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1195 Swan Hwy, Bigfork, MT 59911
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Ranked #3 of 48 Restaurants in Bigfork
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Lethbridge Alberta Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 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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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great friendly service even when full - and for midweek in Nov the fact that they were slammed speaks volumes. The creamy artichoke soup was great. The enchilada special is a crowd pleaser and the Rhonda sandwich is worth a return visit to try even more of the menu.

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Big Sky Country
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Our meals were wonderful. They offer a varied menu and daily specials, with breakfast options served during both breakfast and lunch. Large, delicious portions were served. I had the grilled turkey sandwich, which includes jack cheese, green chile on sourdough with a side of fries and cranberry. Excellent choice! Luckily, we were catching up friends passing through town and had... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This was an awesome breakfast. Good variety on menu, lots of omlets and scrambles that are loaded. Pumkin pancakes were delicious. Got there at the right time, when we left there was a line outside waiting.

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Bigfork, Montana
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

For years my wife and I have been enjoying Sunday breakfasts at the Echo Lake Cafe. We have never been disappointed by the food or service we have received. The atmosphere is pleasant and relaxing, and there is the option of outdoor seating when the weather allows. Their menu is varied, and they offer great scrambles. On Sunday the coffee... More 

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Echo Lake Cafe is without a doubt the best breakfast spot in the Flathead Valley. I imagine lunch is too.

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Manzanita, Oregon
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A friend tipped us off to this little out-of-the way breakfast spot -- what a gem. The huevos rancheros were some of the best I've ever had -- freshly made salsa, plenty of melted cheese, lovely avocados and freshly chopped lettuce and tomatoes. My husband enjoyed an omelet with a very tasty slab of homemade coffee cake. A great way... More 

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

in the last 2 years we have never had to wait but I'm afraid that will end with this not so hidden secret any more. Portions are huge, always fresh and sitting outdoors w friends is like a little slice of heaven.

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Evansburg, Alberta
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Best breakfast cute cafe lovely location. Best breakfast weve ever had! Very cute area and very family friendly clean food was great so was the service.

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Painesville, Ohio
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Stayed in Kalispell are at a relatives and this is there GO TO place to take their houseguest for breakfast, well worth the drive.

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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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