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Running Bear Pancake House

538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9525
+1 406-646-7703
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (440 reviews)
“french toast” (75 reviews)
“omelet” (51 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9525
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Reviewed 3 days ago

All four of our meals were delicious and were very hearty servings. This is a must for breakfast and be sure to come hungry

Thank time4travel1957
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Gave us the wrong food, didn't offer to correct it, didn't bring out a side order, ever, and when we asked it to be removed from the bill got rolling eyes and attitude. Admittedly, the food was decent, but we won't be back.

Thank Audrey E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always had breakfast here during our stay in Yellowstone NP. The first time, because it's the only place for early birds. After that, also because food is excellent. We tried pancake, oatmeal and quick cakes. All tasted fresh, dishes are made to order and...More

Thank Vale23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here May 2016. We went here after getting fed up of the choice of breakfast at our hotel. (Note for anyone who may not be aware: they are only open in the morning for breakfast). We walked across town from the hotel which was...More

Thank fannyUk
Reviewed 1 week ago

lots of very attentative staff, went very early on a Sunday and wasn't too busy. Food was great and came quickly. would recommend for sure.

Thank Clint R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate two meals here and were very pleased with both the service and the food .. healthy portions that came out hot and fast .. coffee cup was kept full at all times .. both servers were great .. I will make it a point...More

Thank SpyderKumo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've never been to a restaurant where i couldn't buy a side of (omelet) veggies until now. In no un certain temrms the waitress told me it couldn't be done. Otherwise decent breakfast. Farm raised trout - to be expected.

Thank asSYSter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is always busy, always, for a reason. We eat here every single time we are in West Yellowstone. We've tried every single other place in West for breakfast and this is the ONE PLACE we keep coming back to. They added some items...More

Thank Laura O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband asked for the egg to be on a separate plate from the pancakes. He was told that could not be done. The waitress did agree to bring us a plate so he could transfer the egg. Doesn't seem like that would be such...More

Thank Marilyn A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the West Yellowstone area which doesn't offer a whole lot of dining experiences. This pancake house got good reviews on Trip Advisor so we decided to drive into town to try it out. A few of us are breakfast foodies and were...More

Thank Beachgalxo
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Questions & Answers
Judy R
24 February 2017|
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Response from Kelly B | Property representative |
Old Faithful is 30 miles from West Yellowstone. Drive time depends on traffic and animals.
Jess V
3 September 2016|
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Response from Jennifer B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they do. Sorry
Janet B
3 July 2016|
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Response from Thomas M | Reviewed this property |
I did not try them but friends we were traveling with stated they were really good and not to bad price wise.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
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: 538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9525
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
  • Phone Number: +1 406-646-7703
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Family Friendly Full service restaurant serving breakfast all day. Homemade pies, muffins, cinnamon rolls, quick breads. Espresso drinks available, Box Lunches available. Breakfast 6:00am to 2:00pm Lunch 11:00am to 2:00pm
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