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East Shore Smoke House

35103 Mt Highway 35, Polson, MT 59860-7901
+1 406-887-2096
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribs” (16 reviews)
“prime rib” (10 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
35103 Mt Highway 35, Polson, MT 59860-7901
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way to GNP we stopped for a lunch at East shore smoke house. I ate a prime rib sandwich and my husband had some huge burger and he ate it all up. The homemade chips were delicious and the service was great. Nice...More

Thank jodsmcd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sadly, this establishment has gone downhill over the years. We enjoyed it when it first opened, but our experience last week was totally unsatisfactory. First, we called ahead to see if the bar television carried the channel broadcasting the USAMNT soccer game for the CONFACUP...More

1  Thank Grizingraz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having never been to Montana and the NW this was a first. Great bar, great nite out and what a wonderfully friendly town. The lake, the snow and the local entertainment made this a great visit.

Thank M S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Friday night and didn't think of having a reservation we saw most of the tables that reservations signs onthem....But to our delight they seated us. The sever came and got our drink oder an told us about the menu. Three of...More

Thank cherieberi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and better service. If you've never had huckleberry lemonade, you need to try it. Even had huckleberries in it.

Thank Chicagoan619
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of parking, great outdoor patio - watch for the bunnies, cozy interior with local art / fireplace and on top of that the food is wonderful.

Thank Tania486
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Didn't have any particular expectations but loved where we were seated outside. Shady, cool, with a parked out spruce tree , lilacs and flowers..patio lights. Lovely summer setting with log walls all around. Service was excellent and friendly and the food was terrific. We shared...More

Thank lisainnorthidaho
Reviewed 13 June 2017

A friend urged us to try this restaurant, claiming the prime rib was so tender you could cut it with your fork. We read the great reviews and decided to give it a try. There were things we liked, but some things we didn't so...More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is the most fabulous bar and restaurant with great outside seating in the summer with the best Smoked BBQ you have ever had. They also have other items on the menu and they usually have music during the week!

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Cozy up to the fireplace on a cold winter night or enjoy patio dining in the summer. I have eaten there many times for lunch or dinner and always was happy with my meal. I am a local and this is the best place to...More

Thank Linda P
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18 July 2017|
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Response from Ilovepaint2 | Reviewed this property |
No not from the Smoke house. Short drive to see water heading towards Bigfork.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$39
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35103 Mt Highway 35, Polson, MT 59860-7901
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Polson
  • Phone Number: +1 406-887-2096
The Smokehouse is an old Montana lodge with a fireplace burning in winter and a shady flower filled patio for summer dining. The huge lawn ia also a wonderful place for the kids to play with our bunnies. They love it. We have a full service bar ,12 local brews on tap and a complete wine list.
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