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Cowboy Cafe

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215 4th Street, Medora, ND
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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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
Great place for breakfast

Staff is great, food was good, very busy little place...might have to stand in line for a bit to get a table!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Randy B
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Bemidji, Minnesota, United States
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Mahtomedi
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Went there for breakfast. Note that it can be crowded then and you might have to wait a bit. However the wait is not long and the breakfasts were good. I had the caramel roll which was delicious. Compared to other restaurants in Medora this was really good

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Burke, Virginia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My family loves, loves, loves this cafe! As shown by the line we have to stand in to get a seat! Great service and smiling faces!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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142 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This cafe is in close proximity to the Rough Rider Hotel. The service was average as well the food. Be sure to check the hours as they were mainly open for breakfast and lunch during our visit in early July.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Our family of 8 was seated right away. Friendly wait staff huge portions and nicesy cook around. Loved the local Cowboy theme.Fantastc find

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Bemidji, Minnesota, United States
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Staff is great, food was good, very busy little place...might have to stand in line for a bit to get a table!

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Butler, Pennsylvania
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The pancakes were really good and the cinnamon roll was WONDERFUL! They should probably make more cinnamon rolls as I heard others complain that they tried to get one but couldn't as they were sold out. Wooden bench seating is a little uncomfortable but we weren't there to relax.

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Williston, North Dakota
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is an authentic cowboy café. The photos and brands on the wall are of locals, past and present, who have ranched in the area. They depict a true history of ranchers in this area. The service and food are good.

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Pelican Rapids, Minnesota
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Quaint hole in the wall. Large portions. Friendly staff. Always try to make it here for breakfast whenever in Medora.

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Stanley, North Dakota
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

So, at first, I was crushed when I had a craving for biscuits and gravy, and it wasn't on their menu. But I got some of their pancakes, and WHOA---sooooo good!!! We got there right away when they opened, so there weren't too many people. But by the time we left, it was pretty crowded. The cafe is so cute--all... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The sandwich and fries were fine, but nothing special. The service was good. I might try this place again for breakfast, but would try some place different for lunch. There seems to be all young people working there and they were working hard.

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Address: 215 4th Street, Medora, ND
Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Medora
Cuisine: Diner

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 215 4th Street, Medora, ND
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Medora

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

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