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Lighthouse Restaurant

752 Highway 89 South, Gardiner, MT 59030
+1 406-848-2138
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry” (26 reviews)
“carrot cake” (17 reviews)
“steak” (104 reviews)
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International, Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
752 Highway 89 South, Gardiner, MT 59030
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Reviewed yesterday

Service was great, food was so so, no alcohol service. Place is open only for dinner after five. We were not very pleased!

Thank avisathe250
Reviewed 1 week ago

ou're in the Montata and you find a Chinese restaurant ...... but you do not know it's Chinese until you enter ...... The menu is strange. Very different dishes: sushi, Indian curries, Thai prawns and NY steak. And as the maid says, everything is fresh...More

Thank Eleonora F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rustic elegant setting. Clean. Great service. Excellent choices on menu. I selected the Thai shrimp. Flavorful. Well presented on plate.

Thank Maps401610
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I notice a lot of “5”s here as is mine. Every so often I find a place that I say, this chef is a natural genius & this was it! The Thai chicken had such a layering of flavors that made it extraordinary. My fella’s...More

Thank mosba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice homey atmosphere with excellent service. I had the Bacalou au gratin which is a dish that is not on too many menus and it was very good. The menu had an assortment of different types of dishes - burgers, steak, Bacalou, fish &...More

Thank AprilFool27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

there were six of us, was waited on promptly. we did not realize that alcohol was not served when we ordered a glass of wine. a little disappointed. the food made up for it. we all ordered something different and all came out great, even...More

Thank Bonnieann45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"The Lighthouse" was recommended to us by our hotel staff and the reports on Tripadvisor were good. On telephoning to reserve a table I was told that they don't take bookings but that walk-ins would be seated and served promptly. They were. The "Lighthouse" does...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined at the Lighthouse Sunday, August 26. From the moment we walked in everything was perfect. Tanya, our server, was attentive without being intrusive. The menu offered enough variety to please everyone in our group. Our entrees were served quickly and presented tastefully. We...More

Thank Felicia H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time we're ona road trip out west we make sure to eat here, and are always impressed by the great food, great service and friendly staff. If you haven't eaten here, make a point of it, and don't forget to get a cake for...More

Thank patgrif5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to dine out here after reading good reviews. We were staying in Gardiner, the restaurant is not in town but it is only 10 m. drive. Staff were nice and food good, we had bacalao au gratin, fish and chips and burgers. A...More

Thank tonygMilano
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Martha G
6 June 2016|
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Response from Shuang Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are.
21 August 2015|
Response from victo2049 | Property representative |
Hello Seasoned Traveler :) We offer pretty good variety of vegetarian options. If you eat any seafoods we offer many more options as well. The following are vegetarian; Thai with mixed vegetables. Bengal with Mixed... More
Debbie B
11 June 2015|
Response from victo2049 | Property representative |
Hi Debbie, We are excited that you would like to come back by to the Lighthouse. We are open 6 days per week 5:30pm to 10:00 Currently and closed on Tuesdays. Note - We will change our closing time later in the busier... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$16
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 752 Highway 89 South, Gardiner, MT 59030
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Gardiner
  • Phone Number: +1 406-848-2138
The Lighthouse Restaurant is located in a large 6000 Square foot structure that was built in the 1920's. The main dining room is constructed with wood and logs and has a nice, warm and casual atmosphere.We are located 7 miles north of Gardiner off of highway 89 and the restaurant is surrounded by beautiful mountains and is located 1 mile away from the historic natural wonder (The Devil's Slide). We are open May 21 through September 21 each season.
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