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209 US Highway 212 W, Cooke City, MT 59081-8011
+1 406-838-2251
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Bozeman, Montana
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126 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing fancy, but the food is good and the service is even better. Large portions and never had a complaint.

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Thank RHoward2014
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We stayed in Cooke City right before most places close down for a short period of time until the Winter/snow season. The Prospector was still open and we had dinner and breakfast at this restaurant. Loved both our visits. Great service. Very attentive. We really enjoyed our meals and will definitely return someday when traveling in this area.

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Thank IMissGizmoCat
Vancouver, Washington
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112 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visited twice this year. Tried their Reuben Sandwich for lunch with tater tots. It was very greasy, but tasty, too. Our server was the same short blond gal as years before, she takes her sweet time and her demeanor dares you to say anything about it. Not wanting my food spit in, I just shut up and had patience.... More 

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Thank nobodysmama
Bartlett, Illinois
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171 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here. Very small town feeling with delicious sandwiches. Really enjoyed having lunch here.

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Thank tweety874
Lexington, NC
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had one dinner here and only had salads. Maybe because it was off season, but the place was almost empty. Salads were OK, nothing special. The most difficult thing was that they said they could not take credit cards because of a loss of electricity the night before. This was not communicated before we ordered or we would have... More 

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Thank NCCubsfan
Houston, Texas
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111 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

The food here was good and filling with large portions and okay prices. The service was a bit slow, as the wait staff and the hotel clerk are the same. Not many other choices in this small town.

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Thank Fain R
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141 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We were staying 2 nights at the Soda Butte Lodge, so the restaurant within the lodge was convenient. We had breakfast there twice and dinner once. The food was good. The restaurant stays open until 10 pm, which we were thankful for because we didn't arrive back to the lodge until around 9 pm and had not eaten because we... More 

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Thank Kathy R
Aiken, United States
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We ate breakfast here each day of our stay at Soda Butte Lodge. We also ate two dinners. We thought at first that prices were a bit high, but the longer we were in the Yellowstone area, we realized they were average. But the food was delicious!! Everything was home-cooked, perfectly, and the wait-staff was attentive and friendly.

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Thank Donald S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

After driving along the Lamar Valley in the morning, we left the park via the North East exit, searching for a place to have breakfast. After a short trip to Cooke City, we noticed the Soda Butte Lodge. Inside, we found a restaurant and breakfast was served. The portions were excellent, food delicious, and pricing very reasonable. We tried the... More 

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Thank strname
Saskatchewan
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We have eaten here a few times when we make the trip from Red Lodge to Cooke City through the Beartooth pass and over the Beartooth Highway. Have always had good food and good service.

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 US Highway 212 W, Cooke City, MT 59081-8011
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Cooke City
  • Phone Number: +1 406-838-2251

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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?