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james bar

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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127 W Alder St, Missoula, MT 59802-4225
+1 406-728-4804
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Today
11:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Missoula, Montana
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love all of the menu items (and I have tried most of them!). Bison green chile burger with James Bar fries are especially delicious. I come here about once a week for the atmosphere, friendly staff and Chef Noel Mill's food!

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Thank MontanaCLB
Seattle, Washington
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174 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The sliders are a steal of a deal and delicious--and the sweet potato fries are very good too. While it was a bit noisy for my taste the vibe and crowd was diverse and mellow. A good meal at a good price.

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Thank Bob M
Missoula, Montana
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93 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A great place to meet up with friends. great atmosphere. I have been here for lunch which is awesome and for the happy hour with friends which was great. Very lively place

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Thank MadeinMT64
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224 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Can be busy, hard to get a table, loud. Food items are very good. Staff is friendly and helpful. Great french fries. Had the Shepherd's Pie, which was also very good. Recommended.

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Thank PAUL T
Victor
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I have lived in Missoula my whole life until now, and I didn't even know this was here!! This place is a treat! Great atmosphere without being a dingy, dark and dirty bar. Definitely passes all three with flying colors! I ordered the elk slider and a buffalo slider and I was blown away and not only how juicy, but... More 

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Thank montanacountrygal
Eugene, Oregon
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567 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This is a very busy and noisy place. And the food is outstanding. We had the beef bites, a lobster slider, a elk slider and truffe fries. All great. You have to trt this place with a menu that has something for everyone.

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Thank Frank P
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We were struggling to find somewhere to eat one Friday night. Many places were full. James Bar is not on the main street and we found it on the way back to the car. It's very busy and noisy and we managed to seat ourselves after a party left. The table needed to be cleared and this happened fairly quickly.... More 

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Thank SPEL1990
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We were trying to find somewhere to eat in the downtown area and stumbled upon james bar. We nearly didn't get in as it was rather busy but managed to get a table as someone was leaving. The burgers were really good and you can turn any of them into a veggie burger easily. The sweet potato tots are amazing.

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Thank lemonydrizzle
Pasco, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We stopped into two other near buy places, then went into James Bar. Wow! Amazing ... start to finish. great service, awesome yummy food and outstanding local beer.. We will be back on our next road trip to Missoula for sure!

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Thank sarahgallacher
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Learned about James Bar from locals who were hiking in Glacier NP, and it didn't disappoint. Great collection of local craft beers and excellent, quality pub food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 W Alder St, Missoula, MT 59802-4225
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-728-4804
Description
seamus hammond

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