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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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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (35 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
27 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937-2546
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

We stopped here at The Great Northern bar as part of our mid-week drinking fest to have a beer. We have been coming to The Great Northern for years, and sure enough the bartender is the same guy, still working there. We received good service,...More

Thank digitalroc
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Great place, the town hot spot for a evening of great music and fun. I was there for Friday night the place was full the music was great the service was friendly and good, being in the Northern is like you grew up there and...More

Thank marker1905
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Went to this restaurant for a quick bite with friends. Ordered some beers 🍻 and some sandwiches 🥪 with fries 🍟. My steak sandwich was flavorful and others in my party, who had hamburgers, were satisfied. The fries were freshly prepared and seasoned well.

Thank Mike C
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

This place has been a Whitefish icon since the 50s. The food is typical bar food with good prices. I had a burger which was good! You order your food and beverage at the counter, then it's brought to your table. Lots of neon signs...More

Thank kta99
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Great value for the money, nice, casual atmosphere. Baked potatoes are great, and the crowd even better.

Thank joalem
Reviewed December 21, 2017

This is the place where locals mingle and enjoy life. Fun bar and with live music. Nachos are huge and a worthy addition to beers.

Thank sagecrest
Reviewed December 21, 2017

This bar has it all... great beer selection, good food, and brings in music reliably. HOWEVER, We bought tickets to see a music show here. We didn't know it would be a STANDING-UP event, as in NO CHAIRS! They have about 8 tables along the...More

Thank TootsTravels
Reviewed December 17, 2017

Really enjoyed this bar! We went to watch football, and saw a awesome bluegrass show another time. This place makes for a fun environment for a show. Really enjoyed the vibe, good bar food, and great beer selection. Definitely looking forward to coming back.

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed November 26, 2017

We went to the Great Nirthern to watch college football on the big screen in the back room and the place was hopping! We had a great burger (the Northern), a BLT and Snow Ghost accompanied by a pitcher of IPA. You order at at...More

Thank Eestigirl
Reviewed October 24, 2017

We ended up coming here after supper every night. Gets crowded but watching the good bands with a few drinks is great to end the evening, especially if you like to dance. No waitress, you go to the bar to get your drinks, but doesn't...More

Thank runningbeat
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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
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
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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