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The Bistro

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214 Main Street, Cooke City, MT
08:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:30
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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A limited menu of typical American food. Just outside the National Park in this small town. A very nice atmosphere in unpretentious surroundings.

Thank E Paul R
Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This place is very small with I think one cook and one waitress who was an outstanding person from Romania. I ate breakfast at this place in Cooke City and I would not eat at any other place...the choices were slim to begin with. The pancake was outstanding. The sausage patty i received was the best ever and you could... More 

Thank RoyceJoggerst
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210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived from the park after 7pm. Most everything was closed. The Bistro was a pleasant surprise. Very friendly employees. We had a grilled cheese sandwich, and a hamburger. Both were very good.

Thank Mary W
Quincy, Illinois
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is across the road from the Alpine Inn, the motel gives you a 10% discount if you eat here. We loved this place! Small with a fireplace, very cozy. We had breakfast which was very good! The pancakes are huge, so make a note of that! Coffee was good. Great little place! Recommend

Thank Gardengirl62301
New Braunfels, Texas
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129 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Perhaps it was that a bus load of folks stopped in Cooke City, and the Bistro was overwhelmed at capacity. Result - our non-bus party of 6 was underwhelmed. First, I never found the single women's restroom available to simply wash my hands until after I ate! Second, service was slow. This isn't a large place - maybe a dozen... More 

Thank Holidav
Chandler, Arizona
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

So all of the restaurants near the Yellowstone area are quite pricey. This was no exception. The food itself was good but service was very basic, and for some reason extremely slow. It's a pretty small restaurant and I had to wait so much longer than everyone else. I'm not sure if that is because I was all by myself... More 

Thank Tiffany H
Spring, Texas
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Friendly staff, decent food,small restaurant,good value, had wrap for lunch, blt on white bread,not expensive

Thank theweintraubs
West Bend, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Service was slow. But we did have a large group of 16. Food was good. Prices were fair for tourist town. We had breakfast and everything was hot and on time. We would stop again.

Thank Mary B
Aiken, United States
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We ate here the first night we stayed at Soda Butte Lodge. We had burgers and fries and sat outside in a little courtyard area. The food was good but not really anything special; and I don't know if it was the time of year, but there were a lot of flies! Not sure I liked it enough that I... More 

Thank Donald S
Chester, Virginia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I ate here several times. It's a bit pricy, but it's a remote area. Young folks serving. The food was good

Thank Robert S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 Main Street, Cooke City, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Cooke City
  • Phone Number: 406-838-2160

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?