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Running Bear Pancake House

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538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9525
+1 406-646-7703
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Pleasanton, California
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived for breakfast to stand in a line for 10 minutes when there were at least 5 open tables that we could see. The restaurant lost business as a result as two groups saw the line and left. Order was taken quickly yet we waited 40 minutes for our breakfast which arrived cold. Problem could have been the wait... More 

Thank Dan Z
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a popular breakfast stop and can get crowded, so factor that in. Our wait was only a few minutes and a pleasant waiter was right out with water and menus. I got 3 pancakes with fruit and a side of eggs. My eyes were bigger than my stomach, but I wish I'd had room for all those pancakes,... More 

Thank pam g
Fort Worth, Texas
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The pancake house was very crowded with locals and tourists and we were surprised to be seated so quickly. The waitress was friendly and the service was fast. I had the Mama Bear Breakfast- One huge pancake, one egg over easy, and two pieces of bacon. The pancake was light, fluffy, delicious and very filling. The egg was cooked just... More 

Thank Darryl H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Huge portions so get one for two. The pancakes were very nice and fluffy and the bacon crispy. We loved the coffee and grasshopper latte. Staff was nice and we were served promptly.

Thank Anna L
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sooooo yummy and a lot of options. The staff was quick and friendly. The food came out super fast and they have all you would want for breakfast. A little off the main drag but still in the town. I had the momma bear breakfast. My friend got a lot of food and all was great!

Thank Ktmac0217
Anderson, South Carolina, United States
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten there twice now and they have great food. We had omelets and pancakes. Both were awesome and we would definitely go back again

Thank Kristina H
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for breakfast. I got a hot chocolate, it was a gourmet hot chocolate and delicious. I got the "Mexican skillet" which sounded delicious but was actually bland and not that great. My husband got "pigs in a blanket" (sausage wrapped in pancake) which were delicious, and hash browns which were homemade. We also split a cinnamon roll (our... More 

Thank Augustandwally
ellijay, ga
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this restuarant. My husband had the steak and eggs and commented on how great the steak was. I had eggs benedict and it too was wonderful. Also had the snickers latte (sinfully delicious). We would definately eat here again and highly recommend you do too

Thank tbone59
Ladera Ranch, California
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89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ate at Running Bear both mornings for breakfast when we stayed in West Yellowstone. Fantastic service, good prices, and wonderful food. Also, this is where the locals eat. Recommend highly.

Thank John M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Super crowded but only waited 5 minutes for table for four. Our husbands both said it was the best breakfast ever! Waiter was very pleasant and friendly! All in all a great experience!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $15
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: 538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9525
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
  • Phone Number: +1 406-646-7703
Family Friendly Full service restaurant serving breakfast all day. Homemade pies, muffins, cinnamon rolls, quick breads. Espresso drinks available, Box Lunches available. Breakfast 6:00am to 2:00pm Lunch 11:00am to 2:00pm

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