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Bar N Ranch Restaurant

890 Buttermilk Creek Rd, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
+1 406-580-5756
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (61 reviews)
“trout” (33 reviews)
“bison” (32 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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890 Buttermilk Creek Rd, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Don't bother to drive 10 miles from West Yellowstone to a find a closed restaurant. We called the restaurant . Received an answering machine that they don't accept reservations. Drove 10 miles to find out that the restaurant is closed...

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 4birdsrg
Reviewed 30 August 2018

for dinner yet there is a local fresh trout For breakfast it's terrible: potatos, "french" toast (nothing in common with anything french) No expresso, the tea choice is poor. Just eggs to eat, some sweet cereals for kids

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Aurcka
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We had dinner at the Bar N Ranch Restaurant. It was an unusual set up; we were seated and given menus, told to come back to the hostess/cashier to give our orders. Then we had to pick up our silverware and drinks at a station....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jtj483
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Lamar and crew do a fabulous job at the restaurant. The breakfast is a buffet, and provides wonderful fruits, the usual juices, yogurt, granola, hot and cold cereal, and scrambled eggs with sides. The dinner was over the top. We were part of a Backroads...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank neuromudfud
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Walked in and bartender told us to look at the menu while we waited. I thought we were waiting to be seated and stood there for 5 minutes waiting to be seated. After several waitresses walked past one of them told us we could seat...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank trx680
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We were staying at the Under Canvas Yellowstone glamping resort. We had breakfast included in our stay. It was a breakfast bar with many options including fruit and yogurt, eggs, potatoes, sausage, make your own waffles, coffee, juice and water. We also at dinner here...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank M1chtopher
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Like most of the reviewers below, we were sorely disappointed when we arrived at the restaurant. On the website, this restaurant appears to be a fine dining establishment. What you actually get is a low grade cafeteria style setting and food quality. Apparently, the restaurant...More

Date of visit: July 2018
3  Thank ktrannie
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I guess the restaurant used to be a fine dining location, but recently it has changed to a casual eatery. There is a full bar with decent wine selection, but you order your meal at the check-in desk. The views are great (if you get...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Bob S
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Everything has changed. Building has bird poop everywhere. Food is yuck. View is only thing great. No. No. No.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Randa H
Reviewed 5 July 2018

After driving well out of town it was obvious that this place is for the folks staying at the location. We were able to order food at the checkin host desk, which took quite a while. You get your own water and place setting and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Mike C
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Response from hdstern | Reviewed this property |
Casual, comfortable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 890 Buttermilk Creek Rd, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
  • Phone Number: +1 406-580-5756
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The Bar N Ranch Restaurant has changed the epicurean landscape of southwestern Montana. Offering world-class cuisine to a colorful pallet of visitors has brought to our small mountain community a taste of something wonderful. In honoring the value of tradition while embracing bold and daring ideas, the Bar N has become a landmark restaurant Yellowstone Country. Full bar, exceptional wine list. Dinner & Breakfast Service. Advanced reservations are encouraged.
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