Every Montana Restaurant That Has Been Featured on Food Network
Jesse James | Wednesday Sep. 1st, 2021
If you love great food, Montana is a great place to live. Throughout the state, there are many restaurants that have been featured on a variety of different shows on Food Network.
Guy Fieri featured two Bozeman restaurants, Storm Castle Cafe and Roost Fried Chicken, on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives in 2018. Many Bozeman restaurants and businesses have been featured on Food Network throughout the years. Bequet Confections and Sweet Pea Bakery have also been put in the national spotlight. Restaurants in Montana have also been featured on shows such as Road Tasted With the Neelys, Off the Eaten Path, and I Hart Food. Montana is home to a lot of great restaurants. Wherever you are in the state, you’re guaranteed to find a restaurant that serves amazing food.
Whether you’re into rustic diners of high-end cuisine, Montana has something for everyone. Restaurants in Bozeman, Billings, Missoula, Great Falls, Bigfork, and many other places have been featured on Food Network in the past.
If you watch Food Network, you may have seen restaurants in Montana featured on some of the programs mentioned above. You might even find a new place to try on your next family road trip.
Here’s a list of every Montana restaurant and business that has been featured on Food Network:
4Bs Restaurant is located at 700 E. Broadway in Missoula, Montana. The restaurant is known for its legendary Cream of Tomato Soup and was featured on 50 States of Soup. Next time you’re in Missoula, stop by 4Bs Restaurant for a bowl of their delicious homemade tomato soup.
Amaltheia Organic Dairy
Amaltheia Organic Dairy is a family owned and operated Certified Organic Goat Dairy in Belgrade, MT at 3380 Penwell Bridge Road. They make awesome goat cheeses, organic whey-fed pork, and compost all manures for excellent garden soil. The dairy was featured on Montana: Big Taste in Sky Country, an episode of Road Tasted With the Neelys on Food Network. Stop by for some samples the next time you’re in the area!
Bequet Confections produces award-winning gourmet caramel in Bozeman, Montana. Bequet Confections slow simmers the finest ingredients to create the smoothest, creamiest, most exquisite tasting gourmet caramel. Check them out at 55 Caramel Court near Four Corners.
Bitterroot Bison Ranch and Food Truck
The Bitterroot Bison Ranch produces all natural, grass-fed bison meat and bison
byproducts near Missoula, Montana. They also have a food truck that travels to various events in the area. Due to the pandemic, the food truck has been temporarily shutdown, but it will eventually return. The Bitterroot Bison Ranch was featured on an episode of I Hart Food on Food Network in 2017.
Black Kettle Burritos
The Black Kettle Cafe is located on the slopes of Lone Peak at Big Sky Resort. However, we’re not sure if the restaurant is still in existence. We were unable to find any current information about it online, and were unable to reach anyone at the phone number listed on the internet. The Black Kettle Cafe is known for its massive burritos.
Burger Bob’s first opened in downtown Bozeman in 1995, and is now considered a local landmark. The restaurant is filled will Montana State Bobcat memorabilia, and serves delicious burgers. On Facebook, Burger Bob’s describes itself as a semi-classy eating establishment with dishwater coffee & questionable atmosphere.
Burns St. Bistro
The Burns St. Bistro in Missoula, Montana was featured on an episode of I Hart Food in 2017. The bistro is open for weekday breakfasts, lunches, and weekend brunches.
The Cateye Cafe in Bozeman is open for breakfast and lunch every day of the week except for Wednesday. The Cateye Cafe is known for being one of the best breakfast burritos in Bozeman. The food is excellent, and the restaurant is very popular amongst locals.
Charlie Russell Chew Choo Dinner Train
The Charlie Russell Chew Choo Dinner Train was featured on an episode of Food Network’s “Craziest Restaurants in America.” The Charlie Russell Chew Choo Premier Dinner Train is a four-hour, 56-mile expedition through the mountains and prairies of central Montana.
The Empanada Joint
The Empanada Joint in Missoula, Montana was featured on an episode of I Hart Food in 2017. The Empanada Joint is owned and operated by a native argentine, and features delicious empanadas crafted and folded by hand. The Empanada Joint is located at 123 E. Main St. in Missoula, Montana.
Firehole Bar-B-Que Co.
Firehole Bar-B-Que Co. in West Yellowstone, Montana was featured on an episode of Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives with Guy Fieri in 2018. The restaurant specializes in Central Texas Style Bar-B-Que. If you’re in the mood for delicious BBQ the next time you’re in West Yellowstone, stop by the Firehole Bar-B-Que Co. located at 120 Firehole Ave.
