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A&W Restaurant

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7320 US Hwy 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912-9107
(406) 892-5793
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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High River, Canada
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182 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Usual burgers, fries, etc but note it is US not Canada so no Mama, Teen or Baby burgers. They are serving root beer floats now as well as soft serve ice cream and other ice cream treats.

Thank Travelchick1983
Warner Robins, Georgia
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277 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The oldest wanted a root beer float from A & W. The rest of us had ice cream & fries. This was a Yummy stop before heading home.

Thank summervacation27
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Our food was as expected from the chain, delicious after hiking parts of Glacier National Park. Being walkable from our hotel was the reason for our visit. The only snag was the young employee who struggled to take and make our order. He was replaced after our order.

Thank P W
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The service was unbelievably slow. You look in the drive through window to see staff talking with each other, see,mingle perplexed by their jobs. Food was fine though.

Thank Jennifer B
Fernie, Canada
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99 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

We typically enjoy A&W when we are on the road but had to go in here as the service was down. Otherwise the place was your typical fast food outlet; cheap and ok.

Thank destroy_tony
Missoula, Montana
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70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We stopped here for a quick lunch while visiting family in Columbia Falls. I love the nostalgia of this place. The service wasn't the fastest but it was busy and seemed like the staff was learning. Friendly service. Still.....I enjoyed letting my daughter see where her Grandmother worked as a teen back in the day.

Thank MadeinMT64
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128 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We seldom visit A&W because we don't see so many on travels but we saw this one and stopped twice during visit to Glacier National Park. Service was so-so with an order taker the first time who acted as if she would have preferred to be elsewhere, but the blended diet root beer float was a nice relatively low cal... More 

Thank FrenchMD
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Like the place because of nice scenery. The food was good. This was the closest dining place from Western Inn and Campground, Columbia Falls where we were staying, The staff were nice and friendly.

Thank Rumana H
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Didn't think an A&W would have chicken this good, but it was amazing. Staying in the hotel just 2 down from it, myself and one of the boys went over for a late dinner and it was really, really good. We came back the 2nd night with everybody and all loved it. Between great chicken tenders and excellent root beer... More 

Thank Chris M
Newnan, Georgia
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190 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Moved out of my hometown 20+ years ago and our A&W was out "watering hole" so to get a chance at some real rootbeer was awesome. Can't go wrong here with anything that has rootbeer in it. Can't speak for the food at this location but from childhood it was always a winner.

Thank Scott B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7320 US Hwy 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912-9107
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Columbia Falls
  • Phone Number: (406) 892-5793

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