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Bitter Root Brewing

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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
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101 Marcus St, Hamilton, MT 59840-2541
+1 406-363-7468
11:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 20:00
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We got here around 6:30 - 7:00 on a Friday night and the place was packed. Closing time is 8:00. Good beer here and a slightly strange Montana law that only allows you to be served 48 ounces. Have to keep a card that gets your 4 beers crossed off as you go. I hadn't seen this before. Didn't plan... More 

Thank DCockayne
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147 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This was our first taste of Montana. Such a cool place to hang with family. Brews were nice. The waitstaff could not be more attentive. The Humble bowl was very tasty and surprising. The Sriracha cheese curds may sound odd but we couldn't get enough of them.

Thank Andrew A
Hamilton, Montana
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I know, that title's too cute, right? But this place has a great grill, good food, good variety of choices to eat, lunch or dinner, and the Great brews to go with whatever you have to eat! If you like a lighter tasting brew then maybe Sawtooth is your preference.. but they have many IPAs and light hefeweizen style brews... More 

Thank Gerbil762
Pendleton, Oregon
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The chicken nachos are the best ever! I stop here every time I'm in the area & enjoy a cold brew & chicken nachos. Staff is very friendly, location is convenient & food/drink can't be beat.

Thank K2Kelly
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Great beer and food, but the band was super annoying and loud. No one needs music before 8 pm, especially when trying to eat and converse!

Thank kimmyk59
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I had the fish and chips my wife had the pulled pork nachos. Both were excellent dishes. my fish was cod loins and the breading was delightful. I don't eat many French fries, but these I could not leave alone. Many different styles of Brew. All of the ones we tried were excellent and true to their Style. The place... More 

Thank Bill S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect. But it was one of the best meals we have had in quite some time. Would highly recommend the prime rib special. And the service was the best! A must visit if you are ever in Hamilton, Mt.

Thank Katrina O
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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259 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I liked this place. It is a brewery with a nice assortment of microbrews and food, such as nachos. Large, nice atmosphere. Worth the visit. Friendly staff.

Thank Pam52787
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Can be more than a bit crowed but the food, lets not even get into the brews, are well worth the trip. At one time they had a sampler of (roughly) six glass' of an once or two of their offerings. Sip of this, sip of that ... 'How big are your mugs?'

Thank Fred E
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I visit this brewery whenever I'm in town. I am partial to their beers, and they always have delicious seasonal brews. The food is pretty run-of-the-mill pub food. They do live music which I've only experienced once. It sounded pretty good considering the way it's set up. It's a fun place to relax after a day on the river or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 14
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Marcus St, Hamilton, MT 59840-2541
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 406-363-7468
Located in Hamilton, the heart of the beautiful Bitterroot Valley, Bitter Root Brewing has been handcrafting award winning brews since 1998. If beer isn't enough to fill your bellies, the kitchen at the Brewery serves amazing food with weekly specials and a rotating seasonal menu in addition to the everyday deliciousness. Looking for a place for your next party? We've got you covered with tons of space for groups large and small. Our fresh made food is also available offsite for catering. The Bitter Root Brewery is the local hub to find out about the best spots for outdoor adventure and to enjoy weekly live music. Stop in and wet your whistle, grab a bite and get local at Bitter Root Brewing!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?