Whitefish, Montana is a charming mountain town that offers a plethora of dining options for foodies. Of course, you’ll love the classic Montana cuisine to internationally inspired dishes. You’ll see, there is something here for everyone and we mean everyone. In fact, here are the top 10 restaurants you should try in Whitefish.

1. Tupelo Grille is a restaurant that offers southern-inspired cuisine. And, it’s known for its signature dishes and an award-winning wine list. Surely, you cannot miss an amazing dining experience here.  Additionally, the ambiance is cozy and live music on some nights so, don’t forget to check out their website for events.

Click here to see their MENU. They are open 7 days a week from 5pm – 9pm and, reservations are recommended by clicking HERE. And, their downtown address is 17 Central Ave – Whitefish, MT.

fresh pasta with delicious fresh local ingredients2. Ciao Mambo – Located downtown with a welcoming atmosphere, with great portions and one of the most delicious Italian restaurants we have come across. (Tip for those who like Alfredo, you MUST try it here!) Of course, the service is wonderful and the desserts, delicious.

Click to see their MENU. They are Open Tuesdays – Saturday from 5pm -10pm and, for reservations, click HERE. Their address is 234 East 2nd St, Whitefish, MT.
3. Jalisco Cantina – A Mexican restaurant that serves fresh from scratch and delicious dishes. When you look at your plate, you’ll immediately see this is no ordinary meal. As you’ll see, it’s so delicious and you’ll not regret coming here. Friendly and in a great location, it’s a no-brainer to come to Jalisco. And, be sure to try their friend ice cream. Additionally, the pineapple rum topping will make you eager to return. And, don’t forget to check out their tequila list! (And don’t drink and drive!) But, it’s definitely taking a look and, maybe some to try.
Click here to see their MENU. They are Open Daily 11:30am – 9pm Sundays – Thursdays and 11:30am – 9:30pm on Fridays & Saturdays. For Reservations you can call: (406) 730-2663. They are located at 510 Wisconsin Ave, Whitefish, MT.


4. Loula’s Café – This casual downtown café is a local favorite. Indeed, Loula’s is known for its made-from-scratch baked goods, breakfast dishes, and sandwiches. And, it’s truly a great spot for a quick lunch or to grab something to go. Truthfully, you’ll love their fresh-tasting menu with products bought locally. It’s fresh, fresh, fresh!

Of course, you can click here to see their MENU. They are Open Daily from 7am – 2pm and located at 300 2nd Street East, Whitefish, MT.

Great Dining In Whitefish MT5. Latitude 48 – A nice dining experience that combines international flavors with classic Montana fare. In fact, their menu changes seasonally, so there’s always something new to try. Also, check their website for special events such as Live Music, Course Dinners and Wine Tastings.

And, click here to see their MENU.  They are Open Daily 7am – 2pm and, for Reservations, Click HERE. They are located at 147 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT.


6. Abruzzo Italian Kitchen – A cozy, family-owned restaurant that serves authentic Italian cuisine. Don’t miss their homemade pasta dishes and wood-fired pizzas. Further, service is very attentive and, you’ll love the experience, especially if you have a special event. This is a sister restaurant to Tupelo (see above)

And, you can click here to see their MENU. Hours are: Monday – Thursday & Sundays 4pm – 9pm and Fridays and Saturdays from 4pm – 10pm  For Reservations, Call 406-730-8767 and, their address is 115 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT.


7. Craggy Range Bar & Grill – Located at the base of Whitefish Mountain Resort, this restaurant offers
stunning mountain views and hearty American fare. Truthfully, it’s a great combo of sports bar and gastro pub with a patio. Of course, you can’t go wrong! Really, it’s just a great spot for après-ski drinks and snacks.

Click here to see their MENU. Hours are: Sunday – Thursday & Sundays 11am – 10pm and Fridays and Saturdays 11am – 11pm. Their address is 10 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT. Fine dining and great drinks await you in downtown whitefish montana. Stay at Glacier Bear Condo a luxury 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath condo on Big Mountain

8. Buffalo Café – Are you looking for a choice of old Montana and an edgy good place? Buffalo offers a casual diner that serves the classics. Either breakfast dishes, burgers, and sandwiches, the choice is yours. Of course, you’ll love the portions. Actually, they are generous, and the prices are reasonable. And, there’s history in this family-owned restaurant so be sure to check them out for a truly home-cooked meal.

