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Nickel Charlie's

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1275 US Highway 2 E, Kalispell, MT 59901-3218
406-257-7756
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
large portions, good breakfasts

Nickle Charlie's has excellent breakfasts but also very good for lunch or dinner. Large plates of food. Cold beers. Casino. This was one of the places we would usually go to at least once a week when visiting Kalispell. Recommended.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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English first
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75 reviews 75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Nickle Charlie's has excellent breakfasts but also very good for lunch or dinner. Large plates of food. Cold beers. Casino. This was one of the places we would usually go to at least once a week when visiting Kalispell. Recommended.

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Kalispell, Montana
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75 reviews 75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This restaurant has been around for a while. They have an extensive menu and they serve alcohol as well. I had the shrimp and avocado salad. It was huge and loaded with shrimp. My husband had the burger and was stuffed walking out. It doesn't have a lot of choices on the menu for gluten free. This is my husband's... More 

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Lindon, Utah
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56 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We were seated by 12 ladies celebrating a birthday. It was so loud my husband and I couldn't hear each other. I had chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes and the gravy was so over whelming that I couldn't taste the actual meal. My hubby had the French dip which hardly had any meat on it at all.

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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150 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We ate here on the way back from a day out. It was OK but not great. The soup was very good, it was a beef and vegetable and was obviously home made. The sandwiches were OK, the burger being the better of the two. The pork sandwich was not what we had expected or hoped for and tough. The... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We stopped by Nickel Charlie's in the AM and had their special breakfast sandwich. The food was excellent and we were able to take home a portion of the sandwich's because we could not finish them. The service as excellent and the staff were very attentive. Some of the girls were hanging out the advertising as they were preparing for... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We have been going here forever, it is as good or better than ever. My husband and I regularly share the chicken fried steak, the portions are hugh and I think it is the best I've ever had. I've never had a bad meal here! This is down home cooking at it's best.

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Kalispell, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Nickel Charlie's is a fun, family oriented restaurant serving Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner in Kalispell. Fun place for all, HUGE portions ( especially Breakfast items ) good tasting, good service, not always consistent out of the kitchen though. Casino is great, separated from main dining area. Good value for your money.

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Cranbrook
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Nickel Charlie's is one of a kind. Been in business for years and they have it figured out that good food, good value and most of all good service is the key to a successful operation. We always stop by for a meal when we are in town. Not the fanciest place but worth the visit.

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Kalispell, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The prices are a tiny bit higher than your average sit down family style restaurant, but they make up for it with large portions of tasty foods, great staff and atmosphere, and their full bar and casino take it over the top for adults. I would recommend it, and the only reason for 4 stars is the limited seating making... More 

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Ronan, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Being from out-of-town (Ronan), we look forward to stopping at Nickel Charlie's for a scrumptious American-styled breakfast when we happen to be in their neighborhood. Good food, great wait-staff and clean facility - all at very reasonable prices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1275 US Highway 2 E, Kalispell, MT 59901-3218
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Kalispell
  • Phone Number: 406-257-7756

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups

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