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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, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 39
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  • 24
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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
Breakfast out for Wife;s Birthday

We had read good reviews of the Breakfast's served here, so we decided to try it. They lived up to their reputation, service was fast and both of our meals were hot and delicious! Excellent coffee. Hash browns were fresh and nice and crispy, just the way I like them. Eggs over easy were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
billnevada
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Minden, Nevada
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Minden, Nevada
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129 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had read good reviews of the Breakfast's served here, so we decided to try it. They lived up to their reputation, service was fast and both of our meals were hot and delicious! Excellent coffee. Hash browns were fresh and nice and crispy, just the way I like them. Eggs over easy were perfectly cooked. Our waitress was prompt... More 

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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Very good food with friendly staff and quick service. The breakfast was very tasty with generous quantities. Highly recommended especially for breakfast.

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Thank Rodney A
Gardnerville, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

I eat at the Cowboy's Cafe at least twice a week, great people and food, very relaxing atmosphere. Have the Eggs Benni or the Sausage Scramble. Chuck Pringle

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Thank Chuck P
Minden, Nevada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Great atmosphere and nice people.. Good local restaurant, great atmosphere! Nice place for the family, I'll be back!

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Thank 765Paul
Los Altos, California
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This is sort of place you could easily miss if you did not take advantage of Tripadvisor recommendations or local guidance. You could easily pass it because the exterior is unpretentious. The cowboy themed interior is kind of ordinary but what sets it apart is the food and friendly attentive service. The two of us went for lunch. My wife... More 

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Thank GZiman
Gardnerville, Nevada
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Service was prompt and congenial. Food was tasty and atmosphere pleasant, with lots of cowboy touches on the walls and in display cases. Advise to arrive early , especially on weekends, since this is a popular place for breakfast and lunch. Not open for dinner.

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Thank Newresident1094
Gardnerville
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

In the Gardnerville/Minden area, this is the best place to go for breakfast. They are of course, open for breakfast and only up until about 1:00 PM or so. My favorite is a just about everything in it omlette, hashbrowns, toast and coffee. The service is fast, food hot and delicious. The place is not very big and they are... More 

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Thank Melinda S
Reno, Nevada
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131 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This restaurant is very easy to miss, since it is in a very small strip shopping center and there is very little signage. I was there with friends and we had one of their many hamburgers. First, they were delicious. Second, they were large. Third, we were allowed to choose from many sides to go along with the burger, not... More 

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Thank rzman
Elko, Nevada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

This place was a disappointment from the start. We had 5 adults and two kids. It took us a while to get seated because of the very small space this café has to offer. The kids were getting very hungry and impatient so we decided to split our party and take two tables after the owner lady asked us if... More 

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Thank arobinson12
Minden, Nevada
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

I have eaten here numerous times and each time I am amazed at the quality of the food and service! I have lived here for almost 24 years and have eaten at every establishment in the immediate area. Cowboys is by far, the BEST!

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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