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The Dining Room at Lone Mountain Ranch

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American, Bistro, Gastropub
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750 Lone Mountain Ranch Rd, Big Sky, MT 59716
800-514-4644
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Gourmet Food in a Lodge Atmosphere

What a great surprise it was to have beautiful and amazing tasting food in the lodge at Lone Mountain Ranch. We expected BBQ or burgers and instead chose from big menu of terrific food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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Sacramento, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

What a great surprise it was to have beautiful and amazing tasting food in the lodge at Lone Mountain Ranch. We expected BBQ or burgers and instead chose from big menu of terrific food.

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Big Sky, Montana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

When a house guest announced on the spur of the moment that she wanted to take us dinner, LMR apologized that they "only" had family style dinner on Sunday nights. What a treat! Seated at long tables with wine bottles already in place, guests are tempted with platter after platter and bowl after bowl delivered from some hidden place where... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Stopped for lunch after a morning of skiing. The lunch buffet featured a very dry and heavy looking beef stroganoff so we opted for their sandwich menu. Our burgers were fresh and tasty and the fries were the best. Service was great.

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Montana
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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We live in Big Sky year around. Last weekend I asked a couple who spend several months a year here to join us for breakfast at Lone Mountain Ranch. It used to be one of our favorite places to eat in Big Sky when we started coming in 1990. But when the Ranch changed hands the quality went away. With... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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130 reviews 130 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We stopped here for lunch with the small group we were traveling with. The restaurant was not very crowded (a Wednesday in February) and the buffet was exceptional. There were 2 different soups, salad buffet, a beef brisket, and a couple of dessert offerings. Wait staff was friendly and efficient.

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Boonton, New Jersey
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Enjoyed every meal. Food was perfect and drinks were awesome. We even had friends in from Bozeman that lived it and said they would return.

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Paul R, General Manager at The Dining Room at Lone Mountain Ranch, responded to this review

So glad you are a fan of our "Mountain Bistro"! Thanks for bringing your friends to LMR and thank you for your support! More 

Wellesley, Massachusetts
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

They got a new chef this year and the food was fantastic. I am a foodie and am very picky. It was more gourmet than I would expect from a dude ranch. I ate breakfast, lunch and dinner and all three meals were consistently excellent!

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Paul R, General Manager at The Dining Room at Lone Mountain Ranch, responded to this review

Fantastic news! Our goal is to make LMR a destination for "foodies" and outdoor enthusiasts alike... Happy New Year! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Nick Steen does a great dinner menu. It features lots of locally sourced rocky mountain meat (elk, bison, beef, lamb) and fish (trout, whitefish) as well as vegetarian (risotto, ravioli) options with imaginative sauces. The beet salad was absolutely wonderful...light, beautifully presented and tasty. The trout with lemon foam and the seasonal risotto were delicious as well. There is a... More 

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Paul R, General Manager at The Dining Room at Lone Mountain Ranch, responded to this review

We're so thrilled the dining at Lone Mountain was a highlight of your stay. Thank you for visiting and I hope you'll come back... Happy New Year More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Excellent quality of food - local Montana beef Pastrami Reuben, daughter had a Gyro with real lamb - also local Montana lamb. We had the soup off of the buffet with sandwiches - also quite good.

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Paul R, General Manager at The Dining Room at Lone Mountain Ranch, responded to this review

Awesome, the Gyro and Reuben have become local favorites... so glad you enjoyed lunch at LMR! More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We are locals and frequent visitors to the Lone Mountain Ranch. It is always a highlight of our winter when our kids come home for the holidays to take the day and ski the trails at LMR then treat ourselves to a nice lunch at the Dining Room. We have had only positive experiences in the past, that is why... More 

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Paul R, General Manager at The Dining Room at Lone Mountain Ranch, responded to this review

I'm very sorry your recent visit was such a disappointment. Please call me when you can come back and there will be no charge for your dinner. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 750 Lone Mountain Ranch Rd, Big Sky, MT 59716
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Big Sky
  • Phone Number: 800-514-4644

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Bistro, Gastropub

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