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131 Central Ave, Columbia Falls, MT
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Maui Hawaii
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120 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was PACKED... they are famous for their fried chicken and fry bread. We ordered Ribs and Chicken spilt.. huge portions! The fry bread is delicious with the honey butter, however, quite heavy! The chicken was very tasty as well as the ribs. Bring a big appetite!

Thank StargazerMaui
Flagstaff, Arizona
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157 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended for ribs. I was looking forward to something special and was so disappointed. Baby backs were pre cut and not "in a rack" leading to them being dried out and hard in spots. Not fall off the bone at all. All the items friends got looked average, and no one raved about anything. Sadness.

Thank 2kwaldo
Beaverton, Oregon
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015

this restaurant specialize in BBQ ribs & chicken. I was stunned to learn that they also are very good handling food allergies, My wife is allergic to spices. She had the best restaurant meal shes had in a long time. My meal and the couple with us all raved about how good our BBQ meal was, I wish they were... More 

Thank ugoniee
Spruce Grove, Canada
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2015

Always decent value for your money. Large portions for your money, good ribs, chicken and get the fry bread and honey butter.

Thank aerology
Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2015

Ate here on Sunday. They have a great buffet of ribs, chicken and pork. Salad bar very good too. The prices are very reasonable and the place is very family friendly.

1 Thank underthebus
south fla
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2014

If there is, they don't serve it here. While the food was adequate at best, the bill was astronomical for what we got. It cost us over $70 to feed our family of 6 - drinking water mind you. The ribs were overcooked and everything else was barely just sustenance. Skip this place.

1 Thank mommymakes5
Springfield, Oregon
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2014

We discovered this stop on the right day. Only on Sunday, they serve their most favorite menu items on a buffet table. Chicken, ribs, mac & cheese, variety of pizzas, salad bar and their famous fry bread.

Thank Rainbows4Sale
Nashville, TN
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2013

Back door is a delightfully friendly little quilt shop. It is right in the center of Whitefish and has the most wonderful batik fabrics.

Thank LezetteThomason
Whitefish, Montana
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2013

Good food. They used to be a little better though. I'm not a very big fan of their BBQ sauce, though. I love the fry bread

Thank Tyler D
Lakeside, Montana
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2013

In the great hunt for the best fry bread we were sent to the Back Door. Open 7 days a week and packed all seasons they have the best Ribs I have eaten in the whole valley. With a variety of ways they prepare them, the St. Louis style melt in your mouth. Portions are wonderful. Best kept not so... More 

1 Thank Agentairhead

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Central Ave, Columbia Falls, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Columbia Falls

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