Restaurants & Dining
Casual to gourmet, unique dining options await you!
All dining establishments reflect the casual atmosphere & attentive service that makes Priest Lake a renowned unique vacation experience.
The “Anchor” splashed in Priest Lake 2019
The floating food boat serves pizza, burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, salads, breakfast burritos, sandwiches & cinnamon rolls with a variety of beverage, snacks & ice cream. We had fun times & great water adventures serving customers on boats, kayaks, jet skis, paddle boats & boards, float planes, etc. Boat up or call in orders at your convenience.
Ardy's is a family owned and operated full service restaurant located on the east side of Priest Lake in Coolin. We serve your favorite comfort foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We pride ourselves on having fast and friendly service in a clean and homey environment. Ardy's features authentic Thai cuisine prepared fresh from scratch every Friday evening. Bring the family in for a slice of our fresh homemade Huckleberry pie or just browse our extensive gift and souvenir shop featuring local artists and lots of Huckleberry stuff. Catering, wedding and all-occasion cakes are available for any celebration. Open daily year round, call for seasonal hours.
BURGER EXPRESS IN PRIEST RIVER
Longtime Priest Lakers know that when you see the Burger Express, you're getting close to the relaxed Priest Lake lifestyle we all love and enjoy. Make the most of your time by stopping in at the "Burger" and picking up one of our cold Huckleberry Shakes along with a burger or sandwich that is made 100% hot and fresh. Make it a Laura's Cruise Burger or maybe an order of Pacific Cod, hand breaded and hand cut each day. Quick, easy and puts everyone in the right frame of mind. That's the Burger Express!
Also available now in Spokane at 6505 E Sprague!
CANTINA @ THE MARINA
Cantina @ The Marina, located on the West Side of the lake in Kalispell Bay. Come by water or by land. Come enjoy our lake front deck while having a bite to eat with a cool tasty beverage from our full service bar, enjoying friendly conversation, and taking in the view. In the summer months come and visit the Beach Bar Pavilion over looking the beautiful waters of Priest Lake.
6515 W. Lakeshore Road
Overlooking beautiful Priest Lake with a stunning view of Chimney Rock, you are invited to join us at Elkins Resort for award winning Northwest inspired cuisine and quality service. Experience fine dining in a comfortable, cozy log lodge atmosphere.
Elkins offers a full range of dining experiences with fine dining, delicious pizza and a bistro menu offered in the Trapper Creek Bar. The Trapper Creek Bar also offers our famous huckleberry daiquiris, espresso bar, wireless internet and big screen sporting events. Food and beverages are served on the lodge lawn during the summer season.
THE FALLS INN
Enjoy one of our mouth- watering Falls Inn sandwiches that have become famous throughout the region. The friendly atmosphere, super-sized sandwiches, stone baked pizza, beer, wine and soft drinks, kids welcome, and the impressive view of the Torelle waterfall all combine to make the Falls Inn a truly unique establishment. In fact, the Falls Inn is constructed over the Lower West Branch River that freely flows beneath it.
Opened daily at 11:00 a.m. year round.
TO-GO orders welcome.
Located 8.7 Miles North on Hwy. 57
Offering fantastic food, friendly staff and phenomenal views, Hill’s lakeside restaurant has it all. Featuring huckleberries, local mushrooms and family recipes, Hill’s has something to satisfy all tastes. We invite you to join us in the restaurant or lounge for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The lounge features air conditioning, flat screen TV’s, a ping pong table and free wireless internet. Our award winning restaurant and lounge are open daily mid-May through the first week of October and weekends October to the end of February. The restaurant and lounge are closed March and April, and guests can enjoy 50% off lodging during these months. Dinner reservations are highly recommended. Our three tier deck is open in the summer months, pending weather. Boat slips are available for guest parking. Follow us on facebook and Instagram to keep up with menu specials!
