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Ranch Hand Trail Stop

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23200 Highway 30 North, Montpelier, ID 83254
+1 208-847-1180
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bomb food! Good ol fashioned truck stop food. You will leave stuffed. Lots of parking, huge lot.

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CHAGRIN FALLS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Portions are large and service friendly. Omelettes large enough to share. looks like where the locals hang out.

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Thank JEANNE E
Magalia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

For years we have stopped at the Ranch Hand, an excellent place for breakfast: Pancakes so large you won't believe your eyes! Old fashioned cooking as well as a gift shop tempting the weary traveler.

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Boise
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We stop here every year during our yearly visit to Bear Lake. The food is always good with great service. Salad and soup bar are great to go along with any entree or as a meal by itself. Prices are quite reasonable for the portions offered.

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Thank durf1
Meadow Vista, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

A bit worn, solid food. Reliable, long lasting, 3 generations of the same family waitressing, Americana... Forest Service crews, ranchers, tourists, locals and friends. Breakfast omelet for me, pancakes and omelets for my friends. The pancakes are 12", literally a cast iron pan size. If you can eat a stack of 3 in a certain time you get your picture... More 

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Sandy, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Not many choices in Montpelier for food but this was totally worth going the 2 miles north of the main drag to have some great food! Open 24/7 serving breakfast anytime - we went for lunch after a morning of golf. Hubby ordered the sausage scramble and I got the Senior hamburger meal which was the perfect size for me.... More 

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Thank Heidi H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Locals love The Ranch Hand. A very rustic country feel. Nice salad and soup bar with lots of choices. A generous breakfast is always available. There's a small convenient store with some unique clothing items too. The service is always friendly.

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Thank Jennifer H
Preston, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

corned beef hash with 2 eggs, pancakes, $7.99 many choices. friendly, daily specials prices really well

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Thank dianne b
Preston, Idaho
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

Found hair in my food, service was awful. Waiters were rude. Won't be coming back for sure. Overpriced as well.

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Thank Andrew S
Providence, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

The staff is friendly. The food is good. Not outstanding, but a good value for the price. The soup and salad bar offers an adequate selection. We went as a family and had an enjoyable meal.

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Thank LuvWood

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23200 Highway 30 North, Montpelier, ID 83254
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Montpelier
  • Phone Number: +1 208-847-1180

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