8 Best Restaurants for a Business Dinner in Bozeman

Dining out in Bozeman has never been better, and if you’re looking for an amazing dinner experience, there are many noteworthy places to try. For business travelers wanting to socialize with colleagues or entertain clients, this means finding an atmosphere that’s professional but warm, where the food is top-notch and conversation can flow freely. Here are some of the best restaurants to go to in Bozeman for an experience that will make the right impression. 

Blackbird Kitchen

Hip but classy and always excellent, Blackbird is one of Bozeman’s most reliable spots for a high-quality meal and dining experience. Their menu changes often but you’ll always find several super-fresh, Italian-inspired dishes to choose from; or if you want something unfussy, their wood-fired pizza is shareable and hits the spot. If you’re planning ahead it’s nice to get a reservation, but if you don’t, it’s still possible to walk in, especially with smaller parties. We highly recommend saving room for coffee and dessert at this well-loved Bozeman cafe. 



Ted's Montana Grill

Located in the historic Baxter Hotel, Ted’s is a Bozeman staple. As Bozeman’s restaurant scene has heated up, it’s no longer the fanciest place in town, but that’s really part of its appeal. The vibe is upscale with an old-school Western flair, and the menu centers on American comfort food made from Montana-grown ingredients. The salads and dressings are fresh, the bison meatloaf is delish, and you can count on an excellent steak, burger or salmon filet. Snag one of Ted’s roomy, comfortable booths and settle in for a cozy meal with clients or co-workers at any time of year.




If you’re planning to entertain clients or just want to get the conversation flowing with your team, Plonk is a wonderful place to spend an evening. Most people think of Plonk as Bozeman’s best cocktail bar, and it is, but they also have a fabulous dinner menu featuring hearty bistro fare and even a good smash burger. They also offer several yummy nonalcoholic cocktails, so everyone can partake in the fun. Start with a g.f.c. and a cheese platter and let the good times begin.


Backcountry Burger Bar

A dinner out doesn’t have to be fancy to be high-quality and delicious. If you desire a more laid-back, casual experience and menu, Backcountry Burger Bar serves up burgers, fries, salads and sides created with fresh Montana ingredients. They also offer a nice selection of beers, wines and ciders and a relaxed but modern atmosphere, perfect for a friendly conversation with good food so you can get back to your hotel for an early bedtime. 


Little Star Diner

This lovely, small dinner spot is best for intimate dinners and anyone who is thrilled by spectacular food. Little Star’s chef, Charley Graham, was recently nominated for a James Beard award, and his frequently changing menu is characterized by uber-fresh seasonal vegetables, locally produced meats, and simple preparations that let those ingredients shine. It’s probably best to make a reservation if you want to guarantee a spot. When the weather’s warm, check out their rooftop seating and enjoy.




Upscale but lively and welcoming, Brigade offers craft cocktails and French-forward fine dining in an inviting upstairs space. If your work session ends early, hightail it to happy hour for $3 martinis, oysters and beer, or snag a reservation for a delicious evening with your team. 


Seven Sushi

Seven Sushi is a popular, bustling spot that offers plenty of room to spread out with a large group or have an intimate conversation with a small one. The sushi menu is extensive, but there are also several Japanese-inspired noodle, meat and fish entrees for those who prefer another option. If you are a sushi fan though, we suggest going all in with some of their specialty rolls (Headwaters and Pablo Escolar are two favorites)⸺you can guarantee they’ll bring you a gorgeous, family-style spread, perfect for sharing with colleagues or guests.


Montana Ale Works

A Bozeman institution, Montana Ale Works is a comfortable, casual, festive spot where you’re bound to run into plenty of locals enjoying an evening out, pretty much any night of the week. This is the place to go for beers, cocktails and a fun social evening with a group. 


Whether you’re traveling with kids, on a budget, or just want to try something new, VisitBozeman.com is ready to help you find the perfect Bozeman restaurant for breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks or dessert. Check out our extensive dining guide here, and come share a meal with us soon! 



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