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The Great Northern Bar and Grill

American, Bar, Pub
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27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
+1 406-862-2816
11:00 - 02:00
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Ormond Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Great Northern is where we turned again and again for a delicious and reasonably priced meal during our ski vacation. The burgers were some of the best I have ever had. I fell in love with the M&M burger-mushrooms and mozarella. You have got to try the fried green beans, too! So amazing. We sat in the back, which... More 

Thank B2853GRrebeccam
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I enjoy stopping here when I am in Whitefish. Very casual, simple, but good bar food at the right price. Nice portions and made to order. Fun atmosphere, looks like the bar is well stocked and several beers on tap.

Thank Jamey M
Sykesville, Maryland
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Fun place to enjoy football, drinks, and wings! The bar is spacious with lots of seating options and all of the TV's are "marked", so you know what football games will be playing on each TV. We enjoyed watching the Redskins/Eagles game with locals at this fun spot last Sunday.

Thank oibwed2011
Dunlap, Tennessee
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232 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The beer was good with a variety of choices. We had nachos for lunch since that was the only vegetarian choice. Enjoyed the view as we drank with people we had met the day before.

Thank lesliemc
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We saw a great band here! The band was 20 Grand and we really enjoyed dancing to this great funk band. If you want live music check out this fun place.

Thank Jill H
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This place is a blast. It has lots of space, lots of seating and outdoor patio space. They quite often have live bands. Great place to party and end up at the end of the night! Downside is...the food is terrible. I would only recommending eating here if you are drunk...otherwise skip it and just have a drink

Thank WorldTraveller989
Port Townsend, Washington
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Favorite tavern type bar. Old saloon with pool, ping pong, live music. Your typical good Ole boy country bar.nice people, a locals place.

Thank victorianclipper
Longmont, Colorado
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Meet up with our friends here to grab a quick bite. Great sandwiches and decent selection of brew. Service was also very good.

Thank Tim W
newport beach, CA
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

First time in Whitefish and this was recommended for awesome burgers after our hike. It did not disappoint. We were only able to come in for lunch, but will definitely be back when in town again. I got the bacon cheeseburger while my boyfriend got the mexi-Burger with jalapeños and onion rings.

Thank lilfish911
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Lunch with family, great tasty burgers, onion rings, beers and a ping pong game. Quick service and fun memories.

Thank Elizabeth N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
  • Phone Number: +1 406-862-2816

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