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Painter Outpost

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rt 296 6 mi S of rt 212, Cody, WY
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Houston, Texas
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101 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Under new management the restaurant is closed (I think permanently), however the RV sites offer full or partial hookups. There is a convenience store on-site. The staff are incredible friendly and accommodating, which is why I give it such a great review. The RV sites are pretty level, on gravel type bases. The partial hookup sites offer water and power... More 

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Billings, Montana, United States
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

Painters outpost is NOT on Beartooth Hwy it is on Chief Joseph Hwy which is accessible in the winter Painters is a MUST stop when riding Beartooth Hwy & Chief Joseph Hwy Owner/Operators are GREAT People

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Huntington Beach, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

If you are needing a friendly place to put your RV while exploring along Beartooth Hwy, or Shoshone Natl. Forest, or trip into Cody, WY, this is a convenient stop. Place has a general store, fuel, a large restaurant and RV sites with 30A & water, waste dump on site. Say hi to the friendly owners Carol & Richard Lunger.

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Los Angeles, CA
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105 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

We spent three days horse camping in the Beartooth country and on our way back to Cody we stopped at Painters Outpost for lunch. There were three choice on the menu and two were hamburgers! So I had the cheeseburger and fries and while it was hot it was typical fare and nothing special. Unfortunately the coke machine was flat... More 

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Wyoming
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

This restaurant has a strong local following, and monthly community dinner/gatherings attended by many residing locally. If you want to horn in on the recent gossip make sure and sit within listening distance of the "liars table" where members of this loosely organized group have their own coffee mug hanging within grabbing distance. Food is always served up hot and... More 

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Spring Lake Park, Minnesota
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2013

We came across this place quite by accident when we had to take a detour to Hwy 296 from the northeast entrance of Yellowstone. This leg of our journey became a highlight of the trip - my wife was in tears of awe over the breathtaking views on this road. As for the outpost, the menu is typical American nicely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rt 296 6 mi S of rt 212, Cody, WY
  • Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Cody

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?