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Buffalo Cafe & Nightly Grill

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514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Summer can be a bit of a wait for a table, but the food is consistently good. A favorite! The huevos are a must for breakfastThe hot veggie salad for lunch is yummy.

Thank Elizabeth N
Whitefish, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the best all around restaurant in Whitefish. Whether your trying to cure your hangover with some breakfast or looking for a fun dinner with a great beer selection The Buffalo is where it's at. Family run since the 70's you haven't truly experienced Whitefish until you have eaten at the Buff!

Thank Thomas T
Medina, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had great burgers and hamburgers. Popular place, so expect a bit of a wait - but worth it. Fries and opinion rings also excellent. Friendly waitresses and good eats, will definitely go back.

Thank sjgunsel
Snohomish, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went here for breakfast. We waited about 5 minutes for a table. Service was a bit slow in my opinion. I had steak and eggs and my wife had an omelet. Each was about Denny's quality... nothing special. Kind of a "greasy spoon" if you ask me. Also bathrooms weren't the cleanest either.

Thank CirrusDriver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is in the downtown area and within easy walking distance of a lot of shops. Street parking only but it wasn't a problem while we were there. The menu was not huge but did offer a number of different choices plus daily specials. Service was slow - we were seated immediately but it took a while for our... More 

Thank Melinda A
Melissa, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here for lunch and had burgers, turkey sandwiches, quesadillas, and a shrimp cake sandwich. Fries were very good, and I am not usually a big fan of them. We had good service and it was easy to get a table. I would go back.

Thank Heidi_loves_travel
Gaylord, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here at lunchtime. It was a hopping place, but we still received terrific service and a delicious "Good Medicine" burger! Oh, and a great cup of coffee too! So glad we stopped!

Thank vic02015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wish I had a bigger stomach, because everything was so yummy here! Our niece-in-law had the huckleberry french toast, which looked like a huge piece of bread pudding. Our nephew and my husband had "pies," which are beds of roasted potatoes with various eggs and stuff on top - so scrumptious! Come here when you have some time to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food in this restaurant is very good and they have a good selection of local craft beers so well worth a visit.

Thank Russell P
Longview, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

food was great, staff was friendly, beer was very good. we enjoyed just sitting back and relaxing and talking. cool tables and booths. clean place.

Thank nate0108

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free
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, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 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: 14068622833

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