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Bar N Ranch Restaurant

890 Buttermilk Creek Rd, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
+1 406-580-5756
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (60 reviews)
“bison” (32 reviews)
“trout” (32 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
890 Buttermilk Creek Rd, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Randa H
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant seems to have changed category this season. Any reviews prior to 2018 do not apply to the Bar N Ranch as it is now. We ate here 3 years ago & visited again based on our previous experience. This is no longer an...More

Thank Deborah V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner, breakfast and picnic lunch and all were fantastic. Highly recommend the picnic lunch to go so that you can enjoy the beautiful surroundings without worrying about food.

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a disappointment! Based on our previous visit 3 years ago we decided to eat at this nice restaurant again. Little did we know that it changed from a fine dining establishment to a basic cafeteria style eatery. Everything that was written here prior to...More

Thank nadia_pleasanton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Under Canvas and decided to eat at the restaurant for dinner the first night we were there. I did not like having to order at the host station, but we were given the very limited menu, chose our meal, and seated ourselves....More

1  Thank travelinbandman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When in Montana you must have trout! This restaurant did an excellent job with sautéed filleted trout served with lightly cooked green beans and on a bed of basmati rice and generous wedge of lemon. The vanilla ice cream was home churned.

1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is located within the Bar N Ranch facility and we weren’t sure that we were in the right place when we had driven up but, Trip Advisor had photos posted so we recognized it and went in. It was a great find! The...More

Thank adventuresam2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was nothing like the previous reviews. I found nothing in the menu that resembles the great food others described. We ordered at the host stand from a limited menu. We chose bison burgers and were severely disappointed. The burger was a cookie cutter...More

Thank Ramball
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3 September 2017|
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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, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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