The Best Places to Dine in Bozeman

Award-winning cuisine and inventive libations abound in Bozeman. In this dining guide, you’ll find a wide range of sure-to-be favorites, from the best brunch spots in town to Italian cuisine that will transport you right to Rome. Enjoy, and don’t forget to tell them The Scout Guide Bozeman sent you!

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Tanglewood Grill & Tap (730 Boardwalk Avenue). A community-focused, casual restaurant that offers a thoughtful yet simple menu in a relaxed environment. Instagram

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Hachi Sushi Pub (730 Boardwalk Avenue, Suite 9). Hachi is an urban-inspired, street-casual izakaya that specializes in traditional sushi, modern, elevated sashimi, and Japanese street food for an enhanced environmental dining experience. Instagram

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Foxtrot Bozeman (730 Boardwalk Avenue, Suite 11). A fast-casual modern diner that makes good food more accessible and provides a relaxed, welcoming environment where people can drop in when they’re in a hurry and gather when they have more time. Instagram

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Sidewinders American Grill (780 Boardwalk Avenue). Founded by a group of US Marine Veterans, Sidewinders is a welcoming, family-friendly restaurant that serves as a gathering place for the community. Instagram

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Rocking R Bar (211 East Main Street). An iconic symbol of Bozeman’s laidback, welcoming culture and Montana State University’s Bobcat spirit. For endless entertainment, expect to find four pool tables, dart boards, board games, a sports bet kiosk, and a friendly staff that will keep your thirst quenched and your belly full. During the day, the Rocking R Bar is a local’s hangout serving cold beer and delicious food from Hail Mary’s grill. At night, the Bar transforms into a lively hotspot featuring enticing drinks, live dj, giveaways, and a great time! Instagram

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Farmer’s Daughter Café (510 North 7th Avenue). Once a dilapidated motor hotel, the Farmer’s Daughter Café is upscale and modern, while featuring health-conscious food. On the menu, you will find organic smoothies and juices to help you start the day off right and light, or load up for a day of exploration with a hearty and healthy protein bowl. Instagram

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The Well Juicery (4575 Valley Commons Drive, Suite 101). The Well Juicery is inspired by nourishing the body on a cellular level. Their juice is 100% organic and cold-pressed to assure you are receiving the most nutrient-dense juice possible. Instagram

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Open Range (241 East Main Street). High quality and fresh ingredients, that are locally sourced whenever possible, in an unpretentious, comfortable, and friendly atmosphere.. Instagram

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Ted’s Montana Grill (105 West Main Street). Classic American dishes, gourmet burgers, locally sourced produce & hand-cut steaks, Ted’s Montana Grill is ready for you to enjoy comforting classics & genuine hospitality. Instagram

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Blackbird (140 East Main Street). Blackbird serves pizza, pasta, and everything in between. Open daily at 4:30 pm, walk-ins are always welcome. Check out the new Barside for their favorite natch wines and draft beers. Happy hour every day from 4:30-5:30 pm on the Barside. Instagram

Urban Kitchen (5 West Mendenhall Street, Suite 102). Located in historical downtown Bozeman, Urban Kitchen is a neighborhood restaurant featuring local and seasonally inspired American Cuisine, in a friendly and warm atmosphere. Join friends after a long day of skiing at Bridger Bowl or after work. Instagram

Nova Café (312 East Main Street). Located in the heart of historic downtown Bozeman, they serve up one of the best breakfasts around. The menu provides traditional diner fare such as pancakes, eggs benedict and omelettes as well as a variety of vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options. Instagram

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Brigade (233 East Main Street, Suite 201). Brigade serves inspired, ingredient-driven and adventurous cuisine utilizing the best of Montana’s offerings while creating memorable dining experiences. Instagram

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Feast Raw Bar & Bistro (270 West Kagy Boulevard, Suite C). Sharing exceptional cuisine and inviting guests to participate in an epicurean dining experience is the driving force of Feast. Procuring fine ingredients from around the world to supply their fusion bistro/raw bar allows Feast Raw Bar & Bistro to share their passion for simply prepared and superbly executed cuisine. Instagram

Café Zydeco (2711 West College Street). Where the Big Easy Meets the Big Sky! Get some SOUTH in your MOUTH at Café Zydeco. Just come on through the doors and you will immediately find yourself indulged in such a unique and historical piece of culture. Pure authenticity, the food comes from the family and the heart! Instagram

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Five on Black (242 East Main Street). With a taste of Brazil, Five on Black is the spot to eat to experience the country’s unique culture and heritage. They play the music loud, live deliberately and delight in creating simple, healthy, and accessible food. Instagram

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Plonk Bozeman (29 East Main Street). Plonk is an excursion into the world of fine wine, food, cocktails, service, and atmosphere. With an environment designed to engage the senses to create an all-encompassing dining experience. Instagram

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Revelry (24 North Tracy Avenue). Revelry is your neighborhood eatery, here to serve a wholesome and savory palate that celebrates Montana roots with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. They revel in a natural and energetic habitat that livens any day. Instagram

Squire House (25 East Mendenhall Street). Squire House is a stylish New American restaurant & bar with upscale culinary flair, classically crafted cocktails, & wines from small unique wineries. Instagram

