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“Rehearsal dinner”

MacKenzie River Pizza Co.
Ranked #3 of 199 Restaurants in Great Falls
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $25
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Transporting you to the very heart of the Northern Rockies, the casual, rustic atmosphere with unique Montana Lodgepole furniture, stunning panoramic canvas and historic photographs sets the tone for distinctive, creatively prepared food served by vibrant employees renowned for passing their upbeat attitudes on to our customers. The MacKenzie River menu features an incredible array of delectable dishes, always flavorful and fresh, and served up in heaping portions. The acclaimed gourmet pizzas are offered on a variety of crusts – sourdough, natural grain, thick and thin – with toppings from classic pepperoni to pesto, ricotta, and sun-dried tomato. With nearly two dozen pizzas on the menu, you are bound to find at least one you’ll love. MacKenzie River also offer hearty sandwiches served warm on fresh-baked bread, full and half-sized salads, pastas that will wow your taste buds. You will find everything from Pulled Pork Nachos and Buffalo Chicken Mack n’ Cheese to a fresh Cobb Salad, housemade soups and Wings. Be sure to save room for the Mack Lovin dessert, gooey chocolate chip cookies topped with ice cream and chocolate sauce; it’s great for sharing. To complement the menu choices, select from a variety of microbrews and fine wines.
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had the rehearsal dinner for a family wedding here. Nice back area with plenty of room for our private party. Food was really good and service was great. Unsure about the price as we didn’t pay for it but looking at the menu it seemed pretty reasonable. Very interesting selection of pizzas, and we noticed there is a vegan option as well for one of our family members that is a vegan . We’re not locals so won’t be back anytime soon but we would go again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Wednesday M
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

I was just visiting Great Falls and MacKenzie River was the one dinner out we had together (it was a fast trip) and it was perfect. We had a half vegetarian, half meat pizza and it was delicious! I love pizza but rarely eat the crust (more space for cheese and toppings in my tummy) but I ate it all here!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Thank Leah J
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Went in on a Saturday, and got there early as we had a party of eight. Called ahead and they do not take reservations, but did leave a note with the hostess, so we were immediately seated even though part of our party was not yet present. This was a win as we had a chance to review a fairly extensive menu and select some good appetizers. Tuff was our waiter and was helpful in answering questions. The hummus, particularly the spicy variety was a favorite. All food selected among pizza options turned out great and timely, even though the restaurant was full at that point. Had family there and glad we went. Would recommend for most any occasion. The other value was the location was immediately adjacent the hotel we stayed at which was great

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank logan j
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

How did it take us so long to discover the MacKenzie River Pizza Company? It is a chain of pizza parlors with locations in Montana, Idaho, Washington, South Dakota, North Dakota, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Nevada. How many of them have we passed until we arrived in Great Falls, Montana? Well, we won't make that mistake again. Not after stopping at the MacKenzie's location at 500 River Drive South in Great Falls. MacKenzie's is a pizza chain but it offers so many other delicious and unique options. Like lodgepoles, an appetizer of fresh baked bread with olive oil, garlic and mozzarella served with marinara sauce. Or rollinos, pepperoni, basil and mozzarella rolled into a golden crust and served with marinara sauce. Or Chorizo meatball skillet, spicy Chorizo meatballs baked in hearty ranchero sauce and topped with avocado sour cream, gueso fresco and cilanto. Or Bear Tooth sausage, with classic tomato sauce, hot Italian sausage, diced tomatoes, red onions and red peppers and mozzarella. Yes, the signature thin crust pizza is very popular in Big Sky country. But my wife and I settled for Caesar salad, chicken chili, linguine with meatballs, roasted turkey sandwich and warm apple cobbler. In the future, we'll be on the alert for MacKenzie's.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Taylor B
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Came down to partake of their pizza month offer. Had a Humble Pie and a Reuben pizza. Both were good but I could have done without the sweet ricotta cheese ring on the Humble Pie. The Thousand Island dressing on the Reuben pizza was sweet but nicely offset by the kraut and corned beef. Otherwise, both were good. Only three more to go before the end of the month.

Also had their house salad which was delicious and a great value at only $5.

Since Monday was double points day as well as half off all desserts, it was a great value and a delicious meal.

The no flour chocolate cake was fudgy and excellent. The apple crisp served in a hot 6" Lodge cast iron pan with a scoop of vanilla ice cream was good. Slightly gummy but acceptable

I felt service from the kitchen was slow, however our server Thomas did a great job.

Definitely a repeat...possibly next Monday.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank James C
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