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Northern Lights Saloon and Cafe

265 Polebridge Loop, Polebridge, MT 59928-9777
+1 406-888-9963
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“elk burger” (11 reviews)
“huckleberry pie” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
265 Polebridge Loop, Polebridge, MT 59928-9777
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We stopped for a cold drink after hiking near Bowman Lake and thought the atmosphere was very comfortable. We sat outside as it was a nice day. There are local dogs that seem to roam about including under the picnic tables but we didn't really...More

Thank TimbersHouse
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I took the advice of a few locals and drove up to Polebridge from West Glacier. Dinner was spectacular! I had the vegetable lasagna special and now would like lasagna no other way. The quality of the ingredients were excellent and the chef knew to...More

Thank Whitney H
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Great food including local trout, bison and elk burgers and meatloaf. Several beers on tap and ice cold PBRs in the fridge. Good bartenders, waiters a hit or miss but all pretty entertaining. Eclectic crowd of backpackers, hikers, RVs, campers and touristas up for the...More

Thank Mike0829
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The food was good and the drinks and beer were great. A good variety on the menu and a special each day/evening.There was live music outdoor.

Thank Cathi T
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

So this was hit or miss, I had the portobello sandwich which I thought was delicious and amazing. My brother had a regular burger and was not happy with it. It's a nice place, small, little pricey but good enough if you're hungry!

Thank spoonethy
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Was very excited to visit after reading a lot about this place, The atmosphere was cool, food mediocre and waitstaff even worse.Arrived with an infant and not even invited to come inside on a hot day in July. Our family is pretty educated on microbrews...More

1  Thank mrsj80
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Interesting restaurant on a gravel road outside Glacier Park. It goes downhill from there. My wife and I were there early Sunday in August when there weren't many people there. We should have had impeccable service and fresh food. Instead, the buffalo burger was dry...More

Thank hp3212017
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The location and isolation of this place simply adds to its charm. The "town" is completely off the grid and time seems to move a little slower. The prices for drinks are reasonably priced; $5 for craft local beer and $10 for some delicious cocktails....More

Thank Mick O
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Went here last week with friends & family after hiking at Glacier Park. The atmosphere was great, the food was average at best, the service was terrible, and the prices are way to high. They had a great female guitar player entertaining the crowd and...More

Thank JBoise67
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We were on our last day in Glacier Park and took a drive to Polebridge Montana. We heard there was a small place to eat there but when we arrived we were delighted to see this amazing little historic cabin with a saloon and outdoor...More

Thank GoGators1986
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25 August 2017|
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Response from JBoise67 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but I do not know when they will be closing.
Paul P
21 July 2015|
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Response from cbo1870 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. It is mostly gravel road just passed West glacier though. Up to you on that. It's gravel for I want to say at least ten miles.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 Polebridge Loop, Polebridge, MT 59928-9777
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Polebridge
  • Phone Number: +1 406-888-9963
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