Bigfork Bar, Live Music, Beer, Bars, Restaurant


(406) 837 – 2836

Woods Bay Montana The Raven LogoThe Raven is located across the street from The Islander Inn and a mere 4.5 Miles South of Bigfork, Montana. The Raven offers Flathead Lake waterfront dining in a fun Caribbean style atmosphere. Indoor and outdoor seating is available on two waterfront decks as well as an indoor dining room. Our outside deck is heated for the cool Montana nights. Dock your boat, sea kayak or canoe to us and enjoy the warm Montana sunshine or the vast Montana sunset. Cool off by diving off into the cool deep waters of the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi. Open year-round it is the perfect place to watch a winter storm roll over the lake from our heated deck.

Open for lunch, dinner and cocktails.  The Raven has an ever changing menu that utilizes local food with an international flair from the chefs travels around the world.  The casual lunch menu features all natural burgers, award winning calamari, local salads and fish tacos.  The dinner menu has the lunchtime favorites along with All Natural Steaks, Pad Thai and the Famous Spring Brook Ranch Yak Meatloaf.   There are Gluten Free and Vegetarian items on all the menus as well as mac and cheese and chicken nuggets for your little people.

The Raven’s Cocktail Menu and Tap Beer Selections focus on local distilled spirits and brews!!  We’re proud of the craft brewers, wine makers and distillers in our state and are happy to feature their products!

Throughout the year there are specialty dinners ranging from Sushi flown in from the Japanese Markets, Farm to Table Dinners, Izakaya Nights, Tequila Tastings and  the list goes on…..

And remember, if you have one too many– the “hippest” lodging in Bigfork is just across the street!

Special Nights

margariata monday at the raven located on woods bay montanaMARGARITA MONDAY’S- It’s a Fun Night on the lake with $2.00 Margaritas and Live Music starting at 9:00 pm. Local artists provide great tunes and the crowd provides the entertainment! Come down and let our crew show you a good time at Flathead Lake!



It’s SUSHI and Izakaya Time!!Fresh Fish at the raven located on woods bay montana (Special Dates Throughout the Summer)- Fresh Fish from the Japanese and Hawaiian Fish Markets.  A selection of tasty Japanese and Asian Inspired Specialties are served during the summer months. Our ever-expanding Sushi menu features fresh fish prepared to the highest standards. We’ve been serving Sushi for over 15 years. We’re happy to take reservations and special requests for these special nights.

LIVE MUSIC!!  – Nothing better than Live Music on Flathead Lake!  We feature a variety of both local and traveling acts  – the type of music and the nights vary – so please see the music calender.

SUNSET SUNDAYS – Come enjoy a lovely evening on the lake with us enjoying the sun and live music.  Bring your water vessel and float around the bay, rent a paddle board or a kayak to be delivered to you by Valley Wide Kayak.

FULL MOON PARTIES- The tradition of the Islands under the Big Sky! Live Music on the Waters of Flathead Lake with the tiki torches glowing, the music will take you back to the islands.

2013 Full Moon  Party Dates 

June 23rd

July 22nd

August 20th

Some of the most amazing nights of the year!

19th ANNUAL POLAR BEAR PLUNGE- Start the New Year Out Right!Don’t forget the traditional plunge, January 1 of every year at 2pm. What a tradition!! Indulge yourself or watch hundreds take the plunge into the pure, clear, frigid waters of Flathead Lake. The Chili feed starts at 11am.

Reservations at
(406) 837 – 5472