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Cowboys Cafe

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1679 Us Highway 395 N, Ste A, Minden, NV 89423-4317
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Cowboys Benedict is biscuits covered in scrambled eggs, sausage and gravy. That alone is enticing for adventurous breakfast eaters, and it's made even better by the fact that Cowboys biscuits and Cowboys gravy are among the best anywhere. Large, man sized portions with great flavor. Even the coffee is good. This is all topped off by darn good service.

Thank missouriplowboy
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small diner type restaurant with really delicious food, quick service, and very large servings of each item ordered. Pancakes for the little grandaughter were 2 Micky shaped chocolate chip as big as the plate. Short stack blueberry were also plate sized. Best open face roast beef mashed potatoes and gravy my daughter ever tasted, Other daughter raved... More 

Thank Bikesupport
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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good! Lunch and breakfast served all the time. I ordered the Huevos Rancheros. It was HUGE and tasty. There were eggs, beans tortillas and red sauce with sour cream. The specials looked good too. Many locals and travelers enjoying the cute coy boy decor. The owner was super nice and waited on us.

Thank Notfluffy
Minden, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped in after church. We found it to be very comfortable and filling. It is as good as any home cooking I have ever had and the portions are big. It is well worth the money.

Thank gerry v
Costa Mesa, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Cowboys because the name and cars outside looked like it might be good. It was great! Very casual, seems like lots of locals go there.

Thank Linda M
Minden, Nevada
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35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Cowboys Café is a small quaint restaurant open for breakfast/lunch. Breakfast here is about the best I have found in Minden. Many choices, great portions and real great taste. Definitely my #1 spot for breakfast. During the weekend, you can expect to wait a little for a table. Wait for it. It's worth it...

Thank Oingofan
Minden, Nevada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Best Chicken Fried Steak and Cowboy Eggs Benedict in town!! Very clean, cozy family restaurant! The COWBOY theme just makes it more fun. Don and Debbie are the perfect host and hostess-ask Debbie about her cowboy boot collection!

Thank franY7694GI
Minden, Nevada
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146 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

We had read good reviews of the Breakfast's served here, so we decided to try it. They lived up to their reputation, service was fast and both of our meals were hot and delicious! Excellent coffee. Hash browns were fresh and nice and crispy, just the way I like them. Eggs over easy were perfectly cooked. Our waitress was prompt... More 

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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Very good food with friendly staff and quick service. The breakfast was very tasty with generous quantities. Highly recommended especially for breakfast.

Thank Rodney A
Gardnerville, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

I eat at the Cowboy's Cafe at least twice a week, great people and food, very relaxing atmosphere. Have the Eggs Benni or the Sausage Scramble. Chuck Pringle

Thank Chuck P

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1679 Us Highway 395 N, Ste A, Minden, NV 89423-4317
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Minden
  • Phone Number: 775-782-8800

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