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Lighthouse Restaurant

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752 Highway 89 South, Gardiner, MT 59030
+1 406-848-2138
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My family and many friends have been here several times over the past few years. The food is wonderful, I have tried the lamb in pasta and burger. Two thumbs up! The service is great!

Thank Lilian M. A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our hotel recommended this restaurant for dinner and after driving up we were not sure about it as it is a little run down. However we were pleasantly surprised at how wonderful our meal was. The truffle mac & cheese was outstanding. We both had the Chateaubriand medallions and they were simply devine. We really loved our meal.

Thank Rance H
New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After 6 miles of walking around Yellowstone, then searching Tripadvisor my wife and I chose the Lighthouse so we made the short drive from Gardenier and were very pleased with the place. All the waitstaff were from Eastern European countries working the season, Ukraine and Bulgaria as noted on their nametags and all were awesome. We both had the medium... More 

Thank Reviewcius
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We like the New York Steak and Elk so much. The girl who served us is Emilia. She also taught me the correct pronunciation of STEAK. We are visiting here.

Thank MichaelVicture
Newark, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Lighthouse is outside of Gardiner and sits all alone on the road heading north out of Yellowstone. We thought we would try it because of the positive reviews. We found the food very delicious, well seasoned and very creative. It was also very well priced (I thought it would cost more). A part of the charm and experience at... More 

Thank GKayY56
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There was a Great attention to detail here. Everything was neat and clean. I thoroughly enjoyed my meal as did the rest of my family. The desert was excellent as well, and I truly believe it is well worth the drive.

Thank chuck d
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was fast and delicious. NY steak was terrific, and so the wild salmon and porched fish dishes. Even fries were so good. The price was not expensive at all!

Thank bobby w
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had the seafood bucket which was kind of like a fish soup vs. boiled shrimp etc. It was brought out as our appetizer. Some of the mussels were not open so we did not eat them and thought they should not have been served. We had the fish and chips which were okay but not outstanding. Staff were nice... More 

Thank Bj M
Alton, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife, myself and another couple had dinner here tonight (July 17). We are vacationing in Yellowstone, currently at Mammoth Hot Springs, and decided to go out to dinner. Using TripAdvisor and Yelp it looked like the Lighthouse Restaurant was the best. It was 6 or 7 miles outside of Gardner, but very well worth the trip. The prices were... More 

Thank Howard M
Surprise, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We each ordered different Hamburgers and they were GREAT! Had the Mac & Cheese truffle appetizer shared it with 4 people really GOOD, The Jalapeno Burger platter dinner seemed to win overall , Jalapeno sauce was mildly hot but sweet.

Thank mdmorgan2rm

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $16
International, American, Italian, Thai
Late Night, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 752 Highway 89 South, Gardiner, MT 59030
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Gardiner
  • Phone Number: +1 406-848-2138
The Lighthouse Restaurant is located in a large 6000 Square foot structure that was built in the 1920's. The main dining rom is constructed with wood and logs and has a nice, warm and casual atmosphere.We are located 7 miles north of Gardiner off of highway 89 and the restaurant is surrounded by beautiful mountains and is located 1 mile away from the historic natural wonder (The Devil's Slide).

We are open May 21 through September 30 each season.

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