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Iron Horse Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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24 Main St, Three Forks, MT 59752-9008
+1 406-285-4455
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 20:00
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've tried this place twice and the service has been terrible both times. A guy at the table next to us actually got up and walked into the kitchen to try and get some service. Turned out, the owners were squabbling at a table in the corner. Unreal. When the food finally came, it was mediocre at best. Never again.

2 Thank 507leannes
IronHorseCafe, Owner at Iron Horse Cafe, responded to this review

Oh boy, how I hate low scoring reviews! Help me out. Can you describe your waitress? When were you dining with us? Any issue that comes about, I try to take head on. I, as the owner, am a little (very) puzzled by the "owners squabbling" in the corner. I definitely don't squabble and I'm always in the kitchen cooking,... More 

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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This place is charming, the staff is really good and attentive, all food is made to order and well worth the short wait. It's only 3 miles off the interstate! We will definitely go back !

Thank Alissa W
Holland Patent, New York
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Stopped in for lunch with my wife and Daughter. Service was excellent even though I think they may have been short staffed that day, Off season and at lunch time the place still filled up.The lady who was cooking even helped out serving. Good place ..I'd come here again

2 Thank katodog
Bozeman, Montana
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

My friend and I enjoyed a most delicious lunch here. My Reuben sandwich was just perfect, the proportions were excellent, no flavor overpowered another. My friend loved her turkey sandwich and we both thought the pumpkin pie was terrific. Highly recommended! The staff members were very friendly, made us feel right at home.

1 Thank JoseEscalante
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is hands down the best food around. The Mediterranean pasta is out of this world and a great find for a little place like this. The service is always great and the food is ALWAYS great!

Thank Jessica M
Bozeman, Montana
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81 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The food is very tasty, the service is good, and the atmosphere is typical of a small town restaurant - clean but nothing fancy. Their burgers are terrific and fries are home cut and not too greasy.

Thank Dennisrl67
Belgrade, Montana
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647 reviews
459 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

On our way back form Canyon Ferry today we decided to eat on the way back home. Late lunch early dinner we call Linner! We had been reading through our trusted Trip Advisor reviews. The review for this little place were by far more positive then anything else in the area. We got there close to 3:00. there were still... More 

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206 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived in Three Forks to spend the night and found a couple places to eat that suited us. We selected the Iron Horse because it was open and close to where we were staying. The food was excellent, just like cooked at home. Very friendly staff and excellent service. We noticed that local folks stopped in to eat as... More 

1 Thank LYNN J
Saint Peters, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Stopped there on a trip to Three Forks. Food was good and inexpensive. What really impressed me was the table set for our MIA,s. Very touching and beautiful.

Thank Lloyd B
Sandy Hook, Mississippi
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I had dinner here. My husband and I both had the sirloin that was fabulous. My son also ordered a brownie for dessert that was huge and delicious! Great food & greater service. My son left his truck in the booth after we left and our waitress ran all the way down the street to the Sacajawea... More 

Thank roadtripper2323

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Main St, Three Forks, MT 59752-9008
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Three Forks
  • Phone Number: +1 406-285-4455
The Iron Horse Cafe offers as many local ingredients that we can get our hands on. We specialize in fresh, from scratch cooking, with a gourmet flair. Soups and pies made fresh daily. Each meal is made to order. Local brews and wine available.

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