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614 N Main St, Darby, MT 59829-9565
406.821.6363
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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kansas city
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great lunch spot . Family run. Generous portions. Very clean. Highly recommend! They have limited hours; only open for dinner on Friday nights. Love their runs melt and their burgers. Really, everything is good!!

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Thank beausmomKansasCity
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We randomly picked this stop for a quick lunch as we were driving to Hamilton. What a treat! The food was surprisingly excellent....I always wonder if cafe food is just prepackaged and frozen....not here! My husband and I split a club sandwich and it truly was the best club we have ever had. The portion size was huge so we... More 

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Thank R M
MontanaCafe, Owner at Montana Cafe, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to get to talking with you! Thank you for helping us out with a review. Glad we were able provide for your traveling food needs. Hope to serve you again!! More 

Idaho
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110 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Montana Cafe for lunch and we were glad we did. The service was great - loved the family working together. Some remarked at slow service but I think when making good "homecooked" food, you should not expect fast food. Our family all loved what we ordered - our son got the Trapper and it was huge! We... More 

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Thank msbasil
MontanaCafe, Owner at Montana Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a try and understanding we serve real food not fast food. We are constantly trying to get and give the best we can. We look forward to serving you again! More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

BEST BLUEBERRY PANCAKES EVER!! We are from FL and my parents happened upon this place a few years ago. They told me about the food and I figured they were exaggerating. They were not, this place makes THE BEST blueberry pancakes I have ever eaten. Not only are they the best pancakes, they are so good I would say they... More 

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Thank Taylee22
MontanaCafe, Owner at Montana Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your encouraging review!! We have enjoyed getting to meet you and your family! Hope you all have a great summer and enjoy your time here in the Darby area.. More 

Denver, North Carolina
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Stopped here for breakfast and were rewarded with a satisfying experience. The son of the owners who waited on us took three tables orders in a row without writing anything down and everyone got what they ordered set in front of them. Gratifing to see young people use their God given abilities. Everything arrived hot and down home good! French... More 

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Thank Roy G
MontanaCafe, Owner at Montana Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a try! So glad that we were able to make your experience enjoyable. Thank you for the encouragement!! More 

Oregon
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

The family that owns and runs the Montana cafe are very nice people.The kids all work along with their mom and dad, who is the main cook. The food is decent, although unremarkable, although their blueberry pancakes are delicious and _very_ cheap. The biggest negative for my wife and I is how slow the service is. Again, the kids are... More 

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Thank regt_2000
MontanaCafe, Owner at Montana Cafe, responded to this review

We apologize for the pace at which you have been taken care of. We are working on making everything run more efficiently. The boys are in training and hope you will return some day to see their improvement. We are also working on creating some new dishes that are unique to us and we hope to get them on the... More 

Spokane, Washington
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

I ordered the 2 pound club sandwich and WOW....bring your knife to cut it up and eat it, because you cant fit it in your mouth.

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1 Thank Sparky S
MontanaCafe, Owner at Montana Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we greatly appreciate the review. Hope to see you return soon! More 

Chico, CA
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for our morning meal. It was clean and we we're met with attentive smiles. Our food was good & plentiful. Half portions available and hot coffee. It's good and basic. Just my style.

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1 Thank cindyhasitall
MontanaCafe, Owner at Montana Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest and for the review! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

My wife and I had breakfast and it was really good. We both had omelets that came with hash browns and toast with coffee. We did not leave hungry! The service was good, I would eat there again.

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1 Thank IronheadMike
MontanaCafe, Owner at Montana Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a try and recommending us to others! More 

Medical Lake, Washington
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52 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

We were at the end of 6 days of camping and starving. The Montana Cafe was our watering hole of choice. We went in and sat down. We were greeted right away by a pleasant young man and received our coffee. The coffee was a little weak, but hot and that was good. The breakfast menu had everything you could... More 

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1 Thank keenanderson
MontanaCafe, Owner at Montana Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the for giving us a review! So glad we were able to make things to your liking. Thank you also for your patience with us and understanding. My three boys and I hope to see you return. Maybe next time my wife or one of our two girls will be able to take care of your table. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 614 N Main St, Darby, MT 59829-9565
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Darby
  • Phone Number: 406.821.6363

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