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Top Choice American in Billings

Walkers Grill

Upscale Walkers offers good grill items and fine tapas at the bar accompanied by cocktails crafted by expert mixologists. It's an elegant, large-windowed space that would be right at home in Manhattan, though maybe …
Monument in Billings

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

The Crow (Apsalooke) Indian Reservation is home to the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. One of the USA's best-known Native American battlefields, this is where General George Custer made his famous 'las…
Microbrewery in Billings

Überbrew

The most polished of Billings' half-dozen downtown brewpubs also happens to create award-winning beers that are a noticeable step above the rest. Their food isn't half bad either: wash down a beer-marinated bockwurs…
Breakfast in Billings

McCormick Cafe

For espresso, granola breakfasts, French-style crepes, good sandwiches and a lively atmosphere, stop by this downtown favorite that started life as an internet cafe.
Historic Site in Billings

Pompey’s Pillar National Monument

At the base of the monolithic rock where William Clark (of Lewis and Clark fame) carved his name in 1806 is a small visitor center that illustrates an interesting period when the parties split for a month on their r…
Bar in Billings

Doc Harper's

This long, narrow, pretty martini bar was opened by a lawyer who won a (hard-to-get) liquor license in a state lottery and named the place after his dad, a physician who delivered hundreds of babies in the area. Sli…
Historic Building in Billings

Moss Mansion

Billings's most interesting historic home, the Moss was built in 1903 by local captain of industry PB Moss. The Moorish-style entryway and atmospheric staff kitchens are particularly interesting. Fans should attend …
Cafe in Billings

Harper & Madison

With a hefty dose of Martha Stewart, this sweet cafe does some brisk business. It's no wonder with the excellent coffee, homemade quiches, and gourmet salads and sandwiches. If you're rushing to hit the road, grab s…
European in Billings

Caramel Cookie Waffles

Better known as the Dutch Brothers, this place bustles at lunch with superb soups, European pastries and the eponymous stroopwafels. It’s worth arranging your entire Yellowstone itinerary around the weekly seafood b…
Area in Billings

The Rims

Cycle or hike Chief Black Otter Trail from near the airport for the best overview of the city (great at dusk) as far as the distant Beartooth Mountains, and to visit the grave of Yellowstone Kelly, an early scout an…