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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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new Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just a few miles out of the town of Gardiner MT, We visited the restaurant because my wife requires gluten free food and we were tired of eating beef and bison burgers on a GF bun that is common gluten free food in downtown Gardiner MT. We wish we found the Lighthouse earlier in our vacation. Plenty of gluten free... More 

Thank Robert L
Tuscaloosa, AL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a gem of a restaurant in the Gardiner, MT area. Wonderful food. We had the Bengal (?) entree which was delicious. For dessert we had the Old Faithful ice cream. For three people we ate for under $100 which included the tip. You have to try this restaurant.

Thank Alicia5657
Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant could hold its own with restaurants in any major city! The food is delicious & while the menu isn't extensive, it offers a variety of food with varying flavors. We return here every time we come to Gardiner & always find the food & service to be excellent. A definite must if you're in the Gardiner area!

Thank Laurie325
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my friends had an amazing dinner tonight. We had Crab Cakes, Osaka Rolls and Seafood Bucket to start. Our entree was Elk Medallion! It was just amazing! Don't miss it. Our waiter Hristo took an excellent care of us! Thank you, Hristo! Last but not least: Thank you, Victor for the excellent and delicious dinner! :)

Thank Емилия Т
Black Mountain, North Carolina
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The nine of us came in for a meal at the Lighthouse. Some of us had come the previous year, and really enjoyed it, saying that the meal was quite an experience. They were right. In addition to our orders, we were given a large complementary appetizer for all to share. For my main meal, I had the chicken curry,... More 

Thank hbarnes14
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to this restaurant, about 7 miles outside of Gardiner, MT, just beyond the north gate of Yellowstone National Park, because it was convenient. We were staying at the adjacent campground right on the river. We were so surprised to find such a gem. The atmosphere was cozy and warm with live piano music and the food was excellent.... More 

Thank Brenda K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our meal at the Lighthouse - it is a little pricey but worth it - the elk medallions were the highlight.

Thank Carrieinct
Concord, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food. Good value. Good service Good lamb curry - mild enough for any pallet. Good grief we'd go back again!

Thank jimclapp
Concord, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My salmon with rice and organic veggies was delicios and reasonably priced. We had the cheesy pasta app which was unexpectedly tasty. Our waiter was attentive and efficient. Recommended even with the drive to get thete!

Thank asSYSter
Geel, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lighthouse Restaurant offers a varied menu in a welcoming restaurant. Great dishes and a super 'volcano' desert. Service could have been a bit better, but this was compensated by the rest.

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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, Italian, American, Thai
Late Night, Lunch, 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
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?