Top things to do in Whitefish

Top Choice Cafe in Whitefish


Downstairs in the century-old Masonic temple building, this bustling cafe has local art on the wall and culinary artists in the kitchen. The highly recommended lemon-crème-filled French toast dripping with raspberry…
Top Choice Distillery in Whitefish

Spotted Bear Spirits

Award-winning spirits (vodka, gin, and agave) are paired with secret blends of herbs and spices to create unique, award-winning cocktails you won't find anywhere else. Grab a drink and head to the sofa upstairs for …
Coffee in Whitefish

Montana Coffee Traders

Whitefish’s home-grown microroaster runs this always-busy cafe and gift shop in the old Skyles building in the center of town. The organic, fair-trade beans are roasted in an old farmhouse on Hwy 93 that you can tou…
Bar in Whitefish

Great Northern Bar & Grille

The hipsters have taken over the biker bar! Not to be confused with the brewery of the same name down the street, this classic saloon sees a generally friendly crowd most nights, even when there isn't live music on …
Cafe in Whitefish

Buffalo Café

Hopping with neighborly locals, the Buffalo is what you get when a standard chain diner hires someone who actually knows how to cook. For breakfast try the original Buffalo Pie: a mountain of poached eggs and variou…
Pizza in Whitefish

Jersey Boy's Pizzeria

Jersey attitude is in short supply in the service-with-a-smile at this popular pizza joint, although you might wish for a little more hustle in the kitchen when orders pile up on warm summer nights. Calzones and str…
Bar in Whitefish


Each of Casey's three floors has a different identity. The first is a restaurant with an upscale menu; the second is a large performance space with live music and bar; and, the pièce de résistance, the third is a ro…
Japanese in Whitefish

Wasabi Sushi Bar & the Ginger Grill

Yes, you’re in Montana and, yes, this is exceptionally good sushi. Confirming Whitefish’s cosmopolitan credentials, this place delivers the fish in both traditional and fusion styles. For those who don’t crave it ra…
Museum in Whitefish

Stumptown Historical Society Museum

Whitefish’s fine old Tudor Revival Great Northern Railway Depot, built in the 1920s, doubles as a history museum displaying train memorabilia and fascinating photos of early Whitefish.
Beach in Whitefish

City Beach Park

Glued to the southern shore of Whitefish Lake, this is where the whole town comes to date and debate in the summer months. The swimming area is roped off. Parking is free.