The only thing better than a road trip in Montana is a road trip in Montana that’s planned around food. And since many of us would prefer a good old-fashioned mom-and-pop restaurant to a pretentious eatery or a chain restaurant, we made a list of some delicious hidden gems – and it’s entirely possible to visit them all in one weekend. These fantastic hole-in-the-wall restaurants around Montana are some of the best in the state and come packed with tasty eats that are all made with extra care.

Depending on where you live, you may have to do this road trip in reverse or completely out of order. But as long as you end your drive with a full belly and a happy smile, that’s all that matters.

What are your favorite hole-in-the-wall restaurants in the state? Some of the best restaurants in Montana are off the beaten path, and we love discovering new places! Nominate your favorite to give these local hidden gems the attention they deserve.

Now that you’re fueled up, we hope you’ve saved room for dessert too! Montana has an incredible ice cream trail that you’re definitely going to want to check out.

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