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Black Cow Cafe

2219 Honolulu Ave, Montrose, CA 91020-1635
+1 818-957-5282
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good43%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (24 reviews)
“fish tacos” (4 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2219 Honolulu Ave, Montrose, CA 91020-1635
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group of six for dinner. The menu looked appealing. The food was not quite up to the menu. The chicken with the waffles was heavily breaded and not very good. The Jambalaya was pedestrian at best. Overall we left unimpressed. They make...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed December 6, 2017

I live almost 2 hours away from Black Cow Cafe and it's not unusual for us (the wife and I) to make the drive for a wonderful breakfast. The food is off the hook delicious....ALL OF IT. The young men and women who work there...More

Thank ericnolanxtc
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I got the biscuits and gravy and a mimosa. The mimosa was weak and overpriced and the biscuits were extremely dense and dry. I’m not excited to go back.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This place is always jammed! There is usually a waiting list. This is because they food is good and plentiful. It is also consistent. If you order something a second time, it is just as good as the first. Of course the tables are too...More

Thank CaliforniaJoann
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Expect a wait here, but not a big deal. You can order a coffee at the take out bar, and head out to the street to people watch, or visit the farmer's market. It's part of the fun! So much packed into this little restaurant....More

Thank Alicia K
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This is a great place to go. If the weather permits sitting outside with your dog is perfect.Food and service always good

Thank glasgowkiss1954
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Always eat here in our annual trip to Glendale (sometimes two meals!). Small but worth the wait for a table. Nice shops on the street to visit while in the neighborhood.

Thank margaretwD3883WO
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We often go here for brunch, breakfast on the weekends. We are creatures of habit and often order the same thing. Egg Quesadilla, Waffle scramble but when we do get here for lunch the fish tacos, burgers, salads are wonderful as well . They also...More

Thank llbalog
Reviewed July 19, 2017

This is a really cute restaurant with great food. Make it an afternoon or evening and walk around the Montrose Village to visit the shops. The menu is great and everything is good. Give it a try.

Thank mnkbrown
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Just north on the California Glendale (2) Freeway, about a mile or two, you enter the village of Montrose, a town with a few streets of charming shops and the Black Cow Cafe. Salads, soups, panini sandwiches, delicious wraps, like mine -- bacon, lettuce, tomato...More

Thank Adryan2013
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Sandi M
January 23, 2016|
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Response from armen120 | Reviewed this property |
Dress code is casual. I have seen dogs at the outside patio.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2219 Honolulu Ave, Montrose, CA 91020-1635
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 818-957-5282
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