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Oxford Saloon and Cafe

337 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802-4537
+1 406-549-0117
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“hash browns” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Bar, Pub, Diner
337 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802-4537
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Open 24 hours. Lots of variety, including the original menu from the “olden days.” Pool table and pinball.

Thank Johnna M
Reviewed August 4, 2018

If you drive, you must find parking where you can, The business has an open layout for the dining area. There is a section with pool tables. There is a casino gaming room, also. The service is excellent and the food is as well. The...More

Thank ransom007
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

The Oxford Saloon and Cafe has been serving Local Cowboys, Railroaders, Businessmen & Women since 1883! It is located in Historic downtown Missoula, MT. The Breakfast portions are so generous that I “over ordered”...for the first time in over 50 years I could not finish...More

Thank BilltheLawyer
Reviewed November 28, 2017

The Ox is a Missoula Icon. It's located within walking distance of about 20 downtown bars as well as several hotels, including our favorite, the Doubletree. I don't know if they have locked the doors in the building in the last hundred years, We stop...More

Thank I M C
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Growing up in Missoula, 1953-1972 this place was and still is the best historic Saloon and Cafe in town. It is the oldest, as far as I know, saloon in Missoula County. Many historic people have drunk and eaten here over the years! Hemingway and...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed May 31, 2017

This is a classic like the The Virginian in Medicine Bow, WY or the Full Moon Saloon in Key West, FL - full of character and characters you will not find in suburban dives. It's not for everyone - it always has a compliment of...More

3  Thank RockinDoubleB
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Service was great, good value. Food was good but not great. I would recomend it as an inexpensive meal with great service.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

The Ox is pretty famous as an old timey cowboy bar and saloon. Cards are played the back and food and drinks served upfront. It never closes and you will meet some characters here. Definitely not gourmet, but they serve brains & eggs if you...More

Thank elaine s
Reviewed November 2, 2016

You might wonder, why five stars for a dive bar? Well...because it's the "OX",a piece of history that is rapidly fading from America's corporate landscape-barscape. You can grab a bite there,but the real story is the booze and the characters that abound, grizzled veterans of...More

1  Thank crabagogo
Reviewed September 12, 2016

A legend in downtown Missoula, the Oxford is my favorite breakfast location. It's old style with seating at tables or a long counter, friendly banter with staff, and food that tastes great if not necessarily what the doctor would order. Went there for breakfast the...More

Thank Daniel E
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
American, Cafe, Bar, Pub, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 337 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802-4537
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-549-0117
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