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Buffalo Cafe & Nightly Grill

514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
+1 406-862-2833
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
07:00 - 14:30All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a lovely place to have breakfast! The waitress was attentive and the food selection wonderful. The restaurant was well laid out and clean. Food was delicious and our eggs were cooked perfectly.

Thank Zumalou
Reviewed 3 days ago

When I say Montana breakfast, what do you picture? English muffin with gluten free cheese spread and a sprig of thyme? Guess no more! We hit this spot up after a nice night's rest at the Firebrand hotel. Less than five minutes away by foot,...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited for breakfast a couple of times during a week-long trip. Both times, breakfast was exceptional and BIG - you will not need to eat until at least dinner. Service was great the first visit, not so great later when large groups came in...More

Thank nd826
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious lunch with a cousin while touring Whitefish. The fish tacos were generous (3) with an excellent salad, not just greens but peppers, cucumber, grape tomatoes, green onions etc. My husband enjoyed his burger. Large menu with a good variety. Nice decor.

Thank Kathie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great eating experience. Service was excellent, shrimp cakes sandwich was sublime. Suggested Pale Ale was good pairing with sandwich.

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go where the locals go. We learned this over several decades of travel. The Buffalo Cafe is great. It's well kept and the food is great and has good presentation. The staff seems to enjoy their work which is a plus. The food will keep...More

Thank M R N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Buffalo Cafe is our favorite place to go for breakfast when visiting Whitefish. Stopped in for breakfast this morning and had the omelette special with peppers and cherizo sausage. Delicious!! Great food, great service!!! Can never go wrong with the Buffalo

Thank Cindy K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Buff has always been a mainstay for an awesome filling breakfast, and one of the "go to" meeting spots for that early morning get togather. Go hungry and leave happy, you won't be dissapointed.

Thank 6_skiers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had a pretty reasonable meal here tonight. I had the Stroganoff, my wife the burger of the week. Both were well presented and tasted good. The drinks list interestingly had more beers than wines on it. The waitress was verging on...More

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stumbled into this gem waiting for the local shops to open. We ended up having one of the best breakfasts we've had in a long time. The biscuit and gravy was delicious, but that French Toast...probably the best I've ever had....More

Thank RollTyde
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do we need a reservation for Saturday evenings?
15 October 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Rogandrose C | Reviewed this property |
Could be a good idea, we did not have but only had to wait 10mins & it was well worth the wait
Jane S
is it open on mondays?
16 February 2015|
Response from WhitefishLocalyokal | Property representative |
Yes we are! Breakfast & lunch menu served from 7am-2pm (pancakes stop at 11:30) then we reopen for our dinner service from 5pm-9pm. All menus posted on our website. Thanks for asking and hope you enjoy your meal. Cheers... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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