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Lotus Pad

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3090 Pine Drive #2, Big Sky, MT
+1 406-995-2728
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recommended by our hotel staff and Lotus did not disappoint!! Small restaurant...I would recommend reservations but we sat at the bar and watched the chef(s). We tried several of things to eat and a Green Dragon, their signature drink (if it's not their signature it should be!!). Excellent place!!

Thank Julie P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's a good variety of Thai dishes that everyone can find something they like. It's fun to share the family style portions or have leftovers for the next day. Vegan, vegetarian and meat eaters all have several options.

Thank Renee S
Pinckney, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

The food is fine, but very expensive for Thai. The restaurant is same and loud. Most annoying is the 10% "gratuity" that is tacked on to carry out orders. For just 5% more you might as well get table service. I wouldn't rush back to eat here as it just isn't worth it.

Thank Randy P
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

I was looking forward to visiting, but the restaurant did not live up to expectations. The food was mediocre at best. I could see the chefs working hard, but the food was nothing special. However, the prices are a bit high, perhaps because this is a resort area. Also, they charge a 10% gratuity for bills over $50, even for... More 

Thank Mary D
Elko New Market
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

We were shoe-horned into the restaurant one evening after a day of site-seeing. (The tight quarters will get better when the restaurant moves to their new space currently under construction.) The food was good but a bit pricey for what we're used to paying for Thai food.

Thank John_Amy2013
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Ok, I love thai food everywhere! Lotus Pad was amazing!!! I wish i didnt live so far. I had the Pad Thai, and sticky rice.

Thank Erika Lee W
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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101 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

It if is good enough for JT then it is good enough for me. Great food. Great reputation. You wouldn't think that Thai food could be good in Montana. But surprise! The food is delicious! The chef trained in Thailand and brought her skills back to Big Sky. Yummy!!

Thank E J
Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Ordered the Tamarindo Halibut and it came out horrible. The green beans were 4 inches long while the Halibut was chopped up into tiny bits, the size of a dime. It's should be lightly sauced but it came out like soup. Don't understand why they have good ratings, maybe because there is nothing else around that is better

Thank melindapham
Bozeman, Montana
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

It sometimes takes a bit longer to be served here, but worth the wait. Small place, but feels like a party with friends. The food is excellent and authentic. We sat at the bar and loved watching the cooks work. Great place for a date. I wish they were open earlier so I could stop in after skiing!

Thank Tiffany K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food at a reasonable price in a cozy and a lively atmosphere. Reservations are a good idea.

Thank Grant H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Asian, Thai
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3090 Pine Drive #2, Big Sky, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Big Sky
  • Phone Number: +1 406-995-2728

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?