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Buffalo Cafe & Nightly Grill

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514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
+1 406-862-2833
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07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I had a pretty reasonable meal here tonight. I had the Stroganoff, my wife the burger of the week. Both were well presented and tasted good. The drinks list interestingly had more beers than wines on it. The waitress was verging on the laying-it-on-too-thick side. The biggest negative was a pet hate of mine. The biro presented... More 

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Orangeburg, South Carolina
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I stumbled into this gem waiting for the local shops to open. We ended up having one of the best breakfasts we've had in a long time. The biscuit and gravy was delicious, but that French Toast...probably the best I've ever had. The service was great, and our server even gave us some great tips on what... More 

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Thank RollTyde
Red Deer, Canada
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love visiting Whitefish and since coming across the Buffalo Cafe a couple years ago, I couldn't wait to re-visit again this year. I had the Gyro last year and thoroughly enjoyed it so decided to order it again this year, my hubby had the burrito, my dad the fish and chips and a cup of mushroom soup for his... More 

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Thank bgt
Whitefish, Montana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very good and reasonable. The booths are set up so that you feel very private and don't hear conversation of surrounding tables.

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Thank annegentry31
Saint Louis, Missouri
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner last Saturday night and was disappointed to discover that the Buffalo Café doesn't serve any...buffalo! Say what? Why put Buffalo in the name then not serve it? Imagine a place called Joes Steakhouse that doesn't actually serve steak! Returned this morning (a Sunday) and it was packed. Took a seat at the counter where service was... More 

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Thank Michael G
Rapid City, South Dakota
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95 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yummy breakfast. Efficient service. Nice to eat and get out in a timely fashion. Enjoyed the Hollandaise eggs.

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Thank DakotaRose_24
Mooresville, Indiana
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this place but parking is a bear. We were lucky it was Sunday and we parked across the street in the bank parking lot otherwise you have to park on the street. The staff were very friendly. Portions were decent and food was good.

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Thank LuMar G
Atlanta, Georgia
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91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by Don Chevorlet, we enjoyed a buffalo lunch. The atmosphere fit the name and the food was delicious. The service was great and the menu sufficient. The cafe is worth the stop.

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Thank Teresa M
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I travel extensively, and are always looking for local spots with great food, good service and a feel of authenticity. We were VERY pleased on all counts with our breakfast visit to the Buffalo Cafe! The place was packed with locals, but the friendly, welcoming atmosphere made us feel right at home. Lots of imaginative menu choices... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The Buffalo is an icon in Whitefish, been there forever. The food is excellent, although I must admit to only having breakfast there on the way to skiing. Best breakfast menu ever.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?