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2515 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2339 (25th. St N)
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to have a Sunday brunch! Different menu to choose from. We enjoyed excellent service and an excellent meal with smoked trout scrambled eggs and poached eggs with a delicious locally made sausage.

Thank Marcia S
Billings, Montana
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In my opinion there is no better place to dine in Billings. Authentic, creative and just plain tasty.

Thank R N
washington D.c.
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group ate here on7/24 and all I can say is it was amazing I wanted to order a plated of the smoked trout scrambled eggs to go our whole party was elated with their meal. All I can say is this is a must stop if in the area. The Sunday brunch is excellent. Get there by 9:00, space... More 

Thank markmarietyler
Indianapolis IN
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful chef owned & run restaurant . This would do well in any major city. After traveling over two weeks we were delighted to just walk in for a great unique meal.

Thank DoctorM001
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The food was outstanding, both for flavor and presentation. Both dishes that we had used unusual sauces and spices, making for a delicious meal. We shared the butter lettuce salad which was also very good. We hope to be back in Billings soon and will certainly go back to the same place! Other things on the menu also looked good.... More 

Thank Don H
Phoenix, Arizona
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is known for their seasonal selections although there are some items that remain on the menu. We started with the house French Fries. I know it doesn't sound like a great appetizer but these fries were excellent. I had the beef tongue tacos and my wife had the braised short ribs with gnocchi. Both of these items were... More 

Thank Michael G
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I was skeptical of Lilac at first because of the 'small, medium, large' plate set up. I never know what to order. But, I am so glad we ate here. Everything was delicious. We ended up sharing a bunch of different plates, and each one was better than the one before. The brussel sprouts and chicken skins were the table... More 

1 Thank K8lyn-M
Dothan, Alabama
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Had Sunday brunch today and really enjoyed it. We made a reservation but I don't think we needed to. The atmosphere is very pleasant. Wait staff quick and attentive. Try the chocolate croissant and the trout scramble! Mimosas were tasty as well! Be mindful of the hours, they close at 1pm!

1 Thank Kasey W
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

A diamond in Billings. Fresh food that is locally sourced and organic with an amazing variety on the menu. Decent wine list and reasonably priced. Open kitchen and young friendly staff. If you only have one dinner in Billings. Eat it here.

Thank annie1018
North Vancouver, Canada
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Great modern American cuisine with a rotating menu and exceptional service. The braised short rib is a regular entree on the menu and it is rich and flavorful. The "coffee and doughnuts" for dessert was also excellent.

Thank Birdwatcher_jpm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2515 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2339
    (25th. St N)
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
  • Phone Number: 4069694959

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