Montana Country-Gourmet Dining
that is legendary with our repeat patrons and is sure to be a highlight of your Montana Vacation experience!
In Montana, we like our food! Elk Lake Resort's hot and hearty breakfast buffet, generous and delicious lunches, family style buffet dinners, and made-from-scratch signature desserts will leave your palate and your belly satisfied every time.
Our Montana Mountain Lodge packages include fine quality meals served family buffet style - all prepared by hand using quality ingredients for a dining experience which will have you coming back for more.
Get ready to enjoy an all-inclusive Montana resort experience with dining that exceeds expectations!
At Elk Lake Resort we also offer a full service bar with generous assortment of mixed drinks, micro-brew beers, domestic and imported beer, excellent selection of wines, and after dinner liquors. Stop in to relax and play a game of pool before you enjoy some country gourmet food!
Our deluxe breakfast buffet is served from 7:30-9 am daily.
Long before you stir from under your cozy down comforter, we are hard at work preparing hearty, made-from-scratch dishes so you can get your day started off right. You’ll experience a home cooked breakfast while enjoying amazing views of the sunlight dancing on the lake, wind brushing the treetops and wildlife going about their daily routine.
Breakfast is served buffet style and features a wide variety of fresh fruits, cereals, breads, and our signature hot breakfast entrees including:
Banana Pecan French Toast with warm Amaretto Sauce
Ham and Egg Casserole
Mile High Quiche
Crème Brule French Toast
Sausage, Mushroom and Cheese Strata
Warm Spiced Apples with Apple Crisp Pancakes
Blueberry French Toast with Fresh Blueberry Syrup
Oversized, Hot, Iced Cinnamon Rolls
Baked Apple French Toast
Breakfast menu changes daily
What Folks Have to Say About Our Delectable Food
"Our meals were 5 star, super meals! Excellent food - quality and quantity!" ~ Elderhostel Group
"Elk Lake Resort. . .had absolutely gourmet food. . this place is a real treasure."
The Lynch Family
"Excellent Value. Great Location. Well Maintained. Excellent Food
- proportion, quality, and quantity."
South Dakota Guests
"What a pleasure it was to stay here. . .The cabin was great. Rustic looking but warm and comfortable and clean. The lodge and restaurant were awesome and so was the food and drink. . The owners were very friendly and always helpful."
"Elk Lake Lodge was so pleasant. A real nice experience. Our meals were 5 star."
New Jersey Guests
"This is what vacation food should be! Great to come in after a day on the go and enjoy a satisfying, delicious meal...seconds, please!"
Lunch is served from 12-1 pm daily.
While you are busy making the most of your Montana resort experience, don’t forget to take a break and stop in for lunch to refuel and recharge. Our lunches set the standard for quality and taste and everything is made fresh to order. Choose from an array of tantalizing grilled sandwiches and burgers, signature sour cream and chive fries, homemade soups, crisp and fresh salads and freshly baked rolls.
In case you have a day filled with activities, we also offer specially prepared box lunches that you can take along on your Montana adventures. Box lunches can be prepared to your specifications.
LUNCH MENU SAMPLER
Soup & Salad
Served with Fresh Breads
Soup of the Day: (seasonal) Cup or Bowl
Soup & Garden Salad
Entree Grilled Chicken Salad:
Fresh field greens topped with cheese, hardboiled eggs, crumbled bacon, and sliced-flame broiled Teriyaki marinated chicken breast. Served with your choice of Ranch, Chunky Bleu Cheese, House or Blueberry Vinaigrette dressing.
Entree Garden Salad:
Fresh field greens served with additional fresh vegetables and home-made croutons. your choice of Ranch, Chunky Bleu Cheese, House or Blueberry Vinaigrette dressing.
Sandwiches (Served with your choice of Sour Cream & Chive Fries, Chips, OR a Cup of Soup or Garden Salad)
Elk Lake Burger:
Two 1/3 pound flame broiled Angus burgers, two slices of bacon, Cheddar cheese, on a toasted sesame seed bun with all the fixings.
Teriyaki Chicken Supreme:
6 oz flame broiled marinated Chicken breast on a toasted sesame bun topped with Swiss cheese and all the fixings.
By reservation only from 6 to 7 pm daily
Full bar is available.
Settle in after a full day of activities with an all-you-can-eat family style buffet meal. Country gourmet doesn’t end at lunchtime, our dinners are prepared for you with the freshest ingredients to fill you up and leave your palate wanting more.
Buffets are subject to change and typically include fresh baked rolls and homemade dessert.
DINNER MENU SAMPLER
BBQ Ribs and Chicken, Cowboy Beans, Corn Casserole, and Coleslaw
4-Meat Spaghetti and Lemon Chicken Piccata, Pasta, Garlic Bread, Garden Salad
Jagerschnitzel and Breaded Chicken Cutlets, Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes, Mushroom Gravy, Pickled Red Cabbage, and Garden Salad
Glazed Meatloaf and Teriyaki Chicken Breasts, Rice Pilaf, French-Style Green Beans, and Garden Salad
Prime Rib and Baked Shrimp Scampi, Baked Potato, Buttered Asparagus, and Spinach and Strawberry Salad.
Juicy Rib-eye Steaks and Teriyaki Pork Cutlets, Adult Mac and Cheese, Balsamic Glazed Roasted Tomatoes,and Garden Salad.
Roasted Turkey and Ham Steaks, Sausage-Apple-Cranberry Stuffing, Honey Glazed Carrots, and Waldorf Salad.
What amazing meal would be complete without dessert? Our desserts are hand prepared daily for your indulgence. Some of our specialties include our Famous Montana Sour Cream Lemon Pie, Peanut butter silk pie, Chocolate almond cheesecake, Death by chocolate cake, Lemon chiffon cake, Chocolate éclair, Chocolate mousse, Crème brulee, Whipped caramel cream puffs and Pumpkin roll. Is your mouth watering yet?
* Buffet changes occasionally to ensure the freshest and most seasonal meats, fruits, and produce for our guests. Because of our unique situation and remote location, we cannot provide for special dietary needs.
WINES INCLUDE: Assorted chardonnay, pinot grigio, white zinfandel, cabernet, and merlot.
BEERS INCLUDE: Local micro-brews (Moose Drool, Trout Slayer, Bent Nail IPA), Imports (Heineken, Corona), and Domestics (Coors, Coors Light, Miller, Miller Lite, Bud, Bud Light).
MIXED DRINKS INCLUDE: martinis, Manhattans, Long Island Ice Tea, margaritas, and everything in between. We carry higher end alcohols (Grey Goose, Bombay Sapphire, Glenmorangie, Pinch, etc.) and after-dinner liquors (Kahlua, Baileys, B&B, brandy, port, etc.).
We offer a full service bar with a generous assortment of mixed drinks, micro-brew beers, domestic and imported beer, excellent selection of wines, and after dinner liquors. Stop in to relax and play a game of pool before you enjoy some country gourmet food!