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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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Great Falls, Montana, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This restaurant was attached to the Holiday Inn express, so we walked over out of convenience. Service was very slow all the way around- probably 10 minutes before we could order and it wasn't that busy. Beverage delivery was slow- I had the fancier salad on the menu-kind of a greek salad with goat cheese and craisings- salad was very... More

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Randolph, Kansas, United States
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69 reviews 69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We arrived almost at the end of the breakfast service time but were served a wonderful, bountiful meal and had terrific service from Scott. Enjoyed the experience and didn't choose anything which wasn't delicious. May go back for supper! Good to know that this nice restaurant is still open when many places in town have "closed for the season".

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Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We ordered beer, starters and main courses. The local beer was excellent, the starter with hummus good. Rather ambitiously I ordered buffalo (beef) stroganoff, usually made with high-quality sliced meat in a cream sauce. Instead tough ground buffalo arrived, floating in some cream and a lot of grease. When I complained, the waiter helpfully explained that "different people have different... More

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Great Falls, Montana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

When we arrived we seated ourselves (not a problem) but it took forever to get any service and once we did the waitress acted as though we were an inconvenience and even commented that we looked like we had our hands full just because we had two young children with us. They were perfectly well behaved and did not cause... More

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San Diego, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food was ok - a decent value for the price. However, our waiter had terrible body order. It was like pigpen - we had a cloud of stench arrive at our table a moment before he did. I hated writing this, but it ruined our experience. And, I was not going to make a 'stink' about it with management... More

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Sandy, Utah
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The waiter was kind of a smart #***, It took forever (2 hours) from time sat down, until meal was finished. Ordered dinner salad and it came with meal. Food was average. Don't waste your time!!

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Evergreen, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We had WONDERFUL food and service. Pheasant and elk and bison sausage appetizers (pheasant was best of these). Salmon was delicious. Dessert was sinful and VERY filling. Pretty restaurant with nice decor.

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Columbus, Ohio
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We stayed at the Holiday Inn where this restaurant is located, and because I was unimpressed completely by the generic, cheaply built room, we were really surprised to discover the lovely bar and restaurant within the hotel on the last night of our stay, when we were too tired to go out.. We opted for the bar area with fireplace.... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

First of all we had to wait for a server. It took 15 minutes just to get water. We were going to the bar to get our own drinks. Next the food was ice cold and not tasty at all. And last the server could have cared less about any of it. Do not go here!!!!

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Cleveland, Ohio
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We ate here twice and glad. All the food and drink we had was great. Had wild game and fried chicken. the salad was great and the bar very comfortable

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Additional Information about The Branch Restaurant & Bar

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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