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Lighthouse Restaurant

752 Hwy 89 South, Gardiner, MT 59030
406-848-2138
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Ranked #2 of 27 Restaurants in Gardiner
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $14
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The Lighthouse Restaurant is located in a large 6000 Square foot structure that was built in the 1920's. The main dining rom is constructed with wood and logs and has a nice, warm and casual atmosphere.We are located 7 miles north of Gardiner off of highway 89 and the restaurant is surrounded by beautiful mountains and is located 1 mile away from the historic natural wonder (The Devil's Slide).
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Good food, not your normal fare, sort of eclectic. Stir fry, Bison, filet cheese steak and tasty desserts.

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

The food here is very good and the service was outstanding. There were four in our party and everyone was extremely pleased with the quality and quantity of the meals. The prices were very reasonable. The decor in the restaurant was interesting as well. Highly recommend.

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Cupertino, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We went here on recommendation from our hotel. Dinner was great and the dessert was even better. They even have wifi. Overall, very affordable too!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

We couldn't find the place last night when we were oh, so tired and it was pitch dark, so we had only one supper here this visit to Yellowstone. Our loss! The Lighthouse is delish! The menu is about half Asian, but does have some good ole American choices, too. We'd read on TripAdvisor that truffle mac n cheese was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

We went there a few times over the summer when we were raft guides and our server was awesome! He was easy to talk to and he said thank you at least four times every time he came to our table. He was very polite and made our time there enjoyable.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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63 reviews 63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

A fabulous find 5 miles nw of Gardiner MT on Hwy 89. Historic building built in 1896 with log beamed ceilings and quaint furnishings. Fresh ingredients and a nicely varied menu. But the Truffle Mac & Cheese appetizer is THE best! But if you like your curry hot, this is not the place to order it! For a chuckle order... More

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Austin, TX
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

About five miles outside the downtown section of Gardiner but well worth the drive. Varied menu and everything we had and saw served was unusually good. Much better than the normal fast food and bar food that is easier to find.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This restaurant is one of the best we have ever been to. We travel a lot, we have had the NY strip , Fettucini alfredo with chicken, Bengal Beef and the Filet Mignon sandwich- all fantastic! Katia is a very attentive and personable waitress. Don't forget BYOB. We highly recommend this wonderful restaurant!

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Missouri Valley, Iowa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

While based in Gardiner for our Yellowstone area vacation, we stopped for dinner one weeknight at 7PM. Immediately got our family of 5 seated. Not a huge menu. Buffalo burger was very good--moist and juicy. Bacon mashed potatoes was listed as an appetizer ??? but my daughter had it for her main dish and said it was very good. Other... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We met local family there for supper and were all happy with our meals. The staff was courteous but busy and the food was plentiful and well prepared. Got a flyer from our hotel with a coupon for a free dessert. Mmm. Hot fudge cake. Mmm.

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