Food & Drink | Kalispell

No matter your dining style or budget, Kalispell has diverse options for enjoying Montana’s culinary scene.  With a heritage firmly rooted in agriculture and ranching, today Kalispell’s dining landscape consists of gardens, farms, bakeries, farmers markets, coffee shops, restaurants, food trucks and grocers, many of who carry, sell and serve local products or incorporate them into their menus. As you make your way around town, you’ll see a few recurring themes and flavors making their way into a variety of dishes, particularly huckleberries and Flathead cherries.

For Montana-inspired flavors, dig into a bison, elk or yak burger at Hops Downtown Grill, sip on huckleberry-filled milkshakes at Norm’s Soda Fountain and enjoy perfectly tossed pizza at Moose’s Saloon. Serving as the perfect complement to dining options are watering holes and a well-rounded craft beverage scene that includes beer, wine, ciders and spirits. Sip on more than 40 kinds of ales and lagers made from Montana-grown malted barley, hand-picked hops and local flavors like cherries, apples and huckleberries at Kalispell breweries. Enjoy small-batch spirits – including whiskey, gin, absinthe, rum and vodka – at local distilleries. 

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With Kalispell’s location in northwest Montana and the incredible local farms, orchards and produce within easy reach, it’s likely no surprise that Kalispell has a hearty craft beverage scene. And with so many flavors to choose from, the best way to taste the many flavors of Montana is to start sipping at one of our […]


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If there’s one thing we love in northwest Montana, it’s our grown-right-here Flathead cherries. This fruit is something to look forward to each summer, as it’s grown along shoreline orchards around Flathead Lake.The mild lake-influenced climate, clear glacial-fed waters and fertile soil combine to produce this world-famous sweet cherry. Each spring, the cherry orchards are […]


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