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“Great specialty pizza & craft beer!”

MacKenzie River Pizza Co.
Ranked #15 of 94 Restaurants in Whitefish
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Transporting you to the very heart of the Northern Rockies, the casual, rustic atmosphere with unique Montana Lodgepole furniture, stunning panoramic canvas and historic photographs sets the tone for distinctive, creatively prepared food served by vibrant employees renowned for passing their upbeat attitudes on to our customers. The MacKenzie River menu features an incredible array of delectable dishes, always flavorful and fresh, and served up in heaping portions. The acclaimed gourmet pizzas are offered on a variety of crusts – original, thin and gluten-free – with toppings from classic pepperoni to pesto, ricotta, and sun-dried tomato. With nearly two dozen pizzas on the menu, you are bound to find at least one you’ll love. MacKenzie River also offer hearty sandwiches served warm on fresh-baked bread, full and half-sized salads, pastas that will wow your taste buds. You will find everything from Pulled Pork Nachos and Buffalo Chicken Mack n’ Cheese to a fresh Cobb Salad, housemade soups and Wings. Be sure to save room for the Mack Lovin dessert, gooey chocolate chip cookies topped with ice cream and chocolate sauce; it’s great for sharing. To complement the menu choices, select from a variety of craft brews and fine wines.
Reviewed September 28, 2012

Our first visit to the MacKenzie River Pizza was the result of local reconditions. Our second, for our final meal in Montana before catching the train to return to Illinois, was because of our experience during the first visit.

Food was great, service attentive and atmosphere pleasant. I especially enjoyed the BBQ pizza. We have been enjoying Chicago style pizzas for more than 45 years. MacKenzie does not try to copy that, but makes great specialty pizzas instead.

The craft beers are also a winner. We will return.

Thank Tom Y
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Reviewed September 27, 2012

Mackenzie River is my pizza go to place for a consistently good pizza in Whitefish. It is kid friendly, has fine beer selection, good wings, and exciting pizza. It can get a little busy with a decent wait, especially in the summer, but that just means you have more time to enjoy a beer at the brewery across the street while you wait!

My recommendations are to try the Caribbean wings. I love wings, and while I was apprehensive at going non Buffalo, these are literally my favorite wings in the valley. Favorite pizza is a toss up between the Buffalo Wing or the Thai Peanut.

If you want to make sure you get a great slice of pizza with good beer without breaking the bank, head on over to Mackenzie.

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Thank TravellingTriGuy
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Reviewed September 3, 2012

Ate here with another couple, mid-day on a weekday. The restaurant was not busy. We had salads and pizza. The food was good and the right temperature. We were served promptly. However, there was a mixup on the bill and it had to be re-done. One of the couples did not have their credit card returned. Fortunately this was discovered and the card was retrieved from the restaurant the next day.

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Thank MargaretEllen1950
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Reviewed August 31, 2012

Have eaten here several times but haven't yet tried the pizza. Willow Creek sandwich is a favorite, as well as he nachos. Daughter tried some sort of Asian noodle salad which was pretty bland, but everything else has been great.

Thank 474lovetoeat474
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Reviewed August 30, 2012

Nice corner location.
This is a fairly large pizza restaurant. They got us seated right away on a busy night. We started with their spicy chicken wings. This went well with their ice cold beers from local brewers. Next came the pizzas ... We tried a couple , but the pepperoni and sausage was our favorite.
Our service was pretty good considering that it was a busy night.
I would recommend this for anyone looking for a nice casual meal with very good food.

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Thank Brad L
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