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Ranch Hand Trail Stop

23200 Highway 30 North, Montpelier, ID 83254
+1 208-847-1180
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (8 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
“great food” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
23200 Highway 30 North, Montpelier, ID 83254
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

cage 2 miles out of town, the only one open on Sunday morning. Food was ok, but service was lacking. Prices high for what you received.

Thank bard288
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I have mixed reviews on this because I have eaten several different times of day and some food has been good and others not so good. I've talked with other locals and it appears that it is based on the cook. I was there a...More

Thank Mary Lou S
Reviewed August 5, 2017

I travel a lot and dine in many places. I have to say the Ranch Hand in recent memory was the best I have found. I ordered the breakfast steak, with eggs, has browns and toast. The steak was about an inch thick and sirloin....More

Thank George F
Reviewed July 21, 2017

Went here with a friend from the area after visiting Minnetonka Cave. I love truck stops and this one did not disappoint! I had a wonderful hamburger; formed by hand and huge!! Great crust on it and I can honestly say it was the best...More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

The Ranch Hand is a local reliable eatery in a town with few options. It is busy and loud, has an extensive menu, and friendly staff. You could eat there every day for weeks and have something different every day. Nothing fancy.

1  Thank Dorothy H
Reviewed June 2, 2017

I used to stop here in the 80's right after they opened and the food is still the best around! It's changed and been updated but it looks great and was great to be back! Still the most amazing Chicken Fried Steak...yumm!! It was late...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

What a neat place. It has really fun gift shop. Our food was delicious and fast. I had the soup and salad bar and my husband had homemade biscuits and gravy. His food was ready before I even had my salad fixed. The restaurant was...More

Thank janbug22268
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Good food, good people. Typical diner style menu. Huge pancakes. Ranch Hand Sirloin Steak is a winner.

Thank Thoraldus
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

The Bomb food! Good ol fashioned truck stop food. You will leave stuffed. Lots of parking, huge lot.

Thank jaycutb
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Portions are large and service friendly. Omelettes large enough to share. looks like where the locals hang out.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23200 Highway 30 North, Montpelier, ID 83254
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Montpelier
  • Phone Number: +1 208-847-1180
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