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The Nova Cafe

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312 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4750
+1 406-587-3973
07:00 - 14:00
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Bozeman, Montana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I always get the same thing, but its always wonderful. You can get healthy gluten free or go for the heavy comfort food - its usually always good and even though there is usually a wait, the service is usually fast.

Thank moirahk
Miami Shores, Florida
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best breakfast in Bozeman. Great variety, perfect food and outstanding service. Generally there is a wait,but well worth it!

Thank tomoc31
Sheridan, Wyoming
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun place to have breakfast! Food was really good. Service was average and the hollandaise sauce was a little bland, but the rest of the visit was great!

Thank Wyomingchap
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe has great food! We stopped here on our way out to Bigsky. The breakfast burrito was really good. Had a caramel latte as well which was great! Would definitely eat here again!

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a really great breakfast place with some different takes on the standard fare. It is so popular, though, that it gets really busy!

Thank nanc252
Denver, Colorado
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The Nova has a great location on Mainstreet in downtown Bozeman. There's parking in the back if things get busy and you have to drive. Besides the standard breakfast staples like huevos rancheros, omelettes and oatmeal, the Nova has great veggie plates and creative specials. Cool diner vibe and happy staff round out the Nova experience.

Thank Pete T
Butte, Montana
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The food is original and very high quality! I have eaten here for years and I have never had anything less than very good. Many vegetarian options, but also locally-produced meats. My wife says the cappuccinos are the best she has had.

Thank JHB191
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Tasty, creative food, friendly staff and a cool Bozeman vibe. This is one of our go-to breakfast places in Bozeman.

Thank Stonecentral
Los Angeles, California
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106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We love this place for breakfast. It's the best! They are so accommodating, you can even order a half of Eggs Benedick. The food is excellent and the service is great. Healthy options on the menu. Excellent coffee bar too. Get there early or you will have to wait.

Thank TNoel44
Bozeman, Montana
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped by to grab our morning coffee. Lots of take-out orders and the barrista was backed up, although we were the only ones present... Noisy place, eclectic menu, so if you like to explore new combos for breakfast you may like this place. I'm a traditional breakfast person, so this was not for me. Insider Tip: Call ahead and order... More 

Thank Coach443

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4750
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
  • Phone Number: +1 406-587-3973
The Nova Cafe, located in the heart of historic downtown Bozeman, Montana, is locally owned and serves up the best breakfast in town!! Our unique and delicious breakfast and lunch menu is offered daily. Breakfast is served from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m and lunch is served from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.The Nova Cafe desires to enrich the lives of its guests, employees and community. We strive to be an integral part of our community by supporting local artists, farmers, producers and other local businesses.The Nova Cafe also offers a children's menu and gluten-free-baked goods. A changing exhibit of artwork by local artists is featured in the restaurant.Come join us at The Nova Cafe for The Most Important Meal of the Day! LOCAL FOOD LOCAL ART LOCAL'S CHOICE!!!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?