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1201 S Montana St, Butte, MT 59701-2851
+1 406-782-6587
05:00 - 02:00
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Big Sky, Montana
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191 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This restaurant is an easy on-off from I-90. The décor is like a Las Vegas hotel. The waitress was very friendly and attentive. However, for a restaurant specializing in Italian food, the quality was extremely mediocre. The pasta is overcooked and the sauce is watery. The veal parmigiana tastes like mystery meat with lots of filler. Although, you do receive... More 

Thank MontanaCraig
Cartersville, Georgia
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141 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great small town cafe.Food is wonderful,place us old. But very clean,and the feel of an Italian cafe.We choice a Hoagie,with peppers,onion and a wonderful fresh bun,and a Reuben sandwich on dark pumpernickel bread,a lot of the best corned beef,south of The Big Apple. Sauce was spot on,Kraut delicious, and grilled with butter,just perfect.A good find, as we went in another... More 

Thank Janet S
Fort Mohave, Arizona
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254 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This restaurant is a hidden gem. It's quiet, nicely decorated, and offers up some pretty good Italian food! The service was good and the prices were very reasonable as well. Give this nice little place a try!

Thank Brian S
Lewistown, Montana
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194 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I have had dozens of Mexican/Spanish omelets in my lifetime, but never one that stacked up to theirs. Their "taco meat" wasn't just ground beef and chili powder. It had lots of seasonings mixed in with various green chilies and veggies which gave the omelet a bit of a kick. It was an excellent meal and my wife's bacon &... More 

Thank Tom S
Billings, Montana
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I have eaten at this place twice now. The first time last year was much better than recently. During my recent trip, everyone at the table felt their food was significantly under-seasoned. Portions are a good size and price is very reasonable, food just really needs some seasoning. For being an Italian restaurant, the wine list is definitely substandard. Wait... More 

Thank Brett L
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Have had several meals, have never had anything bad. I have had several lunches and a couple of dinners.

Thank Diane M
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173 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meals. Hubby had the lasagne I had meatloaf. Both were very good. We will be back

Thank travelgalMt
Butte, Montana
1 review
Reviewed 12 September 2015

The food is excellent we come here all the time. Staff is wonderful and fun to be around. You can go wrong with Chef Garden

Thank Larry L
Sacramento, California
1 review
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

We stop here for dinner, always a Wednesday night, on the way to billings at least 10 times a year for the past 4 years and I honestly think the place has great wait staff and incredible cooks. The waitresses seem to be pretty stable, always familiar faces when you walk in. But they always have had new faces walking... More 

Thank Joseph G
Tacoma, Washington
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

There's only two choices for Italian food in Butte (not including pizza). We should have picked the other one. 😖 I'm going to be kind to the waitress--it was her first day on the job. I promised her I'd be easy on her so I will be. With that said... my vegetarian wife ordered the manicotti with spaghetti. She thought... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
American, Italian, Steakhouse
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Takeout
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Open Hours
05:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 S Montana St, Butte, MT 59701-2851
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 406-782-6587
Welcome to Butte, America and one of Butte's most popular restaurants. Our mission here at Chef's Garden is a simple one: "Give great service and fresh wholesome homemade food at a reasonable price in a clean and charming atmosphere." We make all of our soups, sauces and our entrees from fresh ingredients, from scratch everyday. We feature a varied and reasonably priced wine list and full bar including many local and regional micro brews. Come join us in our casino/lounge where you can play the most up to date and popular games that even Las Vegas has to offer. Join our players club and get a five for five match play and earn double points all week long. We compliment our players with their favorite cocktails and feature free pizza for players. Make sure to keep in touch and check in often to find out what band will be playing to add to your dancing pleasure. Join us this football season to watch the game because we now have the NFL Sunday ticket!

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