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The Branch Restaurant & Bar

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315 Yellowstone Ave, inside the Holiday Inn West Yellowstone, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9527
+1 406-646-7365
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Liked the convenience of having a restaurant in the hotel, but the food came with a heavy cost. Some of the drinks were upwards of $10. The portions were okay, but not worth the price tag.

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Thank Mitchell C
texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We just happened to stop here for lunch. The restaurant and bar are part of the Holiday Inn. There is a restored Pullman train car inside the lobby which is an added surprise. The hamburger was excellent as was the beet salad. Our server was friendly and helpful.

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Thank krtex
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is attached to the Holiday Inn in West Yellowstone. It was a Saturday night and the restaurant wasn't very full, which should have tipped us off. We were greeted by a very friendly young man who seated us. He was from the Ukraine on a work exchange program, and our waitress also was working here and was from... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were with our three granddaughters, ages 4, 7 and 8, visiting Yellowstone National Park. We ate there twice, once in the bar area and once in the dining room. There was a good childrens' menu and varied entrees for adults. The food was universally good and the staff -- particularly our server, Chris -- was friendly, professional and efficient.... More 

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Thank Paul Y
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our waitress was attentive and very sweet. She remembered us the next morning. Buffet looked like all buffets and looked good. I ordered off the menu and eggs, toast, bacon was good. OJ and coffee is free and children eat free; our grandchild is 10 so not sure if the age is 10 or 12 for free. Milk was cold... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would have liked to give this restaurant a five star but no. The food was good. No complains there. We were very tired from all day at Yellowstone. There weren't many in the restaurant but the service was so slow we could have fallen asleep. The waiter was nice and seemed overworked. He was always moving around doing something.... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Holiday Inn West Yellowstone for two nights in July during our visit to Yellowstone National Park. The weather was extremely uncooperative so we decided to dine-in both nights at the onsite restaurant, The Branch. The food was decent and the menu had some unique offerings such as Bison Beef Stroganoff. The Fish Tacos were okay but... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the people who work here! They are so sweet and helpful and make dining here such a pleasure. The food is good, the prices are reasonable, and he service is wonderful.

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Thank CARheartsTravel
South Wales, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My companions got very large burgers but my chicken fingers were the skimpiest I've ever seen. If I were the owner, I would have been embarrassed to serve them to my customers and the price was ridiculously overpriced. I will add that our waiter, Chris was very attentive. Luckily I was just passing through as I would not make a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are staying at the motel, and definitely if you have kids...you should give the restaurant a try. Food is good and couldn't be easier after a hard day in the park.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Yellowstone Ave, inside the Holiday Inn West Yellowstone, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9527
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
  • Phone Number: +1 406-646-7365
  • This restaurant is at Holiday Inn - West Yellowstone
Description
Westward expansion brought rail travel and ranches to the Continental Divide, where cowboys (and today’s national park visitors) could live the dream of a horizon-free lifestyle. Inspired by the natural beauty of Yellowstone, the Branch Restaurant celebrates “Open Range Cuisine” where beef and game dishes are infused with local flavor and enjoyed with a selection of regional microbrews and hand-crafted premium cocktails. A selection of tasty vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.The restaurant boasts casual attire, seats on a first-come-first-served basis and does not accept reservations. Children's menus and box lunches are available. The Branch Restaurant & Bar is the ideal locale to enjoy a delicious dinner while recounting the day's exploration of Yellowstone National Park.Open daily, year-round.

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