We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Prospector

209 US Hwy 212, Cooke City, MT 59020-1119
+1 406-838-2251
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
5 Nov 2016
“Place we eat every time we go to Cooke City”
16 Oct 2016
“Giant chicken fried steak breakfast ”
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
209 US Hwy 212, Cooke City, MT 59020-1119
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
Write a Review
Reviews (120)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 120 reviews

Reviewed 13 September 2016

We ate breakfast here each day of our stay at Soda Butte Lodge. We also ate two dinners. We thought at first that prices were a bit high, but the longer we were in the Yellowstone area, we realized they were average. But the food...More

Thank Donald S
Reviewed 11 September 2016

After driving along the Lamar Valley in the morning, we left the park via the North East exit, searching for a place to have breakfast. After a short trip to Cooke City, we noticed the Soda Butte Lodge. Inside, we found a restaurant and breakfast...More

Thank strname
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We have eaten here a few times when we make the trip from Red Lodge to Cooke City through the Beartooth pass and over the Beartooth Highway. Have always had good food and good service.

Thank denlin
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Stopped in twice for breakfast. Good cooking, large portions, great coffee and excellent service. Even had an extra coffee pot brought out to the decking whilst we watched the 4th July parade.

Thank Harry C
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We ate breakfast which was wonderful. Our server was friendly and seemed to really like his job. The surroundings were mostly antiques, just what you like to see in the mountains. Nice experience.

Thank debrunin
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Service was friendly and prompt. We were seated immediately and the server was very friendly. All ordered the trout and were not disappointed - it was excellent!

Thank trixie_95
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Travelled in and around Yellowstone from Jackson Hole to West Yellowstone to Cooke City. A lady from the store across the street advised us to go here. The whole prospector theme kind of scared me that it might be a tourist trap. It wasn't. We...More

1  Thank David d
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We enjoyed a nice, reasonably priced breakfast at the Prospector. Wait staff was great, portions were generous, and everything was good. The hotel looks nice. I will stop here again.

Thank BackRoadBruce
Reviewed 4 August 2016

After not getting any service at another establishment, I entered this place hoping for a beer. The service was helpful and fast. I want to go back.

Thank RyanfromIowa
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The concierge at the hotel recommended this place as a nice stop outside of the NE entrance of Yellowstone. Juicy Lucy Burger and the steak sandwich was great! I would recommend the fries over the tater tots.

Thank lauriemcmo
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Bearclaw Bakery
213 reviews
.13 km away
Beartooth Cafe
349 reviews
.04 km away
Miners Saloon
222 reviews
.01 km away
Cafe Cooke
16 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cooke City General Store
24 reviews
.24 km away
Yellowstone Trading Post
29 reviews
.06 km away
Cooke City Montana Museum
17 reviews
.41 km away
Sylvia's Sweet Shoppe
8 reviews
.31 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Prospector staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 US Hwy 212, Cooke City, MT 59020-1119
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Cooke City
  • Phone Number: +1 406-838-2251
  • E-mail