Click here to see their MENU. They are open Daily 7am – 2pm (Sundays Open at 8am) and Tuesdays – Fridays 5pm – Close. And, their address is 514 3rd Street, Whitefish, MT.


9. Piggyback BBQ is perfect if you’re craving authentic BBQ. Their fresh local ingredients make for a delicious combination of meats and sauces. They can get busy, especially if their out front tables are full during the summer. So if you’re game for take-out, it’s the quickest way to get your meal. Portions are generous and delicious. Our favorite is to rent a boat from the Lodge, and pick up our pre-ordered food and have a great sunset boat ride on Whitefish Lake.  If you get messy you can just jump in the lake, right? We agree, it’s so worth it!!

Click to see Piggyback’s MENU. They Open Daily at 11am and, are located at 102 Wisconsin Ave, Whitefish, MT.


10. Wasabi Sushi Bar – A small, cozy sushi spot that serves fresh sushi and sashimi dishes.  Of course, the prices are great. And, you’ll love the quality which is top-notch so try those Cadillac Crab Cakes!

Click to see their MENU. Their Hours are Tuesday – Sunday 5pm – Close and, for Reservations Call (406) 863-9283. They are located at 419 E 2nd St, Whitefish, MT.


Great dining in Whitefish Montana. Stay at Glacier Bear Condo for a 10 minute drive to downtown Whiteish from Big MountainIn conclusion, Whitefish, Montana, has such a diverse range of dining options that cater to everyone’s taste buds. Of course, you need to plan your next foodie adventure so you can try out these top 10 restaurants for a delicious and memorable experience.

And, don’t forget when you need a great vacation rental, book direct and save on those pesky vrbo and airbnb fees. Remember, we are a newer construction condo on Whitefish Mountain too.

We are a true ski-in-ski-out 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath chalet that is steps away from The Tenderfoot Ski Run. We are open all year so come for the winter fun on the mountain and, you definitely need to stay here for the summer fun too. Obviously, you’ll have fun any time of year.

Remember, we are just a short 10-15 minute drive to downtown Whitefish so, you’ll be able to check out all the restaurants we listed here. But, there are plenty more to choose from so how many can you try? Of course, you are welcome to come back and stay with us again and again.

You’ll have plenty of access from Glacier Bear Condo to the local one of a kind shops and all these amazing restaurants. But, don’t forget you’re less than an hour away from Glacier National Park and, you’re about 45 minutes from Big Fork and Flathead Lake.  Additionally, you’re about 15 minutes to Kalispell so you’ll see, there there are so many places to see and explore. Of course, you’re right on Whitefish Mountain when you stay at Glacier Bear Condo so what are you waiting for? Yes, you can book your vacation today and stay on Whitefish Mountain. Actually, you’ll fall in love with the location, the amenities, the pristine chalet and the spaciousness. But, you’ll also have your own hot tub, grill and deck so how is that for a grand winter or summer trip?


**An important note: we take cleanliness very seriously. We use professional cleaners in between each guests departure and arrival. We provide our guests with the direct phone number to our local property manager to ensure confidence, comfort and cleanliness at both of our locations.




West Glacier Bear Cabin is Open During the Winter!


Visit our sister location, West Glacier Bear Cabin, inside Glacier National Park.  Oh, we’ve got you Glacier Bear Cabin is a cozy rustic 2 bedroom 1 bathroom cabin located in Apgar Village, around the corner from Lake McDonald. We are the perfect lodging to stay inside Glacier National Park. 3 On-site Kayaks, 2 Stand-Up Paddleboard, 2 E-bikes and 2 Mountain Bikes are on-site and included in your stay for guest use anytimecovered with our cozy 2 bedroom, 1 bath cabin when you want to stay close to the GNP action. And, it’s in a perfect location at Apgar Village, just around the corner from Lake McDonald.  And, you’ll love having on-site kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, mountain and e-bikes for our cabin guests to use anytime during their stay at the cabin.  Of course, you can choose one location or both! **Discounts are available if you want to stay at both properties**  



West Glacier Bear Cabin INSIDE Glacier National Park is now open DURING THE WINTER!! 

West Glacier Bear Cabin and Glacier Bear Condo Welcome you to Whitefish Mountain or Glacier National Park with two hotel properties to choose from for your vacation any time of the year


*Formerly known as a Snowbear Chalet, we are now Glacier Bear Condo, Chalet #2