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Running Bear Pancake House

538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9525
+1 406-646-7703
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (415 reviews)
“french toast” (70 reviews)
“blueberries” (19 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9525
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Reviewed yesterday

The breakfasts offered here are very good and so are the lunches. We have not tried dinner, but the menu looks good as well. The service was very good, but they are very busy as well. They have tables and booths as well. The people...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came in at 7 am, a party of four and didn't have to wait to be seated since they weren't very busy. We all enjoyed our food. The service was a little slower than we expected, refills and such, since they were sitting around talking...More

Thank Stephanie N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In all fairness to the pizza places and Mexican food trucks, because we did not try those, West Yellowstone is full of really mediocre to awful restaurants. Luckily we found this restaurant which was outstanding. Amber our server was awesome and all four of our...More

Thank andrew k
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good omelet and bacon! The rye toast was the best! Looking around, the specialty French Toast caught our eye- next time!The service was fast and friendly.

Thank Kathi L
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place was amazing!!! Everything we had for breakfast was really good and the pancakes are amazing. If you are looking for a local place to have breakfast this is the place to go.

Thank uptons6
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife, son and I showed up around 10 am for a late breakfast. There was a 15 minute wait which we didn't feel was bad. However, from the time we sat down to when we had drinks (two soft drinks and a glass of...More

Thank winkc1066
Reviewed 2 days ago

I stopped for breakfast here twice while I was in West Yellowstone. Each time I had the mama bear breakfast, which was a pancake or french toast, one egg, and bacon. The pancake and french toast were both good, but I liked the french toast...More

Thank rr177
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A little off the beaten path, but worth the trip. Great breakfast for all ages in the group. The wait wasn't bad, although the staff wasn't as friendly as you would expect in a small Montana town.

Thank ILikeMyDogsHusky
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great breakfast before a long day in Yellowstone. Pancakes are huge! Coffee is perfect!! Ask for the box lunches to take for a picnic in the park.

Thank Hungrymama73
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good variety. Excellent pancakes. Eggs cooked perfectly. Good place for brunch. Friendly service. Crowded but worth the wait. Good selection of coffees.

Thank Rebecca S
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Questions & Answers
Judy R
24 February 2017|
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Response from Kelly B | Property representative |
Old Faithful is 30 miles from West Yellowstone. Drive time depends on traffic and animals.
Jess V
2 September 2016|
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Response from Jennifer B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they do. Sorry
Janet B
2 July 2016|
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Response from Thomas M | Reviewed this property |
I did not try them but friends we were traveling with stated they were really good and not to bad price wise.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9525
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
  • Phone Number: +1 406-646-7703
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Family Friendly Full service restaurant serving breakfast all day. Homemade pies, muffins, cinnamon rolls, quick breads. Espresso drinks available, Box Lunches available. Breakfast 6:00am to 2:00pm Lunch 11:00am to 2:00pm
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