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Back Door

131 Central Ave, Columbia Falls, MT
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- Aug 30, 2014
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English first
south fla
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

If there is, they don't serve it here. While the food was adequate at best, the bill was astronomical for what we got. It cost us over $70 to feed our family of 6 - drinking water mind you. The ribs were overcooked and everything else was barely just sustenance. Skip this place.

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Springfield, Oregon
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We discovered this stop on the right day. Only on Sunday, they serve their most favorite menu items on a buffet table. Chicken, ribs, mac & cheese, variety of pizzas, salad bar and their famous fry bread.

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Nashville, TN
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Back door is a delightfully friendly little quilt shop. It is right in the center of Whitefish and has the most wonderful batik fabrics.

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Whitefish, Montana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Good food. They used to be a little better though. I'm not a very big fan of their BBQ sauce, though. I love the fry bread

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Lakeside, Montana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

In the great hunt for the best fry bread we were sent to the Back Door. Open 7 days a week and packed all seasons they have the best Ribs I have eaten in the whole valley. With a variety of ways they prepare them, the St. Louis style melt in your mouth. Portions are wonderful. Best kept not so... More

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Whitefish, Montana
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

We ate here in July after hearing rave reviews from friends and family. Service was pretty slow, but the food was what I felt was average, Not quite what I was expecting after all the hoopla, but "ok". The fry bread was out favorite part, but the ribs were nothing to write home about. We need to try it again... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

This is one of the restaurant we always try to stop at when we are in the Whitefish area. It is a favorite with the locals and always seems to be busy. It is not fancy but has good food, large servings and fair prices. As other reviewers have mentioned the fry bread with honey is always everyone's favorite. But... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

We consider ourselves good judges of BBQ and loved Back Door. Food was great, friendly service and priced well.

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Top Contributor
162 reviews 162 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

This place was full so we did have to wait quite a while to get our food, but when we got it it was really good. I'd never heard of "fry bread" & wondered what it was, & what it was, was delicious! The portions were very generous & we left stuffed! The waitress was very friendly as was the... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Service is what is average...never really great. The ribs were good and the portions fine. The best part is the fry bread and the honey butter served with it! The baked beans and slaw come in little plastic cups as the sides to many of the dishes. It has a good family atmosphere and pride themselves on their margaritas for... More

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