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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 90
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delicious meal

After a wonderful drive on the Going To The Sun Road with the Red Jammer Bus Tour company our large group of 17 had an evening meal at the Back Room. Before our arrival to the area I had done lots of research on restaurants that could serve a large group. The Back Room could and also had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
joy12Blairsville_GA
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Blairsville, Georgia
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Moses Lake, Washington
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

We met as a group, it was great food and waitress's. Travelers delight in affordable dining with Family and Friends.

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Calgary Alberta Canada
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Talk to any of the locals in Columbia Falls and they will rant and rave about the Backroom of the Night Owl. The truth of the matter is Columbia Falls is lacking in decent restaurants. After doing my research on trip advisor I chose the Backroom of the Night Owl because my husband and daughter LOVE ribs. Since it was... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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115 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We saw the sigh 'Back Room' but there was nothing in the restaurant that mentioned they served BBQ in the back. And there was no mention of BBQ on the menu. Wish we had known as the food at the main restaurant was very tasteless. All of us order the Pot Roast Beef sandwich and none of us had ever... More 

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Blairsville, Georgia
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149 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

After a wonderful drive on the Going To The Sun Road with the Red Jammer Bus Tour company our large group of 17 had an evening meal at the Back Room. Before our arrival to the area I had done lots of research on restaurants that could serve a large group. The Back Room could and also had wonderful reviews... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This restaurant is exactly what it says - the back room of the Nite Owl. We entered into the Nite Owl cafe and saw a sign directing us to the back to the restaurant we wanted. So we walked through the front restaurant to the Back Room. Most reviewers have raved about the fry bread, as did the three others... More 

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We have stopped here a couple times and both meals were good. They have really flavorful broasted chicken-- I highly recommend it. My husband likes the country style ribs, but says the spare ribs left a bit to be desired. The biggest winner of the whole meal though is the fry bread. Wow, it's great. They have a nice honey... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Had to wait a little while to get seated, but once we were seated our waitress was great, food was fantastic, and the prices were very reasonable for the amount of food you receive. I ordered the steak salad and received more steak on that salad than I would've gotten at a fancy steak house. Highly recommended

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La Marque, Texas
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

They specialize in chicken, ribs and fried bread. The chicken was exceptional. The pork ribs were tender and tasty but tell them to go easy on t BBQ sauce. The fried bread is a treat to be eaten with butter and honey MMMMMM MMMM

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Lethbridge
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This place has the best ribs for a good price. It leaves most rib places in Canada (where I live) in the dust. The portions are huge, the chicken and almost everything else is also good. My wife and I share meals quite often.

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Southlake, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Ordered chicken fried steak which had a liver flavor. They were cooked on the same grill. My son had a ham and cheese omelette that had powdered cheese liquid like stadium nachos. Our meal cost $53 which was pitiful considering it was so bad.

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Additional Information about Back Room of The Nite Owl

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

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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: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
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?