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5448 Laurel Rd, Billings, MT 59101-4616
+1 406-652-5262
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Billings, Mt
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great bar food and good specials, The Chicken is the best in town! Service is fast and you never have to wait long for food. Paced on Friday nights, so get there early. Nice Casino and reasonable drinks.

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Thank JoAnn M
Pickering
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The food at this restaurant is very good. The owner and the staff are very friendly and treat you like family. A definite place to eat while in Billings.

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Thank Al W
Butte, Montana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I was recommended to this place by a nearby hotel. I wasn't really fond of it. Food could have been better. Cooks shouting, noisy wait staff.

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Thank Evan S
Billings, Montana
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132 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We had never stopped here because we hate the casino vibe. But this is also a restaurant with daily specials. Wednesdays offer a nice portion of broasted chicken. Tuesdays special is a nice sirloin steak and a side. Prices are very reasonable and food and service is good, although it can get busy some nights. I wish, however, there were... More 

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Thank MontanaHannah
Minnesota
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

One of our worst dining experiences EVER. Our motel motel clerk recommended it, but we found it dreadful. It's full name is The Bayou Casino and and Lounge. It's a sports bar and casino with loud machines and TVs. Locals watching a football game were shouting profanity and approaching each single woman in the bar. The food was salty and... More 

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2 Thank BusinessTraveler0969
Billings, Montana
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The Bayou is a nice place to grab a cold drink and enjoy food at a very reasonable price. The inside decor is reminiscent of New Orleans. Although it feels a little cheesy it is comfortable to hang out in. The staff was pleasant and on top of refills.

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1 Thank Travis M
Portland, Oregon
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106 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015

The motel clerk suggested this. But we were unimpressed. We walked in and were initially ignored by the waitress chatting with friends. A second waitress told us to seat ourselves. The menu was OK; but limited. We both ordered a steak, medium rare and fries. My wife wanted baked potato, but that was not an option. When the steaks came,... More 

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1 Thank Larry T
Billings MT
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2014

We got the friendliest and most personal service ever from the management both times we were there. The first night we had prime rib which was good but over cooked. The second trip we had baby back ribs that were amazing. Best ever and good portions. They have a different special every night so you might want to call and... More 

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Thank artitch
Winnipeg, Canada
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99 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2014

If I was a local, I'd be coming here often. We were in from out of town and are really glad we decided to come here for supper. Limited menu which is smart. Food was good and cooked when ordered , it had not been sitting around. Staff was sincerely wanting you to have a good experience. Bought a bottle... More 

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Thank Lynda S
Billings, Montana
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235 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Fun place with steaks, burgers and bar food cooked very well and served fast. Drink prices are very good and the atmosphere here is great. Kat, Jen and especially Tana make it a great place for a few drinks and some yummy bar food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
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Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5448 Laurel Rd, Billings, MT 59101-4616
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
  • Phone Number: +1 406-652-5262

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?