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All 55 West Yellowstone Restaurants

The Branch Restaurant & Bar

315 Yellowstone Avenue, inside the Holiday Inn West Yellowstone, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
+1 406-646-7365
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Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Westward expansion brought rail travel and ranches to the Continental Divide, where cowboys (and today’s national park visitors) could live the dream of a horizon-free lifestyle. Inspired by the natural beauty of Yellowstone, the Branch Restaurant celebrates “Open Range Cuisine” where beef and game dishes are infused with local flavor and enjoyed with a selection of regional microbrews and hand-crafted premium cocktails. A selection of tasty vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.The restaurant boasts casual attire, seats on a first-come-first-served basis and does not accept reservations. Children's menus and box lunches are available. The Branch Restaurant & Bar is the ideal locale to enjoy a delicious dinner while recounting the day's exploration of Yellowstone National Park.Open daily, year-round.
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Perdido Key, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Excellent restaurant and good food, great value, has a good menu for breakfast, we did not eat here for dinner but the menu looked good . Our box lunches were great for in the park excursions.

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Marietta, Georgia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
308 helpful votes 308 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Took forever to get food, and when it did arrive, it wasn't that good. Left disappointed and overcharged.

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Ogden, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The staff were friendly but overworked. The food was good, not great, and we waited way to long for it to come. The waiter was doing double duty also cooking. He apologized, thanked us for our patience, and gave us an automatic discount.

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Montana
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102 reviews 102 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Tried the restaurant on Christmas night, and since we didn't have a reservation, we were told the wait would be about 15 minutes. We had a seat at the bar and noticed several tables empty. We were seated about 20 minutes later at one of the tables that had been empty since we arrived. It took another 15 minutes to... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Only one of 3-4 restaurants open in town. We had a 10% of coupon because we stayed in the Explorer Cabins. Service was slow as they only had two people working. We weren't in a rush, so it wasn't a big deal. We ate the a couple days later with friends, and the service was still slow. The food was... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Food is below par and service is fair. For the price, not a good experience. 4 people in our party and not one order came out correct.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Came here for dinner on a slow Saturday night. We were quickly seated and greater by our server who was being trained by someone else. The menu selection is limited (no seafood) and very expensive for what you get. The female server who was in training did not seem to pay much attention to our order because 2/4 meals came... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The food and service were fairly normal. I give them a very good rating because they had vegan and gluten free options. Kudos for staying in tune with the trends. Make sure you call and check their hours. What is says online doesn't always apply in seasonal towns like Yellowstone. I ordered the steak with green beans and mashed potatoes... More 

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Hopkinton, New Hampshire, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Aargh...It took half an hour to get our drinks, then another half an hour to get our appetizers, which I had to ask twice for. Of course the appetizers were cold when they arrived and not very appetizing. Then it was another half hour for the entrees to arrive. The steaks were way undercooked and had to be sent back... More 

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Part of the Holiday Inn in West Yellowstone. We were there during Ski Festival, so it seemed crowded, but not overly. Bar has happy hour every day with good variety of beers. We stayed for dinner, and were surprised at the variety of choices. I have the bison stroganoff and my wife had the sausage platter. Both were good. Staff... More 

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Address: 315 Yellowstone Avenue, inside the Holiday Inn West Yellowstone, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
Phone Number: +1 406-646-7365
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American

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