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Iron Horse Brew Pub

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$$ - $$$
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501 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT, Missoula, MT 59802-4534
+1 406-728-8866
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Missoula, Montana
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I LOVE this place! It's def got a preppy sports bar feel to it! All of the people are super nice! They have several things on their menu that are gluten free!!! I never have a problem finding things to eat! Their drink menu is amazing!! The specialty drinks are soooo much fun and delish! We come here fairly often... More 

Thank Abaylew
Missoula, Montana
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151 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at the restaurant regularly over the years. Our last visit was less than satisfying. We went early, experienced so-so service and our very simple burgers were dried out and tasteless. Had the server checked back with us soon after delivering the food, maybe things could have been rectified. He did take off our drinks as a nod... More 

Thank Grizingraz
Tucson, Arizona
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109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This brew pub seems to target the college crowd rather than the dining crowd that likes a good beer with lunch or dinner. Plenty of local beers to pick from, but no local vodka (which is very good). The burgers and fries were just OK. The décor is very pleasant "western wood". It is very noisy, making table conversation difficult.... More 

Thank SallyFromTucson
Steilacoom, Washington
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seems to be a 'happening' place. Good vibe. Don't go there if you want a nice, quiet dinner. It's a bar. Had some good Montana beer. Hubby ordered the 'fish and chips' and was surprised to get sweet potato fries. I'd go back if I lived closer.

Thank Shelly S
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100 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Service and food were great, I had the Higgins chicken sandwich, what a surprising taste of flavors, has fig jam what a surprise there, I live chicken as a rule, so I tried it, grilled with balsamic vinager, Hubby had the Cobb salad, looked amazing, he ate the whole thing, well done Iron Horse!

Thank almostx1
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Great food ,great prices ,great atmosphere and great service. Their hamburgers were outstanding. You would definitely be taking some food home great portion size. great for couples ,families and groups. Nice pool tables,a nice full bar and outside dining

Thank Alvarado M
Billings, Montana, United States
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106 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Not too much to say about this place. The French fries were good! Actually it was exactly what I expected. It's a bar. You don't go to a bar for fine dining. All of our burgers were extremely well done. But we found that if we put enough ketchup on them it kept us from choking. I doubt that I... More 

Thank Ryan M
Missoula, Montana
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92 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Great place for a break during a Missoula downtown weekend. Good food, drinks and atmosphere. Close to the Farmer's market.

1 Thank MadeinMT64
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302 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

This is a seat yourself establishment and it can be kind of hard to find a spot when you are in town for the big game. Service was very good and the food was nice. Had a very nice dinner. Would go here again

Thank Jim C
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60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Nice downtown cafe, had a late lunch and a couple of beers. Our server was so nice and friendly. The weather was beautiful so we sat outside, the tables and chairs were comfortable and clean. Very nice place. Highly recommended.

Thank Tomcat48

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT, Missoula, MT 59802-4534
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-728-8866

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?