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West Glacier Cafe

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12070 U.S. Highway 2, West Glacier, MT
407-387-4134
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
So good, we went there twice!

While visiting Glacier National Park, we ate at the West Glacier Cafe not once but twice. The first time we had just crossed the Going to the Sun road from East to West and we were starving. It looked inviting and quaint. The guys had the Elk sausage chili dog and the girls had BLT's. Both items... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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English first
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Services was slow pie was below average very little fruit on it all corn starch What big disappointment i was so looking foreword to some good pie from a so call pie shop

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Payson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

The cafe is large in seating capacity and service is good. They have a variety of food to choose from and the prices are reasonable. We had a small wait (10 min) a few times because of the volume of people eating there at dinner time. The waitress's were very nice and worked hard to get what ever you needed.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Had great huckleberry pie and ice cream for main meal at lunch! It was delicious! My daughter had a salad and it was very good!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Certainly can't beat the location, about 50 yards from the entrance to the park in what seems like you have already entered the park. Staff from countries around the globe, like so many of the places in Glacier. The food was nothing more and nothing less than what you might get at a Dennys. Omelets, french toast that sounds special... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We had bison burgers that were way overpriced (based on previous meals in other locations) - and they were overcooked and quite dry. Huckleberry lemonade was OK. Overall we felt the food was only average and the bill was high. We would not go back and feel that this town seems to be a tourist trap for folks going to... More 

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We were looking for a break from the GNP lodge restaurants on our last night at GNP. We drove out to West Glacier and decided to dine at West Glacier Cafe. The food was good diner food. I have never had posole soup before--it was delicious. We have had huckleberry desserts all week in the park. Hands down, the double... More 

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Hayden, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The huckleberry pancakes were big and full of hucks. Nice syrup to go with them. Bacon was less than average. Veggie omelet was disappointing. Dry eggs with some veggies, no sauce and cheese like glue. Hash browns were fine. Wait staff and hostess very pleasant. Place is like stepping back 20 years in décor. Quite expensive for breakfast-$13-$15, but that's... More 

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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We stopped here for lunch and were so impressed we went back the next day. While the menu is typical Cafe fare, the food is great and the deserts are to die for. Orders arrive in a timely manner and the staff are very friendly. I'd like to go back again for another helping of pie.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

While visiting Glacier National Park, we ate at the West Glacier Cafe not once but twice. The first time we had just crossed the Going to the Sun road from East to West and we were starving. It looked inviting and quaint. The guys had the Elk sausage chili dog and the girls had BLT's. Both items were very good... More 

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Hermitage
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Ate here for lunch twice while in the park. Food was great and service was really good and fast. They have a wide selection on the menu and it is very good. Servers were great and very attentive. Great place to stop for lunch or breakfast if in the park.

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  • Address: 12070 U.S. Highway 2, West Glacier, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Glacier
  • Phone Number: 407-387-4134

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