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4915 Harrison Ave, Butte, MT 59701-7006
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Ranked #25 of 93 Restaurants in Butte
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: (406) 494-2000
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  • English first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I have lived in Southern California for almost fifty years, and each and every time I go to visit Butte, LYDIA'S is the #1 place to have a fine meal. Having grown up in the Butte/Anaconda area of Montana, LYDIA'S was always THE place my parents would take us for a special dinner. My parents were friends with the original... More 

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Butte, Montana, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

When I moved back to Butte, I couldn't wait to go to dinner at Lydias. I remembered it as being great place, when I went there with my parents and on special occassions. It was not at all like it used to be.The food was over priced and tasteless. It was so dark, that I could hardly see what I... More 

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Missoula, Montana
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Throwback to the 1950s and 1960s where the dinner comes with appetizers, salad, two or three sides, entree and dessert [best Spumoni I have had in years]. Food is bland but plentiful and its an interesting cultural experience.

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Panama City Beach, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Located on the edge of Butte, we expected a more modern facility. Parking was convenient, but we found the interior dark and possibly moldy. Maybe that's what Lydia was going for, but we found it less than inviting. The appetizers and salads and sides are standard, so it is waiting for you when you are seated. A novel process, but... More 

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Columbia Falls, Montana, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
521 helpful votes 521 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The service was exceptional. The food delicious and served as ordered. The side dishes of ravioli, spaghetti, peppers, beets (yum), cheese & salami, scallions and sweet potato salad make for a very interesting meal. All the dishes are refillable at no cost. There is no reason to go away hungry.

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Sun Valley, Idaho
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Although the Uptown Cafe is more sophisticated cuisine, Lydia's is very good, especially the Italian dishes. Excellent salad and large portions, very well cooked and presented. The wait staff is attentive and well meaning and it's a good value.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

we had the chicken and halibit - both very good. I love you get anchovies with your cesaer salad. You get salad, relish tray, spagetti (love the white spaghetti), salami and cheese, peppers, green onions, beets and then dessert. Very good meal and great prices.

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Phoenix, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Good experience, steaks were ok. I will say it was cooked perfectly the ravioli and spaghetti served with diner was excellent. Staff was friendly and professional.

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Butte, Montana
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The staff were very professional and friendly. We brought family who were visiting from North Carolina to dinner to Lydia's. This is absolutely the worst dinner I have ever had. It was embarrassing to subject our family to such a pathetic dining experience The salad was already at the table when we arrived. The sweet potato salad was already starting... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

My experience at Lidia’s was not on par with the legend. That having been said, it is still one of the best places in Butte for fine dining. I had the scallops which were a decent portion and well prepared. The “family style” portion of the meal was also good. They no longer seem to bring out a heap of... More 

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Additional Information about Lydia's

Address: 4915 Harrison Ave, Butte, MT 59701-7006
Phone Number: 406-494-3332
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Butte
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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