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1679 Us Highway 395 N, Ste A, Minden, NV 89423-4317
775-782-8800
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  • 6
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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
A1 breakfasts

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
eddsan45
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Minden, Nevada
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Minden, Nevada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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
8 helpful votes 8 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
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 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
13 helpful votes 13 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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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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