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205 Yellowstone Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
+1 406-646-7811
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06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Abilene, Texas
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304 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

The dining room was clean and the salad bar was easy to get to. The menu had a good selection of food. The wait staff was OK, but experienced trouble multi-tasking when waiting on more than one table...resulting in slow service. The food was warm by the time it arrived at our table.

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Thank Richard S
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

Restaurant was nice and food was above average for west yellowstone. Waitress was very kind and plenty of options on menu.

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Thank Murphy179
Salt Lake City, Utah
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88 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

Fun place in West Yellowstone. Be sure to check out the three stuffed bears. Service was very good. We ate there for dinner. Food was OK but not something to text someone right away about. We heard breakfast was good.

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Kensington, Maryland
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168 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Our breakfast was not hot which was disappointing since we did not have that problem in the winter when we ate there everyday for a week. We had 2 dinners--one as a group of 5 and one with 14. We appreciate their willingness to give separate checks. Salmon was so-so, steak was good. Chicken salad was good, but gad a... More 

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ManagementTBLR, Manager at Three Bear Restaurant, responded to this review

We sure do appreciate you taking the time to leave a review. I have noted your comments and relayed them to out chef. We strive for excellence and are very to sorry to hear you left anything less than amazed. Cheers, Austin Brown Assistant General Manager More 

Lakeland
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310 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

My party of 6 had 4 different meals and no one was thrilled with their food, although it wasn't bad either... just average, and a bit pricey. The two who ate the soup bar said it was OK, but there were only 2 varieties and they were similar.

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Marquette, Michigan
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87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

West Yellowstone is not really a restaurant mecca. We were there 5 nights and we kind of wandered around the last night and saw their menu and decided to go on. They were having a bison stew special which we both had and enjoyed. It was served in a bread bowl (also available gluten free!) and included a trip to... More 

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Crossville, Tennessee
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

We ate there twice the salad bar and homemade soups were good. Nice choice of meals and the serve was fine. Having the option for wild meat entrees was interesting.

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Ipswich
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

The Three Bears Resturant was the worst place I ate in during a three week driving holiday in the USA. Guess I should have spotted the signs when I was told the table would 20 mins and the place wasn't full. Went to the bar for a beer, the surly barman just grunted and plonked a beer list on the... More 

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ManagementTBLR, Manager at Three Bear Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I am so very sorry that you did not enjoy your experience at the restaurant. In response to your discontent with the wait time I can completely understand. Being a town of only 1,200 and staffed with mainly students, the month of October is a difficult and short staffed one at the Three Bear Restaurant. With a... More 

Holliston, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

The food here was just okay- bison tips were tender. The trout stuffed with crabmeat was awful- terribly salty stuffing. When we informed the waitress (after the meal), there was no offer of subsitute or price reduction.

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Thank Sailordog
ManagementTBLR, Manager at Three Bear Restaurant, responded to this review

I am terribly sorry that your meal was less than amazing. I do train my staff to go to almost any length to insure that our patrons leave smiling, your specific case should not have been any different. Please reach out to me at Austin@threebearlodge.com I would love to try and earn your business back! Cheers, Austin Brown Assistant General... More 

Morehead City, NC
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186 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Excellent food, great salad bar but be warned, the pot roast is drowned in gravy. Popular so get their early to be seated and served.

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Thank Barbara J

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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
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 32
Cuisine
American, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Yellowstone Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
  • Phone Number: +1 406-646-7811
Description
Three Bear Restaurant has been serving visitors to Yellowstone for nearly 30 years in it's current location. With a family friendly menu, we offer everything from salads and sandwiches to steak and seafood. Our breakfast will get you ready for the day. Choose from a full menu of breakfast favorites including made-to-order omelets and made from scratch pancakes. Be sure to look around at the pictures around the restaurant showing Yellowstone in another era. Our lodge next door has more exciting history and photos to share.

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