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“Just OK”

The Great Northern Bar and Grill
Ranked #31 of 90 Restaurants in Whitefish
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: After-hours
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours
Spokane, Washington
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Just OK”
Reviewed 14 September 2013

Wouldn't take food order on patio. We sat there for awhile and were not acknowledged at all. Eventually, we got up and went across the street to a nicer place with great service.

Visited September 2013
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English first
Maple Creek, Canada
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A 'must go' favourite Whitefish, MT bar”
Reviewed 31 August 2013 via mobile

"The Northern" was on the list for my first trip to Whitefish - and frequented much during our stay with good times on tap! Drop in at different times during the day for variety in atmosphere - later in the evening when live bands start at 9 this place fills up - wall to wall on Friday/Sat nights. Food was great - menu on the big chalkboard at the back under the 'Groceries' sign :) ... Can't wait to go back for another taste of The Great Northern!

  • Visited August 2013
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Havre, Montana
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Still the same, after all the years....”
Reviewed 28 August 2013

The Great Northern is a classic bar and grill in Whitefish. Not fancy, you walk up and order your food from a menu posted on the wall next to the kitchen. Drinks are ordered separately at the bar. We have eaten there many times over the years, the food is always good. It is decorated with signs from businesses long gone. Great food and a trip down memory lane for those who have been to Whitefish in the past.

  • Visited August 2013
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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110 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Local after hours watering Hole”
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Big bar with bartenders to serve you....they will keep up with you.
Fills up fast..food in back with good menu. Best to put your order in early in season or food can take 1 hr. pool room separate with outside patio..entertainment start after 9 pm.
Great Buffalo burgers

Visited August 2013
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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117 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Good Food at a Fair Price”
Reviewed 20 August 2013 via mobile

If you are looking for basic food choices without the fanfare, then Great Northern Bar & Grill in Whitefish is a solid choice for your consideration. Good selection of sandwiches and burgers that will fill a hearty appetite. Decor is eclectic and fun to read. The atmosphere is a bit dark, but after a hot day this was the perfect spot to relax with a cold beverage. Good food, cold beers and your wallet won't take a hit.

Visited August 2013
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