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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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Dunlap, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The people here seemed to really like the ribs and fried chicken. For us we ate sides, good but basically limited to slaw, potatoes and baked beans. Good beer choices. The wait staff was friendly. Not open for lunch.

Thank lesliemc
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel told us about this place. Drove right by it and didn't give it a second thought. The tip was great!! Down home and friendly people. Nothing fancy, but spotless clean!! I ordered the 1/4 chicken and county rib plate, thinking I would get BBQ chicken. To my surprise it was fried chicken which I don't usually order. I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The ribs are good price and plenty even on the senior menu and the fry bread was very large and so good. No room for dessert.

Thank Q3181SEricharde
Olds, Alberta, Canada
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is what I expect at a real "country" restaurant...basic meals, large portions, and specializing in basics like chicken, chops, etc. This made our trip to Columbia Falls a suceess even if we couldn't golf.

Thank Stirling M
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153 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we ate here on our trip to glacier park and had some fantastic ribs and fry bread. the service was cheerful and helpful to us brits.highly recommend this place--its great.

Thank greywiz
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A big room used by the locals. A strng cuntery-western theme. The sign over the cash reister says pay by credit cars, goats or cash.

Thank BobFlash
Fishkill, New York
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended by several people to tryout the Back Room as typical of local Montana flavor. True to its billing it offers a variety of burgers, ribs, sides and a signature Fly roll We took advantage of a Senior discount but saw many families enjoying the prices as well. I had 4 baby ribs, baked beans, and small potatoes.... More 

Thank tom b
Duxbury, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best ribs and fried bread we ever had. This is a must! Family friendly. The price is right. Casual jeans and T shirt

Thank trudiboc
Portland, Oregon
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404 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a suggest place to meet with family and friends when we were visiting the area. When we first walked in we weren't quite sure what type of restaurant it was. All we could tell is that the parking lot was full and so was the restaurant. We were a group of six and were lucky to find a... More 

Thank Willy W
Naples, Florida
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155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We selected this restaurant based on Trip Advisor reviews and we were not disappointed. It is a family style restaurant, tables and booths in a casual atmosphere. My husband and I got the daily special, broasted chicken with mashed potatoes and gravy and mixed vegetables. It also came with a large loaf if homemade bread. Everything was really good, very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?