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East Shore Smoke House

35103 Mt Highway 35, Polson, MT 59860-7901
+1 406-887-2096
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (17 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (4 reviews)
“prime rib” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
35103 Mt Highway 35, Polson, MT 59860-7901
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

visiting Polson and wanted some ribs..This is the place to go. You can sit outside (weather permitting). Ribs and Brisket were excellent, very good beer selection, good atmosphere. For sure will return next time we are in the neighborhood. They even had a three man...More

Thank nc2gulf57
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We had been talking with the restaurant down the street about dinner for our family of 30 following our father’s funeral, and got no flexibility on issues like special dietary concerns. The East Shore Smoke House was refreshing on all fronts: friendly, responsive, and accommodating...More

1  Thank Arden O
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Friendly staff, great variety of food,generous portions. The salmon was delicious! My sister had ribs ,very meaty and a little spicy kick! I loved the cozy atmosphere and crackling fire in the fireplace.

Thank justme406
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I have loved this place since they opened years ago. Only thing is, the service has been hit and miss over that time. Most the time we've had great food and service. However we have had several visits where the staff (waiters/waitresses) just were not...More

Thank blackdogs2MT
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Finished off the summer lake time after closing up the RV at the lake, we stopped in for dinner, ordered the smoked Prime Rib along with some smoked salmon appetizers. Both which were very good, the prime rib for the most part was tender and...More

Thank martymoose2
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Wonderful outdoor seating area. Food was delicious and the service was first rate. We will definitely be putting this place on our return list

Thank Candy J
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Huckleberry martini!! Yummmmm the food was great also! Customer service was great and the absolutely cute decor didn't bother us. :)

Thank Rose M
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We go here on a regular basis, it is speedy...But if you want a Good Steak....you'll get one here. Good Seafood too! The sides are wonderful, salads fresh! Do not attempt to go there in summer months without reservations. Also don't be in a hurry....service...More

Thank Ilovepaint2
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Not what we expected but very happy we stopped. The bar was packed for a Tuesday night. The service was ok, the bartender forgot the appetizer and was draining the huckberry mixture with her fingers. She was slammed and under stocked. The food was good...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The smoke house is a short drive from Polson and well worth the drive! It's old school meat smoking where the sauce is added afterwards and not during the smoking process, the flavor ranges from subtle to medium... it's not the hilton but is loaded...More

Thank fromnwmt
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19 July 2017|
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Response from Ilovepaint2 | Reviewed this property |
No not from the Smoke house. Short drive to see water heading towards Bigfork.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35103 Mt Highway 35, Polson, MT 59860-7901
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Polson
  • Phone Number: +1 406-887-2096
The Smokehouse is an old Montana lodge with a fireplace burning in winter and a shady flower filled patio for summer dining. The huge lawn ia also a wonderful place for the kids to play with our bunnies. They love it. We have a full service bar ,12 local brews on tap and a complete wine list.
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