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The Nova Cafe

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312 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4750
406-587-3973
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations
Description: The Nova Cafe, located in the heart of historic downtown Bozeman, Montana...
The Nova Cafe, located in the heart of historic downtown Bozeman, Montana, is locally owned and serves up the best breakfast in town!! Our unique and delicious breakfast and lunch menu is offered daily. Breakfast is served from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m and lunch is served from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.The Nova Cafe desires to enrich the lives of its guests, employees and community. We strive to be an integral part of our community by supporting local artists, farmers, producers and other local businesses.The Nova Cafe also offers a children's menu and gluten-free-baked goods. A changing exhibit of artwork by local artists is featured in the restaurant.Come join us at The Nova Cafe for The Most Important Meal of the Day! LOCAL FOOD LOCAL ART LOCAL'S CHOICE!!!
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  • 170
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Breakfast in Bozeman

Nice location right on downtown. Very busy. Good service and good eggs Benedict. Loved that you could do a half and half to try various types of the selection offered.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Hope L
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Perry, Florida
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  • Local cuisine
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Perry, Florida
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Nice location right on downtown. Very busy. Good service and good eggs Benedict. Loved that you could do a half and half to try various types of the selection offered.

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Boylston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We had a fantastic breakfast. The pancakes, eggs, bacon and beverages were all excellent. We loved the food and would go again on our next visit to Bozeman.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We waited approximately 30 minutes for a table. I was expecting food to be awesome based on recommendations. I thought it was just slightly above average. They didn't have first two bread choices I wanted. I had to get my own refill of water since waiter seemed overwhelmed.

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Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Crowded and popular. I ordered a strange curry vegetable dish when I should have just stuck with the regular breakfast menu. I would definitely come back the next time I'm in Bozeman.

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Sorrento, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The food here is great! Very fresh and also unique. Obviously a place that the locals come. So if you are into see what the local flavor is, this is definitely the place. I had Blue Corn Pancakes! They were awesome!!

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Edmonton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised to find out we could be seated outside and our dogs could join us- on the street and by no means in the presence of food being prepared... This was a delight- we have been on the road for a few weeks with our pups so sitting down at a restaurant had yet to happen until... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

One of my favorite places for breakfast! I hadn't been here in a while and got there early enough on a Sunday morning that the wait wasn't too bad. Food was as good as ever as well as the service. Highly recommend eating here.

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Billings, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We had a wonderful breakfast at The Nova. It was Sunday morning, so we did have a 1/2 hour wait, but we were able to sit outside with a cup of coffee and visit while we waited. The space is pretty tight and our table was very close to the one next to us. The noise level was not bad,... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Awesome breakfast spot. Kinda trendy and hipsterish but awesome food. Tomato Avocado Benedict is to die for!!!!! Soooo Good!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The wait was well worth it. Our waitress was smart, funny, and knew the menu very well. The lox bagel sandwich was delicious! This restaurant has an upbeat positive energy - perfect to get your day going in the right direction!

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Additional Information about The Nova Cafe

Address: 312 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4750
Phone Number: 406-587-3973
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 12

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 312 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4750
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
  • Phone Number: 406-587-3973

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 12
  • Price Range: $ $

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

The Nova Cafe, located in the heart of historic downtown Bozeman, Montana, is locally owned and serves up the best breakfast in town!! Our unique and delicious breakfast and lunch menu is offered daily. Breakfast is served from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m and lunch is served from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.The Nova Cafe desires to enrich the lives of its guests, employees and community. We strive to be an integral part of our community by supporting local artists, farmers, producers and other local businesses.The Nova Cafe also offers a children's menu and gluten-free-baked goods. A changing exhibit of artwork by local artists is featured in the restaurant.Come join us at The Nova Cafe for The Most Important Meal of the Day! LOCAL FOOD LOCAL ART LOCAL'S CHOICE!!!
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?