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When in Rome

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8270 Mt Highway 35, Ste 7, Bigfork, MT 59911-3582
+1 406-837-7663
5:00 am - 8:00 am
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Tue - Sat 5:00 am - 8:00 am
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like to try new places whenever we can and this is now on our "highly recommended place to go". We run a little motor inn in Kalispell and guest are always asking for places we recommend to eat in Kalispell and the surrounding area's and Bigfork is of course on that list as well as When in Rome! You... More 

Thank Chanzmom
Bigfork, Montana
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my Bigfork favorites. It changed ownership this year, but the menu is the same as is the excellent service. The location at the end of a mini mall surprises you but when you feel the ambiance inside you are at home in a nice place.

Thank Foodie14761
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

I go here at least one time a summer. The salads are always exceptional. I love their pasta and pizzas. Great wine selection.

Thank Alexandra L
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I don't even live in Bigfork and I have no problem commuting 2 hours to come to this wonderful restaurant. The new owners are dedicated to keeping up the quality and atmosphere of the previous owners. I would definitely recommend making a reservation and if you have a large group try to make your reservation for as early as possible.... More 

Thank 639mikaylal
Kalispell, Montana
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

New owners; we were disappointed that the food was not of the same excellent quality as before. Kitchen ran out of some standard items. Did not seem prepared to handle crowded dining room. We will wait a few months before returning, hoping things improve.

1 Thank adven2rers
Bigfork, Montana
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

"When in Rome" is one of the best restaurants in Bigfork. If you like authentic Italian food, delicious wood-fired pizza, and tiramisu (my favorite dessert in the world), this is where you want to eat!

1 Thank Debi S
Kalispell, Montana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

atmosphere and service was all very good. Would recommend it to anyone. Would recommend getting a reservation. They are busy.

Thank mikelW7704UC
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

My husband and I are accustomed to eating in Italian-American boroughs in Boston and NYC, but this place satisfied our expectations while traveling a distance from those cities! We ordered a Capriciosa pizza and the gnocchi in gorgonzola and were not disappointed. Were we amazed? No, but the ambiance and attentive, gracious service made this for a lovely evening.

Thank newenglander888
Houston, Texas
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

While in Big Fork for 2 weeks, we ate here twice. The Sun Mountain pizza was delicious; the Caesar Salad, perfect...served in a chilled (or at least cold) bowl w/a simple dressing that did not overpower; Lobster Ravioli, delicious; Pasta Puttanesco, spicy & tasty. The restaurant is under new management since May 2016, so I'm giving them a "pass" to... More 

1 Thank RovingRose
Kalispell, Montana
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393 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 633 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

We finally made it here and while it did not makes us sick, it was not special either. We started with a very underdressed and bland salad...in fact, two different selections, one being the special of the day and one with wilted arugula having blackened edges. Not worth the $ to add salads for sure. The two different pasta entrees... More 

Thank MaryEllenM27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Greek
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 am - 8:00 am
5:00 am - 8:00 am
5:00 am - 8:00 am
5:00 am - 8:00 am
5:00 am - 8:00 am
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?