Deck Dining Guide


Summer weather is in full swing- featuring steamy temperatures and sunny afternoons. As you look for a spot for a cool down, we’re bringing you the details on all your deck dining options in the valley.

North of Jackson

Dornans: The views of the Tetons from Dornans can’t be beat. Sip wine and indulge in pizza or pasta on their upstairs deck, or take in the tunes during the Monday night Hootenanny with the perfect mountain backdrop.

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Watch the snow line recede, from the second story deck at Dornan’s, in Moose.

North Grille at Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis: Find yourself surrounded by green…the green of the golf course, that is, on the patio of the North Grille at Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis.

Palate: Affording sweeping views of Sleeping Indian and the National Elk Refuge, stop in for lunch at Palate, locating in the National Museum of Wildlife Art.

Town of Jackson

Big Hole BBQ: Nothing says summer like barbecue. Luckily, Big Hole BBQ will let you enjoy both at one of their outdoor tables on Pearl Street. Play some yard games, and stay a while!

Bin 22: Bin 22 carries their wine bar ambiance out to their deck, a little oasis just far enough from the crowds of Town Square.

The Blue Lion: Tucked away downtown, enjoy your meal at the Blue Lion beneath the shade of a few towering trees.

The Bunnery: Just off of Town Square, escape the hustle and bustle as you enjoy breakfast, lunch or an afternoon snack on The Bunnery’s shaded deck.

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Escape the heat: dine on the shady deck at The Bunnery.

Cutty’s: Cutty’s outdoor space boasts a large deck and lawn complete with yard games. Gather your friends, grab your drinks and head outside to enjoy a game of corn hole.

D.O.G.: Whether you’re stumbling through town looking for a morning hangover cure, or a late night burrito, D.O.G. has you covered. With outdoor booths and tables available, you might just stick around for seconds.

Glorietta Trattoria: Enjoy handmade pasta and craft cocktails on the quiet deck of this Italian favorite. glorietta deck

Hatch: Hatch is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. From tequila to tacos, it all tastes just a bit more satisfying when enjoyed on the deck. Check our events calendar to stay on top of their live music schedule this summer.

Hayden’s Post: Soak in the sun or the sunset from the second story deck at Hayden’s Post. Close to all the action of Snow King Mountain Resort, it’s a great hangout for the family.

Healthy Being: The cozy little cabin that houses Healthy Being Cafe & Juicery sits on a coveted expanse of lawn right in the heart of downtown. Large trees provide a shady escape, while the tables and chairs are as colorful as their fresh-pressed juices.

Liberty Burger: At first glance, you wouldn’t realize that Liberty Burger has an upstairs with an outdoor patio. These prime spots are in popular demand.

Merry Piglets: Snag a spot on the second floor for a bird’s eye view of the Town Square hustle and bustle.moes deck

Moe’s Original BBQ: Fast, convenient and delicious, there are so many things we love about Moe’s Original BBQ. With a constant stream of daily specials, be sure to pair that white BBQ sauce of theirs with some fresh mountain air this summer.

Momo Shack: Where Bon Appe Thai once lived on Pearl Street, Momo Shack has opened. Try the mix of Nepali, Thai and international food items featured on their menu.

The Kitchen: Conveniently located close to Town Square, we love that the Kitchen’s patio expands their summer seating options.

Pearl Street Market: Swing in for lunch at Pearl Street Market, and dine under the shade of an umbrella in their outdoor seating area.

Persephone: Summer flavors abound on Persephone’s summer menu. Their huge deck is a bustling summer hangout right in the heart of downtown.persephone deck

Picnic: We love the bright, fun tables located outside Picnic. The quiet space is a delightful spot to catch up over coffee or get some work done on your lunch break.

Pinky G’s: Escape the heat of high summer at Pinky G’s outdoor space beneath the Pink Garter Theatre. Or, enjoy your late night slice in the refreshing night air.

Pizzeria Caldera: Pizzeria Caldera’s second story deck gives you a whole new vantage point for your people watching pleasure. It also allows for a more complete view of the Town Square.

Roadhouse Pub & Eatery: The newest edition to a corner of Town Square, we are thrilled that the Roadhouse remodel retained the prime time second-story deck. roadhouse deck

Rendezvous Bistro: The Bistro’s outdoor space offers up comfortable, cool seating options in the busy summer months.

Sidewinders: Dine beneath Sidewinder’s huge American flag on their wrap around, second story deck.

