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Running Bear Pancake House

538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9525
+1 406-646-7703
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9525
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate here on a Sunday morning and had to wait about 25 minutes to be seated. Service was efficient and pleasant. We enjoyed the pancake special but found the no-cal Latte too sweet tasting for us. We will stick to coffee on next visit....More

Thank 2Starbirders
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Will try again in the future when in West Yellowstone. Wife and daughter enjoyed pancakes. Eggs I had were good. Though busy, we were seated quickly and breakfast was served quickly.

Thank B W
Reviewed 6 days ago

We found this place highly rated on TripAdvisor and the ratings dont' lie! We were seated quickly and in no time our server was at our table with coffee. Our order came out fast, hot and delicious. I had the Chicken Fried Steak which was...More

Thank jim m
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Slept late and missed hotel breakfast so decided to try breakfast for lunch at Running Bear. Restaurant was full and people lined out the door. Despite that, our party of 7 was seated within 15 mins. We all ordered breakfast. I got chicken fried steak...More

Thank Bradley G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cute atmosphere with very good service. Our food was good, priced reasonably and the portions were well sized so you will be full when you leave. I would recommend if you are in the area.

Thank Sharon N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were running behind to get to the airport and were starving. So, we ran in and they were pretty busy. I asked the hostess if we could get food quickly and she said absolutely. Sat is had the waitress at our table on the...More

Thank cbandit4u
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A Must if you have kids. Lots of great bakery items/ pancakes/ French toast. Egg quesadilla also good. Only complaint was that the avocado was not ripe but this is Montana not California. The boysenberry syrup is delicious. If you are looking for a healthy,...More

Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family and I visited this place because of the reviews And let me tell you we had the worst eggs ever, never again I will take my chances over what people recommend and on top of that our waitress spoke no English and prices very...More

Thank ssanchez5724
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always try to eat at Running Bear at least once when we go to Yellowstone. The restaurant is just a few blocks outside of the West park entrance. Be prepared to wait a bit for your table, but once you're seated the service is...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Before heading to the airport, my husband and I stopped in Running Bear Pancake House on our way out of West Yellowstone. The restaurant is very large and we had no problem getting a table around 7am on a Sunday morning. We loved our food...More

Thank hfritzinger
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Patricia R
13 May 2018|
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Response from Bruce B | Reviewed this property |
Well, I was not specifically looking out for your issues during my visit so I suggest a call directly to them if you wish to query them on meal preparation.
Alyssa T
28 January 2018|
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Response from Kelly B | Property representative |
Yes we do offer Homemade Pies with Homemade crust.
Judy R
24 February 2017|
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Response from Kelly B | Property representative |
Old Faithful is 30 miles from West Yellowstone. Drive time depends on traffic and animals.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758-9525
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
  • Phone Number: +1 406-646-7703
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Family Friendly Full service restaurant serving breakfast all day. Homemade pies, muffins, cinnamon rolls, quick breads. Espresso drinks available, Box Lunches available. Breakfast 6:00am to 2:00pm Lunch 11:00am to 2:00pm
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