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Three Forks Grille

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$$ - $$$
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729 Nucleus Ave, Columbia Falls, MT 59912-4056
+1 406-892-2900
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very attractive restaurant with a slightly upscale air about it. Very nice waitstaff. But the food...Awful!!! I had something called 'Cioppino'. It was described as a dish containing several seafood items w/a 'tomato saffron broth'. Sadly it turned out to be a thick tomato sauce/soups smothering dreadful rubbery rings of over cooked calamari, stringy pieces of tasteless Alaskan King Crab,... More 

Thank Yvonne L
Kalispell, Montana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

We visited a few times over the summer with out of town guests and had amazingly good food, but dinner last night was a disappointment. Bright spot was our waiter, the wine and deddert. Lasagna and Cioppino were very bland. Cioppino was lacking actual seafood but had an abundance of potatoes. Flat iron steak nothing to write home about either.... More 

Thank Melissa S
Edgewater, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Our server Jessica was friendly, attentive, and top-notch. We shared the house made gnocchi which was to-die-for: soft pillows of gnocchi in a beautiful (but not overly rich) cream sauce. Both the NY strip and Tuscan flat iron steaks were delicious preparations. We were pleasantly surprised that the restaurant was serving Nero d'Avola (a Sicilian red wine) by the glass... More 

Thank gottago45
Columbia Falls, MT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Excellent food, prices and service. The variety of menu choices and the décor are superb as is the service.

Thank alida387
Kahuku, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Great service, almost great food, quaint location. The salads and starters were amazing. The crab cakes are off the hook! The single complaint I have was the flat iron steak. It wasn't cooked properly,but to boot it just didn't taste right. Almost as if it were old. I know it's just as likely that it was just a taste that... More 

Thank boisecrybaby
Whitefish, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has one of the best menus around. I haven't found another place where you can get fresh pheasant, or nice, pink steelhead trout. They often have elk and other game meats. The chef is quite creative with the dishes. Everything I've ever had tasted fabulous. I've had boar, trout and pheasant at different times. Their Caesar salad is... More 

Thank Skisweetie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Can highly recommend this place - might be necessary to book in advance - we were lucky enough to grab a couple of seats at the bar; the place was busy. The staff were lovely and our food was really superb.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Santa Rosa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Did not expect to have a gourmet experience in this part of Montana but was pleasantly surprised by this really good restaurant. Fresh, local ingredients; imaginitively presented. Excellent. Definitely the best meal in the area.

Thank sheilanorcal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We came here on a trip looking at wedding venues. I will definitely be coming back in the future. I got the a special posts dish. The noodles were homemade the shrimp were hot. The server was polite and filled my water three or four time. The prices were affordable and portion sizes were perfect.

Thank Andrew C
Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

We were staying just outside of Columbia Falls and heard this was best place in town for dinner. It was. Good food in a nice environment. Staff is pleasant. Good selection of choices on the menu. Fresh and Local ingredients. If you looking for a dining experience this is your best choice in the GNP area.

Thank Frank P

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 729 Nucleus Ave, Columbia Falls, MT 59912-4056
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Columbia Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 406-892-2900

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