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Rusty Rail Lounge & Casino

€€ - €€€American, ,
Highway 89 South, Next to the Best Western Motel, Gardiner, MT 59030
+1 406-848-7336
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (2 reviews)
“cowboy mike” (3 reviews)
“bar food” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
Highway 89 South, Next to the Best Western Motel, Gardiner, MT 59030
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not many places open in Gardiner in the winter but the Rusty Rail has consistently good food and service and a unique atmosphere.

Thank happytrails2u2018
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is a great place to go. They have a wheel you can spin for a chance to win a prize..free. They also have a great happy hour, Didn't have any luck in the casino but it was a fun time.

Thank judysG3307ID
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Spent a fun night at this bar and US Marine "Cowboy Mike" and his soldier friends made us feel very welcome. Semper Fi. Good solids bar food, lots of US sports on TV and a comfortable atmosphere. Authentic as they come in Montana.

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

The Rusty Nail came highly recommended to us, so maybe our expectations were high. When we arrived the restaurant was full, so we adjourned to the bar for a drink. The bar was also very busy (a few bus tours were in town and many...More

Thank Aussie-Traveller3121
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We had margheritas. Strawberry version was flavored syrup. No strawberries! Ice cubes instead of blended. Tea served to one of our friends was undrinkable. Waitress was pleasant but poor product!

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Places to eat there aren't many so it was late and we were hungry. The only good thing was the portions are huge other than that the service is slow and the ribs we had just didn't meet our expectations. Probably won't go back.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 24 July 2017

After a long tiring day, we walked down to this place for a quick bite. It was kind of dark inside. We both had buffalo burgers which were ok, but not the best we've had. Service was average, our waitress wasn't overly friendly. I'm sure...More

Thank Joanne V
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We visited out friends that are working in Mammoth while staying in Gardiner we ate at the Rusty Rail. Mike was our waiter and bartender he is the bomb. This is a great place to eat and unwind. Mike makes you feel right at home....More

Thank wanda19642015
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We lucked into the Rusty Rail's happy hour which is $1.25 per beer from 1730-1930. They have $.50 pool tables as well. We just couldn't get enough! We visited Mon/Tues nights. Mike was there Tues. night, and he's the best! Hey, Mike, next time we'll...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few times over the years. Always during winter. We stay at the Best Western next door and this is a good place to have a beer before bed. The new Bartender Mike used to work at the Blue Goose, a...More

Thank sd1215
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 89 South, Next to the Best Western Motel, Gardiner, MT 59030
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Gardiner
  • Phone Number: +1 406-848-7336
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