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Echo Lake Cafe

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1195 Swan Hwy, Bigfork, MT 59911
406-837-4252
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6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 99
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Yum!!

Went here for a late breakfast. Food was incredible--fluffiest pancakes I've ever had!! Very happy campers!! Husband got the seed and grain waffle, which he loved, and my sister got the Denver omelette and the banana bread, which was amazing!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Ashley C
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Went here for a late breakfast. Food was incredible--fluffiest pancakes I've ever had!! Very happy campers!! Husband got the seed and grain waffle, which he loved, and my sister got the Denver omelette and the banana bread, which was amazing!!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I have visited the Bigfork area for the past 4 summers. The Echo Lake Cafe is always on my "must visit" list. On my most recent visit (July 2015) I went there 3 times during the week I was there. There food is always delicious, especially there homemade bread/muffin of the day. The service is always great and the staff... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We have been summering in the Flathead Valley for 10 years, and our all time favorite restaurant is Echo Lake Cafe. We always take visitors there and everyone loves it. The food is reliably fresh, well prepared and excellent, and the servers are as nice as they can be. There can be a wait on busy days, but its well... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We have been to this restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. The staff is friendly and attentive, and the food is consistently good. You simply can't go wrong at the Echo Lake Café for breakfast, brunch, or lunch.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

What a wonderful brunch we had here. My other half found this place while we were on our way to Glacier Park to camp. Very glad we stopped because the food was impeccable! The smoked salmon - brilliant! I wish we were there longer so I could have tried some other dishes. The girls waiting on us were very attentive... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is the second time we have visited Bigfork and the number one place on our list was Echo Lake Cafe for breakfast. Food is excellent.

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Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The food was very good and the portions were large. Two problems. The service is obviously summer young and therefore when we went the service was slow to nonexistent and chaotic. The other problem was my take out Greek salad was small with very little feta not worth the money.

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Robert Y, Owner at Echo Lake Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am proud to say that yes, our bussers are young. We have been providing first jobs to 100s of Bigfork youth over the last 17 years. We help them to learn about hard work, time management, and responsibility. Most of them start from the bottom and work their... More 

Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I love eating breakfast at this restaurant. The food is consistently delicious and the menu large and varied. The downfall is that it is so popular there is always a waiting line. Definitely worth the wait though.

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Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Wonderful food and affordable. Very nice for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Try the smoothies. Wish they were open for dinner too!

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Corona del Mar, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The service was great. The omelet was huge and perfectly cooked. The Greek salad was crisp and fresh and lightly dressed.

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Additional Information about Echo Lake Cafe

Address: 1195 Swan Hwy, Bigfork, MT 59911
Phone Number: 406-837-4252
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bigfork
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1195 Swan Hwy, Bigfork, MT 59911
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bigfork
  • Phone Number: 406-837-4252
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?