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Nite Owl Restaurant

American, Diner
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522 9th St W, Columbia Falls, MT 59912-3808
(406) 892-9944
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:30 am - 11:00 pm
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Night Owl is the perfect place for down home cooking. Great variety of choices and meals are always good.

Thank Mary M
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate dinner there and the place was packed . The waitresses were pretty harried and they were out of all of the specials. In spite of that the food was great and the service was outstanding. The prices were very reasonable. I will definitely go back to eat here. Very well run restaurant.

Thank trn81
Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On Sunday we had dinner. We were told it's the best buffet on Sunday's. Personally, I'm not a buffet eater; though my family is. The wait wasn't too long considering there were tons of people. My 4 family members ordered the buffet and I ordered a grilled shrimp Caesar salad. The buffet had had the over-fried chicken anyone could look... More 

Thank Gina B
Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to this little diner on my last day in Columbia Falls before I headed to the airport and I'm glad I did! I was traveling alone, so I sat up at the counter amidst the locals... It took a while to get service... It was pretty busy when I came in, and I think there was some confusion... More 

Thank LauraMiddle
Santa Rosa
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast, lunch or dinner. At the front cafe or the back restaurant you're going to have a great meal here! Breakfast at the cafe with many choices. The servers are friendly and engaging and know the menu well and offer up suggestions. My breakfast had fresh fruit that I have allergies to and they replaced it with alternatives without issue.... More 

Thank Sheila P
Tavernier, Florida
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the famous chicken and fry bread. Don't eat the bread first because it is delicious and you won't have room for the food. Their famous chicken was okay but the ribs and beef looked better.

Thank whittinc
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of five had dinner here while in the area visiting Glacier Park. They were really busy on Saturday night however, we were seated quickly and the service was good. Highly recommend the ribs and the fried chicken. The chicken was cooked to perfection- no grease and very flavorful.

Thank Kiersten D
Kalispell, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wish I could give 1/2 stars as I would give the Night Owl 4.5 if I had the option. We went there with friends and had a wonderful brunch. My Ham, Cheese & Mushroom omelet was delicious and our group of six had zero complaints. The only thing holding it back from a Excellent rating in my book was... More 

Thank TravelBrainstorm
Ocilla, Georgia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place where local people meet. We went at dinner, but 2 out of 4 had breakfast for dinner. Awesome food. I had the grilled chicken salad. This is our last night or we would definitely be going back.

Thank Hope P
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Local diner food. We had a late breakfast and it was good, hot, and plenty. I think we had omelets. Enjoyable watching the servers and bussers working like a team to keep people fed and things moving along. Pulled in here after seeing the packed parking lot. Glad we did.

Thank Melinda P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 522 9th St W, Columbia Falls, MT 59912-3808
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Columbia Falls
  • Phone Number: (406) 892-9944

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