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Emerson Grill

207 W Olive St, Emerson Cultural Center, Bozeman, MT 59715-4688
+1 406-586-5247
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork chop” (9 reviews)
“antipasti” (3 reviews)
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Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly
207 W Olive St, Emerson Cultural Center, Bozeman, MT 59715-4688
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed a fabulous meal served by Katherine, our fantastic waitress. My second trip to Emerson with another wonderful experience. We luve in the Greater Boston area with many fine restaurants. Emerson matches up to the best. Highly recommend for all.

Thank tgentry2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

Northern Italian done right! We happened to be in Bozeman two years after a trip to Italy and eating here brought back wonderful memories of that vacation. The food and service are great, Emerson Grill is proof that top quality ingredients make a huge difference...More

Thank WBRick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This small, intimate restaurant nestled in a corner of the Emerson is off the beaten path, but worth seeking out. We are locals who treat ourselves to a luxurious date night here several times a year. Last week my husband had a dreamy salmon prepared...More

Thank GusMom99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Call me a snob but, even as a 78-year-old retiree, I can't get over how many good restaurants I find during my travels from my home in Chicago to the eastern, southern and western regions of the United States. But I'm getting used to it....More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 9 September 2018

The Emerson Grill is a nice place to eat dinner off the beaten path. The food is always good and Malary our waitress did a fabulous job! I would recommend the pork chop.More

Thank RHoward2014
Emersongrill, Owner at Emerson Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thank you so so much for your kind review! Your server Malary also designed the wine list. She has an excellent knowledge of both food and pairings and we are so happy that you enjoyed your meal as well as your service. We hope to...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We also had a reservation and requested a booth for two (see review below ) and did receive a message that they would do their best We arrived a bit early and seated us at a table inside.The hostess- Ashley and waitress-Ashley did advise us...More

Thank IMHunter
Emersongrill, Owner at Emerson Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a thorough review. It is obvious that you put a lot of thought into your description as well as your opinion. I am so happy we were able to accommodate your request. The...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner reservations at 6pm and requested a booth. When we arrived there was an empty booth, but were told that it was reserved for “three or more”. There however a party of two at one of the booths. We were...More

Thank Mark I
Emersongrill, Owner at Emerson Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Mark, I am so sorry to hear that you had such an unpleasant experience. I know the damage is already done, but I will simply try to explain our policies so that hopefully it can improve your opinion of the decision that was made. With...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

Truly, a Fabulous start to finish, working with Nora our catering expert, in Dec 2017, I called Nora, for a July 2018 Montana Family Reunion. Long distance is not always easy, but, Nora walked me through everything, I explained what we as a family wanted,...More

Thank Daryl M
Emersongrill, Owner at Emerson Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Daryl, We cannot thank you enough! It was truly a pleasure to have you and we are so happy you took the time to let others know about your experience. You made it easy to go above and beyond by being so friendly and flexible!...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I ate at Emerson Grill tonight. I usually enjoy the food here. On this last visit, the hostess had us wait 8 minutes for a seat. There was no one waiting before us. We asked to sit outside. She put us at a table in...More

Thank Blair A
Emersongrill, Owner at Emerson Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Blair, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, however we are so sorry to hear that you were unhappy with your service! It is a host's duty to control the pace and flow of the restaurant so that the remaining staff...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Our trip to Bozeman started with another meal at the Emerson Grill. I ordered the linguine and white clam sauce which was a special request that was graciously fulfilled by the chef. My husband chose the bolognese. Both meals were served hot and in a...More

Thank LorieCd
Emersongrill, Owner at Emerson Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Lorie, wonderful to hear that you have dined with us before! It is always a pleasure to have returning customers, and that we are able to deliver continuous service that meets your expectations. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts!

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 43
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 W Olive St, Emerson Cultural Center, Bozeman, MT 59715-4688
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
  • Phone Number: +1 406-586-5247
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An upscale Italian-American restaurant featuring fresh, local ingredients and nightly chef's creations. Located in the historic Emerson Cultural Center, this spot is just perfect to avoid the crowds on main street and still enjoy a flavorful, intimate meal.
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