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Bonanza Freeze

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1040 S Montana St, Butte, MT 59701-2840
+1 406-723-6662
11:00 - 22:00
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United Kingdom
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114 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Popular with locals and us! Basic fast food but the burgers are lovely and the milkshakes really tasty. Constant business so they must be doing something right. We discovered this last time and so make sure lunchtime we can stop for a snack if local.

Thank Tess W
Richland, Washington
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296 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

If you want old fashioned this is it! Hasn't changed in over 50 years, still serving the same great food and ice cream. It's drive up or walk up, no indoor seating. But they do have picnic tables. A Butte institution.

Thank cwvw79
Washougal, Washington
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Large menu of traditional "fast_food" items, but all are prepared when you order so all are fresh and hot off the grill or cold right out of the fountain. My husband and I shared a large size of tater "gems" which are like tater tot but instead of little traditional shape these are miniature patties about the size of a... More 

Thank Carrie B
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on our way thru Butte and it was exactly what we expected. Cheap burgers and fries and best kid fare you can get anywhere. Did I mention this place is cheap? Good food to go! Buy local! Beats the fast food chains by miles.

Thank Tracy C
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

It's soft serve ice cream but they add REAL fruit for flavor of the week. I had a regular hamburger that was delicious. Service at walk up window was great.

Thank annmsh2014
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

My husband and I with our toddler visited and it was delicious ice cream! Soft serve at its best with lots of options. Also they have sandwiches and other yummy food!

Thank Courtney B
Butte, Montana
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

so this is one of my.kids favorite places to eat. they love the do no nuggets and smiley fries kids meals. and the price is great for only $16 I fed myself and both kids. they really live the slideshows and cheesecake. in enjoy pasties and the winamucka burger or really any of their burgers! ps chicken Malibu is also... More 

Thank Sarah W
Butte, Montana
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

This little Ma and Pa drive-in is definitely old school. It is a fun place to enjoy an ice cream-especially on cone day-Wednesday. Try the sprinkles on your cone.

Thank Tricia_0701
Missoula, Montana
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

Great little drive thru! Ice cream was delicious and the cheeseballs and ranch were divine! :D A must eat!

Thank Genny M
Butte, Montana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

The Bonanza Freeze has been around since the 1950's and for a quick lunch or a yummy treat it can't be beat. The onion rings are delicious! It is a repeat "go to" for our family.

Thank JDW609

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1040 S Montana St, Butte, MT 59701-2840
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 406-723-6662

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