Ford’s Drive In
Ford’s Drive In in Great Falls, Montana has been serving up hamburgers and milkshakes since 1954, and is a popular destination for locals. It’s one of the few places in Montana where you can still get a decent meal for a decent price. Ford’s Drive In is located at 1301 Central Ave. W. in Great Falls.
Lolo Creek Steakhouse
Montana is known for having some of the best beef in the country, and that’s exactly what you’ll find at the Lolo Creek Steakhouse in Lolo, Montana. The Food Network included the Lolo Creek Steakhouse on a list of the best steakhouses in the country. The steakhouse was also featured on an episode of I Hart Food in 2017.
Sadly, Luna’s Restaurant in East Glacier Park, Montana is no longer in business.
Park Avenue Bakery
Park Avenue Bakery in Helena, Montana is a popular destination for people in search of European style desserts, breakfast pastries, breads, delicious lunches, and more. Park Avenue Bakery was featured on Food Network’s “50 States of Cakes.”
Roost Fried Chicken
Roost Fried Chicken was featured on Guy Fieri’s Diners. Drive-Ins, and Dives in 2018. The restaurant is located in Bozeman, Montana and offers delicious traditional Southern food with a twist.
Russell’s Fireside Dining Room
Located near Lake McDonald at Lake McDonald Lodge in Glacier National Park, Russell’s Fireside Dining Room offers a unique dining space that recalls the building’s hunting lodge origins.
Storm Castle Cafe
The Storm Castle Cafe in Bozeman, Montana was featured on Diner, Drive-Ins, and Dives with Guy Fieri in 2018. One of the menu items that impressed Guy the most was the Monte Cristo, which uses ham raised at the family farm. “This is next level,” said Guy. “This is a destination dish.”
Stuffed Crepes & Waffles
Stuffed Crepes & Waffles in downtown Bozeman, Montana offers a wide selection of sweet and savory delights including crepes and waffles. Check them out at 26 W Main St. in Bozeman.
Sweet Pea Bakery
Sweet Pea Bakery is Bozeman, Montana was featured on an episode of Food Network’s “Road Tasted With the Neelys.” Sweet Pea Bakery makes Bozeman’s favorite cakes, cupcakes, desserts, and baked goods. Everything is made from scratch at their bakery in Bozeman.
Sweet Peaks Ice Cream
Sweet Peaks Ice Cream may not technically be a restaurant, but the business has been featured on Food Network. Sweet Peaks Ice Cream is family run company that makes ice cream, sorbet and delicious treats in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Montana. In Montana, they have locations in Missoula, Whitefish, Kalispell, and Bozeman. There is also a location in Spokane, Washington.
The Missoula Club was featured on an episode of I Hart Food on Food Network. The burgers at the Missoula Club are considered some of the best in the city. Next time you’re in Missoula, check them out at 139 W. Main St.
The Notorious P.I.G. BBQ
The Notorious P.I.G. BBQ in Missoula, Montana offers BBQ that has won national awards. The restaurant uses recipes and techniques that they’ve learned from the world famous pit-masters of Saint Louis, Missouri. Next time you’re in Missoula, make sure to check it out.
The Ranch at Rock Creek
At The Ranch at Rock Creek in Phillipsburg, Montana, you can experience grand luxury under Montana’s big sky. It’s a five-star Western-style hotel that serves excellent food, including Dutch-oven dinners cooked over an open fire.
The Staggering Ox
The Staggering OX has been serving up the highest quality sandwiches, salads, and soups to Montanans for over the past twenty years. The first location was in Missoula, and the restaurant has expanded to Helena, Billings, and Butte.
Two Sisters Cafe
Two Sisters Cafe is located on the east side of Glacier National park in the small town of Babb, Montana. On the menu, you’ll find rainbow trout, bison steaks, huckleberry pie, and other locally sourced, hand-made fare.
Wild Joe’s Coffee Spot
Wild Joe’s Coffee Spot is located in downtown Bozeman, Montana. Wild Joe’s serves coffee from local, small-batch micro roasters and locally blended loose leaf teas. They also offer locally baked goods and fresh food items from their kitchen.
Yeti Dogs is located in Big Sky, Montana, and is a popular stop for skiers and snowboarders. Yeti Dogs features all-beef franks, high-quality toppings, and local Montana buns and ice cream.