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Back Room of The Nite Owl

Hwy 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912
+1 406-892-3131
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (34 reviews)
“fry bread” (145 reviews)
“roasted chicken” (52 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hwy 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service, fantastic fry bread, great country ribs, fantastic fry bread, coleslaw a bit dry, and did I mention the great fry bread? If you get an order of fry bread before dinner, be prepared to take home leftovers.

Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is a great place to eat! The ribs and chicken accompanied by coleslaw, baked beans and fry bread are what The Backroom is known for and they really can't be beat. They offer a children's menu that is definitely geared for children to enjoy...More

Thank Geneva B
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This place is very casual atmosphere which serves well for families or outdoors enthusiasts...no need to get fancy...but you will not go away hungry!! This place has fabulous home made bbq ribs and their own special version of 'fried' chicken with all the trimmings that...More

Thank Dana W
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Not fancy by any stretch of the imagination but they serve the best chicken ever! It is 'broasted', making it moist on the inside but crunchy on the outside giving the illusion of fried chicken. The food is comfort food at its best and very...More

Thank LP1247
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I love everything about this restaurant. We sat out on the deck and that was much more peaceful. Our waitress was nice, attentive. Their food was great! Especially love the fry bread and honey butter! Portioned just right, I had to take home food! I...More

Thank Punkerdoodle81
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Creative entrees, presented beautifully. My wife and I each like our dinners (bison stroganoff and pork chops). Salads fresh and variety and restaurant prepared dressing. Quiet ambiance.

Thank Steven N
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This restaurant is popular with locals and tourists for a good reason. They serve good food at a reasonable price. They also have a bar with a good selection of local craft beer.

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 25 September 2017

When the men saw the all you can eat buffet, there was no question we'd stop. It was a busy Sunday afternoon but we only waited a few minutes for a table. The food was probably average in taste, but it was plentiful - served...More

Thank Dee R
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Good food and good prices. I had the open face roast beef sandwich (bread, roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy). Perfect after a long day in the park. It was within walking distance from the Cedar Creek Lodge.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I totally enjoyed my ribeye steak! The food is good. The restaurant is a tad noisy and definitely a relaxed dining experience. But the food and service are very good.

Thank Angela B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Columbia Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 406-892-3131
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