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Running Bear Pancake House

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538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9525
+1 406-646-7703
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06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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West Yellowstone, Montana, United States
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to go with my children and grandchildren. Generous portions. Been coming here for 25+ years.

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Thank Blitzqueen
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great breakfast, good service. Perfect place to fuel up before heading into Yellowstone for the day.

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Thank Ravenclaw1
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here a few times and always leave stuffed😀. Today we had the cinnamon roll pancakes (awesome) a grandmas cinnamon roll ( wonderful) and the biscuits and gravy (don't recommend them). The biscuits and gravy had very little flavor, very little sausage and had a paper mache texture. The baked good here are great.

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Thank Melissa G
Billings, Montana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and cozy atmosphere. Very friendly and clean. Waitress was very friendly and most efficient.

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Thank pabdeb912
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband liked his pigs in a blanket. The coffee was good and my toast was excellent. I don't know what they did different but it's the best toast in town!! But the Mexican skillet was not pleasing to the eye at all! I took a few bites while it was hot and it was fair but once it started... More 

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Thank Nanto5
Helena, Montana
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each time we have stayed in West Yellowstone..this is where my family likes to have breakfast every morning! Great food & great coffee!

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Thank joditherriault
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wide variety of breakfast options and hearty portions. Highly recommend the home made muffins and breads. Stacks of pancakes and thick French toast with fruit was among the best we have ever eaten. A bit pricey--$80 Including tip for a family of 5.

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Thank Lisa C
North Suburbs, IL
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162 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has been in business since 1997 and is family owned and operated. The food is good and plentiful and the cinnamon buns are warm tasty and gigantic!!! The place is extremely clean and the service is friendly and fast! The food is always good and the atmosphere is relaxing and inviting. You can't go wrong with this find... More 

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Lidgerwood, North Dakota
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Every trip to West Yellowstone should include a meal (breakfast or lunch) at Running Bear. The food is delicious--all of it! They are known for their pancakes, which are huge, but everything on the menu is wonderful. A new item on the menu is trout and eggs---had it this morning and it is great. I eat different things every day... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

When you are snowmobiling, hiking, or just enjoying the great outdoors - you need fuel to keep going. A breakfast at Running Bear will fill you up and keep you on the move. They have eggs fixed every way you can imagine and pancakes that will melt in your mouth. This restaurant will not disappoint!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 15
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9525
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
  • Phone Number: +1 406-646-7703
Description
Family Friendly Full service restaurant serving breakfast all day. Homemade pies, muffins, cinnamon rolls, quick breads. Espresso drinks available, Box Lunches available. Breakfast 6:00am to 2:00pm Lunch 11:00am to 2:00pm

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