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The Buttercup Market and Cafe

1221 Helen Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-4443
+1 406-541-1221
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“home made” (2 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1221 Helen Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-4443
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

This isn't a ham-and-eggs breakfast. No corned beef hash. No Eggs Benedict. Not even corn flakes or oatmeal. At Buttercup Market & Cafe in Missoula, Montana, it's all about breakfast, lunch, expresso and pastries with a different twist. Located at 1221 Helen Avenue in Missoula's...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

I live here. Well, I would if they would let me. They have the most delicious, locally sourced food at a very reasonable price. I love the cafe itself and often come to enjoy a tea or a coffee and do some work while listening...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank H2778GRkatec
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Only about half the tables were full. The teas were delivered to us almost thirty minutes after our order. We did not receive our food until an hour after ordering. I myself ordered a bagel with egg and bacon. The bagel was tasty but hard...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kayla I
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We grabbed a great breakfast here, very creative, tasty and well presented. We will certainly be back next time in Missoula

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank marlin53
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Ordered food and coffee to go from the Buttercup café, and was impressed! The lox bagel was delicious, and the burritos were huge. Had a happy family after picking food up here!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank nwvacationers
Reviewed April 11, 2017

The Buttercup is a perfect gathering spot for meeting family and friends for lunch. The food is fantastic and the super bonus is that it's walking distance to the University.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Brendini L
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Buttercup Market and Cafe is a great place for a light bite, some coffee, or a rib-sticking, flavorful meal. Coffee drinks are carefully crafted and delicious, empanadas and other breakfast favorites are well seasoned and satisfying. A must-visit place when I'm in Missoula.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank DrMom1954
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Very cute little cafe/marketplace. It's very inviting to place to sit and have cup of coffee or tea and a bite to eat. We were here for lunch. It it located very near the University of Minnesota campus. Parking was difficult to find. I had...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Hpmicks
Reviewed July 30, 2016

Absolutely loved this adorable place. The interior is so charming, with the art on display on the walls, and all kinds of local products (sausage, cheese, beer, honey) for sale. The menu is fantastic-- lots of inventive, fresh, healthy options and very vegetarian friendly. I...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank ajhorse21
Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

After having a good latte here with girlfriends a couple times and enjoying the outside tables, I was pleasantly surprised by how good their breakfast options were. So I brought my husband here on a breakfast date during the week. We both loved the coffee...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank TheMDHarrisFamily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1221 Helen Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-4443
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-541-1221
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