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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
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Doing it old school

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
Michael B
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Kalispell, Montana
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Kalispell, Montana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 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
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
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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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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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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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I went with my 10 yr old son and my 16 mo son. We had so much fun they have a awesome candy selection. We had a hotdog and the buffalo burger. The hotdog was as you'd expect but he loved it. The buffalo burger was great nothing fancy more old fashioned like my dad used to cook. It had... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It is neat having an ice cream and candy shop downtown, but it is so expensive. And I don't care for the carved wooden nude ladies at the bar .. eventhough I understand it is old and antique. I am not comfortable taking my little boys there because of that reason.

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Florida
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30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We only got two ice cream cones, but they must have been churning the ice cream while we waited it took so long. Didn't taste any better or worse than any other ice cream. I'd rather go to COSTCO and get twice as much for half the price at their café. I guess you pay for the History and atmosphere... More 

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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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