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Back Room of The Nite Owl

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Hwy 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912
(406) 892-3131
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5:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Wed 5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 102
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    Very good
  • 24
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  • 14
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good meal for a great price

Stopped in for dinner after a long day of hiking. The broasted chicken was excellent and not very expensive. You may have to wait but it is worth it

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
Scott S
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
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Calgary
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We went to the Back Room with some friends of ours that were in the area and recommended this place. We all had variations of the BBQ ribs except for our daughter who had the kids pasta. The BBQ was very good and the fry bread is fantastic. Definitely not on the Weight Watcher's plan though. The service was passable... More 

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Oregon
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

A very good gluten free menu . The pork chops are excellent. Great service by very friendly and attentive staff. Very inexpensive. Large servings of really good food.

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Atlanta, GA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I read about The Back Room on Trip Advisor and passed it when I was driving from Kalispell to Hungry Horse MT through Columbia Falls. I stayed in Hungry Horse for 4 days on my visit to Glacier National Park at the end of July 2015. I turned around to go back and pick up takeout for my evening meal.... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great BBQ ribs and chicken. Outstanding food, large portions. The bar has several beers on tap and they were happy to give me tastings so I could pick the one I liked!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Stopped in for dinner after a long day of hiking. The broasted chicken was excellent and not very expensive. You may have to wait but it is worth it

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New Orleans
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

After driving most of the day, we were looking for a place to catch a quick meal. The "Back Room" was suggested as the place to go. Food was down home good and plentiful. The Sunday nite buffet had a wide selection to chose from and we topped it off with a dessert.

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Rockport, IN
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We arrived about 6:30 pm on a Thursday night. The wait for a table was 40 minutes (Accurate estimate of hostess.) After we were seated, we waited another 10 minutes before a waitress showed up to ask about our drink order. One daughter ordered Spare Ribs which were dry and not very meaty. My husband got the Brisket which was... More 

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Davis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Ordered the 1/2 chicken and 1/2 ribs with all the trimmings and split it. Delicious and very reasonable!

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Tehachapi, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

GREAT food, but with a crowded, noisy atmosphere. We waited quite a while (there was a local festival going on) but the food was worth the wait.

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Westville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We ordered Broasted chicken which I had here years before and it was wonderful back then. We arrived at 4 pm when it was opening ...it filled to capacity quickly and was very noisy. Our chicken was cooked too long and was tough .... Gave me terrible heartburn. We had ordered a half chicken each so we would have leftovers... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hwy 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Columbia Falls
  • Phone Number: (406) 892-3131

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pizza, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 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?