We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Back Room of The Nite Owl

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Hwy 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912
(406) 892-3131
Website
Today
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Thu - Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Wed 5:30 am - 11:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

336 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 332: English reviews
Spokane, Washington
Level Contributor
401 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

They now have several gluten free options on a number of there meals. Which was great since it now made it possible to expand a family members options. The service was great. The fry bread is not gluten-free but I don't have that problem on my diet so it was a nice treat

Helpful?
Thank NSP9454
Tallahassee, Florida
Level Contributor
15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to the restaurant based on many recommendations. 45 minute wait. Ribs and broasted chicken was excellent. Beef medallions were good. Our first experience with fry bread and it was delicious with honey butter and honey! Generous portions. Excellent service.

Helpful?
Thank lee0302016
Australia
Level Contributor
43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate dinner here on a busy, mid-week evening. It was well worth the wait! The service was friendly and efficient. The food nice and well priced.

Helpful?
Thank to_wherenext
West Glacier, Montana
Level Contributor
37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Back Room is consistently good--they are famous for their ribs and chicken. The locals love it! Pizza is also great. They have a full bar and the service is impeccable. Prices are reasonable and the food is plentiful. It is crowded every night--all year long....come early or expect to wait. There is usually seating in the bar if you... More 

Helpful?
Thank pioinfo
Easton
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did not disappoint. Plain atmosphere but sweet service and BBQ! We had ribs and walked away full with leftovers!!

Helpful?
Thank Carolann G
Columbia Falls, Montana
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The baby back ribs are fantastic. The chicken tastes like it did in the old days-very flavorful and delicious. The brisket is also very good. Often on Sundays they have a buffet that is very good. There is a complete bar and inside and outside dining. The atmosphere is cafe like. The costs are reasonable. This is our favorite restaurant... More 

Helpful?
Thank oldwoodworker
Berryville, Arkansas
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared to pay less than any other meal you have had for a huge amount of food that is mouth watering! We ordered the fried chicken, 2 pieces. Our meal was less than $20. That is crazy cheap to us. And the fried bread, among other sides, that comes with the meal was so good with the honey butter.

Helpful?
Thank catfishvalorie
Spokane, WA
Level Contributor
49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the patty melt and Tatar tots. Very tasty with grilled onions that were cooked to perfection. Nice wait staff and great cooking

Helpful?
Thank ItsAllAGame
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This building has two restaurants that are completely separate. We had to walk through the diner-like one to get to the Back Room, which felt a lot like a church basement. Lots of people crowded around tables that were packed in as tightly as possible. The food was pretty good, and I had no complaints about the service. The atmosphere... More 

Helpful?
Thank Peter O
Salt Lake City, Utah
Level Contributor
41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much special about this place other than it's dinning room is large so with the Summer crowds we got in fairly quickly. Their fry bread was excellent. The rest was a similar to the diner/cafeteria style grub that is in and around Glacier NP. I also thought they were very slow in getting the food prepared but it is... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sabrina F

Travelers who viewed Back Room of The Nite Owl also viewed

 

Been to Back Room of The Nite Owl? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
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
Sunday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Back Room of The Nite Owl staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?