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Cowboy Cafe

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215 4th Street, Medora, ND
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“caramel rolls” (14 reviews)
“french toast” (15 reviews)
“pies” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Diner
$$ - $$$
215 4th Street, Medora, ND
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is just as you would expect - very good simple breakfast. Nothing fancy but good basic breakfast with great friendly service. Café was full but we got a table on a Tuesday without a wait. Interesting cowboy photos on the wall. Coffee was...More

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick service, great pancakes, burned bacon, sticky mucky syrup dispenser. Crowded, busy, friendly, oh and did I mention the great pancakes? Yeah, the pancakes were really great!

Thank InnKeeper301
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in thinking I’d get a good, juicy cheeseburger for lunch. The menu price was $5 which I thought very reasonable. Also ordered sweet potato fries. I was served a dry, thin, over cooked patty with cheese on bun....no lettuce, no tomato, no mayo. The...More

Thank liv2003
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to stop for breakfast. Had the usual - eggs over easy, hash browns, bacon, and toast. Meal was very good. Waitress was great. Coffee excellent.

Thank webdarter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a locally run restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch. We arrived for a late breakfast. My partner asked if the eggs could be cooked as an omelette. The waitress wasn't sure if that was possible so both of us said we would like...More

Thank ncat2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cowboy cafe delivered our family a great breakfast this morning. Great food and terrific service at a reasonable price. Enjoyed all the cowboy pictures and items on the walls

Thank Jesse W
Reviewed February 1, 2018

Where the locals go is always the theme to emulate for first time travelers, and that advice worked for both lunch our first day and breakfast before our early morning departure the second day. This family owned diner which is one of just a few...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Breakfast was reasonable here and very good. We also bought some bread that was pretty heavy but tasty the walls have many cowboys in the area and then added to the flavor of the eating atmosphere

Thank SueWeimer
Reviewed October 9, 2017

The service was awesome - ask the owner about her family pictures on the wall of cowboys! And, the food was straight up solid diner breakfast - eggs, sausage, bacon, pancakes, hashbrowns - all straight up excellent. We would have come back but we were...More

1  Thank Aimee S
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant had good food at a reasonable price. The service was great and we were able to eat outside looking out over the town of Medora.

Thank Mark D
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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 Shawn N | 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, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 4th Street, Medora, ND
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Medora
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