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Sykes Diner

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American, Diner
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202 2nd Ave W, Kalispell, MT 59901-4488
+1 406-257-4304
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Eureka, Montana
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192 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This restaurant is on the main level of a residential building. A pharmacy and store included.Not exactly on the main drag but easy to find. A diner with many tables and counter service. The menu is genuine Montana. Steaks burgers and sandwiches. They even have a kids menu. If you are lookin for down home cookin, plesant friendly service and... More 

Thank Unckebuck
Laporte, Colorado
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I stopped once before for dinner and today for breakfast. The place is very busy on a Saturday morning so plan to arrive early. I had biscuits and gravy with eggs. Very good and very economical. Bottomless coffee. Definitely will be one of my regular stops when visiting Montana.

Thank dougp01
Mississauga, Ontario
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Ordered the country fried steak and eggs with hashbrowns and sour dough toast. Country fried steak - overcooked and tough, only taste was the oil it was cooked in. Hash browns - crisp on outside, inside was not even warm Sour dough toast - unfortunately they use sour dough from one of the large commercial bakeries which is basically tasteless... More 

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echolakeguy, Front Office Manager at Sykes Diner, responded to this review

SidBaby, I'm very sorry for your poor experience here. No excuses, all I can say is it's not our typical. I can assure you our head chef will be aware of this and we will do our best to correct mistakes. Thanks for your honesty-we like that, even when it hurts-it's helps us work harder. Mike More 

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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We ate here once (take-out) and threw out most of our meal. The Clam chowder tasted like canned mushroom soup..not sure where the clams were. The Monte Christo was so "sweet/sugary " tasting and the meat was so dried out. We threw most of it out. It was terrible. Would not eat here again.

Thank CanadaVacationer1
Kalispell, Montana
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Sykes is a local restaurant where you will rub elbows with a lot of Kalispell locals. The food is good and made to order. The soup, sandwiches, and pie were all good. We will definitely go back.

Thank mjfarwell
Punta Gorda, Florida
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139 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We were here after church. Expected to wait at this popular time and we're seated fairly quickly. Diverse menu with daily specials. Crawdad omelet, gater and andouille sausage eggs Benedict. Quick service and refills, friendly staff. We will dine here again.

Thank Sandy C
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78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Come hungry for breakfast and you won't be disappointed. The food is very good with generous portions at reasonable prices. The pancakes are really filling. The Light Rancher's plate is the right size for this buckaroo. I highly recommend this place.

Thank hikingnut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I suggest that all of my friends and family try Skyes for breakfast when visiting Kalispell. They are the best variety as well as the best service. However, if you attend on a Sunday, I recommend showing up early as the wait time reflects how awesome their service is.

Thank AScheer18
Edmonton, Canada
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Went here Sunday October 2 totally based on all the previous good reviews. We were promptly seated, however the service sucked after this. We waited at least 5 minutes to even be seen by our server Gracie so we were ready to order our food when she came to ask us what we wanted to drink. Myself and my Mom... More 

Thank dianamyte
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

It wasn't at all what I expected. The menu was solid, but I was rather thrown by the dining room. The staff was friendly though and the food was great for the price. I would return without hesitation.

Thank Unicornslayer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 2nd Ave W, Kalispell, MT 59901-4488
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Kalispell
  • Phone Number: +1 406-257-4304
Sykes is a local trademark of the Kalispell area that was established in 1897!
We're the home of the ten cent cup of coffee, and we make sure to say that loud and proud.
Join us for a great atmosphere and some downhome cookin'.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?