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2401 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2336 (24th St N.)
406-245-7477
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11:00 am - 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: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 56
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 23
    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
Pleasant Meal on the Patio

I hadn’t been to the Rex for 7 or 8 years, and Michael had never been there, so during May’s Artwalk, we decided to stop for dinner. As it was a beautiful night, we were happy to be able to get a table on the patio. The wine selection was nice, and we each ordered a glass – merlot and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
Lamarvalley
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Joliet, Montana
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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142 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Joliet, Montana
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

I hadn’t been to the Rex for 7 or 8 years, and Michael had never been there, so during May’s Artwalk, we decided to stop for dinner. As it was a beautiful night, we were happy to be able to get a table on the patio. The wine selection was nice, and we each ordered a glass – merlot and... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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134 reviews 134 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Enjoyed early dinner midweek with four couples at the Rex, an historic hotel in downtown Billings. Excellent service. Very attentive waitress. Surprisingly good house wines. Pricey entrees; yet very good food. The shrimp linguini, Alaskan halibut special and filet were delicious. Steaks are definitely their speciality. Finally don't miss their lovely outdoor seating around gas firetables.

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Minot, North Dakota, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We went to dinner and the appetizers were very good! The onion rings were my favorite! Yum! It is very pricey. The food was okay and the service fantastic. I did witness the owner snap at one of his employees in front of everyone in the restaurant. Not cool! Learn to treat your waitresses with respect. Jerk. Our waitress was... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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129 reviews 129 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

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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269 reviews 269 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 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
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63 reviews 63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
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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
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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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: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Doing business, Romantic, 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?