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Running Bear Pancake House

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$$ - $$$
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538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
+1 406-646-7703
06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wide variety of breakfast options and hearty portions. Highly recommend the home made muffins and breads. Stacks of pancakes and thick French toast with fruit was among the best we have ever eaten. A bit pricey--$80 Including tip for a family of 5.

Thank Lisa C
North Suburbs, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has been in business since 1997 and is family owned and operated. The food is good and plentiful and the cinnamon buns are warm tasty and gigantic!!! The place is extremely clean and the service is friendly and fast! The food is always good and the atmosphere is relaxing and inviting. You can't go wrong with this find... More 

Thank Patti2
Lidgerwood, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every trip to West Yellowstone should include a meal (breakfast or lunch) at Running Bear. The food is delicious--all of it! They are known for their pancakes, which are huge, but everything on the menu is wonderful. A new item on the menu is trout and eggs---had it this morning and it is great. I eat different things every day... More 

Thank jmktraveler
Saint Charles, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When you are snowmobiling, hiking, or just enjoying the great outdoors - you need fuel to keep going. A breakfast at Running Bear will fill you up and keep you on the move. They have eggs fixed every way you can imagine and pancakes that will melt in your mouth. This restaurant will not disappoint!

Thank Stephanie B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food. Great value. Very friendly and attentive staff. We had one of the best breakfasts we have ever had here. If you have a big appetite, get the Grizzly Bear. If you have a sweet tooth, the cinnamon roll pancakes.

Thank Wuttevr
Richmond Utah
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on a Sunday morning before we left town. Great food friendly staff fun environment. Will eat here again if I come to town again my omelet was the best I've had.

Thank Karen J
Lexington, South Carolina
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in West Yellowstone on a snowmobile trip and our guide brought us here for breakfast. It was packed with people but the service was good. Huge quantity of food. Pancakes were the size of the plate and served with hot syrup. Others with us had omelettes that looked great. Did not go away hungry.

Thank BBS1230
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by Running Bear for breakfast on a cold snowy morning. We were greeted with a good and hot cup of coffee. We each had a breakfast special which was not only delicious but large. The best breakfast place in West Yellowstone.

Thank D Michael E
Missoula, Montana
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was friendly and attentive, they kept the coffee flowing while we waited for our food. The food was delicious, pancakes, eggs, biscuits and gravy. Highly recommend this place

Thank allisonmt
Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had (6) people for breakfast and all had a variety of dishes from pancakes, to eggs, as the best part i thought were the browns ,they are a must eat! They were incredible!

Thank sschrank3

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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
USD 4 - USD 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine
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
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
  • Phone Number: +1 406-646-7703
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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