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By Word of Mouth Restaurant & Catering

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77 Aspen Leaf Drive #3, Big Sky, MT 59716
406-995-2992
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Fresh, local ingredients, seasonal menus, a casual atmosphere, and gourmet...
Fresh, local ingredients, seasonal menus, a casual atmosphere, and gourmet flavors - this is the list of ingredients that makes By Word of Mouth (By WOM for those in the know!) a cherished local favorite in Big Sky, Montana. Your dining experience will be topped off by our welcoming, attentive staff and our lively bar with handcrafted cocktails and an award-winning wine list.
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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sign on restaurant says: By WOM

The hotel desk clerk recommended By Word of Mouth (BWOM) Restaurant. The proprietors graciously offered a 10% discount upon presenting our hotel room key. The waiter, Blair, was attentive and charming. The Bistro Menu offered excellent items: Starters, Small Plates, Pub Food and Entrees. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
rokitlady
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Capistrano Beach, California
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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English first
Gloucester, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We decided on By Word of Mouth for dinner since it was close to where we are staying. The food was absolutely delicious. I had sushi, (spicy tuna roll), others got the pork shank, and the rainbow trout. Everyone loved ALL of their meals! Service was great as well. It is a real calm and laid back atmosphere.

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Big Sky, Montana
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This restaurant is cozy and a great place for a date or with the family! I've never been disappointed with my appetizer, main course or dessert! Delicious and plenty of options to choose from, you won't leave hungry!

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Capistrano Beach, California
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The hotel desk clerk recommended By Word of Mouth (BWOM) Restaurant. The proprietors graciously offered a 10% discount upon presenting our hotel room key. The waiter, Blair, was attentive and charming. The Bistro Menu offered excellent items: Starters, Small Plates, Pub Food and Entrees. We were so delighted to find edgy cocktails, excellent wine and creative offerings in a land... More 

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Spearfish, South Dakota, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Great thing about Big Sky is showing up in ski clothing in a first class restaurant is completely acceptable! Great atmosphere and knowledgeable staff! Went with friends and had an amazing meal! Calamari appetizer and fondue great start. Soba noodles with pork meatballs were awesome!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We tried BWOM after having it recommended by locals. The waitstaff and food were top notch. I can't say enough about this place. The atmosphere is not as cozy as it could be, but that is just a nitpick. Try the rainbow trout! You won't regret it.

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Shepherd, Montana
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Great drinks and innovative menu. My entree was a ceasar salad with flat iron steak. My partner had lamb shank. Both were excellent. Service was good. Very small but a great place to eat

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Large group with kids and all enjoyed the experience. A wide variety of specialty drinks and a diverse menu. Tuna steak was very good. Sampled all the deserts and none disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

First restaurant of our trip and they marked the pinnacle! Ben was good with our large group of three families. Great food. Great wait staff. Love this place! Recommend time and time again. Thanks BYWOM!

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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The meal was pretty average. The server neglected to tell us the specials (we overheard another server telling his table after we had ordered), which was disappointing. I had the hangar steak and frites (the steak was overcooked so a bit tough). My husband had the lamb burger, also overcooked. If you're going to serve a lot of basic dishes,... More 

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Staffordshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Tried this place for the first time and the food was excellent. For once I got a plate of food in the US that wasn't so large it over faced me. Had a minced lamb dish, two people had steaks & another a pork dish. They all said how good their food was. We will be going back before we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 77 Aspen Leaf Drive #3, Big Sky, MT 59716
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Big Sky
  • Phone Number: 406-995-2992

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: American, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic

Description

Fresh, local ingredients, seasonal menus, a casual atmosphere, and gourmet flavors - this is the list of ingredients that makes By Word of Mouth (By WOM for those in the know!) a cherished local favorite in Big Sky, Montana. Your dining experience will be topped off by our welcoming, attentive staff and our lively bar with handcrafted cocktails and an award-winning wine list.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am

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