People in Montana take breakfast seriously. Many residents in the state wake up early for work, but they need a good breakfast in order to have the energy to make it through the workday. Montana is full of excellent breakfast restaurants, and some of them are considered local landmarks due to the fact that they've been around for so long. There's one breakfast spot in the state that has a lot of people talking, and it is considered a favorite among Montana residents and visitors.

Chicken Fried Steak


While much of Montana has changed in recent years, some places have remained the same. A few restaurants in the state have been around for a very long time. Fun fact, Montana is home to the oldest continuously operating Chinese restaurant in the entire country, and it's been open for over 100 years. The Pekin Noodle Parlor in Butte has been serving customers since 1909.

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Each of Montana's larger cities has a popular go-to breakfast spot. In Billings, Stella's is one of the most preferred. In Missoula, Paul's Pancake Parlor is a local favorite, and in Bozeman, there's one breakfast restaurant that rises above the rest.

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Western Cafe

The Western Cafe on E. Main Street in downtown Bozeman is one of the most iconic breakfast restaurants in the state.

Locally owned and operated The Western Cafe of Bozeman specializes in American home cooking. Serving breakfast and lunch we are known for simple, tasty dishes like chicken fried steak and eggs, biscuits and gravy, and "Bobcat" french toast.

According to an article in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, the Western Cafe is one of the oldest structures in the city. The building was reportedly built in 1871 or 1972, but the exact date is unknown. The next time you're in Bozeman, stop by the Western Cafe and indulge in great food and local history.

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