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Buffalo Cafe & Nightly Grill

514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
+1 406-862-2833
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

We've been here many times because we have a cabin in the region and usually make a trip into Whitefish. Always good food, friendly wait staff. We love it!

Thank pwevergreen
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Hamburgers were great and service and atmosphere was wonderful! One person in our party had the peppered steak, and it was coated very thickly with peppercorns that took your breath away...had to scrape this off before eating this. Other than this, a great time was...More

Thank Texastravelnuts
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We make regular visits to the Buffalo Cafe -- the staff, the food, the atmosphere, is simply outstanding in every respect. It is a go-to destination that we recommend to our visiting friends from Europe, Canada, U.S., Montana and elsewhere. So special in the winter...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 23 December 2016

The food here is fantastic and huge portions. Management and staff are always great. They make you feel welcome and truly appreciate your business. Visitors will not want to leave without a trip to the Buffalo!

Thank Shane T
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is my go to restaurant. Breakfast? Fantabulous. Lunch? Wonderful. Dinner? OHBOY! They have the best Hamburgers EVAH and their carrot side dish is ahhhhhhmazing! I love this place and love taking all my out of town friends here.

Thank SierraKim
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful visit and will keep coming back. Can't say enough amazing things about the good home cooking here. Wonderful service too!

Thank Hannahwally
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely adore The Buffalo! The food is always incredible and it has this amazing upbeat atmosphere. Definitely one of my favorite spots for both brunch and date night :)

Thank Lil_Ms_Wanderlust
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

The waitstaff were incredibly friendly. It was so nice to find a place that could accommodate my dietary needs. I'd go back the next time I'm in town!

Thank bethlisag
Reviewed 19 December 2016

For every meal of the day, you can count on quality delicious food with friendly wait staff and local owners. My favorite breakfast in town and also has a great beer menu for dinner with lots of variety that will not disappoint. Is a must...More

Thank kellymkd
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The Buffalo Cafe serves up quintessential breakfast fare from Eggs Benedict to Huevos! The food is always consistent and delicious, and the staff is always friendly and welcoming :) Additionally they have a great dinner menu and offer a super family friendly vibe! Whitefish is...More

1  Thank Perrey S
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Questions & Answers
14 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Rogandrose C | Reviewed this property |
Could be a good idea, we did not have but only had to wait 10mins & it was well worth the wait
Jane S
15 February 2015|
Response from WhitefishLocalyokal | Property representative |
Yes we are! Breakfast & lunch menu served from 7am-2pm (pancakes stop at 11:30) then we reopen for our dinner service from 5pm-9pm. All menus posted on our website. Thanks for asking and hope you enjoy your meal. Cheers... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 3rd St W, Whitefish, MT 59937-3021
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
  • Phone Number: +1 406-862-2833
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