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With our location in northwest Montana’s Flathead Valley, it’s no surprise that Kalispell has robust culinary offerings. From bakeries to breweries and farm-to-table restaurants to cideries, Kalispell has an array of places to taste Montana.

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. 

LOCAL CRAFT BEVERAGES: Relax and enjoy Montana-made brews, hard cider and spirits

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 […]


WHERE TO EAT & DRINK: Dine Out in Kalispell, Montana

From sipping on made-right-here cider to biting into a bison burger, Kalispell’s culinary scene has lots to offer. Taste Montana at local bakeries, coffee shops, distilleries, bistros and restaurants.


FLATHEAD CHERRIES: Ways to Enjoy Montana’s Famous Fruits

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 […]


Dig into Kalispell’s Dining Scene with These Five Must-Try Items

With Kalispell’s location in a fertile valley that’s home to farms, ranches and orchards, it’s likely no surprise that our culinary scene is thriving. In our mountain town, you can find a variety of dining options that range from creative steakhouses to a cidery with on-site orchards and mouth-watering BBQ to elevated bistros. 


The House of S&M

Downtown, Food & Drink, Local Fare

Private dining offers a safe, relaxed dining space with Chef Ironside curating a several course menu for your group. You and your guests will dine on The Avenue at the Emporium. An exclusive venue in historic downtown Kalispell Montana.   ...

Dusty Star Saloon

Bars, Food & Drink, Local Fare, Restaurants

Named after one of the premier peaks in Glacier National Park, The Dusty Star is a Texas style BBQ restaurant and locally loved bar at the south end of Kalispell. With a state of the art smoker and a unique selection of woods and charcoal, we are creating premier barbeque that we’re sure you’ll love. ...

The Rancher’s Daughter

Arts and Artisans, Food & Drink, Local Fare, Shopping

From Montana farmers and ranchers to your family’s table. The Rancher’s Daughter is a farm-to-table retail store on Highway 2 in Kalispell, Montana partnering with local agriculture producers to bring safe and diverse products to the Flathead Valley. ...

Kalispell Nutrition

Coffee Shops, Food & Drink

Healthy and Delicious Meal Replacement Protein Shakes, Loaded Teas, Beauty and Specialty Drinks. ...

The Sitting Duck

Bars, Flathead Lake, Food & Drink, Local Fare, Places to Go, Restaurants

Looking for a place to relax and refuel during your Flathead Lake adventure? Stop by The Sitting Duck, a must-visit bar and grill located in charming Woods Bay along the east shore. With incredible lakefront views, 2 decks, and 2 docks with pet friendly beach access, it offers the perfect spot to relax and dip your toes in the water. Relax with an award winning bloody mary or enjoy lunch on the ...


Flathead National Forest, Food & Drink, Glacier National Park, Hiking, Local Fare, Outdoor Recreation, Outfitters and Guides, Places to Go, Shopping, Tours & Sightseeing, Wellness, Winter Sports

RightOnTrek strives to make epic outdoor explorations accessible to new hikers and lifelong adventurers alike. Amazing front and backcountry experiences need a great itinerary that is matched to your pace; high tech tents and fitted backpacks for rent that are light and durable; delicious and nutritious healthy trail meals; and the right navigational tools, including maps and a satellite communica...

Withey’s Health Foods

Downtown, Food & Drink, Local Fare

Withey’s Health Foods has been serving NW Montana’s Nutritional Needs Since 1958. ...

Blacktail Mountain Ski Area

Biking, Cross-country skiing, Food & Drink, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Outdoor Recreation, Places to Go, Restaurants, Scenic Drive, Skiing/Snowboarding, Tours & Sightseeing, Winter Sports

Blacktail Mountain Ski Area, located 28 miles southwest of Kalispell. This north-facing area features more than 1,000 acres of mostly intermediate runs, plus several miles of groomed Nordic skiing, perfect for a winter skiing biathlon. Blacktail Mountain is affordable and family-friendly with a cozy lodge for fireside lunch breaks and a full bar and grill on the upper level for après ski. The slo...

Crown of the Continent Discovery Center

Arts & Culture, Coffee Shops, Food & Drink, Glacier National Park, Indoor Activities, Learning Experiences, Places to Go, Restaurants, Tours & Sightseeing, Visual & Interactive Arts

The Crown of the Continent Discovery Center, located near West Glacier is a must stop when traveling to or from Glacier National Park. The center includes free interactive and interpretive displays, made in Montana product gift shop, local beers, ice cream and coffee. ...

The Corndog House

Food & Drink, Food Truck


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