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Back Room of The Nite Owl

Hwy 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912
+1 406-892-3131
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (34 reviews)
“fry bread” (148 reviews)
“roasted chicken” (53 reviews)
Opens in 17 min
All hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Hwy 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912
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1 - 10 of 436 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The price is right for what you get. Ordered the broasted chicken 🍗 including the fried bread 🍞, which was very flavorful. Also ordered a small sausage pizza, which was okay but nothing to rave about. My server was friendly and prompt.

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

😎❄️⛄️ brrrr cold day here in Montana but I looked on trip advisor for the top 10 restaurants and I chose this one because of the write ups and I did not regret one moment I ordered the French toast with scrambled eggs and bacon...More

Thank Michael369117
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bragged about this place to my friends, yet was very disappointed with the food and service and then they wondered if I was crazy for liking it! Our drink order took over 10 min and we were at a table right next to the...More

Thank H6943FFemilym
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most AMAZING chicken & ribs you will EVER eat! My only complaint is that there are no mashed potatoes and gravy! They serve plain, unseasoned boiled red potatoes...yuck! But they make up for it with their delicious fry bread & honey butter!

1  Thank rejoice2218
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back Room of the Nite Owl is a favorite with everyone and anyone who has ever eaten there. "Down home" cooking - very good. Famous for their ribs. Their steaks are cooked just right! Good service. No complaints. the Nite Owl is in front in...More

Thank Anna Marie S
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

About three times a year we visit the beautiful Flathead Valley and plan days around food. This is not a fancy place but always full. Never a problem getting a table. We always order the broasted chicken with fry bread. Simply delicious. I hear their...More

Thank buypaulsen
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Great service, fantastic fry bread, great country ribs, fantastic fry bread, coleslaw a bit dry, and did I mention the great fry bread? If you get an order of fry bread before dinner, be prepared to take home leftovers.

Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This is a great place to eat! The ribs and chicken accompanied by coleslaw, baked beans and fry bread are what The Backroom is known for and they really can't be beat. They offer a children's menu that is definitely geared for children to enjoy...More

Thank Geneva B
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This place is very casual atmosphere which serves well for families or outdoors enthusiasts...no need to get fancy...but you will not go away hungry!! This place has fabulous home made bbq ribs and their own special version of 'fried' chicken with all the trimmings that...More

Thank Dana W
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Not fancy by any stretch of the imagination but they serve the best chicken ever! It is 'broasted', making it moist on the inside but crunchy on the outside giving the illusion of fried chicken. The food is comfort food at its best and very...More

Thank LP1247
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Columbia Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 406-892-3131
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