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Steve's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Diner
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1225 E. Custer Ave., Helena, MT 59601
+1 406-444-5010
06:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 14:30
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Noxon, MT
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Steve's downtown near the Capital was recommended for breakfast by our friends who live in Helena. It was crowded, so we went to this location and were seated immediately. The breakfast is fresh, hot, and plentiful. The coffee is excellent and unlike most cafe coffee in the Northwest, was strong, or should I say "robust". Service by the happy staff... More 

Thank coachwrite
Helena, Montana
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

corned beef and hash are stellar. can be a bit of a wait, but worth it. good service. lots of homemade options available.

Thank Scott M
Helena, Montana
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a home cooked meal, go to Steve's! The service was fantastic, and the food was great! It's a staple here in Helena and you won't be disappointed!!

Thank Joe D
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had an excellent chicken fried steak, 2 x eggs, hash browns, fruit, and coffee for $13.20 + tip. A little high, but the food, service, and facilities were all great. Will definitely return!

Thank midwestbandit
Missoula, Montana
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at Steve's Cafe for a quick bite while traveling. It doesn't look like much on the outside but was clean and bright inside. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. I ordered a 1/4 lb burger with coleslaw. Both were very good. My husband ordered a mushroom omelet and hash browns. They looked so good that I had... More 

1 Thank jeanne f
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here wasn't what I had expected for the price I was paying. The waitress whom I believe was named Katie seemed uninterested and slightly annoyed when we were placing our order. To my family and I customer service is everything and I have to say I was very disappointed and for that reason I will not recommend Steve's... More 

Thank hope1225
Clancy, Montana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This Sunday, December 4 is the annual Santa 5k that starts and ends at Tread Lightly. Start time is 12:00 pm Costumes are encouraged but not necessary. TL is supplying hot drinks and cookies afterwards. Come and join the merriment and get into the Christmas spirit with a fun 5

Thank dtempleton
Helena, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Best breakfast anywhere around! You will not be disappointed. Steve's Café started with Steve owning a restaurant in Montana City. He sold it and later opened two restaurants in Helena, and one in Idaho. Fantastic and consistent.

Thank Terry L
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We came in for breakfast on a busy Saturday morning. We had to wait about ten or fifteen minutes for a table, but we were offered a cup of coffee while we waited. Thumbs up to them for that! We had a table of five and all of our breakfasts were really good. Our waiter was good, but everything he... More 

Thank Koggs06
Jesup, GA
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209 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Great location with lots of parking. Large portions and lots of huckleberry specials. Go early because there is usually a line. Not open for dinner.

Thank paharlen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 1225 E. Custer Ave., Helena, MT 59601
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 406-444-5010
Steve's Café is a "Casual Cafe in the Heart of Montana". We want to invite you to our first café on Custer Avenue, where we hope you will feel comfortable and relaxed. Our philosophy is to "serve the finest food with the friendliest crew, in a comfortable and casual family atmosphere". From Huckleberry Pancakes, Stuffed French Toast, home made sausages, or savory Corned Beef Hash, there's a meal to please anyone! So come enjoy a meal at Steve's Café, a neighborhood business that is family owned and operated. Respectfully, Steve & Penny Vincelli, Mt. Ave. 406-449-6666 Steve Vincelli, Custer Ave. 406-444-5010

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