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Cowboys Cafe

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1679 Us Highway 395 N, Ste A, Minden, NV 89423-4317
+1 775-782-8800
Tue - Sun 06:00 - 14:00
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Gardnerville, Nevada
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess if you are local you all know about Cowboy's. If not please if traveling through or visiting for awhile by all means go to Cowboys Cafe either breakfast or lunch. They are known for their breakfast cannot really choose one, we have had many of the items listed and have not had a bad meal yet. Lunches are... More 

Thank marilynjack1929
San Jose, California, United States
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139 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited the Cowboy Cafe on several occasions. The meals are ample and delicious. The staff is very accommodating and efficient. The ambience is that of the old west. This is a very good Cafe for both breakfast and lunch!

Thank Mary M
Reno, Nevada
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried Cowboys Café for the first time today while driving through Minden. We planned to stop for lunch but the breakfast menu looked so good that we all had a breakfast item for lunch. The portions were large and the food was delicious.

Thank Stephen J
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Thanks to everyone who voted for us. We won best breakfast in the carson valley and also best brunch

Thank 3good
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Cool little place in Minden! Great Americana food / menu. Everyone that I know likes it! They have one of the best breakfasts in town!

Thank Dainer B
Jarbidge, Nevada
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Our group showed up at 11:30 for lunch and were promptly greeted and seated, The restaurant was moderately busy but service was fast and friendly. The helpings of food were huge! some of us had breakfast, some lunch all were thoroughly enjoyed! Next time through Minden I will stop again!

Thank Jim L
Lima, Peru
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

When managers run amok! As you can see from my previous write-up, we've been coming here for years. As my father walked in, anticipating another usual Sunday meal we could see plenty of empty tables, tables for four. The manager asked if the party of three was complete. He answered, absent-mindedly that there would be four. She then skipped the... More 

Thank Bethesda2010
Volcano, California
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Menu had lots of choices for breakfast. Good food in a fun cowboy themed atmosphere. Sausage patty was a bit spicier than anticipated,

Thank Ann M
Minden, Nevada
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I’ve lived about a mile from this restaurant for nine years. I would occasionally drop in for breakfast. I like to sit and use the iPad over breakfast. Often the tables would be about 70% occupied. The owner would ask me how many and I would say, “One.” and she would show me the counter. I would say, “I would... More 

Thank MindenJim
Scottsdale, Arizona
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68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

every year on our way home from Incline Village to Scottsdale this is a must stop for breakfast. Ambience, service and the food quality are fantastic. Today I had the 3 egg with bacon and left the plate empty even mopping with toast the final crumbs left. Outstanding!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank don9611

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1679 Us Highway 395 N, Ste A, Minden, NV 89423-4317
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Minden
  • Phone Number: +1 775-782-8800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?