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Spice Of Life Cafe and Catering

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163 S 2nd St, Hamilton, MT 59840-2519
+1 406-363-4433
Today
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Hamilton, Montana
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good food, lunch or dinner. Variety of choices, very nicely flavored and prepared. Neat old building with history in downtown Hamilton. Very friendly staff and owner. Nice place to take your time with a meal and talk with friends. Parking can be challenge at lunch, on the street or around the block,, but it is worth the walk if... More 

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Sandy, Utah
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

My husband, two teenaged sons and I thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. We are restauranteurs as well and can be rather difficult to impress. We were not disappointed! Service, food and atmosphere were all lovely. Typically when our family dines out there is at least one 'miss' among our meal selections. We were delighted that everything we chose, from the loaded... More 

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Thank HuHot-Mary
Puyallup, Washington
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I chose the tenderloin steak. it was delicious. the service was very, very good. busy place. you may need reservations. The owner/hd cook travels overseas each year to learn how to cook, prepare and serve foreign dishes. she is a great cook.

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Thank Ken6334
Hamilton, Montana
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Special tasty dishes prepared individually for you. Daily special entrees. Attentive service in a hundred year old building.

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Thank 2disappointed2015
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my lunch here. I was alone and was sat immediately. I thought the décor/atmosphere was perfect for a place like this. The food was fantastic. I had their black bean chili as an appetizer and it was really good. Not overly bold, but a perfect mixture of flavor and heat. I had a grilled chicken sandwich and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Caesar salad with chicken that was tasty, tender, moist. Plenty to eat with a side of bread. Not a salad that had you wishing you ordered more. And I thank them for not overly dressing the lettuce. Enough to flavor. And so yes, it is possible to eat mostly veggies in a big meat eater state!

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Thank AnOlderMe
Warren, Pennsylvania
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182 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We both had the 4 oz steaks itch wasabi cream, with vegetable (2 stalks of asparagus), and garlic mashed potatoes. It was heavenly! You just wanted to eat it slowly and savor. I had creme brûlée for dessert, which was nice, too. The only one weird thing - there were two of us, and they brought out a little plate... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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101 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We were on an adventure to Hamilton from our wee village in NW Montana. I had culled TripAdvisor recommended lunch spots down to 2, and Spice of Life was not on the short list. But we stopped at the bakery next door, then peeked in the restaurant and checked out the menu....on a hunch, we decided the stay for lunch.... More 

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Thank Eatsmeister
Hamilton, Montana
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Been going to the spice since it opened. Always delicious and fresh. Owner is a chef and works in the kitchen. Great staff. Might be a wait for a table depending on the night. Show up early! Worth the wait!

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Thank Travilinfam
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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188 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Onoe of our favorite if not favorite Bitterrroot valley restaurant. The ambiance, service, quality, and choices has always impressed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 S 2nd St, Hamilton, MT 59840-2519
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 406-363-4433

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Missoula, Montana
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?