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Buffalo Cafe & Nightly Grill

514 3rd St E, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
+1 406-862-2833
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
514 3rd St E, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great breakfast. Don't pass it up! We both had the French toast. The service and price were good. I always look for local places to eat while vacationing this did not disappoint.

Thank sdlemmonds
Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed a delightful breakfast here. Food was excellent, service very friendly. Lots of locals eating here which is always a good sign.

Thank KansasTribesman
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our dinner at The Buffalo Cafe in Whitefish, the service was excellent and the beer was good. Excellent fish and chips and a very tasty steak!

Thank Owlincallington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the eggs Benedict special: massive slab of smoked ham, poached eggs, topped with a Swiss cheese sauce. All very delicious. I usually skip the hash browns; but these were really phenomenal - light, crispy, and not at all greasy. YUM!

Thank CarlaDMitchell
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a great lunch with great service at Buffalo Cafe! We were visiting downtown Whitefish during the day to see their art galleries and shops. We were very impressed with the town, and the cafe only confirmed that. Our waitress was very energetic and...More

Thank WanderLust M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My father insisted this place was a must, as my parents spend their winters in whitefish and we join them for a week or two each year. He was sure we would like the buffalo cafe... and we did! The food was great, kind of...More

Thank mimi_dezignz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

being welcomed by a gentleman who is also a regular guest and long time well known retiree said mountains about the restaurant already! A, probably typical, busy morning. Full tables. A bit of a wait. Execellent service! Everyone enjoyed their selections - from a huge...More

Thank missywould
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here after a long day of traveling. We sat at the diner counter. I had a hamburger while my husband had a party melt. Both hit the spot. Great local beers. Wonderful staff. Incredible music! Buffalo Cafe was a great way to start...More

Thank TexasFishingGirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone loved their food. We were seated relatively quickly despite the many waiting at all times! Don't be deterred! The hollandaise is delicious. We loved the eggs, Pancakes and omelettes. Wish I could have tried dinner there too.

Thank Jesse T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast and I highly recommend the huckleberry pancakes. For dinner I enjoyed the huge burrito with a huckleberry malt. The service was excellent. There will be long lines for breakfast on the weekends.

Thank Ron90R
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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
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 3rd St E, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
  • Phone Number: +1 406-862-2833
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