HOT SHOTS ESPRESSO
A drive-through coffee stand located just north of mile marker 28 on Highway 57. Along with delicious coffee, we serve made-to-order breakfast burritos, sandwiches, Take & Bake Pi& more! Whether you are picking up coffee and breakfast for a crowd, or grabbing a quick bite for the road, Hot Shots is the perfect vacation pit stop. We are open 7 days a week, all year long. Call in orders are welcome! Now offering take and bake Pizza
Millie's is the heartbeat of Downtown Priest Lake and known for its casual and comfortable atmosphere. This place has a little of something for everyone. Recently purchased by new owners, it has been fully renovated and wildly successful. Millie's is known for its wood-fired pizza oven, locals that you will always find in the same seats and being comfortable enough for everyone to know your name. New this summer season, we have fully renovated the back yard with fresh new landscaping, a kid's play area, a full outdoor bar, an extensive patio for outdoor seating and lots of outdoor games. Join us this summer season: Monday nights for Industry night & karaoke 9pm-11pm, Tuesday - Taco Tuesdays and volleyball leagues, Friday night acoustic music on the patio 6pm-8pm & Rhythm and Brews on Sundays featuring live bands and beer specials from 6pm-9pm.
Open for brunch Saturdays and Sundays 10am-2pm, dinner menu begins everyday at 2pm and is served until 10pm. Late night menu available until midnight. Happy Hour offered daily 3pm-5pm. Off-season hours change so please call/check website for additional information.
Call us for catering details, weddings and events.
28441 HWY 57
Across for Priest Lake Brewing
Moose Knuckle is in Coolin, located at the corner of Dickensheet and Cavanaugh Bay Roads. We include a convenience store, gas station and a restaurant with indoor seating and a nice outdoor patio, flat screen TV's and a comfortable and casual atmosphere for a family and friends gathering place. Our menu includes affordable meals from BBQ, juicy burgers, salads, sandwiches, appetizers, home-style entrees, desserts, menu items for vegetarians and also featuring a kids menu. Come in and sit at our beautiful wood-top bar for your selection of a variety of microbrews, beer, wine and sodas. All menu items also offered for take-out. Come join the fun and friendly staff at the Moose Knuckle!
Can't wait to see you soon!
Located in Nordman, Idaho, on Highway 57, just north of mile marker 36. The Nickelplate Restaurant has a friendly, family oriented atmosphere featuring home style cooking for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Enjoy the cozy log built dining room, rock fireplace, and your favorite beverage. Open daily.
RESORT AT CAVANAUGH'S RESTAURANT
Cavanaugh’s features fresh local ingredients on our outdoor patio on the shores of Priest Lake. Amazing sunset views served nightly on our outdoor patio. Check our website for current menus of pasta, pizza, street tacos, steaks & BBQ.
40 Vacation Court Coolin, ID 83821
SANDBAGGERS AT PRIEST LAKE GOLF COURSE
Whether you’ve worked up an appetite on the course, want to catch a game on the big screen t.v., or just want a great spot to meet friends for lunch and a cocktail, Sandbaggers is the place. The full service bar has been expanded to seat 20 at the bar. Not one to sit at the bar or you want to bring the kids, no problem, Sandbaggers also offers casual indoor and patio dining. The menu caters to all tastes, all ages, golfers and non golfers! Find out for yourself. We look forward to serving you.
Hwy 57 – across from the Tamrak
Mile marker 27.5
TYEE COFFEE COMPANY
Located at Bishop's Marina, Tyee Coffee Company is Coolin's favorite gathering place. Providing locals and tourists with an exceptional coffee drinking experience; coupled with great pastries, breakfast, lunch and quick bites. In the mood for some shopping? The Tyee offers a wide variety of gifts, candles, trinkets and apparel. Whether it's ice cream, coffee, shopping or a quick bite with lake views The Tyee has you covered.
Hunter Storro, / Owner
Tyee Coffee Company
THE WATERFRONT RESTAURANT AND WINE BAR
Located on Cavanaugh Bay with spectacular views of Sundance and the Selkirk Mountains is a cute eatery in a storybook setting. Guests who arrive by boat are graciously provided complimentary short-term moorage. Afternoons can be spent sitting on the outdoor deck sampling Northwest wines, local micro-brewed ales and a selection of appetizers, burgers, sandwiches and specialty salads. Or, grab a "picnic to go" to enhance teh complete Priest Lake experience! Waterfront Wednesdays offer a 2 for $25 special including a salad, entree and dessert. You'll also find something to love from our family priced Mediterranean cuisine, children's favorites and lighter fare options. Open Wed-Sun from Memorial Day through Labor Day for casual lunches, dinners and happy hour specials. Dinner Reservations are necessary for parties of 6 or more.