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Buffalo Cafe & Nightly Grill

514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
+1 406-862-2833
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a special place. Diner style restaurant with great food and great service. Alex greeted us as we walked in the door and we thoroughly enjoyed our waitress Kelly. Great sized menu and we had no wait. The food tasted like they really care....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breakfast lunch or dinner this place deserves a visit. We have tried all 3 & never disappointed. Lots of tasty food especially breakfast. Unfortunately with success comes lineups! Worth the wait though. Great customer service. The owners, Charlie & Linda often greet customers & chat...More

Thank helpfultraveller99
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really yummy lunch here and just as we were about to finish an older gentlemen approached us, told us he is a regular there and that he had a song AND yodel in his heart. He proceeded to serenade us and yodel....More

Thank MJN1956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge menu. Everything looks really good. It was very good diner type food. Much better than a typical diner.

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had breakfast here and it was packed. We didn't wait long to be seated which was great and the food was excellent. They run this restaurant like a well oiled machine. People are coming and going and food is being ran constantly. It totally...More

Thank 214KAT
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Good location in downtown Whitefish. One of the best breakfast menus we have ever experienced. Food was excellent, staff were very personable, and if you want a big breakfast this is the place to go. Aye there several times and will return.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 6 February 2018

This is a great cafe with a simple menu with honest food. Their salads are prepared well. The greens were fresh, not at all wilted. The grilled chicken was moist and flavorful. I had a big salad and a local craft beer for a meal...More

Thank She L
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We have been eating at the Buffalo Cafe for over 20 years. It is our favorite place for breakfast. Never have we been disappointed and I have picky requests and they are able to deliver every time. Friendly staff, delicious food and small town vibe....More

Thank montanahula
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

We have visited twice. Great unique menus, huge portions, cozy atmosphere. Sunday mornings there may be a 10-25 minute wait.

Thank grammytoyou
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for brunch on our way out of town... the food was great, portions were of a fair size and the service was excellent. Fast, fresh food! Highly recommended!

Thank Joel C
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Questions & Answers
15 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Rogandrose C | Reviewed this property |
Could be a good idea, we did not have but only had to wait 10mins & it was well worth the wait
Jane S
16 February 2015|
Response from WhitefishLocalyokal | Property representative |
Yes we are! Breakfast & lunch menu served from 7am-2pm (pancakes stop at 11:30) then we reopen for our dinner service from 5pm-9pm. All menus posted on our website. Thanks for asking and hope you enjoy your meal. Cheers... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
  • Phone Number: +1 406-862-2833
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