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Lighthouse Restaurant

752 Highway 89 South, Gardiner, MT 59030
+1 406-848-2138
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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International, Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
752 Highway 89 South, Gardiner, MT 59030
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped in after a long day at Yellowstone. We enjoyed the crab cakes, and buffalo burger and the fancy cod dish. Our server, Thunder, was great!

Thank J M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went there for dinner with friends. We had the Shrimp Cocktail as a starter and Salmon, Lamb Curry and Thai Shrimp as our main dish. Everything was well sized and perfectly cooked. Wait staff is friendly and attentive. Make sure to get the Old Faithful...More

Thank Hristo D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went here our last night in Gardiner, wish we’d have gone here first and mutiple times. I had Indian, wife had seafood menu item, both excellent as if we were at a cuisine specific restaurant. Very good value too... we’ll be...More

1  Thank mowens1406
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

My hubby and I went here based on trip advisor reviews. It did not steer us wrong!!! We went last year and I've had this review on my to do list for this long but felt I needed to do it. My husband and I...More

3  Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Loved my experience here! slightly out of town so not so crazy getting in and out. Parking quite sufficient. Food was wonderful! I had Elk medallions with a vegetable medley that was not only generously sized, but unique in its own right with its contents....More

2  Thank Mary Ellen F
Reviewed 30 November 2017

It seems that the chef/owner has gotten a little too comfortable in his sleepy little corner of the Rockies. I remember my first visit to this hidden venue back in the summer of 2012. The menu was better balanced and a lot tastier due to...More

Thank CharlesNunn
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This was our last meal in Gardiner. I wish we'd come sooner...the food was as good or better than other places we'd eaten and their prices lower overall. Waitstaff was friendly and attentive.

3  Thank 678,262
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Probably one of the better food restaurants in the Gardiner area, albeit with an oddball menu. Not sure how you would categorize the menu as it is a mix of many cultures from fish and chips to lamb curry to escargot. Dishes were executed well....More

1  Thank Mikelob
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We were recommended this restaurant by the hotel and we were not disappointed. The food and service were outstanding. Our server was Jaibert both nights. The food was fresh and delicious. The only drawback is that they do not serve alcohol, which while a deterrent...More

Thank Michele W
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Our family of four visited the Lighthouse in the end of August. It was the best prepared meal we had the week we stayed in Gardiner. A good kids menu. Make reservations though!

1  Thank MNDadMinnesota
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Martha G
7 June 2016|
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Response from Shuang Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are.
21 August 2015|
Response from victo2049 | Property representative |
Hello Seasoned Traveler :) We offer pretty good variety of vegetarian options. If you eat any seafoods we offer many more options as well. The following are vegetarian; Thai with mixed vegetables. Bengal with Mixed... More
Debbie B
11 June 2015|
Response from victo2049 | Property representative |
Hi Debbie, We are excited that you would like to come back by to the Lighthouse. We are open 6 days per week 5:30pm to 10:00 Currently and closed on Tuesdays. Note - We will change our closing time later in the busier... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 16
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 752 Highway 89 South, Gardiner, MT 59030
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Gardiner
  • Phone Number: +1 406-848-2138
The Lighthouse Restaurant is located in a large 6000 Square foot structure that was built in the 1920's. The main dining room is constructed with wood and logs and has a nice, warm and casual atmosphere.We are located 7 miles north of Gardiner off of highway 89 and the restaurant is surrounded by beautiful mountains and is located 1 mile away from the historic natural wonder (The Devil's Slide). We are open May 21 through September 21 each season.
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