Who doesn't love some down-home comfort food?

Here in Montana, we have lots of diners that are popular amongst locals and those visiting the state, but which one is the best? Well, that's always up for debate, and while many of them might have a certain claim to fame, there are a handful that seem to receive praise from almost everyone.

Cheapism came out with their list of The Best "Hole In The Wall" Diners Across The United States, and the diner representing Montana has been a local favorite for decades.

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"Hole in the Wall" might not be the best term, as it might put forth an image of a run-down establishment, and Montana's entry is anything but. However, before we reveal the best "Hole in the Wall" diner in Montana, let's take a look at some fantastic places to grab some comfort food.

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So which Montana diner was voted Best Hole In The Wall Diner In Montana?

That distinction goes to The Western Cafe located in Bozeman. The Western has been serving folks in Bozeman and Montana for almost 100 years and is one of the most popular spots in Western Montana.

Credit: The Western Cafe
Credit: The Western Cafe

Located in downtown Bozeman, the Western has fed hundreds of thousands of folks over the years from celebrities to locals and it seems that everyone has their favorite item.  From pancakes, french toast, and biscuits and gravy to eggs and breakfast meats or one of their other popular dishes like their famous cinnamon rolls, there's a reason that people continue to flock to this little diner.


Of course, breakfast isn't the only thing they serve at The Western.  They also serve lunch with burgers, sandwiches, and much more. The Western Cafe isn't the only option across Montana.  Over in Missoula, Paul's Pancake Parlor is a favorite and in Billings, people pack Stella's Kitchen and Bakery. Plus, there are tons of other options across the state.

Which Montana diner is your favorite?  Let us know by sending us a message on our radio station app.

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