Amangani (translated to the Peaceful Home) clings to the crest of East Gros Ventre Butte, some 7,000 feet (2,135 meters) above sea level, high above the town of Jackson. Looking out over the Snake River Valley with snow-capped peaks in the distance, the redwood-paneled Amangani Grill specializes in local, sustainable ranch meats, fresh fish and seasonal farm-to-table produce. Forging a new American regional cuisine, chef Lizarzaburu and his team create an array of hearty dishes. Head to the Amangani Grill to enjoy a gourmet breakfast, a peaceful afternoon lunch, sunset cocktails overlooking the valley below or an unforgettable dinner experience. For reservations call 307.734.4878 or email email@example.com.
At Bar Enoteca, the newest restaurant (opened this fall) by the popular Fine Dining Restaurant Group, you’ll find an extensive selection of wine, a full bar and Mediterranean-style small plates at a convenient ski-in, ski-out location. Enoteca’s menu is ideal for grabbing breakfast before tram laps, while the lunch and après menu boasts a delicious selection of small plates, great for sharing. Watch the staff prepare dishes from the open kitchen or follow the mountain activity through the large slope-side picture windows. The expansive bar area and high-top tables invite you to linger for as long as your time will allow. Don’t miss the daily crudo plates or the variety of fettunta (small toasts). Enoteca is the perfect spot to grab a glass of wine and a bite to eat and enjoy a meal with friends, or to meet new ones.
From the outside, Bodega looks like your average gas station store, but don’t let the exterior façade fool you. Inside you’ll find a gem — a specialty grocery store, butcher and bottle shop that will blow your mind. Filled with an abundance of local products and gourmet foods, Bodega has plenty of provisions to choose from, in addition to an intimate bar and liquor store. The store is led by an in-house butcher who creates a rotating selection of Bovine + Swine sausages to enjoy packaged up for you to take home. During breakfast and lunch, choose from a selection of grab-and-go eats, freshly made breakfast burritos and a variety of hot soups all winter long. For takeout, you will find everything you need for a fantastic dinner at home. And you mustn’t leave without the Cream + Sugar ice cream sandwiches or famous adult sloshies.
Don’t miss this decades-old Jackson favorite. The All-American Breakfast at Bubba’s is a must. Choose the homemade biscuits (made fresh every morning) and gravy, or the Mexican scramble with chorizo, eggs, beans and cheese. Bubba’s has lighter options like poached eggs with fresh fruit and premium dishes like breakfast potpie, too. For lunch, Bubba’s offers one of the freshest salad bars in town. The barbecue beef brisket lunch special is a favorite, served with garlic toast and a choice of two sides. Dinner specials are served starting after 5 p.m., with plenty of barbecue plates to choose from. Don’t miss out on the spareribs that are rubbed and slowly smoked every night. The Old West memorabilia sets the tone for a great barbecue experience. Don’t let the line outside scare you; it moves quickly.
If you want great coffee, along with your breakfast or lunch, skip the chain restaurants and head to Cowboy Coffee Co. This hip cafe roasts its own coffee beans and serves locally made pastries to go alongside. Voted The Best Coffee Shop In Wyoming by Business Insider Report in 2014, you can relax and enjoy a variety of coffee and espresso drinks, such as the Cowboy Cubano, while you watch the action on the Town Square. The breakfast sandwiches are always a hit, as are the lunchtime paninis and homemade soups and chili. Gluten-free bread is always an option. The friendly staff will blend you a smoothie if you would rather just have a snack. Love the coffee? Buy a bag to-go on your way out the door. That is, if you can tear yourself away from the sofas and the free Wi-Fi. The shops in Gaslight Alley right next door are not to be missed, too.
All locals will tell you that Creekside is a classic favorite for sandwiches and sloshies. Touches like the bread, baked fresh in house, and freshly squeezed juices in the drinks make all the difference. But the real secret is how much more Creekside offers. In addition to a full deli counter and grocery, liquor store and supplies, Creekside offers a selection of homemade items for breakfast, lunch and takeout. Think homemade meatballs for sub sandwiches, breakfast croissant sandwiches and even a selection of fresh doughnuts. Fans flock to the deli on Fridays, where the enormous fish sandwich is a huge hit, and there are also lunch specials every day of the week. Early risers headed for an adventure love the early morning hours, making it convenient to grab an egg sandwich or satisfying breakfast burrito. Fans of a classic sandwich will be thrilled with the size, value and extensive options of ingredients.
E.leaven’s extensive menu, combined with homemade pastries and breads, makes this deli one of a kind. It’s one of the few places serving breakfast and lunch ALL day with endless options including huevos rancheros (a local favorite) and a variety of omelets accompanied by breakfast potatoes and your choice of homemade toast. E.leaven offers what is arguably some of the best corned beef hash and eggs this side of New York. For lunch, enjoy hearty salads and massive deli sandwiches and wraps served with homemade chips or a house salad. Heading out for a day on the snow? Grab a breakfast burrito or Kaiser Egg Sandwich and coffee before hitting the slopes (they will even deliver). Or call e.leaven for gourmet box lunches. E.leaven also offers breakfast, lunch and private dinner catering.
Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and small plates throughout the day, FIGS is the perfect place to land after returning from a day out enjoying Jackson Hole, or a launching point for an evening out on the town. Located inside Hotel Jackson, FIGS offers a warm and intimate escape in the heart of the historic Town Square District. The vibrant bar and restaurant features a two-story wood-burning fireplace and an Aspen leaf canopy floating overhead, perfect for enjoying a drink or dinner. The authentic Lebanese and Mediterranean menu focuses on small plates and features dozens of options, including many vegan- and vegetarian-friendly options. Don’t miss the famous Mezze Plate with hummus, baba ghanoush, tabbouleh and fresh made-to-order pita as a satisfying starter or savory kebabs. Artisanal cocktails, a well-curated wine list and an exceptional dining experience are what you can expect at FIGS.
Find wholesome food and nourishment at Healthy Being Cafe and Juicery, in the log cabin just one block away from Town Square. Distinguished by organic, fresh-made juices and nut milks, this cafe has grown to be loved by locals and visitors for so much more! Offering breakfast, lunch, dessert, juices, superfood smoothies and hot drinks, there is always something to be savored for every appetite. Choose from made-fresh daily juice or work with the health-savvy staff to create a custom cleanse. Find a spot in the cozy cafe and try a hot mushroom drink, turmeric latte or tea followed by a signature vegan raw dessert, or find warmth in a bowl of one of the seasonally crafted soups. Be sure to leave yourself time to peruse the retail space for all things wellness. In addition, you will find a carefully curated collection of books, housewares, gifts, potions and apothecary to feed the mind, body and soul.
Jackson’s favorite family-owned, community-oriented specialty grocer offers so much more than just groceries and takeout. The award-winning cafe is a local favorite, with a wide assortment of handcrafted salads, soups, hot entrées, sandwiches, pizza and even sushi — plus beer and wine available by the glass. Whether you’re cozied up by the cafe fireplace or seated outside on the spacious patio, Jackson Whole Grocer offers something for everyone in a welcoming, casual atmosphere. The grocer also features the largest organic, gluten-friendly, vegan and vegetarian offerings in the area. If you are on the run, choose from a grab-and-go selection of sandwiches, salads and snacks, or order your favorite beverage from the coffee and juice bar. Jackson Whole Grocer is also an amazing place to curate the ultimate picnic basket or pre-order a boxed lunch for your next Jackson adventure!
There are very few restaurants that can appeal to every palate, but Lotus has something awesome for everyone, including meat eaters, vegans, live/raw foodies and the allergy-concerned diner. Guy Fieri’s visit to Lotus, as featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, is an indication that this worldly restaurant can please all types of eaters. What’s more, all of the offerings are prepared in-house and from scratch. A lunchtime favorite is the Bombay Bowl, which comes chock-full of brown rice, vegetables, mango and creamy lemon-cinnamon-ginger tikka sauce (lots of locals say it’s addicting). For dinner, opt for the elk lasagna and you won’t be disappointed. Any time of day, you will find smoothies, cold-pressed juices, craft cocktails, cold beers, natural wines and tasty sweets that are actually good for you. Visit Lotus in its beautiful new space at 140 N. Cache St. Suite B.
Step into Persephone and feel transported to a Parisian cafe where fresh pastries spill over cake stands and baguettes bloom from baskets. Chic yet relaxed, the ambience encourages lingering over a cup of Intelligentsia coffee and a croque madame in the morning or, at lunch, a seasonal salad, steaming soup and artisanal bread. In this chic setting, charmed moments seem to be the norm: impromptu tea parties with vintage teacups and lush Bellocq blends; after-school smiles thanks to milk and cookies; tête-à-tête over rosé. For those en route to the outdoors, picnic supplies abound, from gourmet sandwiches and irresistible cookies to screen-printed napkins and vintage-inspired lunchboxes. Whether stopping by or settling in, Persephone encourages spending time with good food and good people.
There’s no better place to dine, people-watch and mingle than at the Silver Dollar Bar and Showroom. Right next to the Town Square, you’re in the heart of the action. The extensive wine list includes a broad range of varietals from around the world with recommended pairings for the signature mountain cuisine. The elegant Silver Dollar Grill is filled with original Western artwork and a restored original Wort Hotel roulette wheel. Inside the bar, you’ll find a more casual atmosphere filled with locals, cowboys, politicians, old-timers, ski bums and visitors alike. Order a Bartender’s Margarita and sit at the bar, where 2,032 uncirculated 1921 Morgan Silver Dollars are inlaid in its surface.