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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%
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“brisket” (33 reviews)
“bread” (153 reviews)
“baked beans” (27 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hwy 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912
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Reviewed 3 days ago

When staying at Meadow Lake Resort we ventured into town and ate at the Back Room of the Nite Owl...food was Awesome!

Thank joditherriault
Reviewed 4 days ago

Family dinner with good prices. Lots of locals go to this restaurant for simple food. Not fancy big servings.

Thank 622sallyd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upon recommendation by our hotel clerk (Western Inn) we had a later dinner here. It was delicious and the portions were generous. Their specialty seems to be dry bread, very good.

Thank S M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we find ourselves in the Kalispell area we always make it a point to eat at The Back Room. They have the best food in huge portions. I always get the brisket and it is truly fork tender. My husband goes for the ribs...More

Thank Merrideth T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Back Room has the best barbecue ribs and chicken in the Flathead Valley. It is only open in the evenings; however, the "Night Owl" is open all day. When I say that "this is where the locals go" is not an exaggeration! I visited...More

Thank Donald G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious burger, jalapeño jack cheese, on FRY BREAD! Wonderful. And if they happen to have it, order the huckleberry ice cream. Yum! Great service!

Thank CheechakoJS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate two nights at the Back Room, the first night was the Mothers Day Buffet which was well attended. Food was good and staff friendly and helpful. With that in mind we went back a second night and enjoyed our meal. There was about...More

Thank Eliza W
Reviewed May 16, 2018

The service was excellent, our waitress was super friendly and offered us samples to try before ordering our meals. The BBQ was average, super salty. Their fry bread was great with house made honey butter. This is definitely a dive! A place to go if...More

Thank victoriaG899SO
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Friendly waitresses. Chairs could be cleaner. Good ribeye steak, beers and pecan pie. Nice atmosphere.

Thank earthwanderers
Reviewed April 29, 2018

This is our go to stop when in Montana. Haven't been disappointed yet and the food is amazing! We always get good service. Had the breasted chicken last time(small portion), it was so huge I could barely finish. But wow, best chicken ever! Fry bread...More

Thank Deanna F
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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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