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The Great Northern Bar and Grill

27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
+1 406-862-2816
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub
27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Stopped in to see a Johnny Cash cover band...place was packed but we found a table at the back. I dont think that they have any waitress/table service as I never saw one so we just waited in line at the bar and the food...More

Thank I_Roam_AB
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This seems to be a locals bar, which we enjoy in our travels. Bartender was ok, but didn't fill us in on their "system". Took us a bit to figure out you have to walk to the back area and order your food, which they...More

Thank kltripping
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We came for dinner and wanted to sit outside. It was very busy, but we got a table. It's a fun quirky place, with live music. Sitting outside you go in and order your food. The waitresses were friendly and fun. The burgers we all...More

Thank Susanne T
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Not a ton of tourists - everyone seemed to know everyone else. Your basic local pub: friendly (but not too friendly!) bar tender, and the usual guys at that one end (you've seen them at every local hangout). Would probably be my favorite place if...More

Thank CarlaDMitchell
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The bar is a classic Montana local hangout. The furnishings are leftover signs from old businesses in the area. Lots of beers on tap, full bar, simple good food available, gambling games and even a shuffleboard and a ping pong table. They also have live...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is a fun bar with a neat ambiance and pretty decent food. You order at the window and it is brought over to your table; drinks are separate from the bar. Burgers are good, generous portions. Reasonable price.

Thank DoctorKnow85
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

My best friend and I have traveled 1500 miles to Whitefish and decided to have dinner here after our day exploring Montana. We heard there was live music & good food (automatic plus), but were taken back by the amount of attitude from the waitress...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here w our three teenage boys. While it's a total bar setting, the food is great! Huge plate of nachos were quickly devoured. Sandwiches were filling and they had a great selection. They also have an awesome selection of local beers on...More

Thank kellyspb
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is the bar that a lot of people mistake for the Brewery. It is a cool spot with plenty of locals. Friendly service.

Thank Vincent S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

great cheeseburgers! Fun atmosphere, always interesting people in there, wonderful old signs. Good music and games.

Thank Kate S
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24 March 2018|
Response from Katie H | Property representative |
Happy Hour is 4:30-6:30 pm Saturday-Thursday. On Friday, Happy Hour goes from 4:30-7! Cheers!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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