Closed for Winter

83 Years of

Home Cooking

Located just north of Yellowstone's Lamar Valley, we serve savory home cooking for Yellowstone explorers. Simple, nutrient-dense meals are magical in our historic log dining room, Meet our diverse, welcoming staff committed you. Travel back to the past in our comfortable historic cabins. Live simply in our tiny eco house rental. 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. Our sustainable and local sourcing rises to the hope of national parks to preserve nature for future generations.

  Laurie Hinck




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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 and caffeine 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

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!

World Famous Trout

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! 


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 $120 rate includes
FREE breakfast for
two from our menu! 
Danu's House of the Silver Forest

Minimalist & Eco. Simple, small cabin on grounds of Log Cabin Cafe in Silver Gate, MT. Minutes to Lamar Valley. Soaring alpine views. Unmatched seclusion, silence, solitude. Ski, ice climb from the door. Custom built 2019. Oversized tub. Heated flooring. Borders small brook~willows in pristine moose habitat, sorry no snowmobiles. 

New Construction in 2019


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. 

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. 


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.


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

Organic Coffee

Bozeman, Montana’s International Coffee. Fair Trade, Always Organic


Glass, aluminum, paper and plastic.


106 US Highway 212 

Silver Gate, MT 59081

Northeast Yellowstone


May - October

Daily: 5:30am - 10pm


(406) 838-2367



© 1937-2020  The Log Cabin Cafe