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West Glacier MT: West Glacier Restaurant

West Glacier is just outside of the west entrance to Glacier National Park. It does have a post office but the term "town" gives it a lot of credit---what you see here is most of what you get. There are two other restaurants on the other side of the tracks but I ate a lot of meals here. Luckily, the food is good and the service is friendly.

The veggie burger didn’t hold together well but very flavorful and hearty. Good cheese on top.

The hippie Scramble omelet was similarly hearty. The potatoes had an excellent crust.

One evening, I stopped in for chili. It was bean-oriented, nice rich sauce, just a bit of a kick. Good stuff.

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