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Cowboy Cafe

215 4th Street, Medora, ND
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“french toast” (15 reviews)
“pie” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Diner
$$ - $$$
215 4th Street, Medora, ND
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there in late Sept. Most places were closed for the season. Lunch was good. Cash only , no credit cards so be prepared. Locals seem to like it. Lots of NPS guys having lunch.

Thank Moopar1956
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cowboy Cafe offers breakfasts, sandwiches, lunches, soups and pie:) I ordered food to go and stood to the side to wait. The walls are lined with photos. Customers with a mixture of locals and tourists. The employees were friendly and helpful. The food was...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Medora for the day and it had started raining, we headed over here as we had planned to anyways for a bit earlier lunch due to the circumstances. We had to leave the stroller outside, and it was small and crowded inside,...More

Thank wholedamnfam
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Husband and I had breakfast on a cold September morning. The portions are large and our meals were excellent. Our server was on the ball and never left us waiting for a thing. Husband was happy to return the next morning to do it all...More

Thank Rboone58
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Wednesday lunch. After a morning in TRNP, Cowboy Cafe was a good place to stop. Also, one of the very few places open for lunch in Medora. Most are already closed for the season. Our sandwiches were good, nothing fancy. Service was very attentive. Cash...More

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Stayed at the Rough Riders hotel and they recommended this place for breakfast. Good menu, good food and excellent staff in a welcoming environment. One thing-we didn’t do the RR breakfast buffet because with the kids thought it would be to expensive, however, the bill...More

Thank StevePeggy
Reviewed September 25, 2018

This is a throw-back diner, no fancy updating here, but great servce and food, just like in the old days!

Thank reid6
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

The menu is your basic American sandwich food. It was set to close in a week, so my first three choices were sold out. The wait staff was good. A bit pricey for what I got. I did love the interior decoration. Tons of photos...More

Thank bLiselotte
Reviewed September 24, 2018

We wished it were open for dinner as well as breakfast and lunch because it is a friendly place with great food. Great cowboy decor and pictures, pictures, pictures. Fantastic place--a reall gem. You won't be disappointed!

Thank DanandSharon
Reviewed September 20, 2018

This breakfast was fast and efficient and very good! Just across from the hotel, and they do know how to do it. VERY good breakfast

Thank rdgtchr
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July 18, 2017|
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Response from Barbara P | Reviewed this property |
Believe around 9 pm. We were there for breakfast only- they open at 7am
Peggy L
May 6, 2016|
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Response from cowboy1881 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 4th Street, Medora, ND
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Medora
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