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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. 


Albertsons Food & Drug

Food & Drink, Local Fare, Shopping

Visit your neighborhood Albertsons located at 900 W Idaho St, Kalispell, MT, for a convenient and friendly grocery experience! ...

Buffalo Hill Golf Club

Food & Drink, Golf, Local Fare, Outdoor Recreation, Restaurants

Buffalo Hill Golf Course is located in Northwest Montana’s Flathead valley. Montana golf at its finest, Buffalo Hill is the most popular course in the Flathead Valley (Flathead Valley Montana voted one of the top fifty destinations in the world). The beauty and charm of the Championship 18 along with the scenic splendor and panoramic views of the Flathead Valley and the northwest Rocky Mount...

Montana Coffee Traders-Downtown Kalispell

Coffee Shops, Downtown, Food & Drink

Since 1981, Montana Coffee Traders has been roasting fine coffees in an old farmhouse in Whitefish. After more than a quarter century in business, MCT’s roots run deep through our community. ...

Wendy’s of Evergreen

Food & Drink, Restaurants

At Wendy’s we are all about serving up fresh food, even if it means going the extra mile. When you walk through our doors, we do what we can to make everyone feel at home. ...

Blacktail Mountain Ski Area

Biking, Cross-country skiing, Food & Drink, Hiking, 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...

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 ...

Ceres Bakery

Coffee Shops, Downtown, Food & Drink, Local Fare

Ceres Bakery is located in downtown Kalispell and proudly serves the Flathead Valley with fresh pastries, delicious breads, gorgeous cakes, and rich coffee. ...

SunRift Beer Company

Bars, Craft Beverage, Downtown, Food & Drink, Local Fare, Restaurants

Inspired by the life we all carve here in the Flathead Valley. SunRift Beer Company, located in downtown Kalispell pours some sun in every pint. ...

Dan d’ Lion Eatery

Food & Drink, Local Fare, Restaurants

Earth Angel Organics makes craveable gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan food, pizza, salad, soup, and more. at the Dan’d Lion Eatery. Our products are crafted on premises using hybrid techniques. Additionally, we enjoy growing lesser-known varieties of produce with the help of our WWOOFING Team. We source local & regional ingredients from amazing growers. Our philosophy is both health-for...

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. ...

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