There’s something for everyone to enjoy in Billings, Montana. Whether you want to see a live rodeo or explore the great outdoors at Lake Elmo State Park, Billings has it all. Billings’ historical past as a central hub for cowboys and ranchers in the old west doesn’t mean the town hasn’t kept up with modern times. You’ll see Billings step into the future with the plentiful food choices in the area. Need a way to navigate the local food scene in Billings? Here’s your restaurant guide to Billings MT.
Local Kitchen and Bar
Local Kitchen and Bar is a farm-to-table restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch on the weekends. The chef is a born and raised Billings native, and the word “local” permeates through everything Local Kitchen and Bar does. Everything from their meats to produce is locally sourced. They also are an active part of the local community, hosting charity events throughout the year. They even provide cooking classes for locals on topics such as preparing a wild game for consumption.Local Kitchen and Bar offers various local meat options like buffalo short ribs, bison hash, and duck. They also have pizzas, poutine, and sandwiches. One dish they’re known for is the Staff Burger, where the culinary team creates a one of a kind burger for each guest. It’s a mystery every time you dine.
Parasol recently changed its name from the Odd Duck. This new restaurant provides an open kitchen and menu items created from scratch with locally sourced ingredients. The atmosphere is great for couples on a date night or friends who want to hang out while listening to live music during brunch. Parasol is located in the West Park Promenade.Parasol’s featured menu items include duck poutine, pappardelle, and a falafel platter. They offer various appetizes as well, including charcuterie boards, hummus plates, and salads. Their menu options vary from classic to trendy for brunch, including chicken and waffles, black brioche french toast, and lamb chorizo and duck egg crepe.
The Field House
The Field House opened in 2012 by a husband and wife team who were looking to create a truly “green” dining experience in downtown Billings. The Field House is the only certified green restaurant in the area, which means they are dedicated to serving local ingredients and supporting local farmers. Their goal is to decrease the amount of time your food takes to get from the garden to your plate. All their ingredients are locally grown in Montana. They are open daily and offer brunch on the weekends.Some of their featured items include the Brussels plate with locally sourced Brussel sprouts. The french toast and the Fieldhouse Burger are also popular dishes.
Uberbrew is a local brewery and taproom and seeks to give diners that over-the-top dining experience that sets them apart from other local restaurants. They are located in the heart of Downtown Billings on Montana Ave.Their local beers include an IPA, Scotch ale, and even a fruit beer. From the taproom, dishes include items that pair well with their brews. They offer a wide variety of menu options, from Bison burgers to fish and chips. Some unique menu items include the tri-tip chefwich and chicken-fried meatloaf.Experience great food when you Stay at Dude Rancher LodgeThe restaurant guide to Billings MT is filled with new and upcoming restaurants dedicated to providing locally grown and sourced ingredients. The atmosphere of many of these restaurants is trendy and stylish, creating a luxury dining experience.Explore these restaurants and more when you stay at the Dude Rancher Lodge. Our hotel is a great place to visit for the fall! Some of our haunted rooms are popular throughout October and tend to book fast. Make your reservation now.