Welcome to the Buffalo Café
Decades of Montana service. One of the Best Whitefish Restaurants

Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner in downtown Whitefish, Montana
Featuring Montana Craft Beers on draft, wine & brunch mimosas

The Buffalo delivers a unique blend of old school café & modern grill for a relaxed & fun dining experience in big sky country. With a family-friendly menu, locally sourced specials & over 10 draft beers from the surrounding breweries, the Buffalo’s staff offers up something for everyone no matter the time of day. Some of our local favorites include…stacks of blueberry pancakes, Buffalo Pies, cinnamon swirl French toast, fresh grilled hash browns, eggs benedict, hand pressed burgers, hot veggie salad, fish tacos, wild salmon, bison meatloaf & our classic beef stroganoff. What can’t be made in house at the Buffalo is brought in from local growers, bakers, butchers & brewers.

Join us for our award-winning Breakfast, Lunch or Nightly Grill!

“To start your day right, follow the locals to the Buffalo Café” — Ski Magazine

Continue on to learn more about our 2nd generation family business.

Awards & Recommendations

“The Buff’s reputation for comfort food is proven daily”
— Ski Magazine

“Ask where to go for breakfast in Whitefish and everyone will give you the same answer — The Buffalo Cafe. One morning we lingered there over coffee and pancakes for three hours. When we got up to leave, the waitress said, “Come back when you have more time to sit”
— Travel and Leisure

Featured in:

Sunset Living Magazine, Ski Magazine, Montana Magazine, National Geographic’s Crown of the Continent series, Men’s Health, Flathead Living Ranked

#7 in “Top Ten Best Burgers in Montana” 2017 www.bestthingsmontana.com

Locals Choice winner in Annual
Whitefish Pilot “Best of Whitefish” Awards
“Best Breakfast”- 2018, ’17, ’16, ’15, ’13, ‘12, ‘11, ‘10, ’08
“Best Family Restaurant” – 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
“Best Server in Whitefish” – 3 of the last 5 years
2nd Place “Best Burger” – 2016
“Best Lunch” – 2014

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