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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: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 6
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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
Great place!

They are open until 2:30 and serve breakfast all day! I had a fabulous Greek omelet. The kid menu portions were very generous. Our kids are 11 and 12 and were both stuffed! The pancakes were HUGE and delicious. If we are ever this way, we would stop here again!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Vanessa H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

They are open until 2:30 and serve breakfast all day! I had a fabulous Greek omelet. The kid menu portions were very generous. Our kids are 11 and 12 and were both stuffed! The pancakes were HUGE and delicious. If we are ever this way, we would stop here again!!

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Polson, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The Echo Lake Café is a find! You will be so happy that you took the time to find this wonderful restaurant. Breakfasts and lunches just become special when you eat here! Their menu is so varied that you have to really consider your choices, but what fun it is! The fresh muffins and breads are great! You have to... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

A nice down home eatery which obviously has a large following. My husband had what he referred to as an excellent breakfast and I had a good lunch. Dine inside or out during June.

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Sidney, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Our family had a late breakfast here, as it is my brother-in-law's favorite spot. No disappointment - we were all very happy with our choices, but we just couldn't clean our plates, they really pile it on.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

After a short wait we were seated and quickly ordered. My husband had the house smoked salmon eggs Benedict and he really enjoyed it. I had the French Toast which was not the usual flimsy flat piece of toast you get at other places. It was more like two huge pieces of cake! It was good, just too much for... More 

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Bigfork, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Echo Lake Café has some of the best food in the area. My husband and I especially love breakfast. The Vegi Benedict is to die for and the regular Benedict is also good. Can get 1/2 a serving or a full. The Spinach Salad for lunch is special. Their home make dressing really makes this salad special. The restaurant is... More 

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bigfork,mt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

it's ok- I've been here several times. It's not really anything to write home about. It's just....OK. Don't expect anything out of this world, and you won't be disappointed. I think people get excited about it because they give you large portions. I would rather have good quality rather than a bunch of average food- but thats just me. If... More 

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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 do need to note that our food is fresh, homemade, and of quality ingredients. Most of the food we serve is hand prepared, from scratch, without preservatives. Just read this list: all our muffins, coffeecake, cobblers, biscuits, banana bread, chorizo sausage, corned beef hash, blue-raspberry sauce, refried &... More 

Bigfork, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This restaurant is a busy place in the Winter and worth the short wait !! they have a Smoked Salmon Omelet that is not to be missed!!

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Bigfork, Montana, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Echo Lake Cafe offers wonderful local atmosphere combined with great home cooked meals, breakfast and lunch only. During the summer outdoor seating offers views of the Swam range. Can be crowded, especially during the summer months, as it's an extremely popular location with both the locals and summer tourists.

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Lethbridge Alberta Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

As a resident ( part time) this is one of our favorite places for breakfast or lunch when we are heading home great menu fresh everything local extremly helpful people Great food Great local place

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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?