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Carabiner Lounge

50 Big Sky Resort Rd, Summit Hotel, Big Sky, MT 59716-7706
+1 406-995-8078
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon salad” (4 reviews)
“wagyu burger” (2 reviews)
“wings” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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50 Big Sky Resort Rd, Summit Hotel, Big Sky, MT 59716-7706
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying at the Summot, we had a couple of drinks here and appetizers. Bar tender and waiter were both very friendly. Appetizers were looking extremely good and tatsted delicious. Nice atmosphere outside on the patio with a great view.

Thank Peterpoes
Todd C, General Manager at Carabiner Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Peterpoes, Thank you for your review! We are glad that you had a good experience with us at the Carabiner and look forward to serving you again. Thanks

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good and staff was great at times but they were so short of staff that they could not give the attention that was needed.More

Thank Kathy E
Todd C, General Manager at Carabiner Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kathy E, Thank you for your review. We are sorry that we were not able to provide proper service. Know that we will be looking into our staffing and turn this around. We hope to serve you on your next visit to Big Sky...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

This is a nice restaurant, service was good and the food was good too. It was a little pricey, but it was good. I had the Steak Frites and the Parmesan fries were really good (I had them minus trufle oil), steak....not so much. The...More

Thank Ben H
Todd C, General Manager at Carabiner Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Dear Ben H, Thank you for your review of Carabiner. We are happy that you had a positive experience with us and look forward to hosting you again.

Reviewed 18 April 2018

When I come here I like to have drinks here and snack bites. Food is average, but the best thing about it is the quieter atmosphere. So many places are so noisy that you have to yell at each other across the table to hear....More

Thank Mick B
Reviewed 27 March 2018

If you're sick of loud, noisy bars and menus with wings and nachos, check out the Carabiner Lounge in the Summit Hotel. We found this oasis on a Saturday night about 7:30. There was no live music at that time, so it was a peaceful...More

Thank Kona4
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, the drinks and views were great. My waitress spilled my drink on me but she was working hard and very busy and very good. Music made it hard to talk as it was so loud so our group dismantled

Thank Wrldtrvlersnhntrs
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Had lunch here several times during our ski trip. Always a pleasant atmosphere with quick service. Great drinks and food. We will be back!

Thank James L
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We had to get take out all week because we had our dog with us and could not leave him in the room alone. Got take out from Carabiner. Menu was not huge and food was ok. Pretty average

Thank Jeffrey G
Reviewed 23 February 2018

listened to talented musicians..staff was great, no way for table for Apres ski, food was awesome. Drinks were served quickly.

Thank lauren w
Todd C, General Manager at Carabiner Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Dear Lauren W, Thank you for your review. We hope to see you back in Big Sky again soon!

Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Came for late night after slopes. Delicious cosmopolitan! Had sushi and shrimp which wasn’t the best I’ve had, but it was fine. Service was a little slow, although accommodating.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Big Sky Resort Rd, Summit Hotel, Big Sky, MT 59716-7706
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Big Sky
  • Phone Number: +1 406-995-8078
  • E-mail
Enjoy spectacular views of Lone Peak from the deck or savor the Euro-Western atmosphere of the Resort's 4-star hotel from inside this beautiful bar and restaurant. Come warm yourself by the fireplace and enjoy live apres ski music(when available)in our relaxed and intimate venue. The Carabiner Lounge is located on the terrace level of the Summit Hotel.
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