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The Nova Cafe

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312 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4750
+1 406-587-3973
07:00 - 14:00
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5 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We'd heard there is always a line, but getting there on a weekday at 8:20 am, there was plenty of room. Good choices, big servings, very tasty. I question why on the early bird special the side was toast instead of juice or fruit when waffle was included in entree. Service was a bit slow, but ok. Healthy choices.

Thank Karen D
Bozeman, Montana
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As a local resident I have found the Nova Cafe a real great place for breakfast or lunch in downtown Bozeman. They also have great coffee and teas.

Thank smcandrew22
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6 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time I go to Nova I always get the Tom Avo. This time around I branched out and got the Forbidden Hash--DELISH. It was a great vegetarian option and was so filling. New fav!

Thank Madi M
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love this breakfast spot so much. It's old school diner meets hip new ideas! We ate here twice on our most recent short visit to Bozeman and each meal was just delicious - the Baja scramble, the huevos, Myli's Mess, and biscuits and gravy; all were knocked out of the park delicious. Although your food comes diner quick, you... More 

Thank _AshNizzzle_
Dahlonega, Georgia
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551 reviews
394 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting Bozeman from Georgia for a wedding. I looked in a travel guide in the hotel and found this listed as a winner of best breakfast. It truly is a great breakfast place. We enjoyed the surroundings , the wait staff and service and mostly the good food We had quiches and split the cottage cheese pancakes. All... More 

Thank ms.go-go
Havre, Montana
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked into the Nova Cafe and I wasn't sure it would be for me. It's all hipster cool and the patrons were the same. I am not hipster cool, just a regular person and feeling out of place, but what the heck this cafe has all kinds of eggs benedict and I was hungry. The staff despite being so... More 

Thank Sue P
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75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pancakes are huge, juice is fresh squeezed and coffee is delicious. Local ingredients make this place extra special. Great service and cute atmosphere. Would most definitely go back again.

Thank Nicolemarie017
Billings, Montana
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived on a Saturday and noon and was disappoint to find that the special I had my eye on was sold out. But that's what I get for going late on a Saturday. The staff hustled and was incredibly friendly. I ordered The Argyle (eggs Benedict with salmon). It was delicious, but my favorite part of the meal was... More 

Thank Shawna S
Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I am in Bozeman I go here for breakfast. I get something different every time and I am never disappointed.

Thank Cassie A
Gregory, MI
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must visit destination if you're visiting Bozeman! Outstanding Juevos Rancheros! Their fried potatoes and hash potatoes both had lots of Rosemary seasoning, which I did not care for. Very good service and management. Expect a wait, but well worth it.

Thank Bill K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4750
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
  • Phone Number: +1 406-587-3973
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!!!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?