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Gallatin Riverhouse Grill

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45130 Gallatin Road, Big Sky, MT 59716
+1 406-995-7427
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cornbread” (56 reviews)
“fried chicken” (79 reviews)
“ribs” (127 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45130 Gallatin Road, Big Sky, MT 59716
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend the ribs. My advice is to enjoy the moist pork without adding the sauces available. Their rub is excellent and enjoyed unfettered with sauce.

1  Thank Steven D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone at my table, except me, ordered something barbecued. Of course it's know for that. However as I was being seated at my table I noticed a patron eating fried chicken, it looked delicious! Guess what is is DELICIOUS!!! It was perfectly cooked. Moist and...More

2  Thank rehtiag
Reviewed April 15, 2018

This is place is good enough that during a recent week-long trip to Big Sky, I went here twice. All of the food from the starters (including the sweet corn nuggets) to the BBQ (everyone raved about it) to the incredible value of the 3-piece...More

2  Thank Bill L
Reviewed April 14, 2018

My favorite after work spot, something on the menu for anyone! Best Mac N Cheese around! Freshly popped popcorn, great drinks - awesome staff!!

2  Thank Michelle N
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Both of us had the Brisket plate. The meat and the sides of corn and cornbread were excellent. The baked beans were good, but pretty smoky flavored. The coleslaw had no flavor. It was not good. Service was pretty good. Photos of dining room only....More

1  Thank Steve V
Reviewed April 4, 2018

This is a local favorite that serves some of the best bbq, fried chicken, and even seasonal whole fried turkeys. Kyle is the best. Be sure to get of a jar of sweet garlic pickles with your next visit. Live music, darts, billiards, summertime bean...More

2  Thank vivian f
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

I love the atmosphere, the food and the staff. A rustic and friendly location with a great vibe. The restaurant is just above the Gallatin River and looks east into the Porcupine Creek and the Gallatin Range. A great place to take out if you’re...More

2  Thank Forfun12
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place. Fantastic views from the decks, great atmosphere and the food is simple but fantastic. Quite possibly the best pulled pork sandwich I have ever tasted. Staff were super friendly and service was efficient, friendly but discrete. Place is buzzing and...More

2  Thank 179Mark
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

excellent BBQ, large groups welcome, excellent for kids. Priced for a bargain. Live bands with great cheer. A tradition starter.

1  Thank mluckenb
Reviewed March 21, 2018

We were on our way to have great Mexican food, at Big Sky, when we found out the place we were going to had closed. Originally Riverhouse Grill was our second choice. Oh my, a Montana experience with great Texas BBQ. We continued to say...More

2  Thank Glo6053
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May 17, 2018|
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Response from rehtiag | Reviewed this property |
Check their website...they take some vacation time in May.
Maureen C
August 28, 2016|
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Response from Jeremiah M | Reviewed this property |
They should be open year around, its an amazing locals hangout.
May 20, 2016|
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Response from Larry B | Reviewed this property |
They don't take reservations. But will accommodate you if they can. I called and was told no reservations. But, they had our table for 10 setup when we arrived. It wasn't very busy because of our early arrival time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45130 Gallatin Road, Big Sky, MT 59716
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Big Sky
  • Phone Number: +1 406-995-7427
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