When we consider buying a home, there are many factors we look for in our neighborhoods.
We might want to be near a great school. We might want to be near conveniences such as pharmacies and supermarkets.
Or, you want to be around shopping malls and plazas! If you’re house-hunting in Montana, you’ll find shopping in Kalispell to be a great experience. This is a charming small town where you can find a beautiful home close to the shopping and fun!
So where in Kalispell can you go shopping and enjoy great dining?
Here’s what you’ll love about shopping and dining Kalispell:
Part of the shopping experience has to include dining out. Kalispell has a great selection of restaurants for singles, couples, families, and groups of friends!
Head west of the Continental Divide and you’ll be at Flathead Valley. This is a great area for dining at any time of the day.
For example, you can start your morning at Montana Coffee Traders. This is a great spot for trying home-brewed coffee. It’s great for dining in or grabbing coffee before school or work.
This is also a great place for students to spend time in study groups. It’s great for remote workers to hang out and spend a day working away at their laptops.
You can also enjoy breakfast at some of Kalispell’s most prominent bakeries. These include Bonjour Bakery and Bistro or Ceres Bakery.
The mountainous town of Kalispell was the perfect setting to create a downtown. Kalispell’s founder Charles Conrad saw the potential of creating a bustling area among these mountains.
Among your shopping options, you have many major retailers to choose from. These include TJ Maxx, Costco, and Target.
There are also great local shops such as Rocky Mountain Outfitters, True Water Fly Shop, and Honey Home. You’ll also enjoy many great restaurants, cafes, and museums.
You can find many homes near the Downtown area. Some are within walking distance and others are a short drive.
You can consider the Northland Community created by WestCraft Homes.
The Center Mall is the major mall for shopping in Kalispell. If you’re into fashion, there’s no shortage of great department stores here.
You’ll find JCPenney, Zumiez, Christopher & Banks, and Maurices. The mall is also renowned for its many jewelry stores. These include Riddle’s Jewelry and Claire’s.
There are also boutique clothing shops such as The Sunflower Moose, Buckle, and Isle of Misfits.
You’ll also get to shop at a variety of electronics stores. These include Go Wireless, Mobilelicious, and the famous Montana Technical Solutions.
There’s a great selection of beauty stores such as Bath & Body Works, Foxy Nails, and Doni Marie’s Beauty Connection.
Finally, there are many great entertainment options for enjoying an evening at The Center Mall.
These include a Hurricane Simulator, the Innovative Foto Studio, a Magic Diamond Casino, and the Red Lion Hotel.
Outlet shopping is a great place to buy bulk items at discounted prices. Kalispell is known for 2 great outlet malls: Conlin’s Furniture Outlet and E-Z Rest Mattress Outlet.
When you decide to move to Kalispell you’ll depend on these outlets to help you set up your home.
You can find beds, mattresses, desks, cupboards, and more at these two outlet stores.
Another option is to shop at the various outlet stores at the Gallatin Valley Mall. Here you’ll find outlet versions of popular retail stores such as Jensen’s Jewelers, Gamestop, Eddie Bauer, and Barnes & Noble.
While not technically in Kalispell, this mall is a short drive away for Kalispell residents.
After a busy day of shopping, you’ll feel hungry and are ready to enjoy a great meal in the evening.
There are many great options throughout Kalispell for enjoying fast food, pub food, or fine dining.
In the center of Kalispell (Kalispell Core), you’ll find your favorite fast food options. These will include McDonald’s, Subway, and Pizza Hut.
There’s also a great selection of gastropubs that are great for relaxing and having a fun evening with friends and family.
You’ll love to dine at Sunrift Beer Company, Bias Brewing, and Brannigan’s Irish Pub.
For the full dining experience, you can enjoy Mexican food at The House at S & M. There’s also When In Rome Pizzeria, Norm’s Soda Fountain, and Hops Downtown Grill.
You’ll also enjoy dining options at the North, South, and East ends of Kalispell.
The North is a great area for traditional American food. You have fast-food options such as Chick-Fil-A and Five Guys. There’s also pub food from The Brass Tap and Firehouse Subs.
You can enjoy fine dining on the South and East ends. You can spend an evening with friends and family at the Blue Canyon Restaurant at the Hilton Garden Inn.
If you enjoy wine and liquor, there’s the Water’s Edge Winery and Whitefish Handcrafted Spirits.
Are you ready to move to Kalispell? As you can see, it’s a small town with the same hustle and bustle as a bigger city.
For shopping and dining in Kalispell, your options are endless and diverse. You can enjoy outlet shopping, department stores, and luxury brands all within one town.
You can start your day with coffee and pastries and end it with a glass of wine while you gaze at the beauty of Kalispell.
The town has a population of approximately 20,000 people. The Micropolitan Statistical Area of Kalispell has approximately 93,000 people.
It has one of the largest media markets including one of the largest radio markets in the state.
Many notable Americans are or were residents of Kalispell including animator Brad Bird, author Dorothy Johnson, and actress Michelle Williams.
This town is one of the best places in Montana to live, work, study, and retire in. We know that you’ll love living here and becoming part of the Kalispell community.
Now that you know the many shopping in Kalispell and dining in Kalispell options, we hope to welcome you into our town!
We sell homes in the Bloomstone area of Kalispell. This is a new residential community located in the heart of the town.
We can help you find a home and community that works for your and your family’s needs. We’ll make sure you aren’t too far from the shopping and dining options!
Look around at our listing and let’s get in touch today!