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4915 Harrison Ave, Butte, MT 59701-7006
406-494-3332
Today
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
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
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: (406) 494-2000

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Step back in time

I miss this type of dining experience. I like condiment caddies and an assortment of old world snacks waiting for you on the table. Local Butte friends took me here for dinner and it felt like a treat, a real local experience. The steak was superb and the white spaghetti is a must!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
meredithATX
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Austin, Texas
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BUTTE MT
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

When we arrived the table was set with a wilted iceburg lettuce salad that was obviously from a bag, 1 piece of salami and 1/2 piece of packaged hamburger sliced cheese, with the corners suspiciously cut off - leading me to believe it was dried and salvaged/re served. Totally unappetizing. The menus were dirty, and the joke was printed that... More 

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Austin, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

I miss this type of dining experience. I like condiment caddies and an assortment of old world snacks waiting for you on the table. Local Butte friends took me here for dinner and it felt like a treat, a real local experience. The steak was superb and the white spaghetti is a must!

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Decor: Think Goodfellas bar where Henry told Tommy he was "funny"..Throwback type decor to times when going out to dinner was an event rather than a normal thing. Food: Amazing....They do it "Meaderville Style". Meaderville was a town that was swallowed up on the hill where the Berkley Pit is located and used to house the finest restaurants in Butte... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Dining at Lydia's is a step back in time. The decor, the menu harbors back several decades when the dining experience focused on the hearty consumption of flavorful dishes. When one first arrives at Lydia's, the table has already been laid out with several choices - salad, beets, and bread. Entrees focus on a Montana staple - beef - in... More 

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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
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121 reviews 121 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
523 helpful votes 523 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4915 Harrison Ave, Butte, MT 59701-7006
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Butte
  • Phone Number: 406-494-3332

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

(406) 494-2000
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

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