Montana February 16, 2017
12 Montana Restaurants That Will Impress Your Out-Of-State Guests
It’s fun showing family and friends who live far away just how wonderful of a place Montana really is, and that often includes taking them to a restaurant or two. These tried-and-true Treasure State restaurants have excellent reputations and are sure to make your guests happy. And if they happen to get a little jealous of your life, that just means you’ve done your job.
1. Walkers American Grill & Tapas Bar, 2700 1st Ave N., Billings
Sleek and modern, this Billings restaurant offers a mix of Mediterranean inspire cuisine and classic American entrees. Give your guests a taste of "urban Montana."
2. 406 Brewing Company, 11 E Oak St. #1A, Bozeman
If you live near Bozeman, you're lucky enough to be surrounded by plenty of delicious dining options. But we recommend 406 Brewing Company if your guests are big on beer drinking... they'll be able to sip some excellent local brew while enjoying a tasty meal.
3. Red Bird Restaurant & Wine Bar, 111 N. Higgins Ave., Missoula
Missoula is another city with a rich dining scene, but Red Bird really stands out in the crowd. Between the champagne and the charcuterie, your guests will think they've teleported to a more metropolitan area.
4. Wake Cup Coffee House, 1500 Front St., Fort Benton
It's impossible not to be charmed by this adorable coffee shop, which also has a great breakfast and lunch menu, including awesome pizza.
5. Grizzly Bar, 1 Main St., Roscoe
Of course, sometimes nothing but a good-old fashioned classic Montana experience will do. The Grizzly Bar might entail a bit of a drive to reach, but that just means you'll be able to show off our beautiful Treasure State scenery.
6. Jersey Lilly, 105 Main St., Ingomar
For a little taste of Montana history, take your loved ones to the Jersey Lilly. 100 years ago this building was a bank, and today it's known for the delicious steak and beans.
7. Rod’s Drive In, 1827 5th Ave., Havre
Sometimes you just need a quick, casual lunch in the midst of all of your sightseeing. On those days, only an Ugly Burger will do.
8. Sir Scott’s Oasis Steakhouse, 204 W Main St., Manhattan
Sir Scott's Oasis is so well known that your guests might have heard of it. They might even request it. Considering the food and atmosphere are outstanding, you may as well indulge them.
9. Blackiron Grill & Rotisserie, 2901 Boutelle St., Miles City
The rotisserie cooked meats, savory pastas and friendly service here prove the Eastern Montana dining scene can really hold its own.
10. The Fieldhouse, 2601 Minnesota Ave., Billings
Whether you dine here for lunch, dinner or weekend brunch, your tastebuds will be blown away by the expertly prepared food at The Fieldhouse. The menu continuously impresses travelers who stop in for a burger or steak.
11. Loula’s Cafe, 300 2nd St. E., Whitefish
If you live near Whitefish, you'll have plenty of fine dining options around you. But for some good old-fashioned comfort food, take your loved ones to Loula's.
12. Timber Bar, 116 McLeod St., Big Timber
From classic fried bar food to slightly more refined entrees, Timber Bar's locally sourced menu will blow your guests away. This place doesn't look like much from the outside, but the atmosphere inside is nothing but fun.
Montana has so many outstanding restaurants to choose from. And while our fine dining options are numerous, sometimes it’s fun to head to
your nearest neighborhood gem.