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Uptown Diner

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American, Diner
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120 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802-4436
+1 406-542-2449
08:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Wed 08:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here with a group of 9 people for breakfast. We had a short wait while the staff fixed a table large enough for our group. The staff were so attentive constantly refilling coffee and making sure we had everything we needed while we waited. The food was delicious although i couldnt finish mine, big portions. I got pancakes... More 

Thank kahealy
Missoula, Montana
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88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Uptown Diner has very good diner food. This is a classic, 50's style diner with really fun decor. The staff is always friendly, fast and cheerful. You can't leave hungry or without a smile on your face. Local TIP: They have taken the milkshake to an art form. Most popular lunch is toasted cheese sandwich and their famous tomato... More 

Thank Shawn M
Missoula, Montana
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928 reviews
662 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Or going to the Uptown for lunch - it is all good and breakfast is served all day long. I enjoy the Cream of Tomato soup and the Veggie Fries. Alex is a most professional and personable server - we love it all at the Uptown including their fountain milk shakes!

Thank elaine s
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I am in a group of 5 guys and we now meet there every week for breakfast. This is the type of place and people I grew up with in the 60's. I think the furniture is still the same but what a comfortable trip back in time. The staff is just great. Almost seems like you will get hug... More 

Thank 926duanea
El Paso, Texas
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We were in town for the weekend and this place was recommended by a former local. It's quaint and the good was really good. We had omelettes and their home fries. Delicious!

Thank Stephanie264
Billings, MY
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

No trip to downtown Missoula would be complete without a visit to the Uptown Diner. Burgers, fries and old-fashioned malts and shakes served with whipped cream and a cherry. Can't be beat.

Thank Richard W
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107 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Go in for the atmosphere. Plenty of food and taste great. If you are counting calories, not the place. Great diner food.

Thank James N
Missoula, Montana
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928 reviews
662 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

They serve a wicked breakfast - try the Veggie Browns - and I love their tomato soup and melt sandwich. Always fun floating back to the fifties.

Thank elaine s
Cranbrook, Canada
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152 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

We went for breakfast at this place and it was excellent. Ham and eggs and bacon and eggs. Done the way we ordered good portions and great hashbrowns. Old style diner décor and furniture and its been around awhile. Lots of great memorabilia on the walls. We had lunch here about a year ago and it was excellent to. Very... More 

Thank Tom H
Missoula, Montana
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

It's been here forever-it must be amazing, right? Well....not exactly. Firstly-it is dirty. We sat in a front window booth, beside a swarm of black bugs trying to escape. The floor doesn't seem to have been vacuumed since the 1950's. The decor is vintage and the paint colors are cute and the curved windows are quaint. However, it is hard... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802-4436
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-542-2449

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