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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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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub
27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went there 2 nights in a row...first night we ordered the steak dinner for $19 and loved it...big honking and delicious steak and a great house salad. So we decided to go back next night and ordered chicken fingers, changed the fries to a...More

Thank lamd98
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Great Northern is a perfect rustic bar with a local western flair. Generally locals and visitors alike are here for the socializing and drink. However, the grill does offer a variety of food options to choose, which are reasonably priced. People are dressed casual....More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for lunch by accident! We were looking for Truby's and saw this spot instead! The special was fish, which is exactly what we were looking for! Great atmosphere, extremely friendly staff! Food was inexpensive but very filling and tasty! Would definitely stop...More

Thank Saskgirl63
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were told that the Great Northern was the best place in town to meet locals and that it had been around for decades. Obviously, the owners know they have it made, because they don't seem to mind that their staff is extremely rude. It...More

1  Thank Canadiansarecool
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Fun place to meet people and to listen to music, especially the weekends. i found thats ordering Crown Royal brought about several different prices.. and I don't mean cocktail hour vs other times,, even in cocktail hours it ranged a dollar in each direction,, Oh...More

Thank anthonyrI9795ST
Reviewed 2 April 2017

A great variety of serve yourself beer to choose. You go up to the bar and ask the bartender for what you want to drink. If you want to eat, you go to the back of the establishment and order. Basically there are burgers and...More

1  Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The stage is good for music performances. It's a typical Montana bar with pool tables, pinball machines, nice outdoor porch, good-size for a large crowd and has a fun atmosphere. The bartenders and servers always treated me right.

Thank Nordoslav
Reviewed 16 March 2017

If you want to let your hair down (Personally I don't have any), have a good stiff drink, play some pool and get some good bar food...it's worth the visit. Nothing fancy, pretty much what you expect in a bar, including good greasy burgers!

Thank Eddie T
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Really cool set up for a bar with great entertainment. They need to really work on getting some staff that are friendly even when it is slammed busy in there, which I'm assuming it always is. I've decided to leave out the servers names (both...More

1  Thank tatsy98
Reviewed 12 February 2017

every locals favorite place, has TV for sports fan, machines to play poker or keno machines and good bar food . Service is good . They are always busy. A long time business that is always consistent with there food.

Thank dsdmontana
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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
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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