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Rex

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American, Bar
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2401 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2336 (24th St N.)
+1 406-245-7477
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17:00 - 11:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 11:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 11:00
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Webster
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

Dined outside , it was a beautiful night . Our server was very funny and gave us lots of attention ! I had the Bacon wrapped Steak and everyone agreed it was the hit on our table . Great Meal and Service

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Thank Janice P
Billings
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

This is very hard for me to do because I literally have been going to this place for 3 years now and I've always been beyond satisfied however, last night was a disaster to say the least. First, i brought people from out of state because i wanted them to have the same experience that we've had. DID NOT HAPPEN.Mistakes... More 

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Bethany, Oklahoma, United States
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120 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

From their website: "The Rex is located in a turn of the century building in the heart of downtown historic district of Billings, Montana." We had the Ahi Tuna Appetizer and the Beer Battered Shrimp. Both were delicious. Lala, at the bar, was very attentive, and added to our enjoyment. There are two different menus for this restaurant/bar combo. We... More 

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Thank Piper R
Billings, Montana
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

We chose the Rex because it has been known for its fine dining in our area. The food was served elegantly. The onion rings were soooo good just as I had remembered them from several years ago. They had a wonderful light coating with mild tasting onions. The prime rib was excellent which my husband chose. I had shrimp which... More 

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Thank Elaine S
Pitt Meadows, Canada
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

The Rex Restaurant Bar & Grill on Montana Ave still served an very enjoyable meal. We were staying Billings once again and went with our traveling buddies for dinner. We were curious if The Rex would be as good 4 years later. It was. Our friends really enjoyed it too. We started with Caesar salad, really good, excellent dressing. The... More 

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Thank Cynthia C
Billings, Montana
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Enjoyed an evening meal with friends. We had the fried mushroom, shrimp wantons, spinach salad, bison tenderloin, and chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream with raspberry sauce. All very good with the bison tenderloin being one of the best steaks I've ever had. Very Tender and cooked just as ordered :)

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Thank Gregg Lea R
Alexandria, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

We enjoyed our dinner, we all had a different steak and we each cleaned our plate. We liked the history of the resturant.

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Thank Jbammerlin
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225 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

2 parts to this place; old dining room side and newer grill with outdoor seating. I'll cover the dining room as that was this evening for our group of 7. Superb wait staff. Attentive, suggestive and very professional. Additional staff deserves a mention as they were like ghosts picking up empty plates without anyone in our party having to say... More 

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Thank PAUL T
Joliet, Montana
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

I hadn’t been to the Rex for 7 or 8 years, and Michael had never been there, so during May’s Artwalk, we decided to stop for dinner. As it was a beautiful night, we were happy to be able to get a table on the patio. The wine selection was nice, and we each ordered a glass – merlot and... More 

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Thank Lamarvalley
Jupiter, Florida
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151 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed early dinner midweek with four couples at the Rex, an historic hotel in downtown Billings. Excellent service. Very attentive waitress. Surprisingly good house wines. Pricey entrees; yet very good food. The shrimp linguini, Alaskan halibut special and filet were delicious. Steaks are definitely their speciality. Finally don't miss their lovely outdoor seating around gas firetables.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 11:00
Monday
11:00 - 11:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 11:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 11:00
Thursday
11:00 - 11:00
Friday
11:00 - 11:00
Saturday
17:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2336
    (24th St N.)
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
  • Phone Number: +1 406-245-7477

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