Heading to Kalispell? Check out our recommendations for food, drink, and lodging!
Things to Do in Kalispell:
Thanks to the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitors Bureau for their assistance.
Craft Brews and Spirits
Kalispell Brewing Company – 412 Main Street – (406) 756-2739 – Open 12:00pm-8:00pm. Kalispell Brewing Company is proud to produce handcrafted lagers and ales using quality ingredients. Kalispell Brewing Company opened in 2012, they spent more than a year extensively remodeling to house their 10 barrel brewery and tasting room. Map
Brix Bottleshop – 115 Main St (406) 393-2202 – Open 10:00am-7:00pm. Brix Bottleshop is a small speciality wine and beer shop in historic downtown Kalispell. Owner, Karen Sanderson, is a 5th generation Flathead Valley resident. Map
Glacier Sun Winery & Tasting Room – 3250 Highway 2 East (406) 257-8886 – Open 9:00am-6:00pm. The winery offers fresh produce from the Apple Barrel fruit stand, wines and an antique shop. Stop in and pick up some local flavor. Map
Whistling Andy Distilling – 8541 MT 35, Bigfork, MT 59911 (406) 837-2620 – Open 12:00pm-8:00pm. Winner of the 2011 platinum award at the Spirits International Prestige Awards, Whistling Andy Distilling has great spirits and cocktails. Take a tour or swing by the tasting room and try some unique spirits. Map
C – CoffeeRestaurants and Coffee Shops
B – Breakfast
L – Lunch
D – Dinner
The Knead Cafe – 21 5th Street East – (406) 752-8436 – Open 8:00am-3:00pm. A family owned hideaway known best for their corn beef hash. Enjoy a fresh, local Kalispell breakfast or brunch with friendly service. Map – C/B/L
Montana Coffee Traders – 328 West Center Street (406) 756-2326 – Open 7:00am-3:00pm. A popular, rustic coffee shop next to the Kalispell Center Mall. Enjoy some fresh, local Montana coffee. – C/B/L (Free WiFi) Map
Colter Coffee Roasting – 424 South Main Street (406) 755-1319 – Open 6:00am-8:00pm. Located in downtown Kalispell, Colter Coffee has a wonderful, artistic atmosphere, and a variety of delicious coffee and pastries. – C/B/L (Free WiFi) Map
Norm’s News, Norm’s Soda Fountain – 34 South Main Street (406) 756-5466 – Open 9:00am-7:00pm. This local, family owned restaurant and old fashioned soda fountain shop takes you back to the 1930’s. Offering local beef and bison, Norm’s has the best burgers in the Flathead Valley. – L/D Map
Moose’s Saloon – 173 North Main Street (406) 755-2337 – Open 10:00am-2:00am. This local, downtown eatery has the best pizza in town and encourages patrons to make their mark by carving their initials into the tables, walls and beams. With local brews on tap and sawdust on the floors, Moose’s provides a real authentic western experience. – L/D Map
Hop’s Downtown Grill – 121 South Main Street (406) 755-7687 – Open 5:00pm-10:00pm. A wide variety menu, with gourmet, eclectic and extreme burger selections, paired with 100 craft beers and artisan wines, Hop’s an ideal eatery in downtown Kalispell. – D Map
Ice Cream and Sweets:
Sweet Peaks Ice Cream – 343 South Main Street (406) 257-1102 – Open 12:30pm-9:00pm. Founded in 2010 in Whitefish, Sweet Peaks offers 16 flavors that are carefully crafted using milk and cream from the Hutterite dairy farms of Montana. Strawberry Rhubarb, Montana Coffee Traders Espresso and Huckleberry are just a few delicious flavors. Offering dairy free sorbet as well. Map
Norm’s News, Norm’s Soda Fountain and Candy Shop – 34 South Main Street (406) 756-5466 – Open 9:00am-7:00pm. Not only offering the best burgers in the Flathead Valley, Norm’s has a large variety of candies and fudge. This local, family owned restaurant, old fashioned soda fountain and candy shop takes you back to the 1930’s. Map
Kalispell Grand Hotel – 100 South Main Street (406) 755-8100. Established in 1912, the Kalispell Hotel is a living landmark in downtown Kalispell. Today, the only surviving historic hotel in downtown Kalispell is within walking distance to great restaurants, museums, unique shops, art galleries, downtown offices, and city park. Offering a home baked continental breakfast, fresh baked afternoon cookies, and 24-hour coffee served in the lobby. Rooms run from $94 to $179 during the summer.