not a fancy restaurant but much better than what you can normally cook in a camping nearby. At times it is filled by the locals living in the valley around, so this is always a good indication on how good is the place.

Visited September 2013
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“The best pork with huckleberry sauce !”
Reviewed September 18, 2013

Great place to stop and eat after exploring this remote part of Glacier National park. Huckleberries are awesome - recommend anything with them. Restaurant inside is small but big area outdoors with picnic tables. Friendly people.

  • Visited August 2013
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United States
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Outstanding”
Reviewed September 17, 2013

On a rainy afternoon in Glacier, we decided to take a drive up to Polebridge. The drive is not bad at all especially compared to our Michigan roads! We had dinner at the Northern Lights Saloon - what a great local place - food was outstanding and we really enjoyed talking to the owners and staff. The trout was the best my BF had ever had and the spaghetti was delicious - sausage and lots of fresh vegetables from their garden. Both meals were served with a big hunk of fresh bread from the Mercantile next door. Cannot recommend this restaurant enough - it was amazing.

  • Visited September 2013
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