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Echo Lake Cafe

1195 Swan Hwy 83, Bigfork, MT 59911-6308
+1 406-837-4252
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (27 reviews)
“coffee cake” (11 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1195 Swan Hwy 83, Bigfork, MT 59911-6308
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our friends had visited the area 3 times and said if we missed this breakfast, we were really missing out! THey were correct! THough it's a busy place, we had no problem getting a table as they turn over fairly quickly around 8 a.m. Definitely...More

Thank lana56003
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Echo lake cafe has a great hometown feel. The food is delicious and there is a great selection. This is one of our families favorite breakfast destinations.

Thank 773ron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is where the locals eat - very log cabinish. Breakfast was fresh with great service. We ate at the common table to avoid having to wait.

Thank Martha-two
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Our friends told us about this place so we tried it. They were right. It was off season or we would have been unlikely to get in. Coffee perfect, Eggs Benedict to die for, my wife had whole wheat waffles she loved. It was so...More

Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If a visitor/tourist were to blink as they drive by this little place they would miss a charming restaurant with a huge menu of great choices. We drive out here from our home in Kalispell when we're hungry for a hearty breakfast or lunch. Very...More

Thank larry m
Reviewed 3 September 2017

You can tell it's a local favorite by the crowd. The chicken fried steak with eggs is excellent. The staff are friendly.

Thank Martha I
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Went for a late breakfast and had the whole wheat pancakes. How they get them so fluffy and tasty is a mystery. The vegetarian hash also looked very tasty too and if you take the cheese off it's vegan. Noticed some gluten free options too...More

Thank Sheila P
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We stopped here for breakfast before a beautiful hike in the area. As a self-proclaimed 'Benny-hunter', I can say that the Eggs Benedict were really, really good. My order and looking at other people's orders, the portions were a decent size and I thought the...More

Thank Advisor191966
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Good food, large portions, reasonable prices. Inside seating hot in summer. Outside looked dreamy! Service attentive and pleasant.

Thank ksbmom
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We "heard" this was the place the locals eat and I can see why. Yes, the food was excellent, fresh and there were plenty of choices. We sat inside, but the patio looked really comfortable and was well-covered to keep the sun off. But mostly...More

Thank Rick R
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4 August 2016|
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Response from Jan F | Reviewed this property |
They do have gluten free bread. It's a little more expensive but I think it's made in house. Then, of course, they have all the typical gluten free, eggs, bacon, fruit, and some vegetarian items that are gluten free as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1195 Swan Hwy 83, Bigfork, MT 59911-6308
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bigfork
  • Phone Number: +1 406-837-4252
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