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515 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-2735
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a delicious meal here, with wonderful service at the bar (a gorgeous antique affair) superb wine, fabulous beignets for a decadent finish to the meal. What a shame this place is closing, we will remember it as a highlight of our trip to Missoula.

1 Thank talaria9
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best small plates meal we have ever had. The broccoli was exquisite and the beef skewers sublime. The orange salad was also great, and my wife and I fought over the last bite. Sadly the restaurant closes at the end of September, although they intend to continue catering and sell spice mixtures through the Internet.

Columbia, Missouri
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two years ago we ate here and on our recent return to Missoula, this was our first stop for dinner on the day we arrived. We ate here twice in the week we were visiting Missoula, it is that good! Sadly, they'll be closing, so if you haven't had a chance to enjoy the food here, get there before October... More 

1 Thank Regina573
Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food at the Silk Road is frequently different from what one's familiar with, but always worth trying. Have never been disappointed by my choices here. There are also good choices for vegetarians. Service is prompt, and the atmosphere is cozy.

1 Thank jtfman
New York City, New York
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140 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Missoula for business I wondered what the restaurants would be like so I was quite surprised to find, by accident, The Silk Road. It was just 5PM and looked actually closed but when I went in I found out they had just opened for the evening. Seated at a table by the large front window it felt like I... More 

2 Thank judytraveller
Pelham Manor, New York
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151 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was among restaurants recommended by locals I met and I was glad to get here. This family-run establishment knows how to use spices in a way the delights the palate. They even sell some of their spice mixes online. If you want to enjoy the offerings of The Silk Road as I did with a friend I met while... More 

1 Thank KGTraveler_13
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tapas style menu and we tried 5 various dishes from points along the Silk Road (although I didn't think the Americas were on the Silk Road). The food was fabulous, with the blends of spices an explosion of flavour in the mouth. It was well rounded by a 'flight of wines' followed by wonderful desserts. For what we had, the... More 

1 Thank Peter R
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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140 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a memorable meal at this eclectic tapas restaurant. The waiter recommended the Asian dishes in particular, and I loved those dishes especially. The lamb dish was exceptional. And dessert - a chocolate calzone - delicious.

1 Thank BSchug
Liberty Lake, Washington
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I've visited this restaurant many times. The Tapas menu is unique and delicious. The knowledgeable staff is fantastic! That Dave L is the Bees Knees! The girls just can't get enough of him! Honestly? I could study that guys moves for 20 years but still not understand. To the owners and the staff, thanks for the unique eatery.

Thank boatdrinks76
Richmond, Canada
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7 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

While most of the food was good, we were surprised by the small portions. They did mention the food are only appetizer size but I think we never expected any restaurant to server ONLY appetizer size dishes! If you are looking for a full meal for lunch or dinner, go somewhere else! Because our family was looking for dinner, we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Asian, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-2735
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: 406-541-0752

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