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140 Nucleus Ave, Columbia Falls, MT 59912-4010
+1 406-892-2674
08:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 14:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in the Falls for three days it became our goto spot do breakfast and lunch. Daughter is a vegetarian and I am not. Both were very happy with choices and meals.

Thank mark s
Austin, Texas
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196 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We wanted to eat here and made a special trip over from our hotel so we could have breakfast. No one was there. Sign on door listed their new of season hours as starting at 8 am on a Saturday. We were there at 8:20. Door locked. No cars in parking lot. When we tried to call we just got... More 

Thank exaslonghorn31
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

An old house on the main street with great sandwiches, good coffee and tea, and a nice college-like coffee house vibe. This is a perfect place to pick up a to-go sandwich and stuff if you're headed to Glacier National Park and it's just a two minute detour. (You won't find much to choose from inside Glacier, surprisingly.) Good sandwich... More 

Thank pjb2010
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Food was really good. My husband and son in law had the biscuits and gravy and loved it. The omelette was really good. Service was ok. we are from the south so we are more outgoing but the owners were polite.

Thank Ramona B
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91 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Very fresh! It's off the main highway towards downtown great quality food, good prices, can sit outside.Very pleasantly surprised

Thank dragontravel2012
Budapest, Hungary
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Small place open for breakfast and lunch. Far different menu than the normal Western fare. People were super nice. Got lots of tips on what to do and see in the area. The style is simple, unique and nice.

Thank JAWinBp
Miami, Florida
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Close to closing, but received great service, and enjoyed the food. Not well advertised, but worth the trip.

Thank UM-KC
Grass Valley, California
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

What a surprise. Search it out in Columbia Falls off of the beaten path. Organic and local food. The organic Colter coffee is superb and they also have an espresso machine. Try the biscuits and green chili and pork gravy. Fabulous! The regular 2 egg breakfast was cooked perfectly with quality, local, thick bacon. We will be back.

Thank OnTheRoadAgain2240
Boulder, Colorado
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

After the delight of an afternoon bike ride up Going to the Sun Road followed by a comfortable night spent in Columbia Falls ......where to have breakfast?! Review of Trip Advisor led to Base Camp Café. Good food, good coffee, good prices, good seating, and an ambience that made it hard to leave. Don't miss it.

Portland, Oregon
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

The food at the Base Camp Cafe is fresh, mindfully created (and very good!), and service goes way above and beyond. My Tamarack Wrap was delicious; the vegetables were fresh and satisfying, and the garlic aioli was robust and complemented everything in the wrap perfectly. Mr B's ham and Swiss was, in his words, "probably the best ham sandwich I've... More 

Thank RosewayRenee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 12
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Nucleus Ave, Columbia Falls, MT 59912-4010
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Columbia Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 406-892-2674
Base Camp Cafe is a neighborhood cafe in the village of Columbia Falls, serving breakfast & lunch made to order, always fresh and flavorful. You can always call in and order we'll have it ready to go for you. Brown bag lunches available to bring along on your adventure. Base Camp has a casual - rustic atmosphere with outdoor seating in summer. We are kid and dog friendly.

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