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Cowboy Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Cafe,
215 4th Street, Medora, ND
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“french toast” (15 reviews)
“caramel rolls” (14 reviews)
“pies” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Diner
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
215 4th Street, Medora, ND
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Where the locals go is always the theme to emulate for first time travelers, and that advice worked for both lunch our first day and breakfast before our early morning departure the second day. This family owned diner which is one of just a few...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Breakfast was reasonable here and very good. We also bought some bread that was pretty heavy but tasty the walls have many cowboys in the area and then added to the flavor of the eating atmosphere

Thank SueWeimer
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The service was awesome - ask the owner about her family pictures on the wall of cowboys! And, the food was straight up solid diner breakfast - eggs, sausage, bacon, pancakes, hashbrowns - all straight up excellent. We would have come back but we were...More

1  Thank Aimee S
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant had good food at a reasonable price. The service was great and we were able to eat outside looking out over the town of Medora.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

More options than expected. Rave reviews from our tour. Just remember though, no cards - cash! Quick service. Interesting pictures and beautiful setting.

Thank 624deannaj
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We wanted a good breakfast and that is what we got. Food was good, service was okay. It appeared that a good number of locals eat there and that is always a good sign

1  Thank cupmobile
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch. Hubby got a Rueben sandwich and I got a bison burger. We enjoyed both of them. They had sold out of Cole slaw and substituted potato salad. The potato salad was so good I wondered how tasty the...More

Thank Gayle F
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Most place in the off season (middle of September) are closed, this was one of the few still open. Hours were 7am-2pm only. The service and food were good.

Thank we2love2travel1
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Stopped in Medora for lunch in the long trek across MT and ND. Decided to try out the tiny restaurant a couple blocks off the main drag. So glad we did! A cute place with personable owners/staff -- Had fun trying the Borscht and the...More

Thank gogosona
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

After spending the night in town we found the Cowboy Cafe open. This is a homey restaurant with friendly wait staff. We both had a good breakfast and good service.

Thank J-W
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19 July 2017|
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Response from Barbara P | Reviewed this property |
Believe around 9 pm. We were there for breakfast only- they open at 7am
Peggy L
6 May 2016|
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Response from Shawn N | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 4th Street, Medora, ND
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Medora
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