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Lighthouse Restaurant

752 Highway 89 South, Gardiner, MT 59030
+1 406-848-2138
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry” (23 reviews)
“steak” (99 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (15 reviews)
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International, Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
752 Highway 89 South, Gardiner, MT 59030
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We just had an amazing dinner served by the best Jaibert , food was so delicious and jaibert made sure we had everything we needed . Thank you and happy end of the season!

Thank kenadiesmithh
Reviewed 19 September 2017

After a few days of albeit nice American burgers etc this was a welcome change. The food was very tasty and service was excellent. I had the Bengal beef which was great and my companions had curry all good.

Thank Jane G
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We didn't eat here. Saw great reviews and fancy menu. Looks like an old western diner. No table cloths. Water comes in huge mason jars. No alcohol at all. Expensive. We just left. About 10 minutes from town. They are missing their mark. Need a...More

Thank 621kct
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This was recommended by a local to us. We stayed at Gardiner for 8 days and ate at this place 3 times. As Chicagoan, we're really picky with food since Chicago has so many great restaurants to choose from. Each time we were there, we...More

Thank annamfang
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Bengal Beef a little too long in the pot. Rice should have been kept separate because it turned mealy pretty fast. Vegetables had turned mushy too. Waiter missed out on a bigger tip and the restaurant missed revenue- not asked if we wanted dessert. Gigantic...More

Thank Edith S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Although the service was a little slow the wait was worth it. We had the Elk Medallions with heirloom vegetables and mashed potatoes. The food was delicious and had a very pleasing look. We decided to share the Old Faithful Sundae and not only was...More

1  Thank Branoli
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed at a B&B close to this restaurant. The food was good and a western atmosphere. No alcohol is served. Friendly and attentive servers.

Thank Bruce E
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Four of us ate here on a Wednesday evening. All of our food was very good, but we had to wait a long time to have the waiter take our order and even longer to get our check. We had indicated to another server that...More

1  Thank Northernillgirl
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We highly recommend the Lighthouse Restaurant. We were a group of 12 hikers from Alaska who had dinner at lighthouse restaurant and found it wonderful and very reasonably priced. We especially liked the curry dinner. The shrimp was very fresh beautifully displayed. We love the...More

1  Thank Montanaoregon
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Stopped here on the way leaving yellowstone. This place is amazing and I still dream about the bone marrow dish.

Thank M H
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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
After-hours, Dinner
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
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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