5 Places to Eat On Your Yellowstone River Fishing Vacation
Now that the quarantine has been lifted for Montana and most places are doing phased openings, people are starting to plan their Yellowstone River Fishing Vacation. At Stillwater Anglers, we are so excited to finally start booking guided trips and helping people get out on the water with their friends and families for some great fly fishing. Maybe you’ve already booked your trip, or are looking at places in Stillwater County to stay and eat while you’re here.
We’ve compiled a list of some of the best places to eat while you’re here on your adventure. We know you’ll spend most of your time fishing your favorite local rivers, but hey – you gotta eat too!
Best Places to Eat On Your Yellowstone River Fishing Vacation
There are so many places that we’ve missed going to during this time in our country. Here we’ve made a list of some of the iconic places in Stillwater County, close to Stillwater Anglers Fly Shop, that you should definitely check out while you’re visiting.
The 307 Bar is a full service restaurant, bar, and casino. They are a great place to grab a steak or a burger after Yellowstone river fishing. They specialize in Certified Angus Beef steaks and good hometown comfort food. If you’re looking for appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, great seafood, and more – that EVERYONE in your family will love, this is the place for you. They even have free wifi!
Right now, their hours are:
Monday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Thursday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Friday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Sunday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Be sure to check their Facebook page before you head in to check out their daily lunch and dinner specials.
Uncle Sam’s has your classic American breakfast and lunch menu items that everyone will love. They have a daily lunch special that you don’t want to miss, and their sandwiches are outstanding. Grab a sack fishing lunch to go before your day of Yellowstone River fishing, that’s where we get them if you book a guided trip with us!
Here are their hours so you can get in and grab a bite:
Monday: 7:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Tuesday: 7:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Wednesday: 7:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Thursday: 7:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM – 1:30 PM
The Bearstone Cafe is one of our favorite places to grab a delicious “Montana style” breakfast to get you fueled up for a great day of fly fishing with your family. They have great specials every day for both breakfast and lunch, so make sure you check their social media pages to find out what home cooked style special they cooked up today. They are located just across the parking lot of Stillwater Anglers Fly Shop, so you can grab all the gear you need right after brunch.
Their hours of operation are:
Wednesday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday: 6:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Sunday: 6:00 AM – 3:00 PM
If you’re looking for a unique and delicious culinary experience while still being casual and family friendly, then Wild Flower Kitchen in Fishtail, Montana is the place you want to be. They specialize in healthy cooking and thoughtful hospitality and each meal is prepared by gourmet chefs. Great for date night and family dinners too!
They recently remodeled, so be sure to check their website for updated hours of operation.
The Cowboy Bar and Supper Club is a must-visit when on your Yellowstone River fishing vacation. A full bar and restaurant, we highly recommend a cheeseburger and fries after a long day of fly fishing – their the best in the county. Their ribeye is also tough to beat. If you want classic western comfort food, you’ve found it!
Located in Fishtail, Montana, their hours tend to fluctuate, so we suggest checking their FB page for closing times. Here are their posted hours at the time of this article:
Closed Monday and Tuesday
Wednesday – Saturday: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ready To Book Your Yellowstone River Fishing Vacation?
Now that you know the best places to eat while you’re here, you can officially start planning your trip to the Yellowstone River. We all need to get out of our houses and into the sunshine during the summer, and a great way to bond is to plan a fly fishing adventure.
At Stillwater Anglers we offer an all-inclusive fly fishing experience. That means that everything you get on a trip with us is included in the cost. You can use our gear, rods and reels, boots and waders, flies, lunch, snacks, terminal tackle, and transportation to and from the river. The only other thing you’ll have to get is a fly fishing license, which you can conveniently pick up at the Fly Shop.
We have many different trip options available based on your needs. Try our full day fly fishing trip to the Yellowstone, the Bighorn, or the Stillwater rivers, where we break for lunch. Or if you’re traveling with youngsters, a half day option might be better suited for your family. We also offer a guided fly fishing and lodging package for a Yellowstone river fishing vacation you really need.
Browse through all of our guided trips here, and find a checklist of what’s included, and what you should bring. Give us a call today if you have any questions, or book online today! The summer is booking quickly, and we’d love to show you all of our favorite spots, whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned angler.