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Norm's News

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Hamburgers, Ice Cream
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34 Main St, Kalispell, MT 59901-4450
406-756-5466
Today
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Drinks, Lunch

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 54
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Old school fun

Stopped in for the first time and wish we had done it years ago. I will be returning every time I am in town! Best malted milkshake around , root beer float and blueberry shake all equally delicious. Basic burgers and fries all delicious. Candy store too. You will feel like you stepped into the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Missoula, Montana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Norm's News is a Kalispell staple. It's been almost 70 years since I've been in there as a 12 year-old. But, it's still there! I visited my aunt's family in the mid-'40s. They lived out near Kila & once a week we went into town for movies & other recreation. I suppose my aunt & uncle had other business. We... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I recommend the milk shakes ! But the burgers are dry and the fries are okay . Go here for unusual candy that you can't get anywhere else anymore . Great for kids and out of town friends .

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alberta
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146 reviews 146 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Stopped in for the first time and wish we had done it years ago. I will be returning every time I am in town! Best malted milkshake around , root beer float and blueberry shake all equally delicious. Basic burgers and fries all delicious. Candy store too. You will feel like you stepped into the past. There is a reason... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Chile cheese fries are a basket full of "da bomb" they also have tons of candy some of which I had not seen in a store in 30 years

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Kalispell, Montana, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This place is right out of the old days (including an over 100 years old old school icecream bar (I think that is what they are called) they only serve basic hamburgers (can't even get any tomato lol just traditional stuff) and basic fries. it is also a bulk candy and magazine shop. It is one of the more unique... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You never get a bad meal! GREAT Burgers, Shakes and custom coffees with a variety of other foods and YUMMY Desserts! Biggest selection of take out Bulk candies you can find most anywhere!

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Alaska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Wonderful place for burgers, sandwiches and ice cream. Great food, simply served, authentic 50s diner/lunch counter flavor without pretentiousness.

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kalispell
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you want memories of yesteryear, this is the place. Old fashioned candy surrounds the walls and its bag it and take it. Almost any magazine you can imagine wanting to purchase is lined up on one wall. The ice cream is fabulous, the burgers and fries come in a plastic basket, there is an old soda fountain atmosphere, down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Fresh, lean and delicious hamburger in a great setting, Service was prompt and friendly, and everyone in the place had smiles.

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Canberra, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stopped for lunch at Norms News on a cold snowy day when all the nearby eateries were closed. We were impressed with the group of young people cooking and serving. They were well organised, polite and efficient. The burgers and sodas were freshly prepared and delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34 Main St, Kalispell, MT 59901-4450
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Kalispell
  • Phone Number: 406-756-5466

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Hamburgers, Ice Cream
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?