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Lilac

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2515 Montana Avenue, Billings, MT 59102 (25th. St N)
4069694959
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 57
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of the top 5 Restaurants in Billings

Excellent Small Farm to Market - Foodies Place Wonderful Specials Very Good Wine List. Slow-paced meal with a related atmosphere One of the top 5 Restaurants in Billings

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Billings, Montana
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Billings, Montana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Excellent Small Farm to Market - Foodies Place Wonderful Specials Very Good Wine List. Slow-paced meal with a related atmosphere One of the top 5 Restaurants in Billings

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Princeton, New Jersey
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160 reviews 160 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We took our daughter and son-in-law there for dinner - they had yet to visit it and had heard good things about it. The ambiance is visually very pleasant but the overwhelming impression was the high noise level. It has hard floors, hard walls, and a high hard ceiling. We would have ordered another bottle of wine had the noise... More 

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Gardiner, Montana
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172 reviews 172 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The restaurant was nice and had a relaxing atmosphere. I had the skirt steak and asked for veggies instead of the bean cake. They made it happen. The service was good. I would try it again.

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Billings, MT
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Lilac is a true gem in Downtown Billings. The menu rotates regularly based on local/fresh options. The menu offers something for everyone, ranging from super-creative 'outside-the-box' options and specials to the best cheeseburger in town (seriously). The restaurant is in an intimate historic building, so if you plan to dine during peak hours get a reservation to be safe -... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My wife and I traveled to Billings with my boss, his wife, and a coworker to attend the Sysco food show. We discussed and contemplated many places to eat during our short trip. We decided for dinner we wanted to try Lilac due to the impeccable reviews that this establishment had, so we made reservations for the 5 of us.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Walla Walla wine selections are great! Deserts are few and excellent. Great presentation. Clean. Service acceptable, not impeccable.

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Billings, Montana
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We had a wonderful dinner at Lilac. We were especially pleased that the Chef cooked a special vegan meal for us. It was wonderful. This is a place that we will go back to. The food was perfect and the atmosphere was a lot of fun. If you haven't been to Lilac, you should give it a try. Lilac has... More 

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Billings, Montana
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I had heard several people say how special this restaurant is so I had very high expectations. The surroundings were pleasant, the service excellent and the food was unexceptional.

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Kalispell, Montana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The food is fantastic. I was in Billings on a business trip, and was with a large group. Everyone was happy with their food. From appetizers to desert, we enjoyed the Lilac very much.

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Orange
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

An interesting mixture of flavors and textures in every dish we have tried. Nice atmosphere to enjoy a lovely brunch or supper. Servers are attentive and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2515 Montana Avenue, Billings, MT 59102
    (25th. St N)
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
  • Phone Number: 4069694959

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?