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Elkhorn Cafe

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314 Pacific Avenue, Medora, ND 58645
+1 701-623-2239
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Astatula, Florida
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I had breakfast here after camping at the Medora Campground. The thing I liked the most about this restaurant is the interesting owner. She has an incredible background with many fascinating stories to tell. Oh, and the food is excellent and fairly priced!

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Thank Guitarmusicenthusias
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Breakfast before leaving town, service was distracted and inconsistent, food filled the void, but eh.

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Thank Karen J
Marshall, Minnesota
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Had breakfast and it was good.. Nothing special but a solid breakfast. We had an omelet and pancakes. They charge two dollars for a shared meal and fifty cents for a take out box. Not a big fan of those kind of charges..

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1 Thank HRambler
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Food was good but service was extremity slow and they were not even that busy. A little pricey for what you get. Good once but would not revisit

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1 Thank Lisa S
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The menu is fairly basic. All our food came out hot and fresh. For basic fair, it was all good. Pricing is about what to expect in a tourist trap town. The decor is very basic. They need a "Please wait to be seated" sign and could improve their customer greetings/interactions.

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Thank Jennifer L
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Good food, prices are a little high but that's all of Medora. Food was good and service was friendly, clean restaurant. Normal cafe type menu, burgers, fries, sandwiches.

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Thank Nichole R
Ray
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Good food. Bad costumer service. Waitresses were rude. They lost 4 costumers while we were there. They yelled WAIT TO BE SEATED!

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Thank Dora S
Metro Detroit, MI
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We are stunned at how bad the customer service was at Elkhorn Cafe. We watched the staff yell at patrons- from a woman asking for a penny to put in a souvenir machine outside the door, to a man who sat down at a table where someone had left a Starbucks cup. ("you can't bring that in here- the health... More 

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Chatham
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Not many places to eat in Medora, but luckily this place is there. It is a family restaurant. Our party consisted of 9 folks. We were seated and served right away. Some of our group had breakfast. I had a fish sandwich and Cole slaw. It was decent. All of our group was satisfied with the cafe.

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Thank Dave S
Knoxville, Tennessee
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118 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

My wife and I went here for breakfast. Service was prompt. Food came fast. We had eggs, sausage, bacon, biscuits, and gravy. Delicious. Enough said. A bit on the pricey side, but there are only so many choices in this town. I should note that the coffee was weak, but that seemed to be common everywhere else in town we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Pacific Avenue, Medora, ND 58645
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Medora
  • Phone Number: +1 701-623-2239

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