About Us...

American Bar has been piece of history in Stockett, Montana for over a 103 years. The American Bar was a loud, thriving place when brothers Martin and Frank Ball opened  1915.  The high spot the bar still sits on was at a bend in the road to avoid flooding. The American bar has had a hand full of owners since its start but the atmosphere and history has been passed on. For many years Stockett was a booming coal mining town until the Gulch coal mines were shut down in 1946. Though the towns suffered a loss of people because there were no jobs. the American Bar still survived. Traditions of the past have been continued with the huge 3 inch sandwiches (made famous over 50 years ago by Pat Merva).

 

Visitors to the American Bar will still be greeted with the two headed calf born on a local ranch (Kessnars Ranch) in1963. The calf lived for approximately 15 minutes before passing. Kessnar decided to have the calf stuffed and mounted and since has been a staple in the bar. The years keep passing but the bar still holds it place and history in the small Montana town.

OPENING HOURS

Wednesday - Sunday  11:30am

KITCHNEN HOURS

Wednesday - Saturday

11:30am - 8:00pm

Sunday 

11:30am - 7:00pm

CONTACT-

406-736-5601

6th Front Street 

Stockett, Montana  59480

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