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The Last Straw Cafe

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30890 Us Highway 2, Libby, MT 59923-3135
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Seating

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Great Lunch Spot

Been there a few times for lunch. Excellent hamburgers, and side dishes. Cute atmosphere. Owner is very good business lady.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Libby, Montana
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  • Families with children
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Libby, Montana
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been there a few times for lunch. Excellent hamburgers, and side dishes. Cute atmosphere. Owner is very good business lady.

Thank Team_Hayes_Realtors
Cascade, Montana
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97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This won the 2014 Best of the Best award in Libby. I can see why. The food is fresh and delicious. My grass-fed Longhorn burger had less calories than chicken and tasted great. It came with a unique blend of garlic cheese and artichoke hearts, tasted wonderful. Salad was crispy and colorful, service was perfect. A great place for good... More 

Thank Hardycreek
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

They have great burgers and you can pick your meat from bison, angus, or longhorn. Nice staff and decent prices.

Thank Healthnut o
San Jose, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Stopped in on our way out of town & was pleasantly surprised to find this cozy cafe with old fashion , down home cooking. Friendly service & reasonable prices.

Thank caligal7
Dallas, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Driving from Idaho to Kalispell on Highway 2 doesn't provide a lot of options for lunch. Fortunately in Libby, one of a handful of places with food choices on the route, there's the Last Straw Café. I wouldn't call it great, but it's a little gem out in the middle of the Nowhere neighborhood. It's a fairly small nondescript diner,... More 

Thank OregonJohn97338
Sandpoint, Idaho
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The Last Straw cooks up one of the best burgers in the whole Inland Northwest! Casual atmosphere and attentive service make it one of Libby's best cafes!

Thank PhilHough97
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

On our way to Glacier, we stopped at the Last Straw Cafe and were pleasantly surprised by the cleanliness and decorations of this establishment. My partner had a breakfast which included eggs, hash browns and biscuit. He enjoyed his meal immensely. I had the BLT with sweet potato fries and it was great. The service was excellent and the atmosphere... More 

Thank 2hi2cu
Libby, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a cute, country-decorated lunch place with a pretty good menu. It seems to have a high rate of turnover with the wait staff, so you often get someone who is new, slow or forgetful. The cooking is okay for Libby, but no great shakes in a bigger metro area. We used to eat here often, but the last... More 

Thank MontanaLynx
Libby, Montana
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32 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We hoped for a simple lunch. Husband ordered the cheeseburger with fries. The bottom bun was slathered with garlic butter? No pickles but tones of sliced cukes. Burger itself was big but too big. It was more like a small meatloaf. On top was a bunch of blue and feta cheese. Is this what you expect when you order a... More 

Thank Lori B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Stopped by on the way out of town. Looked like a neato place to eat. I had the haystack....WOW! That was awesomeness for my mouth! I will definitely come back...one negative is the corned beef hash....a LOT left to be desired there...hope they change the supplier or the recipe...only negative I have tho...keep up the great work...

Thank NigelMcgill

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30890 Us Highway 2, Libby, MT 59923-3135
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Libby
  • Phone Number: 406-293-4000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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