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Top Choice Mexican in Red Lodge

Más Taco

Cranking out fresh tacos from the tiny kitchen including shrimp, al pastor (cooked on a gyros-style spit) or the divine carne asada – any of which can be made into a heaping taco bowl. Also has quesadillas or burrit…
Top Choice Burgers in Red Lodge

Red Box Car

Without doubt the Yellowstone region’s best fast food is served out of a century-old railroad car at the south end of town. The malts and homemade onion rings are unbeatable.
Brewery in Red Lodge

Red Lodge Ales

From the makers of the regional-favorite Bent Nail IPA come many other well-crafted brews and ciders served in the roomy, family-friendly warehouse of Sam's Taproom on the north side of town. There's patio seating o…
Steak in Red Lodge

Bear Creek Saloon

Summer weekend evenings (Thursday to Sunday) see high-octane pig racing at the Bear Creek Saloon, 7 miles east of Red Lodge on Hwy 308. Make a $2 bet, urge your porker over the finish line and round off the evening …
Zoo in Red Lodge

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary

Families will love this nonprofit refuge for dozens of animals that can’t be returned to the wild, including bears, lynx, a mountain lion and a sandhill crane. Check the website to time your visit with animal feedin…
Museum in Red Lodge

Carbon County Museum

Antique guns and mining disasters dominate the exhibits here, but it’s the 1912 Model T Ford, Yellowstone stagecoach and horrifying early electroshock machine that really grab the attention.
Food in Red Lodge

Montana Candy Emporium

If you are old enough to remember cowtails and bubblegum cigarettes, or simply have a sweet tooth for taffy and chocolate truffles, you’ll love this old-style candy store.
Bar in Red Lodge

Natali’s Front Bar

Grab a pail of peanuts and choose from the many local microbrews on tap at this cool wooden bar. You can order in pizza from Red Lodge Pizza next door.
Gallery in Red Lodge

Carbon County Arts Guild Gallery

The old railroad depot on 8th St, one block west of Broadway Ave, is where local artists exhibit paintings, sculptures and mixed media.
Breakfast in Red Lodge

Café Regis

Locals know this as the best breakfast in town, with good-value blue-plate lunch specials and a very pleasant garden seating.