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Branding Iron Cafe

517 Main, Dayton, WY
+1 307-655-2334
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (4 reviews)
“burgers” (5 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
517 Main, Dayton, WY
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started our traveling day here based on Tripadvisor reviews, and we were not disappointed. Cute little cafe in this very cute small town. Good hearty breakfasts, with good biscuits & gravy--my favorite!

Thank KELittle
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here two years ago while camping in the Bighorn National Forest at Sibley Lake. The breakfast was great then and still is. There is a new owner now who has come up with some fantastic menu items. The breakfast burrito is the best...More

Thank rodneytherock
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Had high hopes. Sad. Very slow. I am OK with that if it is good. Might have been good had she served the food hot. Or even warm. Wife knew the food was up and even told her to go get it. So she went...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Great food and friendly service. Great local place to stop on a road trip. The menu has something for everyone.

Thank krantze1
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We were on the fly when we found the Branding Iron Café and couldn't have been happier that we did! This was strictly a quick lunch - but when there's Wyoming beef involved - it just doesn't get any better!! These are friendly & efficient...More

Thank peachtree287
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

In cow country you expect a self-proclaimed "Senior Chef" to know how to prepare and serve a beef brisket. Unfortunately, this was the class this chef missed. The instructions are simple: low and slow and carve against the grain. An incorrect carve just tends to...More

Thank Dianna N
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This excellent food spot, might appear rustic or unworthy of a visit; HOWEVER, if you take a risk, the burger and sweet potato fries are EXCELLENT! We stopped off after a long day driving through the Big Horns, this was a great dinner and I...More

Thank Eva L
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Came for lunch and had a spectacular burger. The waitress was friendly and attentive to our group. The new owner came by and visited also, he explained some of his ideas and wanted some feedback on how he can improve everything. And the pie, had...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Lol... There is a good place to meet friends and have a good meal in Dayton. You are reading it's review. Stop in and try a meal or a slice of pie... better yet have both. Enjoy.

2  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

On your way to/from Yellowstone, stop here for a wonderful surprise - delicious home-cooked food. There are not many good restaurants in the Buffalo, Dayton, Ranchester, Sheridan area. We stayed in Sheridan 8 months and this was the best place we found. Their salad bar...More

Thank dlb9746
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 Main, Dayton, WY
  • Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: +1 307-655-2334
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