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Running Bear Pancake House

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538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
+1 406-646-7703
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6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Description: Family Friendly Full service restaurant serving breakfast all day...
Family Friendly Full service restaurant serving breakfast all day. Homemade pies, muffins, cinnamon rolls, quick breads. Espresso drinks available, Box Lunches available. Breakfast 6:00am to 2:00pm Lunch 11:00am to 2:00pm
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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 of 5 stars
Great Buttermilk Pancakes

Excellent breakfast to start off a day combining driving and fishing. The servings were large and the waitress very accommodting when we asked that the bacon be cooked a little longer. This has always been a good place for starting the day.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Arvada, Colorado
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Arvada, Colorado
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Excellent breakfast to start off a day combining driving and fishing. The servings were large and the waitress very accommodting when we asked that the bacon be cooked a little longer. This has always been a good place for starting the day.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Good food and generous portions, all for a fair price. Only "concern" is that breakfast was slower than desired, but that's almost surely due to the pure popularity of Running Bear. Definitely worth a stop if you are in West Yellowstone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The staff at our rental recommended this restaurant for breakfast and I'm glad they did. We got there at about 9 on a Tuesday and were seated without any delay. The kids all ordered pancakes (of course) and my husband got an omelet. The kids said the pancakes were the best they had ever eaten. Everything was cooked exactly as... More 

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Layton, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

This place has a decent variety of breakfast options and hot drinks to choose from. Meals were hot and tasty. If I had to say anything negative it would be improper food handling techniques from wait staff. On multiple occasions I watched nearly all the staff what I call double tap the coffee pot and water to nearly all customers... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The place is so traditional, it fits so well to the West Yellowstone character. And they have the best pancakes, once I had cinnamon rolls pancakes with strawberries and the other time pancakes with chocolate chips and peaches, both were yummy and very filling. The staff is very friendly and they serve the breakfast til 2 pm.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We ate breakfast here twice and were very impressed. This is a family-owned American-style breakfast and lunch place. The food is excellent and the service is first rate. The omelets are huge and very good. The country fried steak is traditional and excellent. Everything here was just as hoped, and perhaps more. Strongly recommended.

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Bountiful, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Arrived about eight A.M. and was seated immediately (traveling solo this trip). The service was fast, courteous and efficient. I did have to ask for Tabasco Sauce which was not on the table (all old Marines need their Tabasco Sauce). My chicken fried steak and eggs, which came with choice of toast and hash browns, was delicious, but almost too... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Brilliant food, large selection. The pancakes are superb, but so are the eggs, bacon, sausages... Wonderful orange juice. Good price

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Hudson River Valley, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The locals eat here, Great big hardy breakfast. Fast, friendly service. Try the Mexican skillet. Large portions.

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Missoula, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The family stopped here for breakfast while in West Yellowstone. Many people have provided good reviews. We thought that the meals were average. Nothing special but nothing bad. Portions were adequate, service was good, cost was a little higher than what I would have liked. We only ate here once.

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Additional Information about Running Bear Pancake House

Address: 538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
Phone Number: +1 406-646-7703
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 15
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
  • Phone Number: +1 406-646-7703

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 15
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

Family Friendly Full service restaurant serving breakfast all day. Homemade pies, muffins, cinnamon rolls, quick breads. Espresso drinks available, Box Lunches available. Breakfast 6:00am to 2:00pm Lunch 11:00am to 2:00pm
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm

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