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Extended Learning Institute

Montana University System

Thursday Networking Social

Following Thursday's session, please join us in downtown missoula for an evening of dining and networking. Click on the link below for a map of Missoula, and click on the restaurant links to learn more about each local establishment!

Beginning at 5:00pm, you will find at least one XLi planning team or committee member at each of the following locations (all are within walking distance of one another and offer a great selection of food and beverages):

Tamarack Brewing Company    231 Front Street
Description: Burgers, Pizza, and some of the best nachos around! Tamarack is a large brew house overlooking scenic Caras Park and the Clark Fork River. Their menu spans the typical pub fare, but also includes some tasty hint of Mexico favorites like burritos, fish tacos, and of course, freshly brewed beer!
Meals range from $10 to $20.  

Red Bird Wine Bar      111 N. Higgins, Suite 100
Description: Local and seasonal foods make up this innovative and delicious menu. Each week, Red Bird also concocts a "Taste of" menu from different regions around the world. Their menu boasts one of the largest selections of wine in Missoula, as well!
Meals range from $11 to $22.

Flathead Lake Brewing Company    424 N. Higgins Avenue
Description: "Missoula's newest and hottest microbrew bar" is upstairs from Sephora's and offers great views of downtown Missoula. Their burgers are some of the best in town, but they also have great appetizers and delectable specials every night. Their Montana handcrafted brews are not to be missed!
Meals range from $7 to $10. 

Iron Horse Brew Pub    501 N. Higgins Avenue
Description: Not your standard, all-American grill fare, with one of the largest menus in town! Great salads, sandwiches big enough for two meals, and delicious pasta and seafood entrees if you've worked up a good appetite! A full bar compliments any meal choice, as well.
Meals range from $8 to $20. 

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