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Running Bear Pancake House

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$$ - $$$
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538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
+1 406-646-7703
06:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Sexau, Germany
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in West Yellowstone for four nights and had breakfast here twice, even though breakfast was included at our hotel! Hopefully that will show how great we found this place. Extensive menu with lots of egg-based things and pancake-based things, sweet and savoury. The staff were really smiley and cheerful and the food was well priced. The perfect, filling,... More 

Thank TS87
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel had no breakfast so we chose this. Short wait, place was full. Good service, good food for both my vegetarian daughter and me. Prices were standard, in and out back to Yellowstone.

Thank mark s
Colbert, Oklahoma
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29 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate breakfast here since our motel didn't provide breakfast. It was very reasonably priced and was fabulous. It is located on the west end of town. The locals eat here. Great service!!

Thank Jeanette B
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518 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had breakfast here each day - it was superb! Loved every single bit. The staff were really friendly, too. Would recommend in a flash.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
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135 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First let me tell you about the Cinnamon Buns. Great to get them to go. The Eggs and Hash browns were very filling. The Service was first rate on a very busy morning. I read a negative review on this place and do not believe that we ate at the same place

Thank Mickey_slept_here
Carterville, Illinois
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

My wife and I ate at the Running Bear Pancake House while on a recent vacation to Yellowstone. We went for a late breakfast. I had an omlet with hashbrowns and and an english muffin. My wife had their cinnamon roll pancakes. We both had soft drinks with our meal. The total was $26 including tip. The food was excellent,... More 

Thank Bryan B
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I ate here on a rainy, cold late October morning before touring Yellowstone, and was excited with anticipation to have a good, hot breakfast in a cozy, warm atmosphere as detailed in the online reviews. Alas, the hype was more than the reality as the service was average, but the food is very bland compared to other breakfast diners frequented... More 

Thank TripReviewer70
Payson, Arizona
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93 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The line in which you wait tells you something special is going on here. And, it is. The food is really worth waiting for. Everything was very good and the service was caring and sincere.

Thank Mike F
Spring, Texas
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118 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived for lunch before our Yellowstone expedition. Service is friendly and prompt. The layout and decor is cute, exactly what you would picture. I tried the huckleberry lemonade and it's good, but a bit too sweet. I like how they leave a carafe of water on the table. The food: Monte cristo- instead of deep fried they use French... More 

Thank Shelly P
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

A delicious and varied breakfast menu. The trout and eggs were delicious and my father got crepes which were equally tasty. Clean and welcoming staff and restaurant. Love the decor.

Thank TomeGirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, 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
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
  • Phone Number: +1 406-646-7703
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?