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Cowboys Cafe

1679 US Highway 395 N, Ste A, Minden, NV 89423-4317
+1 775-782-8800
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“hash browns” (6 reviews)
“tri tip” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe
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1679 US Highway 395 N, Ste A, Minden, NV 89423-4317
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful breakfast. Great food! Great cowboy atmosphere! Small town with local conversation with the servers and owner. We had Blueberry pancakes with eggs and bacon; my wife the chicken fried steak with eggs. We both loved the meal. Had a fun visit...More

Thank Gmcminn198
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

They serve a wonderful breakfast. Fresh and hot. We have had a variety of things on the menu, my favorite were the blueberry pancakes. Definitely would recommend, go early on Saturday and if not be prepared for a small wait, but it is worth it!...More

Thank darlamike2004
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Tri-tip scramble is my personal favorite breakfast. Come hungry because the plates are large. Lots of great local history.

Thank jimZ4586JM
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This small, cozy, local eatery has a friendly laidback vibe. You are sure to find a beer to your liking from the many on tap or sold by the bottle. The deli rocks great sandwiches and salads. My favorite meal comes in the form of...More

Thank 2brdrsiiii
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Always Hot, Always Good. No matter what you order its made fresh and taste great. Come early as they are always packed.

Thank Jewels J
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The wife and I stopped for a leisurely breakfast after dropping our son off for swim practice. We walked in and were immediatelyseated. Thought we might be too early because we were the only ones there, but that change about an hour later. We had...More

Thank Roy K
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Popular place usually has a wait for breakfast. Large portions of well prepared food. Service with a smile. A local favorite.

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I don't get to eat here as much as I'd like. The restaurant is small and usually has a wait - something my spouse can't tolerate. But when we do eat here, it's always good. I'm usually not a breakfast person, but I can get...More

Thank foodiefool_10
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Ordered the corned beef hash and for the first time ever was asked if I would like it crispy! Yeah. It made my plate greasy compared to the other breakfasts on the table, so be advised. The home fries are a lot less greasy than...More

Thank juanita_v
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Had about a 25 minute wait for a table, but it was worth it! Staff is very friendly and efficient. Food quality and proportion is excellent for the money! Understand why the locals wait to eat here !

Thank R S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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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