Welcome

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Hope Health & Hearth

85 Years of

Home Cooking

Hidden in the magical woods just north of Yellowstone's Lamar Valley, the Log Cabin is a secret happy place for many.. Since 1937, we have served simple, nutrient dense meals in our unforgettable log dining room. 

Built by a single woman during the Great Depression, operated by a single woman during the 1940s-70s, currently owned alone by a Silvergate, Montana native, the Log Cabin Cafe has continuously offered the delicious flavors of home for decades.

Escape Hectic Pressure. Slow down. Settle in Silence.

Travel back in time by staying in our comfortable historic cabins. Live simply in our tiny eco house rental. All rentals available nightly, weekly or monthly at a discount.

We have long been to committed to ethical, local sourcing and environmental protection because we believe in safeguarding this magic place for future generations..

Open daily for breakfast, lunch & dinner, May-October. Menu features pancakes of the 1930s and the best grilled trout on the planet. Plus homemade desserts and espresso at Lolo's Lolly Pop Shop. 

  Laurie Hinck, silvergate native

The "New" News

Lunchtime in Ghana, Montana! 

Saturdays in August, 2021,

 

Sample delicious locals foods on all-you-can-eat buffet, West African fare, music, guest speakers and more! 

Donating gross sales to Life Point Medical building pharmacies in rural Ghana and Nexlinks promoting beekeeping and bee products as preventive medicine.

Saturdays: 12-3.

History

Join up! A History of Brave Women:

In 1937, Hannah Oie built the Log Cabin Cafe. The logs are all hand hewn and many of the furnishings are made with wooden pegs instead of nails. Hannah enchanted the wilds into wonder with her elegant vision. Her secret cabin captivates all who discover it.

Alvilda Caulk soon bought it and operated the Cafe alone. Her sisters Clara and Mavis helped cary the load. And they made everything from scratch, working night and day. Al made sure everything was "just so" during her tenure. 

What do you remember of this hidden history? Share your memories of this historic mountain cafe with us and you will become part of the history

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Send us your comment and photo to share.

Email us at logcabincafehistory@gmail.com  

Eat

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner + Espresso & Sweets 

Since 1937, hungry visitors have relished our home cooking.  We have kept all the famous 1930s Cafe traditions alive.

Menus items use responsible ingredients & historic flavors. Lolo’s Lollypop shop meets and greets with sweet treats to fill  caffeine/sugar requirements of every vacationer. No matter what meal we have the pleasure to serve you, you'll be taking part in a long-favored tradition for Yellowstone visitors.

Historic Breakfast Traditons
World Famous Pumpkin Bread

Yum x 5!

Don't leave without a slice of pumpkin bread, whether as an appetizer or for vacation breakfast dessert!  We serve it grilled with succulent Montana honey.

 

Order a loaf to go or a mix to bake at home.

World Famous Trout
World Famous Trout Dinner

A favorite standby for thousands of travelers every summer, our world famous grilled trout hasn’t changed a bit.  We serve it at every meal! 

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Smoked Salmon

Exclusive smoked salmon served with organic and locally grown vegetables, greens, edible flowers and herbed cream cheese. ​

Highly popular at lunch as a wrap or salad.

Stay

Original Silver Gate Log Cabins

For one low rate, you will not only relax for a quiet evening in a cozy private cabin but you will also enjoy the best breakfast of your life for free the next morning…the best deal in Yellowstone!

Choose from our menu featuring exclusive pumpkin bread, pancakes, mountain rainbow trout, eggs made to order, homemade hashbrowns, fresh fruit and more.   

Historic Cabins

Choose from Kay’s cabin, with a big deck and porch swing or Ceil’s cabin with its cozy creekside quiet.  

Our rate includes
FREE breakfast for
two from our menu! 
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Danu's House of the Silver Forest

Escape to simple living. Nature inspired, small cabin with yoga loft. Minutes to Lamar Valley. Soaring alpine views. Unmatched seclusion, silence, solitude. Custom built 2019. Oversized tub. Heated flooring. Borders small brook~willows in pristine moose habitat, sorry no motorized vehicles. 

New Construction in 2019
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Gifts

Take a piece of history home

The Log Cabin Cafe has been a Yellowstone brand for over 80 years. It was born in the mountains before WWII.

 

Take home a small piece of iconic America. Explore our history or take our landmark brand home with you. 

Iconic
American Branding
Log Cabin Cafe TShirts

The Log Cabin Cafe T-Shirts and Coffee Mugs

Treat Someone
to a Mountain Meal
Log Cabin Cafe Gift Cards

Gift Cards, for a night's lodging,

or for a meal. 

Protect

Thoughtfully Sourced & Indulgently Served
We share your love of nature too.

All our meals use local and wholesome ingredients. Most of our green practices do not come easy, as they might in the "real world." 

Read more about our environmental efforts on our Protect page. 

Ground Beef

Grass fed, free range cows.  Raised sustainably without hormones.

Breads

Wheat Montana Bakery, less than 150 miles away. Chemical and Pesticide Free & Non GMO.

Organic Coffee

Fair Trade, Always Organic

Recycling

Glass, aluminum, paper and plastic.