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Echo Lake Cafe

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1195 Swan Hwy 83, Bigfork, MT 59911-6308
+1 406-837-4252
06:30 - 14:30
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Gangtok, India
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing experience here, we had gone for some late lunch, and loved their egg Benedict, they also had gluten free options in their menu.

Thank Niraj T
Polson, Montana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I eat paleo so there are more temptations than I like but the food is great and the portions ar ehuge, enough to share.

1 Thank permakel
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place! It fits right in with its environment. Food and service are amazing. I had the Gouda scramble with a fresh peaches and cream muffin. If you are in the area, check it out and ask for Debra!

1 Thank Shirley H
Kalispell, Montana
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Echo Lake Cafe back in 2015 when I was visiting the Flathead Valley alone. I told myself I would take my wife there if ever we had the chance. Having moved here in February 2017, I just took the opportunity to share breakfast with my wife there. It was just as good this time around. I had Joe's... More 

1 Thank Andrew E
Peotone, Illinois
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Even the light breakfast eater will be super pleased with this choice. service was awesome, left full and ready for the day. Smiles

2 Thank Matrim13
Bigfork, Montana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Echo Lake is a local mainstay and a must go place for a great breakfast. Sporting the best breakfast in the valley (IMHO) and a great friendly staff, this is the place we take all of our out of town friends when they come to visit us !!!

2 Thank Steven K
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This is always a must stop for breakfast on our way home from Bigfork. Food is always great, as well as the service.

2 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Santa Rosa
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Went for late Breakfast/Brunch. I had the veggie spuds and a fruit bowl. The spuds were delish! And the fruit bowl is huge. They even eliminated the melon for allergy reasons. Hubby had the large stack of pancakes and they're LARGE! He had one of each type (buttermilk, buckwheat and while wheat) They all looked fluffy and he only just... More 

2 Thank Sheila P
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111 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We have been going here every summer for years. I have always had an outstanding experience with service for breakfast and lunch. The eggs benedict are the best anywhere, according to my hubbie, who orders it whenever possible. I love the Greek salad and the Greek omelette. But, i don't think you can go wrong here. Sandwiches are very good.... More 

Thank Susan4u
Bigfork, Montana
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I've been eating at this great restaurant for almost 10 years. Excellent service, homemade food, but if not timed right can be very busy. Egg Sandwich and Black Bean burger are favorites, but surprisingly the chicken teriyaki wrap is a new favorite. All the food is delicious and big portions. Nice kids menu too!

2 Thank KLSFKS

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1195 Swan Hwy 83, Bigfork, MT 59911-6308
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bigfork
  • Phone Number: +1 406-837-4252

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?