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2915 North Reserve Street, Missoula, MT
406-541-7427
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 57
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  • 43
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Famous for BBQ

Recommended as one of the restaurants to try by the front desk clerk at our hotel, we opted for BBQ tonight. Good service by pleasant staff. I had the brisket which had a nice smoke ring on it and was loaded on top of white bread. The table had a selection of BBQ sauces you could add to the sauce... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
BlueJayJohn
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Delta, Canada
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Delta, Canada
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109 reviews 109 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Recommended as one of the restaurants to try by the front desk clerk at our hotel, we opted for BBQ tonight. Good service by pleasant staff. I had the brisket which had a nice smoke ring on it and was loaded on top of white bread. The table had a selection of BBQ sauces you could add to the sauce... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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211 reviews 211 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

On his birthday or Father's day...my husband's favorite place to go is Dave's--for the Devil's Spit burger! The chicken and rice soup with a cornbread muffin is great--and their chicken is delicious. As others mentioned...the brisket should be avoided! The bar area is fun, with tv's everywhere--or opt for the restaurant section. Everywhere you look are fun, nostalgic decorations. Staff... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Everything was great, the food, the decor, the waitress was fantastic, we will definitly be back. The combo appetizer is a delicious variety and enough for a meal. The whole experience made you feel they appreciated your patronage.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The ribs were 100% perfect. Chicken was awesome as were all the sides. This trip the brisket was terrible. It was dry and pasty. I told the manager and they brought me some hot sorta moist but still not as good as it has been in past brisket. Overall this trip was above average. But my favorite food is brisket,... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

Been here a few times and food has always been good! The portions are large, the staff are friendly and you can join their club and get a free item on your birthday. Good BBQ food and a warm atmosphere!

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Missoula, Montana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

First time Visit was very memorable. Staff was very friendly and willing to find out information for a person with food allergies. Food was great and they sent my husband home with a bottle of bbq sauce since it was our first time visiting :) Was very happy with the choice my friends made for our families to meet here... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We enjoy the atmosphere and the food. It is close to our house for convenience and to many hotels on the west end of town. The staff is friendly and attentive. It is relatively quiet and we can actually talk to one another while there. The food was served hot and tasty (like the cornbread especially.) I suspect the food... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Very good food!! Best bbq I ever had looks really cool inside. An staff is friendly! Nothing bad to say about here sooooo good!!! Spent 2 days in Missoula an ate here both days its that good.

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Vaughn, Montana, United States
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103 reviews 103 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This was where my husband wanted to go for his birthday. They don't have much I can eat, but it was his special meal. I ended up with a baked potato, corn on the cob, chicken with wild rice soup and a corn muffin. Considering what I found that I could eat, it was all very good. The corn was... More 

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Great Falls, Montana
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40 reviews 40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Our waiter made our dinner. What a great guy! The food wasgreat (always is) but he made us feel like we were the only people in the crowded room. Ribs as tender as butter, spicy sausage to die for...you name it, we were in heaven. One management error? They dropped White Zin from their wines. A current trend that is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2915 North Reserve Street, Missoula, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: 406-541-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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