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Cowboys Cafe

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1679 Us Highway 395 N, Ste A, Minden, NV 89423-4317
775-782-8800
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Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
This small town cafe provides great service and excellent 'non-froo-froo' food.

Okay, it's not the place you go when you want an ultra-healthy wrap or sushi, but this small cafe catering to locals and travelers along Hwy 395 and Hwy 88 will satisfy and then some. Serving breakfast and lunch only, Cowboys Cafe, as the name implies, is a western-themed coffee-shop kind of place... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Reno area
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Okay, it's not the place you go when you want an ultra-healthy wrap or sushi, but this small cafe catering to locals and travelers along Hwy 395 and Hwy 88 will satisfy and then some. Serving breakfast and lunch only, Cowboys Cafe, as the name implies, is a western-themed coffee-shop kind of place that sits in an unassuming strip mall... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This has got to be my favorite breakfast spot. Owners and staff are so friendly and haven't changed for as long as I can remember. Great country cooking, huge portions and quick, no matter how busy. Stop in and say howdy, you won't be disappointed.

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Sacramento, California, Usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Cowboys Cafe is for breakfast and lunch. Opens nice and early at 6:00am. Basic, conventional american breakfast menu. I arrived at 6:30 and was served with Hot coffee, as I like it. I ordered a denver omelet with hashbrowns. Both the hashbrowns and omelet were HOT off the grill. Nice fresh crispy vegies and chewy delicious cheese. A splash of... More 

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Phoenix
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I love how the closing time on the window said, 1:45ish, Anyplace that operates on an "ish" is perfect for me. We were a group of 5. We were seated immediately. A lot of great breakfast options. The "Cowboy Benedict" caught my eye. A big biscuit cut in half and on each side was a sausage patty and scrambled eggs... More 

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Minden, Nevada, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The food is plenty, not small portions the Bscuits and the Chicken Fried Steaki they had to put the Steak on another plate is was so big and much! Reasonable prices get there early gets crowded very quickly!

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Yucca Valley, California
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Local's favorite obviously, a little wait, but not bad. Owners work hard to get you seated. Food is EXCELLENT and served quickly. I had something I can only get in Hawaii....eggs and Portuguese sausage....very good. Home fries weren't greasy. Husband had veggie omelet and couldn't finish it, as the portions are HUGE! Someone mentioned pricey, are you kidding me??? It... More 

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Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

If you leave hungry, your at the wrong place. The food is great. The portions are huge. They have the best breakfast in town. Everything is hot and delicious.

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Minden, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Cowboy's specializes in breakfast. Very down home with great food and staff. Every visit my eggs are cooked perfectly.

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Dana Point, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

As a "threesome" of glider pilots, we were referred to this hidden gem asTHE place to go for breakfast. Snuggled into a corner commercial center just off the main drag, US #395, it was located about 3 blocks north of the Carson Valley Casino. I ordered two eggs, ham and home fries. When the plate came out, The piece of... More 

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Minden, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great Breakfast and very good brisket. The portions are huge so either you come hungry or prepare to take a to go box home. The service is excellent and watch for the red cowboy books on the owner/waitress.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1679 Us Highway 395 N, Ste A, Minden, NV 89423-4317
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Minden
  • Phone Number: 775-782-8800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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