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1679 Us Highway 395 N, Ste A, Minden, NV 89423-4317
775-782-8800
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  • 28
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  • 6
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  • 1
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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
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Cowboys

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Dennis D
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Minden, Nevada
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Minden, Nevada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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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Hollister, California, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Small old style breakfast place that many locals appear to frequent regularly. Good menu. Food well prepared to your liking.

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San Jose, California, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We really enjoyed our brunch at the Cowboy Cafe! The portions were huge and extremely tasty. The staff was very friendly. Prices were very reasonable.

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Reno, Nevada
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The owners are fantastic, you usually have to wait (but not long) and food is large portions and always take home a doggy bag.

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Carson City, NV
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

If you find yourself in Minden, NV, there are several really great places to eat. The Cowboys Cafe is one of those. Don't blink or you might drive right by ! I had the Cowboys Benedict ( a little different play on eggs benedict) The food is GREAT prices are about average. For my husband and I he had ham... More 

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Tomales, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

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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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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116 reviews 116 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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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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