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Buffalo Cafe & Nightly Grill

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514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
+1 406-862-2833
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Open now
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Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Portland, Oregon
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Quick service for breakfast, dinner did not bust our budget, accommodating of gluten-free issues with my wife, and all of it delicious while not being overly fancy.

Thank Pounder_for_Timbers
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83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is classic cafe but with better than cafe food. Great servers with a goid sense of humor. Will be back when we visit Whitefish again!!

Thank MinnesotaME
Fernie, Canada
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've just enjoyed another great breakfast here; have stopped in many times before skiing in the past. We love the quick & friendly service, extensive menu, reliably good food, coffee & juice.

Thank Stephen G
Whitefish, Montana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to take my mom that was visiting from the south west. Awesome local food with tasty American dishes, and vegetarian options. The kids love The shakes for desserts! Don't let the morning lines scare you, they go fast and the food is worth it!

Thank recycledskatelisa
Suffolk, Virginia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for dinner after a long day of travel. Food was very good, and the service was excellent. Service was so good that we returned for dinner a few nights later.

Thank Jawjaa
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buffalo Café had a great western ambiance that appeals to all ages. Wait staff was attentive and friendly despite being incredibly busy. We had a 10-15 minute wait like many others -- there was never an open table for more than 60 seconds. The buffalo pies are a unique creation; although a bit greasy, they are delicious. And, their buttermilk... More 

Thank Peg P
Whitefish, Montana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great breakfast, awesome burgers! Always busy and a wait for a table on the weekends so plan accordingly. Friendly Folks!

Thank Jason J
Tewantin, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was given a tip by a local resident that the buffalo cafe was a great spot for breakfast. Glad we followed her advise as it did not disappoint. Friendly staff, large menu with many options well priced. They also do lunch & dinner.

Thank Scootyburger
Sicklerville, NJ
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179 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a day in GNP, my wife and I took a drive from out hotel in Whitefish to the downtown area. Not sure where we were going to eat, I pulled up TripAdvisor and decided on Buffalo Cafe. What a great choice. We were in the mood for a burger and we chose the right place. I opted for the... More 

Thank NJTH
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

We read reviews about this place online and decided to try it during our fall foliage tour. The buffalo wings were great and all of our food was average. It wasn't exceptional like I expected but it wasn't bad.

Thank Kevin-Capper

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
  • Phone Number: +1 406-862-2833

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