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Bozeman, Montana is known for its’ views of the Bridger Range to the north and the Spanish Peaks to the south (so it’s literally surrounded by beauty) and of course, the hiking, biking, and skiing associated with these grand mountains. It may be hard to find a more dreamy western wedding destination than this that also doubles as a hot spot for your guests to experience all kinds of Rocky Mountain activities. We’ve compiled a list of eight incredible restaurants in this magical Montana city that would be great for a rehearsal dinner – most of which are conveniently located in historic downtown close to hotels and shopping for your guests. Keep reading to choose the food and atmosphere you’ll be showering your very favorite people with the night before your big day!
Brigade, located in Downtown Bozeman, prides themselves on their thoughtful ingredients, creative cocktails, and elevated experiences. This beautiful, welcoming restaurant includes private dining spaces with long, family-style and social seating for different group sizes (aka your rehearsal dinner group!) and best of all, boast views of the Bridger Mountain Ranges and Downtown Bozeman.
Also located downtown on Main Street, Copper has an underground, Speakeasy feel with a private dining room perfect for a sophisticated, intimate rehearsal dinner. Copper is known for their great whiskey, so if you’re a couple who loves to sip, this would be a fun spot for you to bring your guests!
Feast serves up the best in sustainable seafood and locally sourced meats and produce. Procuring fine ingredients from around the world to supply their fusion bistro/raw bar allows them to share their passion for simply prepared and superbly executed cuisine. The team at Feast loves hosting parties for any occasion, from intimate wine paired dinners to multi-course meals for your entire group.
First of all, we are loving the design vibes at Fieldings! For a retro style rehearsal feel, bring your guests to this restaurant decked out in chic green leather, funky tile, and the most gorgeous full bar. Fieldings is of the mind that it doesn’t get any better than delicious food, great drinks, and good conversation, which is the heart behind their private dining offerings. Fieldings wants your event to feel like a special occasion, so have a special rehearsal dinner here while in Bozeman!
Montana Ale Works is located in downtown Bozeman’s historic Northern Pacific freight building, and this historic building has five distinct areas for guests to enjoy throughout the space. With so many flexible, unique spaces available for events of any size, the team can help you create the perfect party or event atmosphere for your rehearsal dinner right in downtown Bozeman.
Open Range is another great spot conveniently located in Downtown Bozeman and with a wonderful outdoor patio for your guests to enjoy, too! Following their mantra, “the guest always comes first,” Open Range is committed to offering an experience in the best traditions of Montana hospitality and with the highest quality, freshest ingredients.
Located in historical downtown Bozeman, Urban Kitchen is a neighborhood restaurant featuring local and seasonal inspired American Cuisine in a friendly and warm atmosphere. Urban Kitchen offers unique and creative catering for special events, private and corporate events, weddings and parties so all you have to do is show up and they’ll handle the rest!
Plonk is known for their wine selection and delicious cocktails, but their food is top notch, too! Plonk strives to present a comfortable atmosphere in which people can enjoy the magical union of food, wine and music. You can book their private cellar for a dreamy rehearsal dinner for up to 24 guests with a four course or seven course option, and hand-picked wine pairings of course!
For more help planning the perfect wedding weekend in the great Rocky-Mountain-state of Montana, check out our complete wedding planning guide for beautiful Bozeman (& Big Sky!) below: