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2nd Street Bistro

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123 N 2nd St, Livingston, MT 59047-2601
+1 406-222-9463
17:00 - 22:00
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Wed - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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Great Falls, Montana
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow, were my wife and I pleased to discover the Bistro. It's in a great location with a cozy bar and inviting dining room. There is a nice wine list and several microbrews on tap. The owner/chef is very skilled and Elise, our server, was very helpful in guiding us through the menu & wine selection. We had a soup... More 

Thank William K G
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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499 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in town on a business trip and a coworker suggested that we eat here for breakfast because he has been there many times. The order the huevos rancheros and it was very good. The dish had a ton of flavor and the eggs were cooked perfectly. The staff was wonderful and the only issue I had was that... More 

Thank kidflemingo
Wilsall, Montana
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to try the 2nd Street Bistro for his birthday dinner and we were impressed! The small plates are meant to be small, but pack a big punch and lots of food. If you are lucky enough to be seated in the bar area and have Nathaniel as your bartender and waiter, you will enjoy your... More 

Thank jennellhuff
Great Falls, Montana
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I was spending the week in Livingston and I had chosen 2nd Street after reading other reviews on trip advisor. I was not disappointed. The service was both friendly and professional. The wine list was great, the special cocktail list was fun, featuring locally distilled liquors. And the food was great. Not just something you throw on the grill, but... More 

Thank ohiotanagirl
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is an amazing place with amazing, (mostly) local foods. The service is exceptional, with great portions of fanastic food, tucked away in a little, Montana community. If anywhere around here or traveling through, this is a must stop. The bakery around the corner is fantastic as well if you're around for breakfasts! The bartenders and servers are very friendly,... More 

Thank rvelin
Livingston, Montana
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

It's a great dinner place. Yes it's a little pricey but it's worth it!!! Very friendly staff. You never know who will show up!

Thank motojr
Noxon, Montana
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Everything I've gotten from here has been great except the Bolognese. Noodles were under-cooked and the flavor was not bad but really lacking compared to other things I've had here. The service, other menu items, desserts and drinks still make this a great place to go. The turtle Cheesecake with salted caramel is my favorite.

Thank Travis B
Atlanta, Georgia
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

A lovely family birthday dinner celebration began with extraordinary hospitality that made our entire group feel right at home. The menu is very diverse with something for everyone. A lovely wine list and flavorful food created artfully.

Thank Yellowbandchef
Billings, Montana
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The is a very nice restaurant with good food. My husband did have to return his escargot that was tasteless. Service was very good and friendly for the end of a very busy day.

Thank lorri c
Bozeman, Montana
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92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This place has amazing food and great off-season specials! Check out their website to see what specials they are running. The food is so fantastic - comparable to great restaurants I have visited in Seattle and Portland, but for local prices. Fresh, locally sourced food. Can't say enough about this place.

Thank Tiffany K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 N 2nd St, Livingston, MT 59047-2601
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: +1 406-222-9463
2nd Street Bistro opened its doors in the Historic Murray Hotel, Livingston, MT during the spring of 2004. We are rooted in the simple belief that great food and wine make life more enjoyable. Recently highlighted on Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations", we are also the proud recipients of numerous regional 'Best Of' awards, including "Best Fine Dining", "Best Service", "Best Wine List", "Best Martini" and "Best Chef". Join us for a taste of refined authenticity! Above all else, we are committed to supporting the local economy and sustainable products. Our number one goal is to support our unique community of independent farmers, ranchers, artists, and professionals. If we can buy it locally, we will. If we can't buy it locally, we will seek out sustainable products. When you walk into the Bistro, you can be sure you are making a positive impact on our community and beyond.

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