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When in Rome

8270 Mt Highway 35, Ste 7, Bigfork, MT 59911-3582
+1 406-837-7663
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (81 reviews)
“carbonara” (8 reviews)
“beet salad” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8270 Mt Highway 35, Ste 7, Bigfork, MT 59911-3582
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our last evening in Bigfork we toured the Whistling Andy Distillery there and upon inquiring to our guide about Italian food he recommended When in Rome. We made a reservation and headed there. But... When we pulled up to a strip mall we had...More

Thank CSIMelissa
Reviewed March 13, 2018

First I should say, unless you have a reservation on a weekend, you need to go early! They are very busy and it can be a long wait without a reservation. With that being said, the food is great! The dinner menu is quite small,...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

We have tryed the pizza here at least a dozen times. Have finally come to the realization this is not the place to go for pizza. Surprisingly the gas station in Frendale makes way better pizza, who would have known...

Thank laura y
Reviewed December 6, 2017

I just ate there last night, again. It was a special occasion, we had the fireside table and all was well. Great service too. Several of our group had never been there and they all said, they'd be back. The pizza is great! Thin crust...More

Thank JanesPlaceMontana
Reviewed October 3, 2017

After a long day hiking we were starving, wanted Italian food. We did not have reservations so we had to wait about 40 minutes, but sat at a little bar and enjoyed some Italian wine. Nice selections. This is a small place with small batch...More

Thank rjfs16
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

We shared a beet salad and a lemon pizza. The lemon pizza was out of this world, we will try to replicate it at home. This is thin crust pizza, not American pizza. The place doesn't look like much from the outside, but I highly...More

Thank Neeltje v
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Just wanted to try a couple slices at lunch. Tried a nice pepperoni and onion and a white sauce with artichoke and sausage. Great thin crust, nice crunch without falling apart. Good light flavors. Will be back.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Our friends suggested this wonderful little restaurant. Atmosphere was great and service supreme. My husband I ordered their signature lasagna and gnocchi. We shared a beet salad. We were not disappointed!!! Our friends shared the lemon pizza which looked divine!! Nice selection of wines and...More

Thank andrea652015
Reviewed September 4, 2017

This restaurant is located in a small strip mall on the way into Bigfork. The original owner/chef sold out but the current owners/operators have maintained the successful and somewhat innovative menu that made this restaurant so appealing. The service was a little slow, but the...More

Thank r2d2466
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

We had 3 different types of pizzas from When in Rome and all were great. The restaurant is really nice and the staff was great. The also have a really good selection of wine and beer. We have a daughter with a gluten allergy and...More

Thank Jendavino
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8270 Mt Highway 35, Ste 7, Bigfork, MT 59911-3582
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bigfork
  • Phone Number: +1 406-837-7663
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Under new ownership and management as of May 2016. Mediterranean Restaurant. Serving Pizza Pasta and other Mediterranean dishes since 2010. Voted Best Pizza in Montana from Food Network Magazine. Local Fresh.
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