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By Word of Mouth Restaurant & Catering

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77 Aspen Leaf Drive #3, Big Sky, MT 59716
+1 406-995-2992
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17:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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Ontario
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214 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is nothing fancy, but the dinner we had was tasty and well presented. They offered a few specials, such as mussels, scallop dish, they have a adequate wine list and or cocktails. We found the wait staff, generally friendly, but lacked training. When we asked to described the daily specials, we never did get an answer, or could... More 

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Thank Fligh
Bozeman, Montana
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently noticed that they are now open for lunch, after being dinner only we had to give the new lunch menu a try. I had the Calamari Po Boy with garden salad and house vinaigrette, my wife had the grilled, marinated portabella with quinwoa and both were so good we're going to have trouble getting to any of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing place ! Wonderful local owners ! Staff was fantastic Definatly a place to stop at in Big Sky

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Thank Donna D
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Great location, and meals that are paired perfectly with wines. I recommend them for eating alone - I have always found great folks to visit with - or having an intimate dinner for two, or a large group - the rooms each have a different atmosphere, and the staff takes great care to ensure your needs are met with just... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Food average at best for the expectations. Service good, but not knowledgeable. Wine used to be good and now disappointing. How can a place that was great ten years ago slide so far?

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Thank rodbeer
Sun Valley, Idaho, United States
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Not one to rave but this is a must. Unique dishes ala sushi and calamari with great wines. Funky atmosphere. Great and friendly service from the owner. Prices were good. Go!!

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Thank thebenj4
New Hyde Park, New York
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

We had our group dinner at this restaurant. The food was very good and the service was exceptional. We had a price fixed menu with three entrees, steak, chicken and salmon with a salad and desert.

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Thank GCSC11530
ann arbor, michigan
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71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

I would have gave it a higher rating expect for problems with the service. We ordered the cheese fondue appetizer which was very very good. The other couple we were with also ordered salads, then dinner. We got done with the fondue, sat there for a while. Their salads were then brought to them, no problem. Expect now one minute... More 

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Thank kathyD2274
Missoula, Montana
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141 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

From reading other reviews, I was under the impression this was a very small, intimate, fine dining establishment. That did not turn out to be the case. It has two rooms, the first of which is a bar, which you walk through to be seated in the "dining room", although the bar area also has some tables. The bar area... More 

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Thank Judy C
Long Island City
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is sort-of interesting there, like the decor and the service. The wine selection was not great at all. The squid ink linguini was a soy sauce salt bomb. Overall, way to go...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 02:00
Monday
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Aspen Leaf Drive #3, Big Sky, MT 59716
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Big Sky
  • Phone Number: +1 406-995-2992
Description
Fresh, local ingredients, seasonal menus, a casual atmosphere, and gourmet flavors - this is the list of ingredients that makes By Word of Mouth (By WOM for those in the know!) a cherished local favorite in Big Sky, Montana. Your dining experience will be topped off by our welcoming, attentive staff and our lively bar with handcrafted cocktails and an award-winning wine list.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?