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Dinosaur Cafe

428 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802-4536
+1 406-549-2940
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great food” (4 reviews)
“take home” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Cajun & Creole
428 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802-4536
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great New Orleans style food in the back of an old bar. It’s dark with limited seating, mainly at a long bar or a few high top tables. It is cash only for the food which is reasonably priced. You order at a small window...More

Thank Mary Ann S
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

So glad my college student son turned me on to this place. Kind of plain on the outside with only the initials of the bar portion(Charlie B's) on the door but great dive bar atmosphere inside. The cafe is at the back of the bar....More

Thank rtr r
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Located in the back of one of Missoula's best Dive Bars,Charlie B's! And honestly,it's usually packed with friendly locals! Shoot some pool and enjoy the local flavor! And the food is Awesome! I usually go with the special,and they never let me down! The Gumbolaya...More

Thank smogdogz
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The bar, Charlie B's, has a great layout which is conducive to meeting people. I had a great time with the locals. Ordering food at the back window (Dino) was easy and delicious. Great Gumbolaya. Definitely happy I spent the better part of an evening...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Iconic and interesting venue, generous portions, great selections and flavors. If you enjoy Cajun food, what are you waiting for? Get here!

Thank MZoo60
Reviewed 12 November 2015

It took me a long time to visit this place, largely because I'd heard it was good, but figured that was just because the folks who'd eaten there were drunk at the time!! Not so. I've been here completely sober and food is excellent. You'll...More

Thank MontanaProf
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The Dino has offered some of the best food in downtown for years...can't go wrong with any menu option! The unorthodox location is part of what makes it great (grab a drink with lunch...why not) and, being married to a cajun, I can say the...More

Thank BMunkel
Reviewed 22 August 2015

My Uncle and Aunt decided we should try out Charlie B's Bar this time around in Missoula. And, since they've visited New Orleans a number of times, they also decided we should try out the Cajun Kitchen (Dinosaur Cafe) at the back of the bar....More

Thank Migimon
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Dinosaur Cafe has been operating inside a bar establishment, but it is all nonsmoking and the food is Cajun favorite dishes. It is served in a relaxed manner, yet is very, very good.

Thank elaine s
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Cajun style food in a loud, fun & informal grill & bar. All sorts of people from families with infants to college kids dates. Inexpensive food. Enjoyed everything about it.

Thank Sue12479
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Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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  • Address: 428 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802-4536
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-549-2940
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