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Western Cafe

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443 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4751
+1 406-587-0436
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Englewood, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed November 15, 2016

This restaurant food and service is the way a restaurant should be. Old fashion and great. Be sure to try breakfast and lunch the wait is worth it on the weekend.

Thank 919sandy
Laramie, Wyoming
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110 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

The staff was incredibly friendly and made you feel very welcome. The food was good, but nothing to write home about. The restaurant itself is very cute and embodies the spirit of Montana well.

Thank Katie R
Fleming Island, Florida
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016

I will admit that the food was excellent. However, the waitress were absolutly rude and obnoxious plus they weren't very good at their job. Too bad. Apparently they close at 2:00pm even though it is not posted anywhere. My wife and I were seated at 1:45, another couple was seated about 10 minutes after us. Well these unprofessional, rude, obnoxious... More 

1 Thank Hugh C
Wasilla, Alaska
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106 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2016

It just reminds you of days gone by. The food was plentiful, the staff is great, and the atmosphere is comforting. Prices are very good for the amount of food you get.

Thank inluvwithAK
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 18, 2016

This quaint place has all the local flavor. We sat at the counter and had a great breakfast! Our server was very friendly and very chatty. She was great and the food was delicious!

Thank 22dawnj
Quincy, Illinois
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

This cafe has history clear back to 1899. The waitress stafff is fast and efficient...the food is awesome, fresh local food is used as well when available. It's a very popular eating joint, so go early! Don't forget to order up one of Annie's famous cinnamon rolls! Excellent food, highly recommend.

1 Thank Gardengirl62301
Lancaster, Ohio
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3 reviews
Reviewed September 18, 2016

What a great diner! We were greeted by friendly staff as soon as we walked in the door...and they were super busy. Ordered the southwestern omelet It was so good, I went back for the next 2 days and ordered it again. Nostalgic Bozeman...you gotta do it!

Thank Lorena S
Fruita CO
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016

It's nice to find that the Western Cafe is still slingin' simple, hearty breakfasts and filling lunches like they did when I was a student at Montana State (GO, 'Cats!) I had a good veggie omelette and Mr. Excitement enjoyed the Eggs Bennedict and homemade pie...so tasty! The friendly staffers never allowed my coffee or water to get low. Local... More 

Thank edustin
Wichita Falls, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016

My brother and I ate breakfast here on two occasions during September 2016. We were visiting the Bozeman area for fly fishing. The breakfast was excellent. All of their baking is done on-site and they have had the same baker for the past 30 years. There is also an apprentice baker who is learning the ropes. I'm not a biscuits... More 

Thank Robert R
Bozeman, Montana
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Just had lunch yesterday at this venerable place. Last time I ate here was 20 years ago I had almost forgotten how great it was.It truly is a Bozeman I situation and no trip here should end without a visit here. Food is simple and plentiful Old time favorites such as Chicken Fried Steak, which is what my Wife and... More 

Thank JJSBozeman_Montana

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 443 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4751
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
  • Phone Number: +1 406-587-0436
Located in downtown Bozeman.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?