Updated: July 2023.
It's the same old story, you visit a new town and you end up in the touristy area. It's easy to get overwhelmed with all the food options, and you just don't know where to go.
If your goal is to try local restaurants, your best bet is to have a local friend tell you all the secrets. But, what happens if you don't have a local friend? Well, you have us! This goes tot say we're here to give you all kinds of recommendation. Come to our store and we'll give you a special brochure, where we share all our Montana secrets –– this is just a small section of it!
There are some great options for breakfast downtown, but also some wonderful options just a few minutes away by car. (Trust us! It's worth the 5 minute drive!) As Bozeman is expanding, so is its food culture! We want to keep you in the loop about our favorite places, always updating our blog with new restaurants!
600 WALLACE ST
Everything at Wild Crumb is delicious––pies, cookies of all kinds, pastries, and not to mention the muffins––they have a lot of options! This Bozeman favorite is just a few minutes away from downtown. It's a quick drive and a 17-minute walk from our store!
443 E MAIN ST
At Western Cafe (housed in the oldest building in downtown Bozeman) you will get the experience of a small Montana town cafe. Hop up on a bar stool and enjoy hearty portions! You can't go wrong with the Biscuit and Gravy Breakfast or the Bobcat Special -- two cinnamon roll slices prepared french toast style! During the weekends be sure and get there early! There tends to be some waiting time for this unique dining experience.
25 W MAIN
If you're looking for the comfort of having a traditional breakfast but the excitement of a new twist, Jam! is your jam. As soon as you walk through the doors, you're welcomed by a colorful graffiti mural and booths that make the café feel both welcoming and hip-and-cool. Try the mouth-watering Loaded Hash Browns and their Hearty Beet & Root Hash, and you will understand the Jam! effect! The best thing about Jam! might be the fact that they serve their delicious breakfast all day! And, yes, in case you were wondering, the jam is amazing.
101 WALLACE ST
Located in the heart of the city, Vienne Bakery is a hidden gem that should not be missed. Whether you're grabbing a quick breakfast, indulging in an afternoon treat, or picking up a delicious dessert for a special occasion, Vienne Bakery is the place to go! Their Pain au Chocolat and Macarons are our favorites and their quiches in the weekends are our absolute favorite in town.
23 N TRACY ST
Looking to eat breakfast in a space with a whole lot of charm, cat decor, as well as delicious breakfast options? Cateye is just the place for you! They even have a patio during the warm weather months.Try their Kitty Cakes-- pancakes in the shape of a kitty, numerous breakfast sammies (sandwiches), and a good ‘ol basic breakfast. Your stomach will not be disappointed!
But if you're going to eat like a local, dress like a local!
THE BEST APPAREL STORE IN BOZEMAN
12 E MAIN ST
We're true Montana fashion––we create our Montana and Western-inspired artworks and handprint on the softest clothes in the back of the store here in Bozeman. Plus, we also feature the work of 75+ local artists. Come say hello and we'll share all our Montana secrets!
*** Read "Where do Locals Lunch in Bozeman?" for more tips from locals!