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The Nova Cafe

312 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4750
+1 406-587-3973
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (57 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
312 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4750
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A big and creative menu, Nova does a wonderful job with standards like omelette and Benedict’s, skillets and pancakes. Vegetarians have great choices also. Laid back atmosphere but very efficient and friendly service. If you are going out for breakfast in Bozeman only once, this...More

Thank msR594UQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed being greeted as we entered. All staff had smiles and were upbeat. They were attentive and gracious. The food was delicious. Most all the food is garden fresh. The eggs are free range. The coffee is fresh brewed and wonderful. They also offered...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything, from the staff to the food, is fabulous! Generally, there is a wait, but it's definitely worth it. The menu isn't huge, but there's something for everyone. Their homemade tomato jam is THE BEST!

Thank codybooklover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breakfast is tasty, well done and fresh. The proportions are enough for even the hardiest of eaters.

Thank wonderchildnc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are frequent guests and never are disappointed with service or the food. Delicious! It is very popular, so arrive early.

Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We highly recommend the nova cafe for breakfast or lunch. The cafe does offer breakfast all day. We’ve eaten here each trip we’ve had to BZN and it has never disappointed. The food is great, vegan options are abundant and flavorful, and the service is...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Great place in downtown Bozeman for breakfast! Weekends quite busy, but they have coffee ready for you while you wait. Wondeful menu and great staff. Highly recommend.

Thank Joanie J
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Great fresh food. They use locally grown ingredients as much as possible. Wide variety of breakfast items. The eggs Benedict is delicious. Lots of specialty coffees.

Thank Peggy B
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Myli's mess frittata and special Benedict of the day. Side of flavorful bacon. All deelicious and splurge worthy! And real good coffee too.

Thank MadWIExpTraveler
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Every visit includes one breakfast at the Nova! Great food, a lot of locally raised fare, coffee is amazing, great service!

Thank Sharie C
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Questions & Answers
9 March 2017|
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Response from Nova312 | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us Mary Anne! We can definitely get this going for you! Please call 406-587-3973 and we can get a gift card order going for you. Your son can pick up the gift card any time. We will hold it for... More
15 July 2016|
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Response from Nova312 | Property representative |
The hot sauce on the tables is called Pepper Plant sauce from CA.
26 July 2015|
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Response from Serena R | Property representative |
There is no alcohol served at Nova Cafe. With the strict and expensive beer and wine licensing in town, it is a no go. You may try one of the bars or evening places that offers brunch such as Copper, Starkys or Red Chair.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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
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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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