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The Bayou

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5448 Laurel Rd, Billings, MT 59101-4616
4066525262
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Pickering
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The food at this restaurant is very good. The owner and the staff are very friendly and treat you like family. A definite place to eat while in Billings.

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Thank Al W
Butte, Montana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

I was recommended to this place by a nearby hotel. I wasn't really fond of it. Food could have been better. Cooks shouting, noisy wait staff.

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Thank Evan S
Billings, Montana
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132 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We had never stopped here because we hate the casino vibe. But this is also a restaurant with daily specials. Wednesdays offer a nice portion of broasted chicken. Tuesdays special is a nice sirloin steak and a side. Prices are very reasonable and food and service is good, although it can get busy some nights. I wish, however, there were... More 

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Thank MontanaHannah
Minnesota
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

One of our worst dining experiences EVER. Our motel motel clerk recommended it, but we found it dreadful. It's full name is The Bayou Casino and and Lounge. It's a sports bar and casino with loud machines and TVs. Locals watching a football game were shouting profanity and approaching each single woman in the bar. The food was salty and... More 

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Billings, Montana
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The Bayou is a nice place to grab a cold drink and enjoy food at a very reasonable price. The inside decor is reminiscent of New Orleans. Although it feels a little cheesy it is comfortable to hang out in. The staff was pleasant and on top of refills.

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1 Thank Travis M
Portland, Oregon
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107 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The motel clerk suggested this. But we were unimpressed. We walked in and were initially ignored by the waitress chatting with friends. A second waitress told us to seat ourselves. The menu was OK; but limited. We both ordered a steak, medium rare and fries. My wife wanted baked potato, but that was not an option. When the steaks came,... More 

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1 Thank Larry T
Billings MT
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We got the friendliest and most personal service ever from the management both times we were there. The first night we had prime rib which was good but over cooked. The second trip we had baby back ribs that were amazing. Best ever and good portions. They have a different special every night so you might want to call and... More 

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Thank artitch
Winnipeg, Canada
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

If I was a local, I'd be coming here often. We were in from out of town and are really glad we decided to come here for supper. Limited menu which is smart. Food was good and cooked when ordered , it had not been sitting around. Staff was sincerely wanting you to have a good experience. Bought a bottle... More 

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Thank Lynda S
Billings, Montana
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213 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Fun place with steaks, burgers and bar food cooked very well and served fast. Drink prices are very good and the atmosphere here is great. Kat, Jen and especially Tana make it a great place for a few drinks and some yummy bar food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
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Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5448 Laurel Rd, Billings, MT 59101-4616
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
  • Phone Number: 4066525262

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?