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The Bistro

214 Main Street, Cooke City, MT
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (26 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:30All hours
$$ - $$$
214 Main Street, Cooke City, MT
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11 - 20 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Strange but true headline. Stopped here for lunch, since the hwy was not yet open past Cooke city. Their lunch menu was of decent variety but no standouts that I saw. Had the club sandwich and my son had a cheeseburger. Both tasted good, especially...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I was passing through with a friend and this was the only place open so we decided to stop. My friend had been there before so he knew it was good. He had the chili cheese fries and I had the chili and a grilled...More

Thank kidflemingo
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Very good breakfasts! Large portions, good quality, Friendly service! Won't be disappointed with their breakfast menu!

Thank steve y
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We stopped at The Bistro for lunch before continuing on to Yellowstone's Northeast entrance - it had been recommended by the gas station attendant when we stopped to fill our tank. We were sorely disappointed in both the quality of the food and service. Would...More

Thank denver60
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Smelled like mildew inside, Burger was dry, smelled suspicious, and seriously overpriced. obnoxious drunk customer and waiter ducking outside suspiciously, having a toke probably. None of my business usually, but it effected service.

Thank janetsF4926OD
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Very friendly, very nice atmosphere (incl. fireplace) and really good food. Enjoyed it the first time, so came back for more the next night. It was a pleasant surprise to find a green, clean, leafy salad in Cooke City in the wintertime! Hope to return...More

1  Thank PacPete
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This was a great find. It was cold and snowing and their 'open' sign was on so we stopped. The whole staff was involved in providing service, answering questions and preparing delicious meals for each of us. We were so impressed we went back the...More

1  Thank Larry B
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The menu is limited, but the food is well prepared. Wait staff are attentive and helpful. The Bistro was a pleasant treat in this remote town where every other eating establishment is in a noisy saloon.

Thank biztraveler05340
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The menu had many wonderful looking options but I chose the lamb chops. They were absolutely delicious. Even though I was with a group of more than 10 people service was quick and friendly. Save room for dessert as the pies and creme brûlée were...More

Thank Dudee
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This was our lunch stop after driving from Salt Lake to a cabin we'd hired just outside Yellowstone Park in Cooke City. This is a small place but parking was easy to find right outside, and once the orders were taken we waited with a...More

Thank Robert H
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Nearby Attractions
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.09 km away
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.28 km away
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.44 km away
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.35 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 Main Street, Cooke City, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Cooke City
  • Phone Number: 406-838-2160
  • E-mail
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