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All 189 Bozeman Restaurants

The Nova Cafe

312 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4750
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Ranked #3 of 189 Restaurants in Bozeman
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $12
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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!!!
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English first
Bozeman, Montana, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This place was busy, but the wait staff was attentive. The food as delicious! I would recommend this place for brunch any time.

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Pacifica, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We couldn't get enough of this place and went every day during our visit! Nice selection, nice atmosphere, acceptable value. Sunday had a long wait (homecoming weekend and Sunday brunch), which we had expected and was fine. Staff is friendly and professional.

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Glendive, Montana
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

If you like to try traditional breakfasts with a twist this is the place to go. The menu is extensive but we always seem to go for one of the four or five daily specials. Today we had ham and Gouda cheese quiche, pumpkin pancakes with raspberries and New York strip frittata. All were amazing! Great coffee, great service. You... More

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Portland, Oregon
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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This cafe in downtown Bozeman is open for breakfast and lunch, and specializes in breakfasts served at both times. It has won "Best Breakfasts" for several years running in the local restaurant ratings. I had the California sandwich: turkey, avocado, greens, and vinaigrette on a fresh bun. Not a mass produced tasteless hamburger bun, a delicious bread bun! The service... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Nova is a regular, at least once a month, family favorite for brunch. Awesome menu for all types of palates, fresh and local ingredients, friendly and attentive eat staff. Yes, you might wait for twenty mins on a weekend morning, but it is totally worth it!

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West Hollywood, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The pancakes are out of this world. My friend said she had the best eggs Benedict ever. The French toast was good too. My friend said her two lattes were fantastic. We come here once a year before catching our plane home. Very sure you will love the experience.

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The menu is loaded with everything I love right now: grassfed local beef, local eggs, local or regional emphasis, fresh, fresh, fresh. This place just keeps getting better and better. Nova has really found itself and committed to an excellent model of service, menu + specials, ambiance and you know what? just kindness. I've been there at least 4 times... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We came here on a Saturday for brunch and it was packed - we had to wait about 45 minutes for a table, but at least they were accurate in giving us our wait time. And at least the wait was worthwhile because the food was quite good. I had the special of pastrami Benedict, which was sort of a... More

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Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My partner and I had a wonderful breakfast together. Service was excellent. The eggs benedict with hash browns was amazing. The ham was excellent and the hash browns were crispy and had a wonderful rosemary flavor. My partners benedict with lox was also amazing and came with the same amazing hash browns. Great coffee and service. Don't miss this sport... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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93 reviews 93 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We went here for breakfast on Sunday, August 31. Mostly met our expectations. Western omeltte - cooked just right, with the right mix of condiments. Chocolate pancake - cooked just right; not too sweet, not overcooked. French toast - cooked just right; simple and yet multi-dimensional. Good sense of interior decor. Our server was friendly. Many servers here. Good location... More

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