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“disappointed” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Nova Cafe

The Nova Cafe
Ranked #2 of 234 Restaurants in Bozeman
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $12
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Nova Cafe, located in the heart of historic downtown Bozeman, Montana, is locally owned and serves up the best breakfast in town!! Our unique and delicious breakfast and lunch menu is offered daily. Breakfast is served from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m and lunch is served from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.The Nova Cafe desires to enrich the lives of its guests, employees and community. We strive to be an integral part of our community by supporting local artists, farmers, producers and other local businesses.The Nova Cafe also offers a children's menu and gluten-free-baked goods. A changing exhibit of artwork by local artists is featured in the restaurant.Come join us at The Nova Cafe for The Most Important Meal of the Day! LOCAL FOOD LOCAL ART LOCAL'S CHOICE!!!
Belgrade, Montana
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“disappointed”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2012

Went for a Saturday brunch about 12:30. Not busy but waitress was inattentive. My food was barely luke warm. Would have been really good if it had been hot.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Buffalo, Wyoming
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Worth the Wait”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

The only problem with Nova is that it's SO popular that on a weekend, forgettaboutit, getting in. Wait in a long line. This is the best breakfast in Bozeman. The dishes are superb, the menu a delight in its diversity, the service excellent and they have gluten-free pastries. The sausages are to die for. Do not miss this place if you are in Bozeman and want a great breakfast that isn't like plastic poo from Perkins.

Visited January 2012
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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312 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Best breakfast in Bozeman”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2012

I have been to Nova probably 4 times now, 3 times for breakfast and once for lunch. All 4 meals have been great. Menu is creative and has a very nice variety. There are always a handful of daily specials too. I like the concentration on local products. I wouldn't go anywhere else in Bozeman for breakfast.

Visited October 2012
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Bozeman, Montana, United States
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Little gem of a place for breakfast, brunch or lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2012

Here is a Bozeman standard! I always seem to order the same thing (huevos rancheros with corn bread), but from the looks of the crowd, I believe Nova is making everything taste pretty good.

Visited October 2012
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Highlight of the local culinary scene!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2012

This place is a MUST try while in Bozeman! It was our second time in Bozeman, and I wish we would have discovered it earlier!! This time we came there for breakfast - the food was super fresh, melting in the mouth and prepared with love! The service was fast and professional, waitress payed attention to details and we licked our plates :)))

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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