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Western Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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443 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4751
+1 406-587-0436
06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Bozeman, Montana
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten at this restaurant on and off for over 25 years. I quit going a number of years ago because of the very poor disorganized service. I swore that I would never eat there again. Against my better judgement a vendor who I do business with wanted to take me and a few others to the Western for... More 

Thank Bruce M
Englewood, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant food and service is the way a restaurant should be. Old fashion and great. Be sure to try breakfast and lunch the wait is worth it on the weekend.

Thank 919sandy
Laramie, Wyoming
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The staff was incredibly friendly and made you feel very welcome. The food was good, but nothing to write home about. The restaurant itself is very cute and embodies the spirit of Montana well.

Thank Katie R
Fleming Island, Florida
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I will admit that the food was excellent. However, the waitress were absolutly rude and obnoxious plus they weren't very good at their job. Too bad. Apparently they close at 2:00pm even though it is not posted anywhere. My wife and I were seated at 1:45, another couple was seated about 10 minutes after us. Well these unprofessional, rude, obnoxious... More 

1 Thank Hugh C
Wasilla, Alaska
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103 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

It just reminds you of days gone by. The food was plentiful, the staff is great, and the atmosphere is comforting. Prices are very good for the amount of food you get.

Thank inluvwithAK
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This quaint place has all the local flavor. We sat at the counter and had a great breakfast! Our server was very friendly and very chatty. She was great and the food was delicious!

Thank 22dawnj
Quincy, Illinois
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This cafe has history clear back to 1899. The waitress stafff is fast and efficient...the food is awesome, fresh local food is used as well when available. It's a very popular eating joint, so go early! Don't forget to order up one of Annie's famous cinnamon rolls! Excellent food, highly recommend.

Thank Gardengirl62301
Lancaster, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

What a great diner! We were greeted by friendly staff as soon as we walked in the door...and they were super busy. Ordered the southwestern omelet It was so good, I went back for the next 2 days and ordered it again. Nostalgic Bozeman...you gotta do it!

Thank Lorena S
Fruita CO
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

It's nice to find that the Western Cafe is still slingin' simple, hearty breakfasts and filling lunches like they did when I was a student at Montana State (GO, 'Cats!) I had a good veggie omelette and Mr. Excitement enjoyed the Eggs Bennedict and homemade pie...so tasty! The friendly staffers never allowed my coffee or water to get low. Local... More 

Thank edustin
Wichita Falls, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My brother and I ate breakfast here on two occasions during September 2016. We were visiting the Bozeman area for fly fishing. The breakfast was excellent. All of their baking is done on-site and they have had the same baker for the past 30 years. There is also an apprentice baker who is learning the ropes. I'm not a biscuits... More 

Thank Rob R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 443 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4751
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
  • Phone Number: +1 406-587-0436
Located in downtown Bozeman.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?