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Woods Bay Grill

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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14509 Hwy 35 South, Bigfork, MT 59911
+1 406-837-5102
07:00 - 13:00
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Mon - Wed 07:00 - 13:00
Thu - Sun 07:00 - 19:00
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Mountain Green, UT
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The "smallish" (menu description) huckleberry pancake hung over the edges of the plate and was crammed full of berries. You can order real maple syrup. They make their own jams and the biscuits to put them on. Very homey little cafe for locals and lucky visitors alike.

Thank C H
Bigfork, Montana
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105 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We recently has breakfast at the Woods Bay Grill and enjoyed it so much. The server was serious but outstanding, and she really listened. Our order, which always seeks special things like "dry with butter on the side" or "half coffee and half decaf" was greeted with professionalism and skill, and she got every detail perfect. The breakfast was simple... More 

Thank Patti C
Terry B, Owner at Woods Bay Grill, responded to this review

Patty thank you so much for coming into the Woods Bay Grill to eat. It means so much to us when our local people come in for a meal. You keep us going in the winter and we really appreciate that. You can help us by sharing your experience with your friends or bringing them in. Again thank you so... More 

Asheville, Nc
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I both ordered the same breakfast. Fried eggs, hashbrowns, toast, and bacon. Everything was cooked just right.

Thank mtns2coastNC
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66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

It's a nice little place with unusual decorations. The food isn't gourmet but is very tasty. Clean and friendly staff. The grill is pretty quick at serving the food.

Thank Quentin S
East Coast
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100 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We actually stopped at a nearby motel and asked the staff where they would recommend. We said "where do YOU go to eat" and they immediately said Woods Bay Grill and described how to find it. We are so glad they did. It's a small place with big portion of good food. The service was very friendly. We chatted quite... More 

Thank vwnotabug
Bigfork, Montana
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Great food at reasonable prices with superb service! The wait staff is very competent and attentive without being intrusive! You will enjoy going there - only six miles south of Bigfork, MT.

Thank Larry F
Laredo, Texas
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Wow I always drive right pat it because it is at the end of a long commute. This time the wife and I decided to stop for breakfast. Food was delicious, CRISP bacon (the best kind) and the wait staff was friendly, knowledgable, and attentive! I'll definitely be back!

Thank Stephen B
Bigfork, Montana
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Small restaurant, can watch the cook, best waffle I've found, varied menu, friendly atmosphere, no eatery is perfect. I've eaten there for years with no problems. Might even see a personality there.

Thank Peg P
Terry B, Owner at Woods Bay Grill, responded to this review

Peg, thanks so much for eating with us. It means so much to us when our local people like our food and frequent our business. A BIG THANK YOU from all the owners and staff. Terry More 

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81 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

When ever I am near Kalispell, my friends and I make the drive to Woods Bay Grill. The reason is obvious once you enter. It is friendly, the smell of pancakes, bacon and real gravy is out of this world. One of my friends sons, ate the biggest meal offered. They said he couldn't do it but HE DID!! Fun... More 

Thank anthonyrI9795ST
Kalispell, Montana
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Local cafe with bustling, friendly environment. Tourists might not even notice unless they've been tipped off. Best hash browns from Missoula to the Canadian border! Woods Bay Grill has been on our list of favorite local cafes for at least a decade. Two sisters alternate chef/cook duties, but both are excellent. One of their secrets: a chrome grill. Don't miss... More 

Thank Lectio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 14
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14509 Hwy 35 South, Bigfork, MT 59911
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bigfork
  • Phone Number: +1 406-837-5102
Small Family run restaurant, where we try to make everything from Scratch that we can. Home Made Jams and Jellies, Biscuits, Pies, Tex-Mex on Friday and Saturday evenings, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Hand Pressed Sausage Patties, Beef Burgers, Elk and Buffalo Burgers.

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