Colonial Restaurant is Among the Best Restaurants in Helena, MT

But We Can Also Suggest Some Other Favorites

When you need a good meal, look no further than Red Lion Colonial Hotel’s very own restaurant in Helena, MT, located right onsite. In addition to the Colonial Restaurant, we offer guests hot breakfast from our menu each morning.

“We had both dinner and breakfast in the hotel restaurant and were very glad we did. My husband is ready to go back for another bowl of clam chowder and the steak fingers immediately went on my "fave" list.”
- Kip R., Helena Montana

Colonial Restaurant

Join us for classic American Faire accompanied by the friendliest service in Helena. Begin your meal with a salad from out custom menu before digging in to our incredible appetizers and entrees. The fried steakhouse strips are a fun twist on classic chicken fried steak and our wild game meatloaf provides a tender taste of the Great Plains.

The restaurant is open daily from 6:30 am to 1:30 pm for breakfast and lunch and Monday through Saturday for dinner starting from 5:00 pm to 9 pm. Brunch is served Sundays from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm.

Colonial Lounge & Casino

For a fun evening our afternoon out, you won’t find a better option than Colonial Lounge & Casino. Guests can enjoy an impressive selection of seasonal cocktails that are expertly complemented by an enticing menu of appetizers specialties.

Once you’ve sampled the cuisine at Colonial Restaurant, check out our staff’s picks for the best Helena, restaurants.

On Broadway

Enjoy an inviting atmosphere where friendly folks will serve you hearty Italian cuisine accompanied by tantalizing wines.

Windbag Saloon & Eatery

Fresh cuisine is the top priority at this local restaurant where the steaks are hand-cut and the seafood is flown in fresh from Oregon twice a week. The restaurant’s building also holds a unique history, having enjoyed many incarnations since its erection in 1882, some even say it’s haunted.

Silver Star Steak Company

Montana’s top steakhouse is located right here in Helena. Join us to enjoy gourmet food, steak and seafood in a lush, welcoming atmosphere.


Miller’s Crossing

Live music and friends come together at this local hangout where the beer flow is generous.

Blackfoot River Brewing

Enjoy free tastings and full beers at the Blackfoot Taproom, but don’t forget the three beer limit!

Brewhouse Pub & Grille

Delight in a unique selection of draft beers accompanied by an impressive menu offering hearty pub-grub dishes.

Lewis & Clark Brewing Company

This microbrewery’s taproom is serving up all sorts of creative brews. Stop by for a sampling.

Montana Club

Experience the oldest members-only club west of the Mississippi. Although the main building is only open to members, the Montana Club’s lounge is open to guests. Peruse the menu of classic and contemporary cocktails and accompany your libation with some tasty appetizers or small-plate selections.

Riley’s Irish Pub

It’s all about the theme night at Riley’s. Grab yourself a drink and take a seat to enjoy trivia on Tuesdays, Karaoke on Wednesdays, Irish music on Thursdays and live music on Fridays and Saturdays.