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1679 Us Highway 395 N, Ste A, Minden, NV 89423-4317
775-782-8800
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Ranked #3 of 38 Restaurants in Minden
Cuisines: American
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English first
Tomales, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Perhaps the most obvious feature of Cowboys Café is the friendly, speedy and efficient service. The food (breakfast) was very good, too, but one flaw we noted was the Hollandaise sauce on the eggs Benedict lacked authenticity (perhaps thickened with cornstarch??), bringing the dish down to a just OK--otherwise, we'd have rated Cowboys a "five." We'll go back, but order... More 

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

First time eating at the 'Cowboy Cafe', breakfasts are a bit pricey, food is average, service is quick.

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Minden, Nevada, Usa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We eat here often and always get great food and service to match. My husband loves the omelets but I'm more of a scramble kind of girl. The owners are super-friendly and lots of locals eat here. That should tell you something!

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Best Breakfast in town. Get there early to enjoy the special. Tri-tip is delicious and is served for breakfast and lunch.

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Carson City, Nevada
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111 reviews 111 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We went here for breakfast on a Sunday morning. We had to wait about 5 minutes, but the service was friendly and fast. The decor is great- John Wayne's picture is on the pantry door of the kitchen and there are all kinds of Cowboy mementos all over the place! I ordered the special of the day- a thin sliced... More 

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Reno
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

On the start of a weekend trip we were in need of some breakfast. Spotted this place and was delighted with the service, and menu choices. Clean good service and excellent biscuits and gravy.

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Lake Tahoe, Nevada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

If you like chicken fried steak & eggs, be sure to try their chicken fried chicken and eggs! You won't be disappointed! Sunday mornings are very crowded, so I would suggest a weekday.

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Wonderful huge omlettes! Great home fries Good service Need to try the blueberry pancakes next ! They looked great!

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Minden, Nevada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

One of my most favorite places in town. Best breakfast, service is fast and pleasant. Prices are on par with other restaurants in town. I eat here very often and thoroughly enjoy the home town low down decor.

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Henderson, Nevada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Good food, good service, fair prices. This a good place to eat authentic cowboy fare. If I am in town again I will stop by.

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

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