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2515 Montana Avenue, Billings, MT 59102
4069694959
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Ranked #6 of 279 Restaurants in Billings
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 25th. St N
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English first
Billings, Montana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

First time trying this new eatery. Wonderful addition for opportunities to eat in Billings. We are going back again soon

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San Diego
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244 reviews 244 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Quaint little wine and tapas bar. Had a lovely family dinner here. Interesting small plates - the shrimp on curry pancake and spinach salad looked the best. The lamb was SO tender, wish it had come w/ at least a few veggies or potatoes on the side, though. The standout was the wild boar stroganoff. Wow! Homemade noodles, amazing sauce,... More

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Billings, Montana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We went here after having dinner elsewhere. As soon as you enter you can see you are in a restaurant that cares about your experience. We had wine and dessert, but we'll be back for dinner soon. The atmosphere was perfect, service was exceptional, and that desert--fantastic.

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Rochester, New York, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Original menu, well-prepared, delicious food, lively environment without excessive noise. We were in Billings for 4 nights and ate here twice; it was that good.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We ate at Lilac on a Friday evening, making our reservations for 5:30 pm. The person who waited on us was helpful, unobrustive and really excellent. (Her yellow earrings were definitely trendy.) The food was fresh, the recipes were imaginative and just right. As our meal progressed, the place got so noisy that it was impossible to hear my husband... More

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Bellingham, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I had the pleasure to drop into Lilac in Billings, Montana last Saturday night, to have a wonderful dinner. I was traveling and dining solo, so I took a seat at the bar where I was served by Jeremy, who was extremely knowledgable about the food and about the farms from which each ingredient was received. I started with a... More

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Billings, Montana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Waitress was very knowledgable and warm. A bit of a wait for food, but understand it is made from scratch... Lamb was flavorful, but presentation was terrible--brown and bland looking. some fresh ratatouille would have looked and tasted good. My husband's halibut w/swiss chard was excellent. A highlight was the sticky pudding. Question the price to value??

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Missoula, Montana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

An eclectic menu combined with friendly and superior service sets Lilac apart from 99% of restaurants in Montana. A long time Montana resident, I was more than pleasantly surprised when my girlfriend took me to Lilac on a recent trip to Billings. Excellent presentation and a creative combination of delicious flavors left me quite satisfied and impressed. Don't miss it... More

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Billings, Montana
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My Fiancee and I have been eating at Lilac for quite a quile now and it has never failed to impress from the wonderful atmosphere to the amazing service everything is always top notch. I most of the time never even to get to order off the menu i pick something and then i hear the specials and i usually... More

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Diest, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Lilac brunch is a great way to spend your Sunday mid-morning. The quality of ingredients is excellent and they offer a selection of traditional (biscuits & gravy, fried chicken steak) and more eclectic (duck confit hash) dishes. There's also a great selection of breakfast mimosa's. The restaurant showcases local art work, providing both interest and warmth. The staff were very... More

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Additional Information about Lilac

Address: 2515 Montana Avenue, Billings, MT 59102
Phone Number: 4069694959
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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