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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 3 January 2017

Terrific dinner - large diverse menu for the whole family. Usually "family restaurant" means dumbed down menu for all, but that is not the case with this establishment. Best meal during our trip out west! Only regret is that we could not get there for...More

Thank Bellagirl14
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

In all honesty I had one of the best burgers I have EVER had here. I had the Meatloaf burger and it was to die for. The service was fast, friendly and flawless. The restaurant itself is quaint and very comfortable. I will definitely return.

Thank Wayne G
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Because we were traveling with a pet we this time we had to order out. We ordered two burgers and fries and they were really good. They and so threw in a little extra for the dog.

Thank seanstevens45
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This place is what dinning is about. Excellent food and great service. Family run with a relaxed atmosphere. Perfect for families with kids or couples. On an overall basis of meal enjoyability this place might rank as one of my favorites nationally.

Thank David B
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I have eaten here many times over the years and it is consistently good. Have only been here for breakfast but it is always great. Big selection of classic American breakfasts, friendly and quick service, nice atmosphere. I will keep on eating here, maybe try...More

Thank MariaFolsom
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Where the locals and friends of local go for delicious meals. Breakfast the other morning was, as always, great. The special of the day pancakes could not be beat and the other servings met that standard as well. Friendly, prompt, professional servers round out the...More

Thank sagecrest
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We've been here many times because we have a cabin in the region and usually make a trip into Whitefish. Always good food, friendly wait staff. We love it!

Thank pwevergreen
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Hamburgers were great and service and atmosphere was wonderful! One person in our party had the peppered steak, and it was coated very thickly with peppercorns that took your breath away...had to scrape this off before eating this. Other than this, a great time was...More

Thank Texastravelnuts
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We make regular visits to the Buffalo Cafe -- the staff, the food, the atmosphere, is simply outstanding in every respect. It is a go-to destination that we recommend to our visiting friends from Europe, Canada, U.S., Montana and elsewhere. So special in the winter...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 24 December 2016

The food here is fantastic and huge portions. Management and staff are always great. They make you feel welcome and truly appreciate your business. Visitors will not want to leave without a trip to the Buffalo!

Thank Shane T
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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