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The Great Northern Bar and Grill

27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
+1 406-862-2816
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“baked potato” (7 reviews)
“burger” (35 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

I visited with a large (30+) group as part of a conference I attended. We had our own section in an area on the side of the restaurant. The food was very good and the chef even stopped out to talk with some of our...More

Thank MJM84
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We had dinner here during our August 2018 visit to Glacier Park while staying in Whitefish. We just discovered it while walking the streets looking for a place to eat and drink. They have a large outside patio with a bar and lots of locals...More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Good for a group outing. Lots of beers, our guys like the huckleberry beer the best. 4 choices of wine...they were fine for the price.

Thank KBinMB
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Tip for that first beer, no matter how long you had to wait at the bar, or you will be told that you will get poor service for the rest of the evening. Very arrogant when tips are demanded rather then freely given at the...More

Thank MontanaGal17
Katie H, Guest Relations Manager at The Great Northern Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

We are so sorry for your bad experience! Could you email me at shop@greatnorthernbar.com and give me a little more information so that we can correct this problem? We do not promote that kind of behavior and would like to address our staff about it....More

Reviewed August 17, 2018

Four dollar glasses of very drinkable Chardonnay at happy hour! We ordered food from the back restaurant and my bacon and mushroom baked potato was so filling I didn't need anything else. Fun place to walk around -- it's huge and there is so much...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

A dollar for a can of high life on Mondays. Very relaxed bar, no waitress service but we are used to that, being from the UK. Good atmosphere and staff friendly. If you're looking for a decent bar with cheap booze, this is the place

Thank claire t
Reviewed August 2, 2018

I went here 20 years ago and last week it seemed exactly the same, except for all the development around it and all the Californians in town. Great local classic joint, great atmosphere. this is a real Montana bar.

Thank Lyman K
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Repeatedly, our party of four visited this place while in Whitefish, especially to enjoy the outdoor seating area, which is shaded and quite nice. We ate good sandwiches and enjoyed the specials posted on the board. When they are very busy, it may take a...More

Thank gaminwoman
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Walking Central Ave we sought a light supper , nothing pretentious or heavy. Read each menu and was impressed how varied the cuisine offered in White Fish Montana was. WE finally agreed we would enjoy the funk and oddity of the Great Northern Bar and...More

Thank MaryEli666
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Yes it’s a bar and a pretty cool one at that. You order at a counter towards the back and sit wherever you want making in feel like more of a restaurant. If you have kids don’t hesitate to eat here there are plenty of...More

Thank r2112
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March 23, 2018|
Response from Katie H | Property representative |
Happy Hour is 4:30-6:30 pm Saturday-Thursday. On Friday, Happy Hour goes from 4:30-7! Cheers!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
  • Phone Number: +1 406-862-2816
  • E-mail
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