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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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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cute and quaint little restaurant with friendly service. Our waitress was very helpful and attentive. The food was delicious and prices were fair. Overall relaxed vibe. Highly recommended.

Thank teragould
Reviewed 5 days ago

So Pleasantly surprised to find out they also serve dinner !! Great Burgers, fries, salads etc and local brews to boot !! Always Family atmosphere at the Buff !!

Thank Juan J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read the reviews and figured this would be a great place. Very disappointed. Food and service no better than average. Of all the places we have eaten on our vacation I would rate this at the bottom. If you have young children you may...More

Thank jim612018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to start our day off with breakfast here. That turned out to be a good choice. The service was great, the surroundings were clean and fresh and brand new so we found out, but most of all the breakfast was great. We would...More

Thank Axell33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our favorites for breakfast or brunch and a must to take visitors. Regular fare and some Mexican favorites too. Check out the special of the day. My favorite is the blueberry pancakes or anything with huckleberries.

Thank Burna P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Start your day with a wholesome breakfast! We were passing through Whitefish & chose this café, purely by chance, & were very pleased we had. The service was quick & the menu catered for all tastes. It obviously had a good reputation, it filled up...More

Thank soniaw888
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

The food was great, the beer selection awesome, and the service excellent. Burgers, brews, and service...First-class.

Thank SouthTex
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Sounds crazy, but it was excellent. We tried different restaurants in Whitefish and this was our best meal. A lot of variety and different entrees...burgers, meat loaf, steak, salads The kids menu was more than a hamburger and hot dog. My kiddos were pleased with...More

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 15 April 2018

You cannot go wrong here. Fresh food and basic food but with a creative twist. Never boring. Always packed and for good reason. Try one of the “pies”....heavenly. The owner is a delight and very present. Service is terrific. Burgers are succulent.

Thank jangoldriver
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This was our first dinner at the Buffalo (their breakfasts are great) and we experienced the same great service and great food at dinner. One of our party had the night’s special burger, which was served between puff pastry and two of us had the...More

Thank Eestigirl
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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, Groups, Local cuisine
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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