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Tumbleweeds Bookstore & Cafe

501 Scott St, Gardiner, MT 59030
+1 406-848-2225
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (19 reviews)
“wraps” (14 reviews)
“sandwich” (19 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
06:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
501 Scott St, Gardiner, MT 59030
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Ranger recommended this small cafe. We sat outside on porch eating old fashion ppj. Really on homemad bread and local black cherry soda. Bought Richard Parks book on Fishing YNP. Great read, will be donating to Bozeman PL before we leave the area. Great spot...More

Thank Bobby B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Old, stale coffee. Very limited book selection to have been called a bookstore. Just a few things for sale

Thank Edith S
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was only one person working for breakfast and we waited 30 minutes to get a couple of egg sandwiches that I would never write home about. I saw some good reviews for this place, but we vowed never to return.

1  Thank Mark L
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Nice coffeeshop on the way to Yellowstone, unfortunately the very demonstration why students and temps can not make 100% of staffing of a restaurant: 15mins wait for two grilled cheese to go, spent not so much on cooking time but on deciding who does what...More

1  Thank Scipion-Paris
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We had a nice lunch here, house made salads and wraps. I loved the iced mocha made with coffee ice cubes! The kids enjoyed the homemade ice cream. I even picked up a gorgeous pair of earrings from a local artist for only $12! I...More

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We just rolled into town and were hungry so stopped at this cute little cafe. We got a turkey, roast beef wrap which was good and sat outside under an umbrella. Very relaxing.

Thank brooksgallery
Reviewed 30 July 2017

There are plenty of places to eat in Gardiner. But, Tumbleweeds is a unique experience. Their menu is simple and tasty, and the staff are lovely and friendly. It is a great way to start your day, whether it's a recovery breakfast from a few...More

Thank wgpworm
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Cool little shop, fun books and very welcoming vibe. Wanted to read every book on the shelves. Not fast food, but the wait was part of the coolness.

Thank messybessy2017
Reviewed 12 July 2017

So what to do when staying in Yellowstone and need wifi. Great idea is a trip to Tumbleweeds in Gardiner. They have great food, super delectable smoothies, and of course, free wifi. DO NOT pay for the crappy internet at Canyon Lodge. It is sloooooow...More

Thank HappyDadof3
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Get there before 8:30 to avoid the breakfast crowd. Limited and tasty menu but a great addition to the bookstore. Engaging staff and prompt service.

Thank Dennis W
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21 August 2015|
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Response from cELlery2015 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Nomad0806. I found the staff to helpful, friendly, and responsive. People who ordered sandwiches, etc. told me that they had eaten the food earlier in the week and that it was worth repeating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Scott St, Gardiner, MT 59030
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Gardiner
  • Phone Number: +1 406-848-2225
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