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Back Room of The Nite Owl

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Hwy 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912
(406) 892-3131
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Thu - Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Wed 5:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Whitefish, Montana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The atmosphere is very pleasant and the food is great. Always have great service and pleasant staff. I recommend to everybody !!!

Thank pepr54
Torrance, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friendly service in a family restaurant. Some of the best ribs I've ever had. Served with fried bread which must be a local thing. Never heard of it. You won't leave hungry and you will be happy.

Thank verncoop1
Galena, Ohio
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287 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Big Sky...big portions. Donna was our server and was helpful answering our questions about the food and the area. She was very welcoming. I ordered the Back Room Burger. It came with a choice of potatoes, I picked fries. Includes baked beans, cole slaw, lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickle. The burger was on a fried bread bun. Soooo delicious. My... More 

Thank closch7
Guntown, MS
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This place is wonderful. We ate the buffet on Sunday night and got to sample it all! The ribs were good and the chicken was delicious and so were the bbq meat balls. The high light was the fried bread with their butter and honey. This is a great place to eat

Thank Beverly T
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good spot close to our hotel. Left very full and happy. Make sure you make it all the way to the back room

Thank Bobby B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended to us and were we surprised the first time we arrive about 20 minutes after the restaurant opened at 5pm. There was a 45-minute wait. We came back two more times to eat dinner during our week of vacation. The first time, my wife and I split a plate of three different types of ribs --... More 

Thank kyle h
Atlanta, GA
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87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here our first night in Columbia Falls, in the front part of the restaurant which is more like a diner. Not a fancy place especially in the front but both the front and the back are very busy. Not sure what we were expecting but the food was just fine. Waitstaff helpful and pleasant. Very reasonably priced.

Thank gmkathy2
Mason City, Iowa
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate here today and loved it! The broasted chicken was outstanding and the baby back ribs were some of the best that my husband had ever had. The fry bread was new to us... and we must say, it was very good! It did not take us long to figure out what the honey was for... More 

Thank TravelWithSara
newport beach, CA
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm from California and there isn't a ton of fry bread around here, so when I'm in town, the Back Room is the first stop after getting off the plane. The sample platter is perfect if you can't decide what you want and you can easily share it. I was able to try three different types of ribs (dry rub... More 

Thank lilfish911
Louisville, Kentucky
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107 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in on a Sunday night when they were offering a buffet. I don't know if this is every Sunday or just a special.For someone who never knows what to order, this was perfect. The buffet included chicken, ribs, brisket, pizza, Mac and cheese, baked beans, corn, fry bread and salad bar. $15.95 or $12.95 for seniors. You could... More 

Thank Halesky

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Columbia Falls
  • Phone Number: (406) 892-3131

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