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2515 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2339
+1 406-969-4959
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2515 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2339
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Reviews (136)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today was my first visit to Lilac and oh my goodness. What a fabulous first impression! I ordered the breakfast sandwich and my daughter ordered the blintzes and both meals were perfectly prepared and absolutely delicious. The mimosa was large and cold and I don't...More

Thank Wendi L
Reviewed 8 March 2017

After waiting for over an hour for our food the waitress came and apologized for not actually submitting our order to the kitchen. So apparently the multiple trips to our table during that hour to tell us that our food was nearly done wasn't quite...More

1  Thank granitepeaker
Reviewed 8 December 2016

After mass on a biting cold Sunday morning we drove downtown for delicious, high-quality versions of gravy and biscuits, bison hash, breakfast tacos, coffee and mimosas. All were made from excellent ingredients. Service was great. Lilac is for those who crave great food in a...More

Thank JoeYswimmer
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Dinner with a dear friend at one of the best local restaurants. Fantastic service, food beyond expectation along with an excellent glass of wine in a comfortable setting. Dessert alone is worth a visit.

Thank Skary94
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The Lilac has a welcoming interior and is decorated with elegance. The food was rather expensive and very small portions. One in our party was celebrating a birthday but the restaurant did not acknowledge it, which was disappointing for what appears to be an upscale...More

Thank chriskaia
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite Billings restaurants. The food is beautifully presented and the favors devine. Fun to be in Montana Ave too.

Thank montanasalsa
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I had dinner at Lilac. The service was excellent - honest, low key, knowledgeable and friendly. The food was somewhat inconsistent. The polenta in my dish, for example, had truly great flavor and I scraped every last bit of it off my plate. But it...More

Thank momo-colorado
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Lilac is definitely on my list of must-visit places when I'm in Billings. Tonight was my first visit, but definitely not my last. The Copper River Coho salmon with glazed heirloom carrots and mustard green-walnut pesto was exquisite perhaps one of the best preparations I've...More

Thank TC-ShSh
Reviewed 22 September 2016

My first visit, but my wife has been there before. We had invited another couple who have also been there. The menu changes depending on the season. We started by asking for some bread and ordered the "Moroccan Carrot Matbucha" for an appetizer which was...More

Thank Curtis O
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Our first dining experience at Lilac will not be our last. The tight, eclectic menu surprised and delighted us at every turn. Who would have thought that crispy chicken skins could taste so good? Every course was a winner and the farro fried rice with...More

Thank rosdeegan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2515 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2339
    (25th. St N)
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
  • Phone Number: +1 406-969-4959
  • E-mail