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UpNSmokin Bbq House

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127 E. Broadway, Philipsburg, MT 59858
(406) 240-1616
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic food and very reasonable prices! Families, seniors and young couples all seemed to be enjoying a terrific lunch.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The "best in Montana" sign drew us in. The service was prompt. You have to go into the counter to order. There was adequate seating. My order of a rack of ribs was generous. Five ribs. I expected something wonderful. The ribs were dry and it was a good thing they were served with a lot of sauce on them.... More 

Thank Charlotte C
Polson, Montana
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The ribs were great and a good portion. Menu didn't have a variety of sides. One side was to be considered in the price of a rack, but was charged for the side. Not a big deal, just be aware. The staff was friendly and the facility clean.

Thank bandelm2016
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the only restaurant open in Philipsburg for the two nights of our stay, and we were lucky it was a good one! All our food was very tasty and there was plenty of it. More veg sides would have been appreciated.

Thank Eleanor B
Deer Lodge, Montana
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178 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not order French fries. They do not have them and asked angry if you ask. There are no hard woods in Montana...hence...no real bar b q. This is ok for the area but I will never go back. They have a large sandwich which gets a lot of acclaim due to its size. It is ok for the area... More 

Thank Marc D
Okotoks, Canada
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Philsburg, make a stop at UpNSmokin. We had the ribs, pulled Pork and tibs and nibs. We split a pulled pork for the two small girls, which worked out great as the portions are large. The only issue was no options for the vegetarian in our family. No AC that we could tell in the restaurant... More 

Thank Rod D
Missoula, Montana
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827 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The meat is delicious and the owners have that one down, but customers are forced to stand in a line waiting to order, waiting to pay, waiting for a drink cup and waiting for your food. Staff do not deliver food to tables and the set up is terribly inefficient. Now, most of the dishes are $10.00 so this isn't... More 

Thank elaine s
Edmonton, Canada
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heard that this joint had won awards for their bbq. It was good. Fast. Definatley home made not store bought. Unique tasty flavor. They couldn't have won awards for the potatoe salad; WAY too much mustard. All said, a decent experience.

Thank Alyssa D
Corvallis, Montana, United States
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good BBQ, much better than the Notorious PIG in Missoula, which has a similar set up... as in- it is a fast food joint and not a nice sit-down restaurant-like place. But very good for a quick sandwich.

Thank Bill R
Hillsboro, Texas
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286 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great bbq here and award winning. The ribs were a challenge to eat because the meat literally does fall off the bone when you try to pick them up. I bought a rack, ate half and brought the other half home with me. Their menu is set in stone with no variations. They sell meat by the pound and won't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 E. Broadway, Philipsburg, MT 59858
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Philipsburg
  • Phone Number: (406) 240-1616

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