Silver Dollar Bar and Grill: Grab a table right on Broadway, and imagine what your surroundings must have looked like when the Wort first opened its doors.

Snake River Brewery: The Brew Pub’s outdoor space has received a huge face lift, with a large bike rack, lawn games and a welcoming fire pit.

Snake River Grill: Snake River Grill also has an upstairs deck on the Town Square. These coveted few tables can only be reserved the day of. They’re a hot commodity you’ll definitely want to experience this summer.

StillWest Brewery & Grill: Quiet possibly the largest deck in town faces Snow King Mountain. Finish off your hike with a cool brew from StillWest.

Thai Me Up: Pop over to Pearl Street to secure a spot on Thai Me Up’s deck. This place is always teeming with people enjoying a Melvin brew or Thai food late into the evening.

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Alpenrose: You don’t need a special occasion to treat yourself to an Austrian-inspired meal on one of the expansive decks at the Alpenhof Lodge.

Aspen’s Market: Did you know about the picnic tables located on the grassy banks of the creek behind the Aspen’s Market? It’s the quietest spot to enjoy your picnic lunch.

Bodega: We know you can’t resist a sandwich from Bodega’s fried chicken shack. Pair that sandwich with a sloshie or six pack from inside, and challenge your companions to a game of corn hole.

Calico: Calico’s family-friendly deck and yard bar is a summer hot spot that will welcome you on a warm summer night and leave you feeling full.

Il Villagio Osteria: Osteria boasts an alcove of outdoor tables nestled hillside outside of Teton Village’s Hotel Terra.

Mangy Moose: If you love the Mangy Moose’s deck during sunny ski days, you’ll love it even more during the summer. In the heart of Teton Village, the Mangy Moose’s wooden deck is the perfect perch from which to enjoy one of their spicy margaritas.

RPK 3: Nick Wilson’s may have transformed into RPK 3 this winter, but the deck remainded. Located next to the JHMR ariel tram dock, this centrally located establishment in Teton Village has a prime location and atmosphere for everyone to enjoy.

Spur Restaurant and Bar: Love the Spur’s summer menu? Us too. And it tastes even better at one of the Spur’s quiet outdoor tables.

Teton Pines: Take part in country club life with a meal on the deck at Teton Pines. From fresh summer salads to succulent steaks for dinner, Teton Pines is a delicious and delightful deck location.

Teton Thai: No one can forget about the little gem located near the Ranch Lot of Teton Village. Teton Thai’s patio expands summer seating, so everyone can be sure to indulge in their incredible Thai food.

The Deck: Dine at incredible heights, by taking the Bridger Gondola to The Deck. The amazing views of the valley below will elevate your dining experience.

The Handle Bar: There doesn’t have to be snow on the mountain for you to enjoy this slope side hangout. The stone patio offers a great place to enjoy a cold drink after a long hike.handle bar patio


Pearl Street Bagels: The Pearl Street Bagels location in Wilson is located right on Fish Creek. So grab your coffee drink and bagel and pair them with some sunshine and bubbling creek noises.

Rations at Basecamp: Enjoy high-quality southern-inspired fare and fresh-squeezed sloshies from Rations, located in Basecamp, and take your eats outside to their quiet picnic area.

Streetfood at the Stagecoach: What goes better with Streetfood than sunshine? We can’t think of anything! Grab a seat at one of the picnic tables on their deck this summer.

East Gros Ventre Butte

Amangani: The view from the top of East Gros Ventre Butte provides sweeping Teton Views from morning to night.

The Granary at Spring Creek Ranch: Treat yourself to the thoughtfully crafted cocktails and menu items at Spring Creek Ranch.

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About Author

Raised in the land of casseroles and deep fried cheese curds, Sam Simma left rural Wisconsin for the mountains of Wyoming in summer 2012. Her appetite for adventure is the only thing that rivals her passion for food. She has always used writing to document and critique her travel and dining experiences. Her warmest memories among family and friends have been associated with the food that was at the center of the occasion. From staging cooking shows with siblings to perfecting turtle brownies with her dad, today Sam enjoys connecting people over food by hosting cookie decorating parties, wine pairing nights, and Midwest-inspired potlucks. A dessert fanatic, she has come to impress friends and family with key lime pies, Oreo bon bons, and Snickers ice cream cakes that are far simpler than they could ever imagine. Shhh! Don’t tell.

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