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Bitter Root Brewing

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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
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101 Marcus St, Hamilton, MT 59840-2541
+1 406-363-7468
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11:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 20:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Passing through Hamilton for the night and had the most amazing dinner! Humble Bowl and sweet potato fries were delicious. Food was tasty and served hot. My bf had meatloaf and loved it. The server was nice. The upstairs seating area was much more quiet and we could have a more private experience. Delicious Sawtooth brew offers lower gluten option.

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Thank truthfromzoolah
Missoula, Montana
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The beer is the best in Hamilton and the food is among the best you'll find in a "bar" atmosphere. We appreciate the consistent and dependable hours of operation and we always run into friends as it is a local favorite. The staff are always accommodating and very hard working.

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Thank Mimi F
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fun place with live music. Loved almost every beer I have tried here. I gave this place a second try after the first visit over a year ago was just so so. I am glad I gave it a second chance. Maybe just an off day the first go round. A lot of choices with both beer and food.

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Thank troy w
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Exactly what you want in a local brew-house. Great beers on tap, great bar-style menu, lots of locals and smiling faces.

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Thank Marci S
Olympia, Washington
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186 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We visited on a warm summer day and they were able to accommodate us bringing our dog onto the outdoor patio..... something we have to look for on our road trips in the hot summer. The patio was on the second story and had a nice breeze on the warm evening. There was a band playing inside and we could... More 

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Thank PuraVidaDawn
Salt Lake City, Utah
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We got here around 6:30 - 7:00 on a Friday night and the place was packed. Closing time is 8:00. Good beer here and a slightly strange Montana law that only allows you to be served 48 ounces. Have to keep a card that gets your 4 beers crossed off as you go. I hadn't seen this before. Didn't plan... More 

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Thank DCockayne
Morgantown
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150 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This was our first taste of Montana. Such a cool place to hang with family. Brews were nice. The waitstaff could not be more attentive. The Humble bowl was very tasty and surprising. The Sriracha cheese curds may sound odd but we couldn't get enough of them.

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Thank Andrew A
Hamilton, Montana
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I know, that title's too cute, right? But this place has a great grill, good food, good variety of choices to eat, lunch or dinner, and the Great brews to go with whatever you have to eat! If you like a lighter tasting brew then maybe Sawtooth is your preference.. but they have many IPAs and light hefeweizen style brews... More 

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Thank Gerbil762
Pendleton, Oregon
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The chicken nachos are the best ever! I stop here every time I'm in the area & enjoy a cold brew & chicken nachos. Staff is very friendly, location is convenient & food/drink can't be beat.

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Thank K2Kelly
Montana
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Great beer and food, but the band was super annoying and loud. No one needs music before 8 pm, especially when trying to eat and converse!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:00
Thursday
11:30 - 20:00
Friday
11:30 - 20:00
Saturday
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Marcus St, Hamilton, MT 59840-2541
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 406-363-7468
Description
Located in Hamilton, the heart of the beautiful Bitterroot Valley, Bitter Root Brewing has been handcrafting award winning brews since 1998. If beer isn't enough to fill your bellies, the kitchen at the Brewery serves amazing food with weekly specials and a rotating seasonal menu in addition to the everyday deliciousness. Looking for a place for your next party? We've got you covered with tons of space for groups large and small. Our fresh made food is also available offsite for catering. The Bitter Root Brewery is the local hub to find out about the best spots for outdoor adventure and to enjoy weekly live music. Stop in and wet your whistle, grab a bite and get local at Bitter Root Brewing!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?