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West Fork Lodge

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5857 W Fork Rd, Darby, MT 59829-9616
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Sula, Montana
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We love the place, Tex and Heidi are the best!! The place is nestled in the West Fork Valley just up the road from Connor, MT. They have the best Prime Rib in the Bitterroot as well as a fabulous selection of very fine variety of specials. It has been our experience that many people who have stayed at the... More 

Thank Michael S
Bend, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We had reservations for Six & arrived about 30-Minutes early to check the condition of the airstrip for a future fly-in. We walked out to the runway & the Owner came out the back door screaming & shouting in a full-blown rage for us to get off his runway & yelled that we were on his private property. The only... More 

3 Thank Kevin M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Best Prime Rib we have had in 40 years! Heidi and Tex go out of their way to make your dining experience exceptional. As they are a two person operation do yourself (and them) a favor and be sure to make reservations early! Absolutely the best in the Bitterroot Valley.

Thank Gary M
Corvallis, Montana, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

- treats you as if it is a pain to wait on you. Will not ever go back. The food is good and the male owner , the cook, is very nice and out going,. Unfortunately, he is in the kitchen most of the time.

2 Thank KathyT462
Darby, Montana
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

It may be out of the way and not open after October but the food is excellent and the atmosphere is great. Prime Rib is out of this world and the salad was huge and fresh. Our waitress was so kind helping decide what chicken dish one of our party was deciding on.

Thank Carol H
Darby, Montana
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50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The prime rib Tex turns out of this kitchen will astound you! In all of our travels and all of the "steak houses" we have visited over the last 25 years....this restaurant "takes the beef" hands down....what a great feather in the cap of Darby, Montana. Prime Rib, baked potato, green beans and cauliflower and a salad too? Wow what... More 

Thank 705MM
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

I cannot say enough about the West Fork Lodge. I eat here at least once a week. Tex is the chef and he cooks everything himself. It is always consistent and they use wonderful cuts of beef and fresh ingredients for their simple yet delicious salads. Don't forget to try the mashed potatoes and gravy! Heidi runs the restaurant with... More 

Thank Ilovecustomerservice
Hartford, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

We walked in to a sign that said "Please wait to be seated." So we waited. And waited. No one greeted us, but we noticed many free tables (and no one at all at the bar). Finally Heidi (the owner) noticed us and came running over to say that we could not eat there tonight, as she was way too... More 

6 Thank CourtenaySelby
Conner, Montana, United States
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014

Lovely place, nice outdoor dining. Good food. Once you get to know the owners and staff it is a very pleasant place.

Thank Jo W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2013

It is a great family place and i love the hot chocolate and food i do believe that the owmers nad their family goes her for a family dinner

Thank lou S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5857 W Fork Rd, Darby, MT 59829-9616
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Darby

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?