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Catalyst Cafe

111 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802-4437
+1 406-542-1337
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
111 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802-4437
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1 - 10 of 261 reviews

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Excellent breakfast! We came to this restaurant based on trip advisor reviews and were not disappointed. There was a short wait to get us in but it was worth it. I had the fruit, yogurt and granola, a side of sausage and coffee. It all...More

Thank mccl7171
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Great service and menu. Eat on the sidewalk on a sunny day. In the heart of the downtown. Locally owned business. Lunch specials are always good

Thank David G
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Really nice people, neat place, the food was just ok. Maybe I ordered the wrong good, but it didn't feel like I was eating home made food, and the turkey sausage I'm less than excited about. Also, all the condiment containers on the table were...More

Thank loozer75
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Well managed, cute little restaurant. We were visiting during the Missoula Marathon so every restaurant in town was busy but everyone here from servers to management was efficient. We were seated upstairs at a small table for two. I ordered the Veggie Scramble, which was...More

Thank west73
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Known for their coffee, breakfast and lunch. Can be crowded on weekends. Eclectic menu that is both tasty and fairly priced. Mushroom soup, chicken bacon club, egg salad sandwich and French onion soup - all delicious.

Thank Jim E
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We stopped to have coffe and ordered lunch. Small restaurant with a comfortable setting. The potatoe casserole had so much flavor and cost $3.00. It is downtown so it was right in the middle of the shopping area.

Thank Martha-two
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a great breakfast and lunch spot. Menu has traditional items and some not so traditional. Everything I had was very tasty and good sized portions. Lots of choices and breakfast is served all day. Would not think twice about going back.

Thank Monte W
Reviewed 30 September 2017

My partner and I ate lunch at this restaurant. We sat upstairs in this busy establishment. There were a number of good vegetarian options on the extensive menu. I chose the Banana Walnut Yogurt bowl with pure Vermont maple syrup and a side of honey...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 30 September 2017

If you want breakfast cooked right come to the Catalyst Cafe. There is a long menu of everything you might want to start your day including gluten free breads, amazing home made sauces and great coffee. The service is excellent and the atmosphere cozy.

Thank GGOT
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Open for breakfast and lunch, closes at 3. If you are in the downtown area, this place is a must. We have eaten there about 10 times this summer and every experience has been excellent. The service staff is very attentive and always smiling, the...More

Thank barry k
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john f
28 May 2016|
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Response from 2Rabits | Reviewed this property |
I saw dogs out side of this cafe before.
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NancySimmons
3 September 2015|
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Response from trishtravels1043 | Reviewed this property |
Catalyst is a Restaurant not a resort. Is there a particular resort you are referring to?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 11
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802-4437
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-542-1337
  • E-mail
Description
We are a full service restaurant. Opened in 1991 as Montana's first coffee cart, The Catalyst Cafe has grown to become a favorite destination in Missoula for full-plate breakfasts and lunches. Open seven days a week and serving breakfast all day. The Catalyst caters to a very loyal following of University of Montana students, downtown Missoula business people, and visitors. The Catalyst Cafe brews the best coffee in Missoula and serves up a delicious variety of unique, fresh, local meals- including a great selection for vegetarians and vegans. The Catalyst Cafe is 100% Missoula - and prides itself on being a welcoming, comfortable restaurant for all walks of life.
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