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Northern Lights Saloon and Cafe

265 Polebridge Loop, Polebridge, MT
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“elk burger” (10 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
265 Polebridge Loop, Polebridge, MT
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Can't wait to go back! Great local clientele--colorful to say the least. The beer was COLD. Sorry can't review the food because we got there to soon after eating elsewhere. I can say that the menu was interesting and the food sure looked GREAT

Thank clarson2016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped at the Northern Lights a couple of times during our weekend in the Polebridge area. Although we also experienced the renowned Polebridge Mercantile pastries on a different day, we had a full breakfast here that was delicious. Biscuits and sausage gravy and huckleberry...More

Thank gdonnabky
Reviewed 5 days ago

Polebridge is definitely not the most frequented part of Glacier, but if you're looking for a place off the beaten path with a lot of character and great food, this is your spot. The outdoor seating was very pleasant on a warm summer evening, and...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a lovely evening with friends at this cafe while vacationing in Glacier National park. It was definitely worth the short drive to this out of the way cafe. Sat outside on a beautiful evening, enjoyed really good food, cold beer and wine and excellent...More

Thank astrosfan08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great dinner sitting under the big tree out front. Lots of friendly characters. The food was great. I think I had Elk meatloaf and Mac and cheese

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved hanging out here for the afternoon! Super fun...loved the bartender! Take the time to drive to Polebridge!

Thank AngCrab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove by the very small town of Polebridge on our way to Kintla & Bowman Lakes in Glacier National Park. On the way back to our campsite we decided to check out the local bar, Northern Lights Saloon. It did not disappoint! What an...More

Thank beachlover8307
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the Northern Lights Saloon so much that we ate there twice. The view of the Canadian Rockies was GORGEOUS! The food was surprisingly good. We just felt relaxed there. Soaked up the views and a yummy mountain momma drink. If you are in...More

Thank karisloan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were looking forward to finding this little dive bar based on all the reviews of northern lights as well as the polebridge area and views. Upon arriving to polebridge, we were pleased with the tiny town vibe and beautiful views of...More

Thank Suzanna M
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Funky little restaurant in the north fork area that was hugely popular and really busy with tourists for dinner on a Saturday in August. Was a little put off by the fact there was no running water (how do the employees wash their hands and...More

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Paul P
21 July 2015|
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Response from cbo1870 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. It is mostly gravel road just passed West glacier though. Up to you on that. It's gravel for I want to say at least ten miles.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 Polebridge Loop, Polebridge, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Polebridge
  • Phone Number: 4068889963
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