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Buffalo Cafe & Nightly Grill

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514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
+1 406-862-2833
Today
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Bellville, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We eat at the Buffalo Cafe every time we visit Whitefish! It's good for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Can't go wrong choosing this family owned and operated cafe!!

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Thank jkcausey83
Montana
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159 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved all of our food, but wow, hashbrowns were exceptional! The ingredients were fresh, real food. The cooking was spot on. Service was cheerful! Great breakfast spot!

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Thank goldfishcastle
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Put your name in and expect at least a 20 minute wait but it's worth it! Give them your phone number to call when your table is ready and go explore the other shops around the corner.

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Thank Bradley D
Lancaster, Kentucky
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a stop here on our last morning in Whitefish & quickly wished we'd found it sooner. Food was outstanding! Glad we came early because by mid morning there was a long waiting line to get in. Everything was fresh and delicious. Portions very generous.

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Thank Alisa16
New Jersey, Usa
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39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrific dinner - large diverse menu for the whole family. Usually "family restaurant" means dumbed down menu for all, but that is not the case with this establishment. Best meal during our trip out west! Only regret is that we could not get there for breakfast!

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Thank Bellagirl14
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In all honesty I had one of the best burgers I have EVER had here. I had the Meatloaf burger and it was to die for. The service was fast, friendly and flawless. The restaurant itself is quaint and very comfortable. I will definitely return.

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Thank Wayne G
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because we were traveling with a pet we this time we had to order out. We ordered two burgers and fries and they were really good. They and so threw in a little extra for the dog.

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Thank seanstevens45
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is what dinning is about. Excellent food and great service. Family run with a relaxed atmosphere. Perfect for families with kids or couples. On an overall basis of meal enjoyability this place might rank as one of my favorites nationally.

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Thank David B
East Glacier, Montana
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139 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten here many times over the years and it is consistently good. Have only been here for breakfast but it is always great. Big selection of classic American breakfasts, friendly and quick service, nice atmosphere. I will keep on eating here, maybe try their dinners.

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Thank MariaFolsom
whitefish
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167 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where the locals and friends of local go for delicious meals. Breakfast the other morning was, as always, great. The special of the day pancakes could not be beat and the other servings met that standard as well. Friendly, prompt, professional servers round out the restaurant. It's always a joy to eat here.

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Thank sagecrest

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
  • Phone Number: +1 406-862-2833

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?