A surprising culinary landscape awaits in Western Montana. Here, both local and renowned chefs have embraced a cornerstone of America’s food scene—the food truck—infusing their passion for cooking with innovative twists on beloved classics. Glacier Country’s food truck scene is a testament to this creativity, offering an adventure in flavor that you won’t want to miss.

Enjoy a mouthwatering burger with fantastic views from Lindey’s Bayburgers. Photo: Andy Austin


Missoula is one of the hippest spots in Western Montana, and seamlessly leads the food truck craze. Here, food trucks like, Sonny’s Original, serve as extensions of local restaurants, while others, such as Ragheef and Sa Wad Dee, introduce diverse and ethnic flavors to the region. Specialties range from The Wild Weenie perfect polish dogs to Pizzeria Gina’s savory pies and the exceptional chicken sandwiches at M-80 Chicken. Stay in the loop with the Food Truck Locator Missoula Instagram account, for daily updates on locations and hours of Missoula food trucks.

We only have one word: yum! Photo: M-80 Chicken

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In Kalispell, the food truck scene is rich with variety. Piroshki Palace offers a taste of Eastern Europe with its savory and sweet “filled buns,” while the House of S&M adds a twist to Mexican cuisine with breakfast burritos and tacos for lunch. The culinary creativity found in Western Montana’s food truck scene is truly astounding. The Corndog House for instance, has taken this classic fair food to new heights with an inventive array of flavors, including a Korean corndog, a hearty mashed potato and gravy corndog, a zesty Mexican corndog, and even a blueberry pancake sausage-dog, among others. Not far behind in the innovation race is KnucklHed BBQ, known for its nomadic presence from Kalispell to Libby and beyond, and 406 BBQ in Kalispell. Both surprise and delight with their culinary creations and creative BBQ twists. Rounding out this culinary adventure is the Wild Child Food Truck, a haven for cheesecake enthusiasts. With over 60 varieties available for special order or as a daily flavor surprise, it’s a must-visit for those looking to indulge in a slice (or two) of gourmet cheesecake while exploring Kalispell and Columbia Falls.

Find classic BBQ, and some wild creations, at 406 BBQ. Photo: 406 BBQ


Whitefish is developing a robust food truck scene, and your inner foodie will be in paradise at the Whitefish Farmers Market where many of them congregate Tuesday evenings in the summer. A local’s favorite selling delectable bites is The Cuisine Machine; the owner/chef has been serving up great food for 18 years in the Flathead Valley and has perfected the Walleye sandwich and sweet potato fries. Would you believe us if we told you some of the best sushi in Whitefish can be found at a food truck? Try for yourself at Indah Sushi, a food truck extension of their fantastic restaurant. For a refreshing breakfast, find Mountain Berry Bowl in Whitefish or Kalispell, and taste one of their gluten and dairy-free smoothie bowls. Don’t miss the dessert food truck scene: Find the Sweet Peaks Ice Cream truck, a local ice cream maker with flavors that will keep you coming back for more. Or grab a sweet crepe at Amazing Crepes, with fillings like Nutella and banana or brie and raspberry.

Who knew sushi from a food truck could look, and taste, so good? Photo: Indah Sushi


During the summer in Seeley Lake, grab burgers by the water at Lindey’s Landing West Bayburgers—a local favorite. In the backyard of Cut Bank Creek Brewery you’ll find  Simple Eats, with classic combinations using locally sourced ingredients. During the summer in West Glacier, the Wandering Gringo Cafe brings Mexican food to the area with tacos, burritos and quesadillas. Ready to see what the craze is with wagyu beef? Stop by the Wagyu Wagon in Columbia Falls, where you can grab a burger or brat made with beef from the family’s Montana ranch. In Florence, one food truck has leveled up and is a food bus. Stop by the Bitterroot Breakfast Bus for grab-and-go breakfast or lunch or, for a unique experience, dine on the bus. 

Bring your friends and dine aboard the Bitterroot Breakfast Bus. Photo: Bitterroot Breakfast Bus

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March 4, 2024

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