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209 US Hwy 212, Cooke City, MT 59020-1119
+1 406-838-2251
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
5 Nov 2016
“Place we eat every time we go to Cooke City”
16 Oct 2016
“Giant chicken fried steak breakfast ”
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
209 US Hwy 212, Cooke City, MT 59020-1119
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Service, drinks and food all were excellent. I loved having homemade food while on vacation. The hand cut fries are amazing. I had the flatbread pizza and wow, it was homemade sauce and fresh ingredients. I was very impressed. This place is a definite to...More

Thank Dawn5521
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like grease to run out of your burger this is the place for you. I don't. Fairly fast service, the sole guy working the floor was friendly and had a great bear story. There are NO substitutions allowed, not even one kind of...More

Thank Sherry D
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stopped in the bar with 6 guys after a day of snowmobiling. Sat at a table in the bar area, and didn't get served. So, one of the guys when up to the bar and got beers for us. Another 2 guys came in and...More

Thank steve y
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Nothing fancy, but the food is good and the service is even better. Large portions and never had a complaint.

Thank RHoward2014
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We stayed in Cooke City right before most places close down for a short period of time until the Winter/snow season. The Prospector was still open and we had dinner and breakfast at this restaurant. Loved both our visits. Great service. Very attentive. We really...More

Thank IMissGizmoCat
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visited twice this year. Tried their Reuben Sandwich for lunch with tater tots. It was very greasy, but tasty, too. Our server was the same short blond gal as years before, she takes her sweet time and her demeanor dares you to say anything...More

Thank nobodysmama
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here. Very small town feeling with delicious sandwiches. Really enjoyed having lunch here.

Thank tweety874
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had one dinner here and only had salads. Maybe because it was off season, but the place was almost empty. Salads were OK, nothing special. The most difficult thing was that they said they could not take credit cards because of a loss of...More

Thank NCCubsfan
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The food here was good and filling with large portions and okay prices. The service was a bit slow, as the wait staff and the hotel clerk are the same. Not many other choices in this small town.

Thank Fain R
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We were staying 2 nights at the Soda Butte Lodge, so the restaurant within the lodge was convenient. We had breakfast there twice and dinner once. The food was good. The restaurant stays open until 10 pm, which we were thankful for because we didn't...More

Thank Kathy R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 US Hwy 212, Cooke City, MT 59020-1119
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Cooke City
  • Phone Number: +1 406-838-2251
  • E-mail