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Western Cafe

443 East Main Street, Bozeman, MT 59715
​406.587.0436
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Ranked #6 of 190 Restaurants in Bozeman
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: Located in downtown Bozeman.
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Jawbone Flats, WA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

I must admit that Western Cafe served me the best pancakes I have ever had in a restaurant. They were so good that I almost didn't know what to do with myself. That said, my family and I had a very, very, very long wait for our food while multiple tables who were seated after us were served. It felt... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Decided to try out this cafe when our stomachs were starting to grumble! Didn't know what to choose until I saw the blueberry pancake going out -didn't need any more encouragement! Friendly staff service and beautiful pancakes - what more could you want? Highly recommended

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ELLINGTON
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111 reviews 111 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Bozeman has earned a reputation as a great place to live and therefore is being gentrified. It is hard to find something that represents the "old" city, but the Western Cafe does just that. From its retro neon Cafe sign to its awnings it shouts authentic and it delivers. First you have to climb 3 steep steps to enter, then... More

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USA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This little cafe located in Downtown is a classic in decor, but not in food. Since I grew up in the West, I could not resist trying the "best chicken fried steak " listed on the menu. I had it as a lunch with real mashed potatoes (just add you own butter) a light as a feather house made Biscuit,.... More

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Bozeman, Montana
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Bring a big appetite for this delightful old-timey cafe. We have eaten here twice and with relatives visiting decided to have breakfast on Labor Day. The place was packed with patrons but the service was fast and friendly and the food was delicious.

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NJ
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73 reviews 73 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We arrived at Bozeman's airport and asked the woman at the car rental counter where we should go for lunch. She recommended Western Cafe and we're so glad we went. We ate a delicious meal outside on a beautiful afternoon. The service was great, not just from our waitress, but we could tell that the other staff were great as... More

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Bozeman, Montana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We often eat at the Western Cafe for breakfast. We've always been satisfied with good basic fare at a reasonable price and good service. Yesterday a friend suggested lunch there as they had just fixed up a cute little outdoor space next to the building with a white fence and hanging baskets. When we asked to sit in the off... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

very good reasonably priced breakfast. kitchen was a bit slow, as restaurant was full. good service, kept us constantly informed of the potential backup. food was very good.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Great breakfast or lunch. Friendly staff, outside seating is wonderful in summer. Bobcat Special is delicious - cinnamon roll French toast! They even have cheater specs available when you pay so you can read the bill!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We stayed in Bozeman on our way to Seattle and needed breakfast and just happened upon this little diner. A few days later heading back this way towards Yellowstone we stopped once again for breakfast and were once again pleased with the entire experience. When traveling finding a great breakfast is one of our priorities and this was a very... More

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