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james bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
127 W Alder St, Missoula, MT 59802-4225
+1 406-728-4804
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
127 W Alder St, Missoula, MT 59802-4225
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

The James bar is an interesting place. Very good staff and mixed client base. Lots of young people meet and greet here. The food is pub food but very good.

Thank joel1944
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Might be a while until our next visit, and if/when we return the bar will be the only place we sit. Service has been horrible that last three times there with the last visit being the worst...someone needs to clean house. Drinks are usually great,...More

Thank hkymt
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had lunch at the James Bar. The food was very good and would most definitely eat there again but would sit at the bar. Unfortunately the service was sub par. We felt the server was bothered by waiting on us and was very gruff...More

Thank Tessa F
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I will start off by saying this: the food is very good. Pricey, but good. Hence the two stars. Other than that the place just keeps getting worse and worse as far as service is concerned. It's always been a hipster atmosphere with their employees...More

Thank drewjangles406
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I ate here several times with friends while visiting Missoula. Recommend the buffalo burger, sweet potato buds, cookie and cream desert, shepherds pie, mac n cheese... Loud, local, atmosphere, service friendly and decent in a relaxed local sort of manner. Open kitchen, so be sure...More

Thank V V
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This used to be one of my favorite places to eat/grab drinks in Missoula, however, my last few visits here have been very bad. The food is still decent, hence the two stars...but the service is awful! About a month ago we tried to come...More

Thank lyssab26
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

They have the best atmosphere and food. Our waitress was cool. The French fries were so crispy and delicious. The buffalo m stew wasn't seasoned all that well but a lil salt and pepper did the trick. I had an Emu burger which was so...More

Thank Kitty M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

People love this place. It makes top lists in this town. Honestly I would rather wat at any food truck. Ever. Their favorite classic slider was mediocre. My wife's lobster slider was burnt to a crisp. Kale Ceaser was flavorless. Completely average food. Server was...More

1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

James Bar has an extensive menu and a well stocked bar. We opted for for the three. Sldder plater with bison, lamb and lobster. Topped it off with seasoned fries and beer. Perfect!

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Went on Thursday evening, busy but seated quickly. Great drink specials for happy hour. Garlic fries are great as appetizer. Burger was cooked well, salmon salad had perfectly cooked salmon, mac and cheese was delicious. The place is noisy as it gets busy. Service was...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 W Alder St, Missoula, MT 59802-4225
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-728-4804
Description
Seamus Hammond
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