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Nickel Charlie's

1275 US Highway 2 E, Kalispell, MT 59901-3218
406-257-7756
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Ranked #24 of 142 Restaurants in Kalispell
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Dayton, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

This restaurant had a very big menu. I am on a VERY restrictive diet. It was very easy to find menu items that I could eat and the waitresses were very agreeable to making my specific changes to the menu items. We ate here 4 times in 7 days.

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Peoria, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Met a couple of internet friends and decided to stop for breakfast here before heading to the Hungry Horse Reservoir for a day for sightseeing. We each had something different and everything was very good, especially the hash browns. It was early on Labor Day morning, so it wasn't very busy. Service was friendly and quick, and cost was very... More

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scrunchy82
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Once upon a time this restaurant used to serve really good food with nice sized portions. They seem to have gotten lazy.....

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Billings, Montana
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139 reviews 139 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Very friendly staff. I tried the Prairie Fire sausage which is made locally for them. It was delicious. Good sized portions for a good price.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We were staying in Kalispell overnight after traversing Logan Pass and went here for supper. The staff was courteous and very attentive. The food came very quickly and was tasty. Our 11 year old ordered some pasta and I don't think she was able to eat more than 15% of it. The serving was just that big.

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Sylvan Lake, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We have been to Nickel Charlie's several times. It is always one stop we make when we are in Kalispell. The last time we went there were 10 people in our party. The bill averaged about $12/person including sodas and a couple pitchers of beer. The wait staff were friendly and wanted us to enjoy our meals. The kids were... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Fun, local flavor. Kid friendly. Loved the California scramble and the coffee. They were flexible with order. Made one scrambled egg and one fried so our daughters could split plate.

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Orlando FL
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

casino/restaurant- this local hang has been around a long time. The food (we had breakfast) was pretty typical and typically priced. The atmosphere is kind of campy fun with stuff hanging from the ceiling etc which could help entertain road weary kiddles

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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72 reviews 72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We went to Nickel Charlie's on a recommendation from the front desk person at our hotel. We were looking for a light dinner and ordered salads. Salads were huge! But they were delicious! Wait-staff was very friendly and polite. Atmosphere is interesting as there are child size vehicles - the toys that you rode in when you were a kid... More

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Kalispell, Montana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The radio ads say this place has the best customer service in the Northwest. What a joke! We came in during a slower time, there were plenty of open tables but we still had to wait 10 minutes. We didn't get drink orders for another 10 minutes and then were never offered refills. The breakfast was ok, but spendy. I... More

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