Casual Dining

Accepts Downtown Helena Gift Cards

Benny’s Bistro

Benny’s Bistro serves lunch and dinner in Historic downtown Helena. Benny’s specializes in regional American bistro cuisine featuring locally grown produce and Montana raised meats. Benny’s will cater your business lunch, evening parties, etc. You can also rent our gallery room or the Restaurant for special events. Enjoy live music on select evenings.

Bert & Ernie’s Dining Saloon & Grill

Established in historic downtown Helena in 1974, Bert & Ernie’s provides a friendly and casual atmosphere for residents and visitors to Montana’s Capital City. The key ingredient in our lunch and dinner menus is quality, offering items from our Cajun Fowl Burger, Ensalada Taquito, and Montana beef, to pasta, pizzas, calzones, subs, burgers and salads. We offer one of the largest selections of micro-brews in Montana. Bert and Ernie’s is a family-friendly restaurant with a reasonably priced children’s menu. In the restaurant, we have a special dining area that can be reserved for groups from 12 to 50 people.

We prepare any of our foods to go, and they are also available for order online. We also offer a variety of beautiful catering trays for all occasions. Call us about providing delicious Bert & Ernie’s food at your next party or meeting.

Bert and Ernie’s has been a part of the downtown Helena experience since 1974. Make it a part of your experience.

Outdoor seating on the patio! Join us!

Bridge Pizza

Bridge Pizza has opened a second location in Helena modeled after the popular Missoula eatery – stop by for a slice or a whole pizza (even take it over to the Blackfoot for a beer). They create interesting and delicious combinations of fresh, local ingredients surely to satisfy your lunch, dinner or late night needs!

Bullman’s Pizza

Bullman’s Wood Fired Pizza is a friendly restaurant that adds an exciting unique flavor to pizza, served straight from our authentic Italian style wood fired oven. We’re located in the heart of the Capital city, just minutes from Carroll College Last Chance Gulch and the State Capital complex, and in Kalispell, at the Hutton Ranch Plaza. Bullman’s features traditional Neapolitan-style thin crust pizza baked in our blistering hot wood fired oven resulting in a lightly crisp, nicely chewy crust with a hint of smoky aroma, allowing for the full bodied flavor of our quality fresh toppings to emerge. We hope you will join us soon and experience what we believe to be the best pizza anywhere.

FireTower Coffee House

Thank you for considering our fine-crafted coffee – freshly roasted at the FireTower Coffee House in the heart of downtown Helena, Montana. We have been roasting and serving up exceptional coffee at our location for over a decade, along with our ever-expanding wholesale and office coffee programs.

We believe we have what you and your customers want: excellent fresh roasted coffees by our knowledgeable artisan roaster. We are proud of what we offer because we won’t “cut” good coffee with cheap beans just to make more profit.

The result is a variety of high quality, single origin custom blends, guaranteed to please the most discriminating coffee drinker.

LaPa Grill

LaPa Grill is a health-conscious fast-casual Mexican-style restaurant with “A Twist.”  The twist?  We serve what you already love about burritos, tacos, salads and bowls, but we offer you the ability to blend in bold and delicious flavors from around the world creating amazing flavor combinations that will blow your mind. If you’re looking for vegetarian or gluten-reduced options, LaPa has you covered.  We’re all about serving healthy, high-quality food at a price that makes sense, but in a style and atmosphere that is fun, laid back, adventurous and inviting. We cook, prep, grill and prepare your food in an open-kitchen, right before your eyes, so you know our food is fresh and you know our food is good.

So..  Stop in and see what all the buzz is about.  You’ll be glad you did.

WHAT WE SERVE:

Daring & Different, LaPa is a Mexican World-Grill that combines tried & true healthy ingredients, with unique and exciting flavor combinations inspired from destinations all around the Globe. By combining what you already love about burritos, tacos, salads, and bowls with our amazing world-flavors, we offer something delicious for every day of the week!

We serve traditional Mexican flavors like pico de Gallo, rustic habanero salsa and our Santa Fe chipotle cream sauce, but what is unique about LaPa, is how we combine these flavors with others like Thai peanut, Indian green curry, Italian alfredo, Argentinian chimichurri and more.  When you eat at LaPa you eat Mexican… but with a Twist!

LaPa’s combination of quality and price is raising the bar, and we’re confident when we tell you, you’re not likely to find a better combination of healthy options, amazing flavors and sensible prices anywhere.

 

Parrot Confectionery

The Parrot, a reknown confectionery, is located in downtown Helena on the historic Walking Mall since 1922. It has gained a worldwide reputation for quality hand-dipped chocolates made from fresh, natural ingredients and utilizing up to ten tons of chocolate each year. The Parrot produces a selection of 130 different types of candy, using recipes devised by its original owners. Favorites include a turtle-like confection called a parrot, chocolate-covered caramels, almond butter toffee and other delectable creams, nuts and chews.

For Helenans who grew up with the Parrot and reluctantly moved away, and for visitors who discover the habit-forming nature of these fine candies, The Parrot ships gift boxes and special orders throughout the world. Choose from our assorted chocolates, general assortment or roasted nuts in boxes ranging from one to five pounds.

A visit to The Parrot is as rich as the heaping trays of chocolates, brittles, mint wafers and roasted nuts that adorn the candy counter. The original soda fountain still serves up cherry phosphates and caramel cashew sundaes prepared with handmade ice cream, sauces, toppings, and syrups. And loyal lunch customers line up regularly for a bowl of The Parrot’s secret recipe chili.

The Windbag Saloon

A HELENA CLASSIC REVISITED

Follow in the footsteps of many of Lewis and Clark County’s finest, we invite you to join in the tradition of great service, great food, and great people, here at the Windbag Saloon and Grill.

Vanilla Bean Bakery

The star of the party…That is our goal every time one of our scratch-made delicious desserts leaves our bakery. Vanilla Bean Bakery and Cafe was started in November 2008.  Since then, we have worked hard to become known for our “start your day breakfast pastries”, “comforting lunches”, and “delicious desserts” for any occasion. Baking is our passion and creating beautiful, delicious desserts that put smiles on all of our customers faces is why we are here for you!

Vanilla Bean Bakery and Cafe is located in the heart of Helena, between the Capitol and historic Downtown Helena.  We are walking distance to many city attractions and trails.

We offer a complete coffee bar, breakfast, lunch and our specialty, delicious desserts and pastries.

 

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