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Top Choice International in Missoula

Silk Road

Spanning global dishes from the Ivory Coast to Piedmont, Silk Road takes on lesser-known world cuisine and, more often than not, nails it. Dishes are tapas-sized, allowing you to mix and match. A warm welcome and an…
Top Choice Coffee in Missoula

Liquid Planet

Considering how much Missoula loves its beverages, it's no surprise Liquid Planet was born here. Opened by a university professor in 2003, it's a sustainable coffeehouse, cafe and bottle shop selling carefully curat…
in Missoula

Bernice's Bakery

Fabulous organic coffee and tea, sink-your-teeth-into-'em sweets and yummy breakfasts are all staples at this revered Missoula institution. Don't miss the homemade granola.
Steak in Missoula


The Depot has a reputation for consistently good steaks served in upscale cowboy contemporary environs. The beef menu is almost as long as the wine list.
Brewery in Missoula

Iron Horse Brewpub

Rather swanky for a brewpub, the Iron Horse includes a plush upstairs bar complete with a saltwater aquarium. It's popular with students for its microbrews and traditional American pub grub.
Museum in Missoula

Smokejumper Visitor Center

Located 7 miles west of downtown, near the airport, is this active base for the heroic men and women who parachute into forests to combat raging wildfires. Its visitor center has thought-provoking displays that do a…
Museum in Missoula

Missoula Art Museum

All hail a city that encourages free-thinking art and then displays it free of charge in a sleek building that seamlessly grafts a contemporary addition onto a 100-year-old library.
Modern American in Missoula

Caffe Dolce

In a stately stone building, this chic local favorite is abuzz with well-clad Missoulians getting their fix of gelato, pastries, wine and gorgeous salads. Dinner can be pricey, but exotic pizzas offer a lighter, che…
Brewery in Missoula

Draught Works

This cool brewery in a rehabbed industrial-chic building serves great pints with saucy names (try a 'That's What She Said' cream ale) and free pretzel snacks. There's no menu, but most days you can order from food c…
Bar in Missoula

The Old Post

This comfortable, unpretentious Western bar has a lived-in feel, with well-worn booths and bar stools and a cozy little patio out back. Great beer on tap, friendly servers and decent pub food – what's not to love?