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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (34 reviews)
“baked beans” (30 reviews)
“bread” (162 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hwy 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While visiting Glacier national Park, Ate at this Columbia Falls restaurant for dinner. We ate in the back portion of the restaurant that did not open until 4 pm. Was not a fancy place, but was clean and well set up. The wait staff was...More

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is pretty good. I had the back ribs. They weren't as tender as i was expecting but the "trimmings" are good but there is nothing green in sight unless you ask for a salad. Anyway the fry bread is terrific. It is like...More

Thank CarolA_WaynePA
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were visiting Columbia Falls from Texas, and our hosts recommended the Back Room for BBQ. We shared a large order of brisket, which came with 2 red potatoes, small orders of cole slaw and beans, a container of sauce and a fry bread. Plus...More

Thank SusanAndJim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was recommended by the front desk clerk at our hotel in Columbia Falls. It is in the back of another business, but there is also a direct entrance on the side of the building. This seems to be a place where the locals eat...More

1  Thank luckyv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dinner here is hard to beat. Food is fresh, hot, and severed in generous portions. It's a casual diner-style restaurant that looks like it hasn't changed in decades, but that's part of the charm. It's been Columbia Fall's iconic restaurant and locals' favorite for...More

Thank Hawksong1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant consist of 2 separate dinning room, one in the front that serve everything all day & the back room only serve dinner & after dinner drinks/entertainment. We were there for breakfast & price was very affordable & freshly prepare. Our waitress was super...More

Thank Philip F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After driving 6 hours in the car, going from Whitefish to Logan Pass to back again, we were exhausted and hungry. We looked for places in Columbia Falls and found this one. We walked inside and were greeted by a waitress who told us that...More

Thank Harold52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A Columbia Falls local recommended the Nite Owl on a forum post I had for Glacier. The food was great comfort style diner food. We enjoyed our dinner and the service so much we returned our second night (of two nights on the area) for...More

Thank Makiki7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During a business trip they suggested to come here to taste the real American BBQ. The ribs were amazing!!! I love them and I already miss hem...

Thank Franco P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This diner with a back room dinner restaurant is what people look for when looking for local flavor. Obviously a local favorite, the place was busy. What is really unique is the Fry Bread they serve for dinner in The Back Room. Highly recommend any...More

Thank T521SWgaryc
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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