Cowboy Cuisine in Montana
Collected by Flash Parker, AFAR Ambassador
Cowboy up for some fine Western cooking—plus a few culinary surprises you'll never see coming—at these quintessentially Montana outposts.
451 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715, USA
On Main Street in downtown Bozeman, the Garage is a funky place for a casual meal. Car parts hung on the walls and license-plate-frame menus (not to mention the name of the place) reveal the eatery’s former life as a fix-it shop. Now the space...
121 Broadway Ave S, Red Lodge, MT 59068, USA
For a thick, juicy steak; a casual, upmarket atmosphere; and one of the best cocktail lists in Red Lodge, book a table at the Carbon County Steakhouse, a trendy joint with a bit of rustic, Western pizzazz. The patio is open during those precious...
205 Buffalo Horn Creek Rd, Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730, USA
The 320 Guest Ranch offers one of the best Western experiences in Montana: trout fishing in crystal-clear rivers, horseback rides through spectacular countryside, and campfire singalongs under the stars, while the Ranch Steak House and Saloon...
163 Chico Rd, Pray, MT 59065, USA
The Chico Hot Springs resort isn't just a place to stay and soak on your way to and from Yellowstone; the property is also a fantastic destination for weddings and big events, with ball and board rooms large enough to accommodate your cousin Eddy...
833 Great Northern Blvd, Helena, MT 59601, USA
Helena's favorite steakhouse - perhaps every bit as notable for the famed wine menu - Silver Star Steak has built a reputation for cooking up some of the finest steaks and burgers in Montana, while also dishing tremendous seafood, salads, tapas,...
121 S Main St, Kalispell, MT 59901, USA
Hop's Downtown Grill does fine cowboy cuisine with a twist, spinning everything from wild boar, yak, and mountain buffalo burgers to crispy duck wings, and a black bean burger for those looking for something on the lighter side. Hop's craft draft...
2829 King Ave W Suite D, Billings, MT 59102, USA
The Staggering Ox is a unique beast. This sandwich shop – with locations in Billings, Helena, and Missoula – serves up their creative fare in vertical tubes known as Clubfoots. The idea here is that your delicious sandwich meat won’t spill out the...
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