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131 Central Ave, Columbia Falls, MT
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Dining options: Takeout

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great takeout

Always decent value for your money. Large portions for your money, good ribs, chicken and get the fry bread and honey butter.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
Stony Plain, AB
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  • Families with children
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Beaverton, Oregon
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

this restaurant specialize in BBQ ribs & chicken. I was stunned to learn that they also are very good handling food allergies, My wife is allergic to spices. She had the best restaurant meal shes had in a long time. My meal and the couple with us all raved about how good our BBQ meal was, I wish they were... More 

Thank ugoniee
Stony Plain, AB
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Always decent value for your money. Large portions for your money, good ribs, chicken and get the fry bread and honey butter.

Thank aerology
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Ate here on Sunday. They have a great buffet of ribs, chicken and pork. Salad bar very good too. The prices are very reasonable and the place is very family friendly.

1 Thank underthebus
south fla
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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.

1 Thank mommymakes5
Springfield, Oregon
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 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.

Thank Rainbows4Sale
Nashville, TN
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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.

Thank LezetteThomason
Whitefish, Montana
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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

Thank Tyler D
Lakeside, Montana
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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 

1 Thank Agentairhead
Whitefish, Montana
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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 

1 Thank sba001

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 131 Central Ave, Columbia Falls, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Columbia Falls

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


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