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Break Espresso

Coffee Shop, Bakery
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432 N Higgins Ave., Missoula, MT 59802
(406) 728-7300 ‎
Today
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 10
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Vibe, Nice People

Stopped here on a daylong drive from Yellowstone to Seattle. My boyfriend had stopped here when he had made the trip across country a few years ago and remembered this place. Great atmosphere inside...I would have thought this place would have been found in Brooklyn, NY. The chai was delicious and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
sme0284
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Stopped here on a daylong drive from Yellowstone to Seattle. My boyfriend had stopped here when he had made the trip across country a few years ago and remembered this place. Great atmosphere inside...I would have thought this place would have been found in Brooklyn, NY. The chai was delicious and made to perfection. We took some pastries and cookies... More 

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Sammamish, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Nothing but attitude just trying to get a cup of coffee, no reason to go back. Went in on a Sunday afternoon and there was a long line. No problem, we were queued up and there was a big sign saying “Line Starts Here”. I get to the register and tell her I want a double 12 ounce latte and... More 

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Mayhew
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Whenever I visit Missoula, I start the day with a Breakfast Bagel at Break Espresso. It has ham and cheese baked in it. If you are not a bagel person, try any of their baked goods. They have a bake shop in back. Great coffee and service too.

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Missoula, Montana
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The Break Espresso is simply a great place to have a good cup of coffee and something to munch on while surfing the net or studying. It is a wonderful spot right smack in the middle of downtown Missoula. The fare is simple but everything is cooked on the premises and is always delicious. I would highly recommend the coffee... More 

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Dell Rapids, South Dakota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We always stop at the break when we visit my brother and his family in Missoula. The strawberry rhubarb pie is a favorite. We each try to order something different so we can share. ;). I love the atmosphere and downtown location too. The Break is a must on your list of things to do in Missoula!

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Missoula, Montana
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64 reviews 64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I loved the one night I showed up for coffee with my brother, and there was a live jazz band from the U playing the in corner! I would love more of that sort of scene to hang out in in the evenings. I have been to the Break several times for social chats, for getting work done when I... More 

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Bremerton, Washington
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The staff, coffee and eats are always the best. I often call this my office, I can go here use their WiFi and enjoy an bite to eat and wonderful coffee.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We just happened to duck in on a chilly day - neat atmosphere, great service, good coffee but the triple berry pie was unreal. Will be back. Bathrooms could use a deep clean, but not enough to lower this places review...

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Seattle, Washington
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198 reviews 198 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We were on our way out of town and had a very long drive ahead of us, so we stopped here for coffee and a couple of treats for the road. The coffee was wonderful and baked goods very tasty. Helped get us going on this, the second day of our three week road trip.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Me and a couple friends were really craving some delicious coffee in the morning so we rolled on in. I was impressed with the feel. Awesome building. Looked real nice. I got the worst Mexican mocha I've ever had in my life there. It was very chalky. When I say the worst I mean I couldn't even drink it bad.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 432 N Higgins Ave., Missoula, MT 59802
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: (406) 728-7300 ‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Bakery
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?