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Union Grille

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1 Grand Union Square, Fort Benton, MT 59442
+1 406-622-1882
17:00 - 21:00
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Los Angeles, CA
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108 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Ft. Benton is known as the birthplace of Montana. The Union hotel was the queen of hotels in those days and today the Union Grille serves meals fit for royalty. We had spent the day paddling the Missouri river down from Carters Ferry and had planned to end our day on a high note. The hotel and dining room is... More 

1 Thank Dwayne R
Great Falls, Montana
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109 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Fort Benton is a beautiful spot with the river canyon and spectacular Montana light, but our meal was disappointing. Both fish entrees were salty and distracted from the obvious quality of the fish. The accompanying sides were also too salty, an unusual accomplishment for barley which requires some salt to release it's nutty qualities. I know that I'm salt sensitive,... More 

Thank ColleenSM
Charleston, South Carolina
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Didn't realize it was closed on Tuesdays. So wanted to eat there. Beautifully decorated dining room oerlooking the Missouri Rier.

2 Thank byumom
South Coast England
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160 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We all had the flatiron steak having had it in the USA last year and were impressed with it. The flatiron was excellent, cooked to perfection and full of flavor. The prices were very reasonable considering the place. The only thing that let the dinner down were the fries and one of the vegetables which were a bit too salty,... More 

Thank AJS1066
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I had the opportunity to dine at this restored hotel. I checked out the hotel/dining website and reviews before I arrived and was not disappointed. I had made a reservation as it was a Saturday night and the front desk staff advised me to do so as they were never sure as to how full it could be on a... More 

3 Thank dcamille58
Great Falls, Montana
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102 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

My family and I went and try their Mother's Day 4-meal course. We always enjoy our meal and this is our 1st visit with the new chef team ... it was nicely done, presentation was great and of course very tasty. The serving size in my opinion was just right but left me still a tad on the hungry side... More 

2 Thank azzklaun
Chinook, Montana
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We visited your fantastic restaurant this evening for our anniversary dinner. I'm so glad we did. We WILL be back. The building was warm and rich with history, beautiful inside with a perfect view of the river. The food. Incredible. When it was all said and done, our waiter offered to roll us out to the car, we were so... More 

1 Thank Terri M
Joliet, Montana
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Dinner in this historical dining room is truly amazing. The room itself has a rich and warm feel – lots of leather (a covering over the table and leather “ties” for napkin rings), dark colors, period photos on the walls, pressed tin ceilings, flickery candlelight, fresh flowers, and cozy booths. The wine selection was wide-ranging and reasonably-priced. We ordered a... More 

Thank Lamarvalley
Fort Benton, Montana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

We're so fortunate to have such a place here in the middle of Fort Benton. Out of the way for most, but well worth the effort. We never hesitate to recommend the Union Grille to our family and friends and enjoy a meal here as often as we can. Lovely atmosphere, friendly and accommodating staff, exceptional food all make for... More 

1 Thank Keith B
Great Falls, Montana
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

The Grand Union Hotel in Fort Benton is a classic old Montana hotel restored and brought back to its old grandeur. The Union Grill is welll appointed with windows to the Missouri River. Service is very good, The menu has local meats which were good and well prepared. The wine list had a good number of fine wines. This is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 31
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Grand Union Square, Fort Benton, MT 59442
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Fort Benton
  • Phone Number: +1 406-622-1882
Serving Montana Regional Cuisine in a Historic setting. Patio dining next to the Missouri River. Many ingredients are locally sources and our trained Chef cooks dishes according to the season. AAA three diamond rating.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?