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The Great Northern Bar and Grill

) #27 of 62 Restaurants in Whitefish American, ,
27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
+1 406-862-2816
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub
27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped for a quick dinner and have a good meal. My wife's blue cheese salad dressing was the best she ever had. I had a good gyro and jalapeño poppers. We are outdoors and enjoyed the activity. The place must rock when the band...More

Thank Bo B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We go out of our way to get our lunch here. Friendly staff, bar & kitchen with always good food. Order & pay off menu board from kitchen & they bring it to you when done. Beer special every day (today $2 for 16oz Kakanee)....More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place has great atmosphere, casual and fun. I thought there was a good beer selection and everyone really liked their choices. The bar staff was friendly and helpful. We were able to kick back and relax. We did not have any food there, so...More

Thank pars1082
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here for the first time in a few years on July 2, 2017. My husband ordered fish and chips and it was mediocre to say the least. The fish was like something you would expect at a fast food restaurant. I ordered a...More

Thank Monte T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I come back to whitefish every couple years on vacation and I never miss a chance to stop in and have some drinks. Great atmosphere in and out of the bar on the patio. Lots of pool tables, ping pong and even a pinball machine!...More

Thank 123travelbuddy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks 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 14 June 2017

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 5 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
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
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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