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Calf-A

I-15, Lima Exit to Dell, Dell, MT
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“doughnuts” (3 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
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I-15, Lima Exit to Dell, Dell, MT
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 8 June 2017

If you're looking for chain restaurant food, keep going up the road. If you want homemade food, funky atmosphere, local ambience, friendly folk, stop here. Anyone who has read my reviews will note a theme regarding fresh-cut fries and fresh hashbrowns (I have no tolerance...More

Thank durrae j
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Tomatoes in a Denver omelet?? Yuck! The food in the omelets was cold and not grilled first. Hashbrowns had a weird gross taste, and the toast was stone cold so butter didn't even melt on it. Service was terrible. We were the only ones in...More

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Just the kind of little café we love to discover. The old schoolhouse was charming and we loved the "locals eat here" feel. However, not a fan of the Calf-A, homemade sign out front that hides the great architecture of the building, and I am...More

Thank JJ3115
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We have stopped here probably 4 times, my husband more when he was trucking. It used to be very excellent but has changed hands. Food quality has gone down and not the same recipes anymore. Service was not with a smile and they seem to...More

1  Thank simmonsjudy
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We stopped on our way north and this place was a real treat! We really enjoyed the historical schoolhouse, our breakfast was nice, my husband had sausage with eggs and the sausage patty was huge! I ordered the eggs with ham, the ham was a...More

Thank ellymacelly
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Best food in Montana bar none! You would never find this place if not for word- of- mouth. You just get off at the Dell, Montana exit and go across the railroad tracks and voila! You're there! Happy eatin' !

Thank Gary O
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Great food, awesome service! The food is all home made, buns, cinnamon rolls and doughnuts and the best pie! A slab of roast beef, real mashed potatoes and real pan gravy. Wont be sorry! The Steak Finger special was perfect!

Thank KaeSea
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Delicious Food..... Fun atmosphere ..... And Very Large Portions!!! We all had the Roast Beef, sooooooooo good:-)

Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This is what small places were like in rural areas before interstate highways nearly forced their extinction. They serve meals all day and all are of the same size - huge. It seems as that's the only size whether it's pancakes or burgers - it...More

Thank Gsmithbeer
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Well worth the wait, large portions, and amazing food! this family owned (multi generation) cafe, is added to our list of must stop places while traveling. it is placed in an old school house. We were well fed, and the sour dough short stack of...More

Thank matt f
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: I-15, Lima Exit to Dell, Dell, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Dell
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