Picking favorites is a personal, subjective thing, and that’s how we roll here at The Wren. So, here’s the inside scoop on where we — our team and friends — like to go. The best part? These restaurants, coffee shops, breakfast spots, wine bars, bakeries, food trucks, and more happen to be just a short jaunt from this Missoula hotel’s door.

Breakfast & Coffee

Black Coffee Roasting Co
Located on our main level, organic coffee crafted for an organic life.

Catalyst Café & Espresso
Located just across the Clark Fork River on Higgins Avenue.  Try their sourdough pancakes made from a 100-year-old starter.

Paul’s Pancake Parlor
Where else can you pick from 18 different varieties of pancakes?

Market on Front
Urban market with gourmet sandwiches & salads, plus a coffee bar & specialty food products

Lunch & Dinner

Top Hat
Fresh air, cold drinks, and local eats in the heart of downtown Missoula.

The Notorious P.I.G BBQ
When they run out of meat they close for the day, so get there early. What else do you need to know?

Mexican inspired drinking food that maximizes the use of local produce and meat.

Scotty’s Table
Utilizing local meat, produce, and grains, Scotty’s Table serves the best of the region and the season.

Biga Pizza
Hands down the BEST pizza in Missoula and don’t let anyone tell you anything different.

Food Trucks

Missoula is home to more than 3 dozen food trucks. Since locations and operating hours vary from food truck to food truck, stop by the Map Room and we can give you the down-low on what trucks are where and what times they’ll be open. Or visit Missoula’s Food Truck Locator page on Instagram.


Montgomery Distillery Tasting Room
Top-notch, small-batch vodka, gin, and whiskey cocktails. You can also get The Notorious P.I.G. BBQ delivered!

Dining, cocktails and an extensive wine cellar in a comfortable and engaging setting.

Stave & Hoop
Did somebody say “speakeasy”?

Thomas Meagher Bar
Classic Irish bar offering standard pub food & weekend brunch with pints & a lengthy whiskey list.

The Rhino
Sometimes all you are looking for is a dive bar. This one has 50 beers on tap as well as a full bar!


Conflux Brewing 
Located across the street from The Wren, Conflux offer numerous craft beers, cocktails, and a selection of southern comfort food.

Highlander Beer
12 quality craft beers on tap, artisan pizzas, fresh made salads, and more!

Tamarack Brewing Co.
Offering house-brewed beer, this easygoing haunt with a patio & plenty of TVs serves pub fare.

Imagine Nation Brewing Co.
The country’s first microbrewery & center for community transformation. 80+ new beers each year, 3500+ community events hosted, and 25% of profits given back.

OddPitch Brewing
Offering up a diverse selection of drafts,  a rotating selection of  pinball machines, and an ever-growing library of board games to be checked out.

Bayern Brewing
German snacks & samples of house-brewed beer, served in a relaxed tasting room & beer garden.

Kettlehouse Brewing Co.
Beers matching the quality of the quality of the Montana outdoor experience.

Draught Works
Brewery & hangout with a patio, craft brews & live music from local bands.

Not finding what you’re after? Check out what our friends at Destination Missoula recommend — another great resource for the best of Missoula! Or, check in with your front lobby guides for additional suggestions.