The Continental Divide

Quality Wine and American Food


Make your reservation for an amazing dinner, Tuesday – Saturday.

For party sizes greater than six, please call us at 406-682-7600.


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Tuesday – Saturday

5pm – 9pm

(406) 682-7600


Located in the heart of Ennis, Montana in the upper elevations of the Madison River Valley,
the Continental Divide serves quality American food with a flare of excellence in a fine dining setting.

Our Story

Welcome To The Continental Divide

People love the Madison River Valley – its pristine rivers, majestic mountains and picturesque lakes inspire both locals and travelers. In celebration of the pride and excellence the community offers in services, the owners of The Continental Divide welcome all to an excellent fine dining experience focused on locally-sourced ingredients and meats of the highest quality,  in league with the beautiful mountains that divide our great continent.



Elk Loin Chops

For your wild side, Twin Elk Chops, grilled to perfection and served with wild mushroom risotto and topped with a Montana huckleberry glaze. Pairs well with Luca “Old Vine” Zinfandel.



Cumin Scented Scallops

Jumbo diver scallops – flown in weekly. Served with jalapeno-cheddar soft polenta, chipotle aioli and cilantro oil. Pairs well with Cakebread Sauvignon Blanc.


And then there’s dessert

Save some room for one of our signature desserts. Whether you choose our Biscuit Pudding with Whisky Cream or the infamous Toffee Sticky Pudding Cake, you’re sure to satisfy your sweet tooth… Pairs well with Chateau Laribotte Sauterne.


What People are Saying

“A Great Find”

The Continental Divide is my absolute favorite restaurant in Ennis!!! Their steaks and sauces are so delicious.  After an afternoon of fly fishing, the quality of food was spot on. This place gets all of the stars.

Chris M

“Fabulous meats & wine”

“What a find! After all the steaks and Montana meat restaurants, this restaurant was wonderful. We went there for our anniversary and it was as good as we would expect in a large city.”

Robert R

“Another successful experience”

First visit to the Continental Divide after several stays in Ennis. In short … Incredible!! 

Service was impeccable… Great wine list.

Merv and Pam F


“I don’t know how to simply say enough about this restaurant. The chef has so many great options for dinner! Next time I visit I plan to try the Elk!”

Hank R

Hours of Operation


Tuesday – Saturday


5:00pm – 9:00pm 

Drop Us a Line

Don’t be shy. Let us know if you have any questions!

And if you are unsure what to order, try the Montana Wagyu Bavette, which is also known as the “Butchers Cut”, lightly seasoned and char-grilled. Served with truffled smashed potatoes and topped with roasted garlic and herb glace de viande. Pairs well with Chateau Montelena Cabernet.