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West Yellowstone Restaurants

 With over three dozen restaurants in West Yellowstone, choosing a place to eat can be a bit confusing.  The following is a brief description of some of the options West Yellowstone has to offer. Many restaurants in West Yellowstone close for winter and operational seasons and hours are subject to change. For the latest update please call the restaurant directly.


Bear Country Bake Shop & Eatery  Attached to Arrowleaf,  Bear Country Bake Shop & Eatery open for breakfast.  From the oatmeal sunflower loaf's to the sandwich wraps, Bear Country Bake Shop is a unique West Yellowstone experience.  If your celebrating in Yellowstone, this is the place to purchase your cakes.  Open seasonally. 406-646-9737

Ernie's Deli  Ernie's Deli is a well established breakfast and sandwich shop.  You can call the night before and they will have a box lunch made for you in the morning.  Open year round and offering to-go beer and wine.


Uncle Laurie's For menu options and information please contact 406-539-2395

High Altitude Catering LLC From small gatherings to Corporate events, Julie Steinbach, a local Massage Therapist, is now also catering!   This company is set up to do catering, box lunches for groups, as well as event planning.  Please call ahead at 406-646-1139 or e-mail her at for any of your catering needs. 


Gusher Pizza & Sandwich Shoppe  Pizza, sandwiches and Wednesday all you can eat spaghetti night the Gusher offers a variety of meals to choose from.  Open seasonally, they offer beer and wine selections.  Delivery is offered starting at lunch.

Pete's Rocky Mountain Pizza & Pasta From homemade spaghetti, full Italian dinners, salads to pizza, Pete's is a family owned restaurant.  They have a beer and wine selections.  Delivery is offered starting at dinner.  Open seasonally.

Wild West Pizza  With world renowned macaroni and cheese, lasagna, spaghetti, to their specialty pizzas with the choice of white or red sauce, Wild West has something to make every mouth happy.  Open year round for lunch and dinner.  Delivery is offered starting at dinner.


Serenity Mountian Bistro (formerly Sidney's)  Looking for a change from the classic Montana dinner?  This is it.  They offer items ranging from steaks to butternut squash ravioli.  They have an intensive wine list to choose from as well.  Open year round for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They are located next to Dairy Queen on Canyon St.


Bear Tooth BBQ  A locals favorite for BBQ.  Bear Tooth is located on Canyon St.  It is open seasonally for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  As well as great BBQ they also offer a beer and wine menu. 

Buckaroo Bill's  Open summers only with outdoor seating, Buckaroo Bill's  specializes in BBQ and ice cream.  With a kicked back family style atmosphere the staff will be sure to accommodate your needs.


Chinatown Restaurant  Open seasonally, Chinatown Restaurant is West Yellowstone's only Chinese restaurant.  They will cater to large groups if you call ahead to make arrangements.  Delivery is offered.


Buck's T-4 Near Big Sky- north on Highway 191. Its a bit of a drive, but if going whitewater rafting or downhill skiing near Big Sky, Buck's T-4 should not be missed. They offer both outstanding fine dining as well as a separate pub restaurant plus a nice hotel to spend the night as a great stopover destination on the way to Yellowstone or on the way back home.

Bullwinkles West Located on Canyon St.  Serving sandwiches and finger food, this is a casual restaurant and bar.  They are open year round for lunch and dinner.

The Branch Restaurant  Located in the Holiday Inn, the atmosphere is set by the 1903 Executive Railcar.  They serve everything from steaks, trout, salmon and wild game to salads on the lighter side. Open year round for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  This establishment is family friendly.  Call ahead for large groups.

Bar N Restaurant  Located 6 miles west of West Yellowstone, on a guest ranch the Bar N is a unique experience.  Start out with Happy Hour move on to dinner, and finish with delicious homemade deserts.  Seating is limited so reservations are advised.

Kiwi Takeaway  Specializing in half pound fresh (bison or regular) hamburgers, meat pies and homemade soups.  Everything is guaranteed to be fresh and home made.  Nothing flash here.  This establishment is set up to be like a Takeaway from the owners home country of New Zealand.  You may eat in or take it to-go.  Open year round for lunch and dinner.  Located on Hwy 20 and Electric. Since opening in May of 2008 Kiwi Takeaway is quickly becoming a locals favorite.

Running Bear Pancake House Open seasonally in West Yellowstone, Running Bear specializes in Pancakes.  They offer a full breakfast and lunch.  They have fresh homemade bakery goods as well.  Running Bear has a children's menu with something for every child.  Delivery is offered.

Canyon Street Grill  This is a dinner with a 50's theme.  Open seasonally for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  The grill mainly servers sandwiches, soups and salads.  They are located on Canyon St. and are family friendly.

Old Town Cafe  Located on Madison Ave.  Old Town is a family run business that has been in West Yellowstone for over 20 years. Homemade hash browns have made this place a staple in West.  Open seasonally for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Outpost  Right out the back door of the Kelly Inn, this restaurant is open summers only for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  With home made pies and a home made salad bar.  You may also have a cocktail with dinner.  They offer a seniors menu as well.

Timberline Cafe Also located right out the back door of the Kelly Inn, specializing in home made pies, a vegetarian and seniors menu with a home made salad bar.  They also offer a kids menu. 

Three Bear Restaurant  Open seasonally for breakfast and dinner.  They offer steaks, seafood, a soup and salad bar for dinner.  Breakfast consists of  omelets to blueberry pancakes.  The Grizzly Lounge which offers a full bar is attached to the Three Bear Restaurant.

Hi Country Tavern Located 8 miles north of West Yellowstone, this is a once in a life time experience. Open year round for dinner.  Serving homemade cheddar potatoes in the winter. Hi Country has a room full of broilers designated for you to cook your own steaks, chicken or burgers.  The atmosphere is very homey and laid back.  This is an excellent place to gather with friends. 

Happy Hour Located on Hebgan Lake, Happy Hour is a bar and restaurant.  They are open seasonally serving lunch and dinners.  Happy Hour is know for its taco bar and famous for its Cajun inspired crawfish parties.  Please call ahead for details. 

Longhorn   Located one mile west of Happy Hour, the views of the lake from the dinning room are breathtaking.  Open seasonally, this is a great place to take family and friends out for dinner. 

Trappers Family Restaurant  Located in the Days Inn, Trappers is open year round only serving breakfast.

Arrowleaf  Looking for the ultimate ice cream?  You have found it.  Located on Canyon St. Arrowleaf will serve you any type of ice cream flavor you can imagine.  They serve the ice cream in homemade waffle cones.  Open seasonally, they also have a small grill for serving burgers and sandwiches. 

Coffee & Tea Bars

Book Peddler

Free Heel & Wheel

Espresso West

Morning Glory Coffee Fresh Roasted in West Yellowstone 

Fast Food

McDonald's 100 S.Canyon St.  (front parking lot of Kelly Inn)

Subway 136 N. Canyon St.

Arby's 140 Hwy 20

Kentucky Fried Chicken 120 Hwy 20

Dairy Queen N. Canyon St.