If you’re looking for time-tested dining experiences, then the Big Sky restaurant scene has a couple classic options. While there may not be a plethora of places to eat, what’s there offers enough variety to gratify every taste. Big Sky restaurants range from hearty post-skiing fare to eclectic menus the whole family will love to an unrivaled Western dining experience.
Don’t miss By Word of Mouth’s, or “Bywom,” diverse dining experience on your Big Sky ski vacation. Bywom is located on Aspen Leaf Drive. Its menu offers everything. Seriously, everything: burgers, paninis, vegetarian options, fish, Asian cuisine, and local beef dishes. The menu is ideal for health and environmentally conscious diners too, with its seasonal, local ingredients. Foodies will be pleasantly surprised by Bywom’s gourmet flavors, and high quality.
For diners looking for creative eats and an inviting atmosphere, a reservation at Olive B’s Bistro, in the Meadow Center Village, is in order. Olive B’s features interesting comfort food menu items like lobster mac-n-cheese and roasted duck with a peach glaze, sweet potatoes and grapes. Buck’s T-4 Restaurants, on Gallatin Drive, is a favorite among local Big Sky restaurant goers. Buck’s T-4 is fine dining establishment with a distinctive Western flare. Everything from the décor, which is reminiscent of a wood cabin, to the local game and meet on the menu, like bison tenderloin and red deer with truffle risotto, is meant to take you back to simpler days.
If you’re looking for a special evening, or a great date spot, that offers a uniquely Montana experience, then you must have dinner at Rainbow Ranch Lodge. Game-lovers and conscious eaters, alike will swoon over Rainbow Ranch Lodge’s local ranch beef and game, like elk kielbasa, wild boar sausage with huckleberries, lamb and duck prosciutto. The restaurant is set just off of the Gallatin River, and offers magnificent views and a rustic atmosphere. Add in an award-winning wine list and inspired cocktails, and you’ve found yourself a little slice of Western eatin’ heaven.