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Catalyst Cafe

111 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802-4437
+1 406-542-1337
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
111 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802-4437
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

We visited Catalyst for brunch during a stopover in Missoula. It was so god we visited again on our return trip south. Can highly recommend Catalyst with a great menu, vibe and excellent service.

Thank CindyAnne255097
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Ther were 4 adults and two kids for breakfast. We got a big table, and everything from a breakfast sandwich to breakfast burritos, oatmeal and poached eggs. All were excellent SERVICE WAS EXCELLENT AND PRICES REASONABLE FOR THE QUALITY.

Thank wdlander
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great location in downtown Missoula for good breakfast and friendly staff. Breakfast is fresh and have some notable items -- potato casseoles with your eggs/bacon. Good place for families and business meetings.

Thank Abraham K
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I am so happy to find this cafe, my wife and I like everything about it. I search for local restaurants and cafes that strive to serve locally sourced foods and ingredients as much as possible. The Catalyst makes every effort to do so. It's...More

Thank stardinermt
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Grandkids were welcomed. Very conscientious server replaced spicy sauce with sour cream for the kids. Coffee wonderful and they keep it filled! Great that all items on the menu can be ordered anytime. Loved the atmosphere!

Thank threeamigos59405
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Our group chose to go to Sunday brunch in downtown Missoula. We took advantage of a warm autumn day and ate outside at one of the sidewalk tables. The food was amazing and the portions were huge. I would suggest reservations since this little place...More

Thank MTphotog
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Excellent breakfast! We came to this restaurant based on trip advisor reviews and were not disappointed. There was a short wait to get us in but it was worth it. I had the fruit, yogurt and granola, a side of sausage and coffee. It all...More

Thank mccl7171
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Great service and menu. Eat on the sidewalk on a sunny day. In the heart of the downtown. Locally owned business. Lunch specials are always good

Thank David G
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Really nice people, neat place, the food was just ok. Maybe I ordered the wrong good, but it didn't feel like I was eating home made food, and the turkey sausage I'm less than excited about. Also, all the condiment containers on the table were...More

Thank loozer75
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Well managed, cute little restaurant. We were visiting during the Missoula Marathon so every restaurant in town was busy but everyone here from servers to management was efficient. We were seated upstairs at a small table for two. I ordered the Veggie Scramble, which was...More

Thank west73
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john f
28 May 2016|
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Response from 2Rabits | Reviewed this property |
I saw dogs out side of this cafe before.
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NancySimmons
3 September 2015|
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Response from trishtravels1043 | Reviewed this property |
Catalyst is a Restaurant not a resort. Is there a particular resort you are referring to?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802-4437
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-542-1337
  • E-mail
Description
We are a full service restaurant. Opened in 1991 as Montana's first coffee cart, The Catalyst Cafe has grown to become a favorite destination in Missoula for full-plate breakfasts and lunches. Open seven days a week and serving breakfast all day. The Catalyst caters to a very loyal following of University of Montana students, downtown Missoula business people, and visitors. The Catalyst Cafe brews the best coffee in Missoula and serves up a delicious variety of unique, fresh, local meals- including a great selection for vegetarians and vegans. The Catalyst Cafe is 100% Missoula - and prides itself on being a welcoming, comfortable restaurant for all walks of life.
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