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“Dinner on the lake”

East Shore Smoke House
Ranked #3 of 48 Restaurants in Polson
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$39
Cuisines: Barbecue, Steakhouse
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Good for: Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed 10 November 2017

visiting Polson and wanted some ribs..This is the place to go.
You can sit outside (weather permitting). Ribs and Brisket were excellent, very good beer selection, good atmosphere. For sure will return next time we are in the neighborhood.
They even had a three man band floating around. (Three sons of beaches)

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Thank nc2gulf57
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We had been talking with the restaurant down the street about dinner for our family of 30 following our father’s funeral, and got no flexibility on issues like special dietary concerns. The East Shore Smoke House was refreshing on all fronts: friendly, responsive, and accommodating even of things like serving a birthday cake we brought in from outside. The food was very good, and the ambience pure Montana. The prime rib dinner could have fed our whole family, the steak Diane very tasty, the trout delicious, and the caesar salad both crisp and substantial. If you need to accommodate a group, or dine more intimately, try them.

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Friendly staff, great variety of food,generous portions. The salmon was delicious! My sister had ribs ,very meaty and a little spicy kick! I loved the cozy atmosphere and crackling fire in the fireplace.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I have loved this place since they opened years ago. Only thing is, the service has been hit and miss over that time. Most the time we've had great food and service. However we have had several visits where the staff (waiters/waitresses) just were not on their game, nor up to par. One time we even left after our appetizer because we NEVER rec'd our meal. This was several years ago, and the owners more than made up for the mishap and had us out on their dime for another dinner. So, basically I can say the food and atmosphere is WONDERFUL here, and is one of my favorite places. The issues just come in on the staff and what there is for quality help around here (which is hard to find sometimes in this valley)!

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Thank blackdogs2MT
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Finished off the summer lake time after closing up the RV at the lake, we stopped in for dinner, ordered the smoked Prime Rib along with some smoked salmon appetizers. Both which were very good, the prime rib for the most part was tender and had a great smoked meat taste. Service was really good, although we wished they hadn't seated everyone pretty much in one area when it was not that busy and there were open tables, you couldn't help but to be forced to listen to others conversations, but still a great close to a to short of summer at Flathead.

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Thank martymoose2
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