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The Wandering Gringo

12340 U.S. Highway 2 Wes, Columbia Falls, MT 59901
+1 406-253-6925
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (10 reviews)
“burrito” (35 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
12340 U.S. Highway 2 Wes, Columbia Falls, MT 59901
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Massive portions, surprisingly affordable, outrageously kind and funny staff, and lovely location! Will keep coming back summer after summer!

Thank amongwildflowers
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Very good food! Best burrito! HUGE, so share unless you're starving. Very pretty flowers decorating their place also.

Thank Quest759006
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Gringo offers burritos as big as your head, and other offerings too. They have a variety of delicious meat and vegetable choices to fill your burrito, and you'll likely have at least half of it left for another meal. Quick service and great value....More

Thank Glacier G
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Seating under tents keeps you out of the sun or rain. Portions are generous and very tasty. Limited menu, but all is well executed.

Thank Passport456515
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Recommended to us by our rafting guide, The Wandering Gringo is a great place to stop for a quick but filling bite to eat. For being a permanent food truck, there was a good variety of options and choices. The guac was delicious and the...More

Thank carspahr
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped here when the other Mexican restaurant had a long line. Loved the setup. They do only take cash and there’s an atm available for you. The burritos were delicious and almost too huge to finish but we did our best. Definitely a casual...More

Thank crystalcoast717
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious burritos, tacos and quesadillas! Everyone was very friendly and the owner stopped at our table to visit. We are from the Chicago area and he told us about his favorite Italian beef place here (Gene and Jude’s) and we will be trying that when...More

Thank Saltydave
Reviewed 4 August 2018

None of the restaurants in West Glacier sounded appealing so we decided to give the Wandering Gringo a try. I have to admit, when we pulled into the parking lot, I was thinking that we'd made a mistake. It's a food truck and some picnic...More

Thank JLF923
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Our family stopped to try the food at the Wandering Gringo after our long hike at Glacier National Park and we were not disappointed. I ordered a burrito and it was so big, I only managed to eat half of it and was happy to...More

Thank Kinga N
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We took a red bus tour and our jammer recommended this place and their burritos. It was funny because we had talked about going there the past two days. We heard it closed at 7pm, but we got there about 10 minutes after and it...More

2  Thank SWLover
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Greg T
22 July 2017|
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Response from Hannah B | Reviewed this property |
The hours are not always consistent. If you're driving from a distance just to go there, I recommend calling ahead to make sure they'll be open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12340 U.S. Highway 2 Wes, Columbia Falls, MT 59901
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Columbia Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 406-253-6925
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