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Bison Creek Ranch Cafe

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20722 US Hwy #2 W, East Glacier Park, MT 59434
(406) 226-4482
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188 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying here for 4 nights so it made it very convenient to dine here after spending the day in Glacier. Everything we had was delicious, in fact my boyfriend said the wings were the best he's ever had and we get them a lot back home. I had fried chicken, cheeseburger, hamburger steak smothered with grilled onions, the... More 

Thank goldwingtravelers
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just outside of East Glacier sits this unassuming ranch with cabins and a dining room. We ate here August 2nd and four of us had fried chicken and one had chicken fried steak. Good quality food at a reasonable price! Pay the extra dollars for the soup, salad and ice cream. We ate here 24 years ago (I think) and... More 

Thank Susan H
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the ranch for 4 nights and ate dinner here on each of those nights. The food was all delicious . We really enjoyed the queso and chips appetizer and ordered it every evening. The chicken was a speciality of the restaurant, but it was not our favorite. We loved the steak and the burgers and the french... More 

Thank amypoundsmail
Caldwell, Idaho
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in East Glacier at about 8pm, needing a decent place to eat. I saw a sign advertising this place, and we decided to try it. We drove out and almost missed the sign. We drove up the drive to the ranch, right past a herd of cattle roaming across the drive. We laughed wondering if this is like the... More 

Thank Kevin K
Lake Forest, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The dining room of this restaurant hasn't changed in 50 years. The menu has changed, but quality of the food is excellent. Huckleberries are on the menu. The service was excellent and Keith Schauf, the owner, sat down and took a 50 year trip down memory lane with us. The age of the place says all you need to know... More 

Thank 577gordonj
Milan Ctr, IN
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65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Looked good and others at our hotel said they had enjoyed it. The fried chicken was the "go-to" dish according to all we talked to. We were the 1st ones in for the evening rush. the menu stated to order the fried chicken early, as it took a while to prepare. It was hyped as "Grandmas recipe". If it lived... More 

Thank Jeff B
Redlands, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We enjoyed a delicious dinner here. Everything was really good, I especially loved the homemade chips that we dipped in queso. It was SO good! I want to come back for the cinnamon fry bread dessert. Our meal was a little pricey for what we got, but being in a remote location at a mom & pop kind of place... More 

1 Thank amybrian2014
Bigfork, Minnesota
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here our first night. Great food with a varied menu. I recommend the Huckleberry Lemonade. We enjoyer petting the horse out front and the unique decor inside.

1 Thank MNGirl15
Fort Worth, Texas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

When we were staying at the Dude ranch the cafe was only open for breakfast, but Aaron and his father sure did not disappoint. Every morning was a different breakfast and just as delicious, or more. as the one before it. I even tried to bring them back to Texas to cook. ;) It was wonderful starting our day with... More 

1 Thank Jenni L
Monument Valley, Utah
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

On the recommendation of our motel's owner we drove south of the village to find this delightful surprise. Having just opened for the season the restaurant was surprisingly busy. Built by the Chef's parents the dinning room is small and provides a trip back to the days that the property served as a dude ranch. We ordered the pork chops... More 

1 Thank Gary D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20722 US Hwy #2 W, East Glacier Park, MT 59434
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  East Glacier Park
  • Phone Number: (406) 226-4482

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