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Cowboys Cafe

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1679 US Highway 395 N, Ste A, Minden, NV 89423-4317
+1 775-782-8800
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06:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Sun 06:00 - 14:00
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Pasadena, California
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I had a very basic eggs, toast, and bacon breakfast, and it was as good as any we've had anywhere in the world. Staff was great, especially the energetic girl with the blonde ponytail.

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Thank John W
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to eat in Gardnerville. The atmosphere is great. I've had everything practically on the menu and it's all good. Tri-tip sandwich is my favorite!

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Thank NVgwood
Napa Valley, California
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Love the Cinnamon rolls, but everything I've tried is good. Burgers for lunch are very nice also. Must eat here if in Minden/Gardnerville.

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Thank Napatravel
Signal Hill, California
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205 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Nice hole in the wall. Easy to miss but a great place for lunch. Started our trip south to Los Angeles and wanted lunch before hitting the mountains. Lucky for us we stopped at cowboy cafe. Prompt friendly service, diverse menu, quick preparation and yummy food. My wife and I got chicken sandwiches. Hers was the club. Bun was excellent,... More 

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Thank rcaldin
Gardnerville, Nevada
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I guess if you are local you all know about Cowboy's. If not please if traveling through or visiting for awhile by all means go to Cowboys Cafe either breakfast or lunch. They are known for their breakfast cannot really choose one, we have had many of the items listed and have not had a bad meal yet. Lunches are... More 

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San Jose, California, United States
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148 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We have visited the Cowboy Cafe on several occasions. The meals are ample and delicious. The staff is very accommodating and efficient. The ambience is that of the old west. This is a very good Cafe for both breakfast and lunch!

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Thank Mary M
Reno, Nevada
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We tried Cowboys Café for the first time today while driving through Minden. We planned to stop for lunch but the breakfast menu looked so good that we all had a breakfast item for lunch. The portions were large and the food was delicious.

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Thank Stephen J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Thanks to everyone who voted for us. We won best breakfast in the carson valley and also best brunch

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Thank 3good
Gardnerville
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Cool little place in Minden! Great Americana food / menu. Everyone that I know likes it! They have one of the best breakfasts in town!

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Thank Dainer B
Jarbidge, Nevada
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Our group showed up at 11:30 for lunch and were promptly greeted and seated, The restaurant was moderately busy but service was fast and friendly. The helpings of food were huge! some of us had breakfast, some lunch all were thoroughly enjoyed! Next time through Minden I will stop again!

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Thank Jim L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1679 US Highway 395 N, Ste A, Minden, NV 89423-4317
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Minden
  • Phone Number: +1 775-782-8800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?