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Steve's Cafe

1225 E Custer Ave, Helena, MT 59601-0558
+1 406-444-5010
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1225 E Custer Ave, Helena, MT 59601-0558
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A friend of mine and I went in around noon and had a great experience. We waited about 15 minutes and were glad we didn’t leave. It’s worth the wait. The entire staff was so nice and our server, Debra, was top notch! Great recommendations...More

Thank anna91182
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you want a terrific breakfast.....a lot of good tasting food this is the ONLY place to go. Better than IHOP! Take a look at the menu !! The atmosphere has that clean local feeling..... We got there early in the morning around 7 on...More

Thank meowgy12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried the Steve's on Custer ave. We had the chicken wrap with clam chowder soup and the breakfast burrito. It all was very good and plenty of it. We don't think you can go wrong at either location in Helena. Steve's specializes in breakfast...More

Thank TexasRVer75791
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You better come hungry cause you leave full and satisfied. Come early as the restaurant fills up fast .

Thank nickK8465GY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We prefer local restaurants to chains and this didnot disappoint. We went for lunch. While the place is small the food was good and came out in a timely manner and our waitress was great.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean. Good options on menu. Great service. Tasty oatmeal, waffle, poached eggs and French vanilla coffee.

Thank Maps401610
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the taco omelet and my husband had the Italian Joe’s Special. Oh my goodness! The eggs in the omelet are whipped and had to make the lightest, fluffiest omelet I have ever eaten. The combination with taco meat, cheddar cheese, fresh tomatoes and...More

Thank looking4theplace
Reviewed September 8, 2018

We had been on the road and found Steve’s online when we were ready for lunch! We found the cafe easily and the staff all were so friendly! He had a burger and I had fish and onion rings. The food was delicious especially the...More

Thank Mary V
Reviewed August 29, 2018

There is nothing too fancy here, which is a good thing. They prepare simple dishes, which are not complicated and that is what makes the food very good. They have great breakfasts i.e. eggs, bacon, omelettes, pancakes, waffles. This is the best breakfast you can...More

Thank Scott O
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Was on way to HLN airport and stopped here for lunch. Good diner-like selection with good service. Food was satisfying. Next time though I will try some of the specials.

Thank Ericraheem
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December 11, 2016|
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Response from Dick13cathy | Reviewed this property |
I can't say how busy they are lately; they've always done a good business, though. Breakfast through about 2 PM as I recall, it's often fairly busy. The Montana Avenue location is, I think, even busier.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$5 - $12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1225 E Custer Ave, Helena, MT 59601-0558
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 406-444-5010
  • E-mail
Steve's Café is "A Casual Cafe in the Heart of Montana." Open Daily 6:30am to 2:30pm We want to invite you to our Breakfast and Lunch Café, where we hope you will feel comfortable and relaxed. We offer unique and original meals. From Huckleberry Pancakes, Huckleberry stuffed French Toast, slow roasted Corned Beef Hash, Italian Joe’s Special, Reuben Sandwich, and three savory, house made sausages. All of our menu items are made fresh with the best ingredients and come with the taste of home cooking. You are sure to find a new favorite. We are a family operated and locally owned café. Our Kitchen Managers, bring years of creative experience that add to the great recipes made by the owner, Steve Vincelli. They plan great soups and original daily specials, while insuring your meal is always perfect. Our goal is to serve the finest food with the best crew, in a comfortable and casual family atmosphere. We want to earn the right to be your favorite breakfast and lunch Café. Steven & Penny
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