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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%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (409 reviews)
“french toast” (70 reviews)
“blueberries” (19 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 14:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9525
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Reviewed yesterday

Breakfast and lunch place, typical breakfast options and sandwiches. Food and service is OK, many people love their large pancakes. I tried them they are good but nothing special. Overall this is an average restaurant, but not a lot of options in this tourist town...More

Thank James B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Everyone at the table raved about their food. We just had to eat it extremely quick to get our day started. Try the crepes, cinnamon roll pancakes, and the breakfast quesadilla. If you are having trouble figuring out what to go with!!

Thank Joel P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious breakfast at this pancake house before a big day in Yellowstone. The food was fabulous and portions were large, it was just a tad pricey and they charge you if you want an extra plate for sharing. Service was a bit...More

Thank neverstopdancin
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had the cinnamon roll pancakes. They were great! Restaurant very cute and service was great. Great place for breakfast before a busy day in Yellowstone.

Thank patbrask
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are here three out of five breakfasts while in town. Good food and friendly staff. They had a good menu and was one of the few places to offer breakfast until 2:00. We had pancakes, biscuits and gravy, omelets and all the sides. Everything...More

Thank Pursuit of H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to this place based on reviews here. It is all the previous reviewers said it was. Expect a wait if arrive after 8 on a weekend, everyone else likes it too.

Thank RCH07
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had pancakes and egg benedict and the portions were big but the taste average. Good service and prices ok.

Thank MrPinefire
Reviewed 1 week ago

We asked local businesses where to go and this place was hands down the place for breakfast.We went every morning. the servings are large, the staff is friendly and helpful. Love the pancakes.

Thank JakeOss
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon a "locals" recommendation we tried Running Bear Pancake House, sure glad we did. A quaint restaurant located near the west end of town. At 10am Monday morning there was NO waiting surprisingly enough as tourist season is just kicking off. Service was quick and...More

Thank Dahary1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a blast in this place. Great pancakes and eggs. Espresso very good. Pancakes well done with warmed up syrup of two kinds. We loved the breakfast quesadilla. One order plenty for two with moderate appetite.

Thank Chantoon
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Judy R
How far to Old Faithful Inn during summer months?
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
Do you have a gluten free menu? :)
3 September 2016|
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Response from Jennifer B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they do. Sorry
Janet B
How are the box luncxhs?
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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