Great Falls’ Food & Drink Scene

Your guide to the best restaurants in Great Falls

For date nights, happy hours and weekends strolling through downtown, Great Falls has the hook-up when it comes to food and drink. Some of the best restaurants you’ll find here aren’t chains, and we’re pretty proud of that. (Although we do have your favorite chains as well.)

Find locals and newcomers at eateries like Mighty Mo Brewing CompanyRoadhouse Diner (Food Network-Winning Chef), and Celtic Cowboy (did you know Irish Nachos were a thing?). After-hours, mosey on down to Enbär, a locally-owned craft cocktail lounge for a mean old fashioned, or try historic City Bar Lounge-Casino for a nightcap and the largest selection of gaming machines in downtown Great Falls.

For the Whole Family

Remember when you were a kid and going out for dinner as a family was a special occasion? These wholesome, kid-friendly restaurants are some of our favorites, where memories are made and good times are had by all.

  • Tracy’s Family Restaurant: The name says it all, doesn’t it? Stepping inside instantly gives you happy, retro American diner vibes with the big, welcoming booths and old-school “Have a Coke” napkin dispensers. Price range: $$
  • The Block Bar & Grill: Home of the creative grilled cheese, soup, nachos and more – aka comfort food no matter how old you are. Plus, a guaranteed stamp of approval from your little ones. Price range: $$
  • Roadhouse Diner: Because you can’t go wrong with a burger. Owner Tara Beam even competed on the Food Network show Guy’s Grocery Games in an all-burger showdown…and won. Pro tip: try the PB & J Burger. You won’t regret it. Price range: $$
Drazich Roadhouse dinner photo

Date Night Destinations

Dinner is usually a staple of “date night,” but the restaurant you go to with that special someone doesn’t have to feel routine. Treat yourselves and head to any of the spots below to guarantee a memorable (and tasty) outing.

  • Kobe Seafood & Steak: Known for its Japanese teppanyaki and sushi, Kobe is a must-visit date night spot when you’re in the mood for something special. Price range: $$$
  • The Celtic Cowboy Pub and Restaurant: For a romantic yet cozy dinner with a rich building history, the dim lighting, European paraphernalia and welcoming staff of the Celtic Cowboy instantly transport you to the middle of Ireland. Price range: $$
  • Dante’s Creative Cuisine: Dante’s has the date night triple threat: phenomenal food, world-class wine selection and romantic atmosphere. While this eatery is known for its Italian cuisine, Dante’s serves up a charbroiled steaks, prime rib, seafood and more. Price range: $$$

Breweries & Cocktail Bars

Whether you’re in the mood for a sleek cocktail after hours or a chill hangout with a brew in-hand, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Great Falls. Happy hour downtown before a stroll along the Missouri River – name a better evening itinerary. We’ll wait.

  • Enbär Craft Cocktail Lounge: In addition to the inviting ambiance comprised of hanging Edison bulbs and exposed brick, Enbär makes a mean, handcrafted cocktail with Montana-distilled spirits. Price range: $$
  • Mighty Mo Brew Co.: Right in the middle of downtown Great Falls, you’ll find a local favorite offering craft brews and a full kitchen, because let’s face it – you know you’ll want to wash down a slice of ‘za or order of MO’s Dry Rub wings with your brew. Price range: $$
  • Elevation 3330 Public House: Live music, seasonal events, classy apps and an expansive wine, beer and cocktail list – these are the ingredients to a perfect happy hour. The welcoming layout of the space, long-stretching bar and exquisite cocktails guarantee a good time. Price range: $$

On the Go

Sometimes you just need a quick bite after a trail run, kid’s soccer game or kickball league after work, but don’t want to hit the fast-food drive-thru. Just because you’re in a hurry, doesn’t mean you can’t have a well-prepared, delicious meal.

  • Five on Black: Brazilian street food with easy ordering in mind. Choose a base, delicious grill, side, sauce and Brazilian toppings to create a truly delectable dish. Their entire menu is gluten free, there is no added sugar, and they have many vegan options as well. Price: $
  • Purple Gold: Fresh acai bowls and warm waffles, to go? Yes please. Each acai bowl is made with a gluten and dairy-free base – the toppings are where you get to have some fun and make it your own! Price: $
  • Nourish Food Truck: Nourish is not your typical food truck with a different menu every week. Past menus have included everything from coconut chicken curry to creole beans and rice to BBQ jackfruit. No matter the current menu, you’re in for a quick, delicious and nutritious treat. Price: $$
A man and woman pose with burgers and fries at Roadhouse Diner

Chains You Gotta Have

Make no mistake – while we have a delicious array of farm-to-table, locally-owned restaurants, we also have some of your favorite chains and franchises.

Sit-down restaurants:

  • Applebees
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Perkin’s Restaurant and Bakery
  • Pizza Hut
  • Boston’s Restaurant and Sports Bar
  • Cafe Rio
  • Tony Roma’s (Coming soon!)

Take and go favorites:

  • Starbucks
  • Teriyaki Madness
  • Subway
  • McDonald’s
  • Burger King
  • Wendy’s
  • Dairy Queen
  • KFC
  • Taco Bell
  • Papa John’s
  • Domino’s

Some of our other favorite eats + drinks:

Dinner and a ____

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