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MacKenzie River Pizza Co. (232 East Main Street). For an enjoyable dining experience with excellent, friendly service and delicious, fresh food, this is the place for you. A place that is committed to giving back to our communities by volunteering and financially supporting education, youth recreation, and many other worthy causes. Instagram

Last Call Modern Mexican (19 South Wilson Avenue). Last Call Modern Mexican is a restaurant in Downtown Bozeman serving Modern Mexican cuisine and rooted in Baja Mexican culture while celebrating seasonal ingredients from Montana and the surrounding region (with a little help from the Pacific Ocean and Mexico). Instagram

Blacksmith Italian (290 West Kagy Boulevard, Unit C). Neighborhood restaurant on the South Side of Bozeman, Montana. Serving timeless Italian dishes along with seasonal specials, Blacksmith is known for its locally sourced foods, homemade pasta, cheese, and pastries. Instagram

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Jam! On Main (25 West Main Street). Jam is looking to elevate the Bozeman breakfast scene. One could relate “JAM” to a breakfast condiment (spread onto our house-made country toast), or having a good time! This restaurant has created an environment where you can get both. They have unique twists on your familiar breakfast fare complimented with delicious specialty mimosas, locally brewed beers, & handcrafted espresso drinks. Instagram

I-Ho’s Korean Grill (321 West Main Street). For some of the best take-out (or eat inside) in town, check out I-Ho’s in downtown, Bozeman! Open Monday- Saturday 11 am -8 pm. Lunch specials are served Monday- Friday from 11 am- 3 pm. Come in for some delicious Korean food! Instagram

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Storm Castle Café (5 Tai Lane). A homey place with a rustic vibe serving hearty breakfast plates all day, plus burgers & sandwiches. The casual atmosphere, eclectic music, and the friendly banter creates an authentic cafe experience, topped off with the most flavorful meals. Instagram

Burger Bob’s (39 West Main Street). Burger Bob’s first opened in April of 1994 and has since been providing quality food products from the best local distributors in the Gallatin Valley! Burger Bob’s is a semi-classy eating establishment with dishwater coffee & a questionable atmosphere. Instagram

Bridger Brewing (1609 South 11th Avenue). Bridger Brewing’s flagship location is on Bozeman’s south side across from the campus of Montana State University. Stop in for the best beer in town and award-winning, hand-made pizzas, salads, appetizers and desserts. Ingredients are sourced close to home when possible and dough is made fresh daily from Wheat Montana flour. Instagram

Western Café (443 East Main Street). The Western Cafe of Bozeman specializes in American home cooking. Serving breakfast and lunch we are known for simple, tasty dishes like chicken fried steak and eggs, biscuits and gravy, and “Bobcat” french toast. Proudly using local products and services whenever possible, The Western embodies traditional Montana: simple food, simple environment, simple comforts. Facebook

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Copper Whiskey Bar & Grill (101 East Main Street). At Copper, they strive to collect rare whiskies from all over the world. These hard-to-find spirits are available for sippin’, specialty cocktails, and whiskey flights. Instagram

Backcountry Burger Bar (125 West Main Street). Montana raised & processed beef and bison. Local potatoes, hand-cut. Great service. Reasonable prices. Exceptional beers and wines. Facebook

Mainstreet Overeasy (9 East Main Street). For hot breakfast served all day, the western way, head over to Mainstreet Overeasy. Opened seven days a week, Monday through Friday: 7 am-1 pm and Saturday and Sunday 7 am – 2 pm. Instagram

Sweet Chili Asian Bistro (101 East Main Street, Suite 1E). Traditional style cooking and a passion for fine, fresh, locally sourced food is very important. Ingredients from lamb and bison to mushrooms and vegetables are from Montana ranches and farms and organic when available. Each is prepared by hand and with great care. This commitment to handcrafted dishes has expanded to the sushi menu. The sushi chefs prepare dishes in authentic, traditional Korean and Japanese styles, with a selection of quality fish, choice ingredients, and diverse flavors. Instagram

Montana Ale Works (611 East Main Street). Bozeman’s award-winning restaurant & bar located in the Northern Pacific freight building in historic downtown. Creative menu features locally sourced food, handmade from scratch daily, 40 craft beers on-tap, Full bar. Montana artisan spirits, liquors and specialty cocktails. Instagram

Whistle Pig Korean (25 North Willson Avenue Suite A). Authentic Korean Cuisine in downtown Bozeman. From starters to entrees, wine, saké, and more. Instagram

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Bozeman Co-Op (908 West Main Street & 44 East Main Street). An independent community-owned grocery store with two locations in Bozeman. Everyone is welcome. Co-op Downtown Deli: The Hot Bar is served Monday – Friday from 11 am – 7 pm and Saturday 11 am – 3 pm at $11.99/lb. Co-op West Main Deli: Hot Bar is served Monday – Friday from 11 am – 3  pm at $11.99/lb. Serve yourself from our hot bar and salad bar. Instagram

Cateye Café (23 North Tracy Avenue). Feline-themed hangout for classic cafe breakfasts & lunches made with local ingredients. Family owned business creating house made comfort food. The Cateye has been serving up delectable food for the last 20 years. Instagram

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La Esquina (111 East Oak Street, Suite 1A). A stylish crowd gathers here, eager for the fast-casual delights of this iconic NYC hotspot, now located in the Cannery District in Bozeman, Montana. Instagram

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