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2401 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2336 (24th St N.)
406-245-7477
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5:00 pm - 11:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 56
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Ambience

We stopped in for a night cap after a particularly long day and found it to be a fantastic setting. I can't comment on the food as we did not eat but the drinks were fine.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
montanan_traveler
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montana
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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139 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bozeman, Montana
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Had a great meal here......the chicken/sausage gumbo was the best I have had in my LIFE, and the bacon-wrapped sirloin was very very good.....reasonable prices, excellent service, hard to beat it.

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Billings, Montana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We chose The Rex that night as they were supporting Meals On Wheels with a portion of their receipts being contributed to the program. It was a Tuesday, so the restaurant was not crowded. The service throughout the night was excellent, but the food was better than excellent. We chose a bottle of their Wine of the Month, and it... More 

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montana
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264 reviews 264 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We stopped in for a night cap after a particularly long day and found it to be a fantastic setting. I can't comment on the food as we did not eat but the drinks were fine.

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Charlotte
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Probably the worst ever..both service and food Bartender and waitress just wanted to make out. Took .. 1 1/2 hours to get food. Food was the worst. This place used to have an amazing reputation...thats why we went there. What a disappointment.

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Shepherd, Montana
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Still by far the best steak in Billings. But veggies were brown on top and drinks, including wine were horrible. . That was surprising since they have two bars! Service was mediocre.

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Bismarck, ND
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

They have great steaks and a large menu with a good variety of other choices. Good app choices and great onion rings. Huge tap beer selection and very good wine list. during the summer months their outdoor dinning area is great with a big fire pit in the middle, my favorite outdoor dining spot in Billings. I have always had... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Rex was recommended by a friend. I must say the ambiance is great. The server was great as well, even the owner was present and touching tables. All great things for a successful restaurant. My only complaint was the BBQ sampler platter was dry as the Sonoran desert. Even soaking it with the sauce variety at the table I felt... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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129 reviews 129 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Wonderful atmosphere to experience Montana. Great service. Nice variety of appetizers and wide range of menu items. Enjoyed the steak. Yum. Look around the hotel; historic location and photographs.

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Butte, Montana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I try to go the the Rex every time I'm in Billings and this trip was no exception. They have great food all around but I go for the gumbo. I lived in New Orleans and this is as good as I've ever had.

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Billings, Montana
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49 reviews 49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

The Prime Rib is always excellent. Very tender and flavorful. We enjoy the atmosphere of the dining area and had excellent, attentive servers as usual. One of the most consistent in Billings to always be worth the visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2401 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2336
    (24th St N.)
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
  • Phone Number: 406-245-7477

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?