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Garage the Soup Shack & Mesquite Grill

451 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-6235
+1 406-585-8558
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“soup” (131 reviews)
“bison burger” (34 reviews)
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American, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
451 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-6235
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must go to in Bozeman! Very unique restaurant with a wonderfully friendly staff. But the soup and the sandwiches are the real gem here. My husband is a vegetarian, he had the everything veggie soup and the veggie hybrid sandwich, I had the pork...More

Thank ginacbutterfly
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lunch was good. Went with bison burger. They were crowded and did not open the inside dining so wait was over 30 minutes. They were apologetic about it but no big deal.

Thank M R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate at Garage the Soup Shack on our way through Bozeman from SD to ID. Just wanted a light dinner and the menu looked good. A little confusing in that if you wanted just soup you went to "the Soup Shack" and picked the soup...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped because of a social media travel app and it said this was a good place. So we gps'd our way and enjoyed a great meal and great service. We loved the automobile decorations.

Thank James S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Any establishment that offers soup, no less has it as part of the name, should know the proper serving temperature of 190 – 200 and serve it that way. Little is more annoying in a restaurant than being served cold soup. This soup was hardly...More

Thank USAOnTheMove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Garage has honestly the best soup I have ever had in my life! They have a daily soup bar with a variety of 5-7 choices, all homemade from scratch everyday. SO yummy, and a very nice variety of soups. I am not a soup type...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Great service but did have a short wait to get a table at lunch. Loved the tomato basil soup and blt sandwich, kids loved the options in the kids menu and my hubby enjoyed the tasty bison burger. The side salads are lovely mixed greens....More

Thank Twinmommy123
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The Garage is my fave restaurant. Casual and price is right! Food is great, cooks are happy! Servers are attentive and gracious. Atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable for enjoying friends and good cheer.

Thank blg0088
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Menus are all on old license plates - ambience is, of course, automotive related. Soups and rolls are all fresh made on site every day - salads are generous and have a good selection of veggies. Have eaten here several times, intentionally trying something different...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Great concept and lived up to the hype in the soup department. Good bison burgers and nice to have the salad and not just fries option. It's an old service station, not sure about that mirrored restroom but cool set up. One member of our...More

Thank bidpool1
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Meg Z
Do we need a reservation for Sat. night Oct 10?
6 October 2015|
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Response from snorkel613 | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations. But you can put your name in if it's busy and take a stroll down Main St, which has lots of interesting shops - and good people watching
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 451 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-6235
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
  • Phone Number: +1 406-585-8558
  • E-mail