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Dude Ranch Cafe

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65 N Main St, Malad City, ID 83252-1200
+1 208-766-4327
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have family in the area and this is a MUST whenever I come into town. I love the salad bar and the fries with gravy. The french dips are also fantastic.

Thank Nicole H
Malad City, Idaho
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Friday and Saturday night steak night are a must!! Best rib eye I have ever had and the prices are amazing. Friendly waitresses and nice atmosphere.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious food. You get a lot of food for what you pay for. Lovely, homey atmosphere. Can't wait to go back again!

1 Thank foreverIdahogirl
Malad City, Idaho
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

The Dude Ranch is a home style eatery. Not noted for it's atmosphere, it serves excellent homestyle meals. You will receive large portions for the price.

1 Thank Diane A
Logan, Utah
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213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

Three of us go to Malad once or twice each year to visit relatives and we always include a lunch stop. This was our first time at Dude Ranch Café and certainly won't be our last. First, you would never drive by it (you have to look for it) and say, "Hey that looks like a great place to eat."... More 

2 Thank cachevalley1
Malad City, Idaho, United States
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61 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

This is definitely a place for locals. So many people recommended this place to me. Reasonably priced food. I like the chicken salad. They gave us free ice cream comes at the end of the meal.

1 Thank Harold C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

This is a Western-themed small town diner. It was pretty full, which is always a good sign. The service was quick and friendly. We both had excellent Reuben sandwiches, and after one look at the pie rack we decided to splurge and each or us ordered the Strawberry-Rhubarb pie. Best ever, the crust was crunchy and flaky, and the filling... More 

Thank Bern666
Wa. State
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56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2014

Very nice people, good food, large portions and free ice cream; what more can you ask for? This place is worth the short drive off of the interstate.

Thank Spokaneman1949
Logan, UT
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

Unbelievably huge menu, which really doesn't matter, because if you go to the Dude Ranch, you have to have the chicken fried steak. It fills the plate and is tender and delicious. Homemade mashed potatoes and homemade mini loaves of bread are delicious. Salad bar is pretty good -- and the homemade pies are amazing. After dinner, you will be... More 

Thank Joes_CV_girl
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22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014

Basic diner food found most anywhere across America. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The decor is very outdated but there is a charm about it. It's closed most anytime we try to eat there and that can be annoying but its not the kind of place you go when you want a special night out anyway.

Thank Jill D

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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
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 N Main St, Malad City, ID 83252-1200
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Malad City
  • Phone Number: +1 208-766-4327

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?