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Buffalo Cafe & Nightly Grill

514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
+1 406-862-2833
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good location in downtown Whitefish. One of the best breakfast menus we have ever experienced. Food was excellent, staff were very personable, and if you want a big breakfast this is the place to go. Aye there several times and will return.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great cafe with a simple menu with honest food. Their salads are prepared well. The greens were fresh, not at all wilted. The grilled chicken was moist and flavorful. I had a big salad and a local craft beer for a meal...More

Thank She L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been eating at the Buffalo Cafe for over 20 years. It is our favorite place for breakfast. Never have we been disappointed and I have picky requests and they are able to deliver every time. Friendly staff, delicious food and small town vibe....More

Thank montanahula
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited twice. Great unique menus, huge portions, cozy atmosphere. Sunday mornings there may be a 10-25 minute wait.

Thank grammytoyou
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for brunch on our way out of town... the food was great, portions were of a fair size and the service was excellent. Fast, fresh food! Highly recommended!

Thank Joel C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Buffalo Cafe is a landmark for hungry travellers. The place is rustic but comfortable and has lots of nearby parking. This is hearty cafe dining so don't expect fare from the Taj Mahal (which is a mausoleum not a restaurant) or Buckingham Palace (which is...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

The Buffalo is my go-to every time I come to town for business. The service is always top-notch and the food is delicious. I ate dinner for the first time there during this trip and it did not disappoint. I had the seared salmon with...More

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

An eclectic little spot for breakfast or lunch. Very fresh ingredients with a little twist on each dish. The breakfast sausage patty is described as spicy and it does have a wonderful kick! Lunch menu looks to be every bit as good as the breakfast....More

Thank montanafan
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Eat at twice during 3 day stay in Whitefish. Breakfasts where decent, good dinner selection and portions where sufficient for the price. Excellent coffee and staff was very quick to refill.

Thank jchym2016
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This café was recommended by locals. We love to go to diners, cafes and restaurants recommended by locals. The Buffalo Café was recommended for breakfast or lunch. It was spot on. We had a breakfast specialty which is a breakfast "pie". It is not really...More

Thank levasseurdesign
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Questions & Answers
15 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Rogandrose C | Reviewed this property |
Could be a good idea, we did not have but only had to wait 10mins & it was well worth the wait
Jane S
16 February 2015|
Response from WhitefishLocalyokal | Property representative |
Yes we are! Breakfast & lunch menu served from 7am-2pm (pancakes stop at 11:30) then we reopen for our dinner service from 5pm-9pm. All menus posted on our website. Thanks for asking and hope you enjoy your meal. Cheers... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
  • Phone Number: +1 406-862-2833
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