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The Branch Restaurant & Bar

315 Yellowstone Ave, inside the Holiday Inn West Yellowstone, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9527
+1 406-646-7365
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“bison chili” (16 reviews)
“burger” (33 reviews)
“salmon” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
315 Yellowstone Ave, inside the Holiday Inn West Yellowstone, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9527
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Usually try to avoid hotel restaurants, but it was a cold rainy night and we were at the door before we figured it out. Turns out this was a good decision. The food was quite good. The service was a little slow. The prices were...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Salmon, trout and fish tacos were all very good. Our waitress, Leah, was able and willing to help with special dietary needs.

Thank Gram-in-STL
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff and food. Full breakfasts, fun happy hour, dynamite dinners. Come hungry. Appetizers are meal-size.

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu items are some of the identical offerings as the Cody, WY HI (pesto potatoes (bad), whisky sirloin (meh)). The salmon I had was dry, but the bison chili was incredible. It was the best thing we ate on our entire vacation and my...More

Thank Tammy_2292
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was next to the hotel I was staying at. The food was average and the staff seemed anxious to get you in and out fairly quickly.

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate dinner and had a buffalo stroganoff pasta dish and burger. Burger was good and pasta was covered with ground buffalo and a brown sauce and has a large dollop of sour cream dropped in the center of the bowl of pasta. Wine and beer...More

Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We landed during happy hour at the bar (restaurant wasn't open, but the menu is the same). Service was excellent and the food was wonderful! We had the bison chili, Monterey chicken, buffalo wings, beet salad, salmon and whiskey sirloin. We all shared and enjoyed...More

Thank Marilee I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice on our brief visit and were simply amazed at the service. We were greeted immediately, told about drink and dinner specials and each server introduced himself. Drinks were delivered to the table and our meal order was taken and verified. The...More

Thank JoAnn W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After speaking to fellow travellers found that not many had positive feedback on local restaurants in West Yellowstone. Pleased to say that our experience was positive . Attentive server and good choice on menu and benefits of 'happy hour on drinks'. Would recommend.

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had both specials, trout and tri-tip steak for dinner. Very good, well seasoned and plated beautifully. We also had a bagged lunch from the Branch on a tour we took The sandwiches and contents of the lunch for 12.95 were plentiful and very tasty....More

Thank Susan S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Yellowstone Ave, inside the Holiday Inn West Yellowstone, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9527
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
  • Phone Number: +1 406-646-7365
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  • This restaurant is at Holiday Inn West Yellowstone
Westward expansion brought rail travel and ranches to the Continental Divide, where cowboys (and today’s national park visitors) could live the dream of a horizon-free lifestyle. Inspired by the natural beauty of Yellowstone, the Branch Restaurant celebrates “Open Range Cuisine” where beef and game dishes are infused with local flavor and enjoyed with a selection of regional microbrews and hand-crafted premium cocktails. A selection of tasty vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.The restaurant boasts casual attire, seats on a first-come-first-served basis and does not accept reservations. Children's menus and box lunches are available. The Branch Restaurant & Bar is the ideal locale to enjoy a delicious dinner while recounting the day's exploration of Yellowstone National Park.Open daily, year-round.
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