From elk meatloaf and huckleberry pie to rainbow trout and bison burgers, here’s where to eat great food—and fuel up for a hike—just outside Glacier NP, Montana.
Bison graze in East Glacier. Photos courtesy of Amy Grisak except where noted.
Visiting the stunningly beautiful Glacier National Park, in northwest Montana’s Rocky Mountains, doesn’t have to mean settling for a generic dining experience that exists only to fill tourists’ stomachs. Just beyond the park there are culinary gems that let you experience the true flavor and feel of Montana. The secret, of course, is getting off the beaten path and finding those locally owned cafes and saloons that scream with personality...