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The Nova Cafe

312 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4750
+1 406-587-3973
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (59 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 14:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
312 E Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4750
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very popular lunch place in downtown Bozeman. Look for the daily specials on the blackboard. And - don't forget to drink their coffee!

Thank dashanedho
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Nova Cafe is great. It is usually crowded but worth the wait and the wait is not usually too bad. If you want great breakfast this is the place for you. The service is great. The servers are friendly and fast. They know their...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Everyone I asked told me that this was the can’t-miss place for breakfast in Bozeman, and they were right. I had the cottage cheese pancakes with coconut & crasins with a glass of blood orange juice. Both were excellent & nothing like I’d had before....More

Thank djlexicon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a family favorite for us, I try to stick with the healthier omlettes, but sometimes succumb to the temptations of the killer eggs benedict with lox or amazing bacon. Cheerful atmosphere and friendly staff

Thank 3heidid
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is always difficult for me to find a breakfast place where I can eat (no gluten, dairy, eggs...), but Nova surprised me! Not only did they have a breakfast bowl that used VERY fresh tasting veggies, there was gluten free bread (very good). Will...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Nova has a full range of breakfast options many created with imagination. For an early morning meeting place to talk and enjoy good food, it is excellent. Though it is typically busy, service remains good. Try it!

Thank Hawbob
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious breakfast and coffee. Locally sourced food and creative menu. Great options for everyone, they even have a vegan menu. Wonderful atmosphere and outstanding staff who are super friendly and knowledgeable!

Thank creeklaying
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, friendly staff. Good food options for vegan/gluten free individuals. My daughter had the breakfast burrito and I had the Greek scramble-both very tasty. Portions were a bit on the small side, which is really better for all of us. However, if you are...More

Thank Jeanine M
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Great service from Charles who has worked at The Nova Café for over 3 years. Blueberry pancakes (buttermilk!) are the best and the freshly squeezed grapefruit juice is ever-so good.

Thank ClarkleMan
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing breakfast. I had the special which was cottage cheese pancakes with coconut and cherries. Soooo Good! Fun atmosphere.

Thank Pam B
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Questions & Answers
9 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
Response from Nova312 | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us Mary Anne! We can definitely get this going for you! Please call 406-587-3973 and we can get a gift card order going for you. Your son can pick up the gift card any time. We will hold it for... More
14 July 2016|
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Response from Nova312 | Property representative |
The hot sauce on the tables is called Pepper Plant sauce from CA.
26 July 2015|
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Response from Serena R | Property representative |
There is no alcohol served at Nova Cafe. With the strict and expensive beer and wine licensing in town, it is a no go. You may try one of the bars or evening places that offers brunch such as Copper, Starkys or Red Chair.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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