Wander over to Bin22, where you’ll find a sophisticated yet casual reprieve from the crowds outside. Located steps away from the Town Square, this wine and tapas bar is attached to a bottle shop and specialty grocer, and is a perfect spot for a meal and a glass of wine. Pick from one of the ever-changing wines by the glass to sample while you watch chefs pulling fresh mozzarella in the open kitchen. Community tables, an outdoor deck and warm staff bring the intimate atmosphere and Spanish- and Italian-style tapas to life. Like the wine you tasted? There is no corkage fee, so grab a bottle to savor in the wine bar, or ask one of the members of the knowledgeable vintner team to pull together a selection to take with you that fits your taste and budget. Looking to dine away? Choose from a wide assortment of meats, cheeses and more from the specialty grocer.
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 pot pie, 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, and outdoor seating is available during the summer. Don’t let the line outside scare you; it moves quickly.
Located in a historic log cabin, Café Genevieve specializes in inspired home cooking. Brunch is a local favorite featuring Southern-influenced classics such as fried chicken and waffles and the popular Cajun Benedict. And no need to wait until happy hour…a handcrafted daytime cocktail is perfectly acceptable here. Featuring one of Jackson’s most extensive whiskey collections, Café Genevieve lets you wind down with a barrel-aged cocktail, or you can choose something lighter from the eclectic wine list. In the evening, dinner is sure to satisfy any appetite with everything from fresh, local trout to Guy Fieri’s favorites, the Snake River Farms pork neck ragu and the ramen noodle bowl, featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Café “G” will lure you in with its cozy, welcoming ambience. Head in to sneak a peek at the “Most Noble Pig” and sample some famous Pig Candy to take back home (your friends will love you!).
Get together at Gather for creative modern American cuisine that locals voted Best of Jackson Hole! Just a block from the Town Square and steps from the public parking garage, Gather offers a casual dinner experience. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, daily happy hour and new specials weekly. There is a wonderful selection of wines, craft beers and specialty cocktails as well as gluten-free and vegetarian/vegan food options. Tuesday Tastings offer guests an opportunity to be food critics: Guests rate the food on presentation, taste and creativity. Gather’s Chef’s Table is a unique culinary treat as well; the experience includes a tasting menu of seven individually portioned items, including starters, salads, entrées and desserts. Gather also offers off-site catering services and has private dining options. Visit their sister location, Palate, for lunch at the National Museum of Wildlife Art. Call for more information.
Nestled hillside at Hotel Terra in Teton Village, Osteria is a little piece of Italy in western Wyoming. The restaurant’s rustic, European feel encourages you to enjoy a multicourse menu. You will leave having had an experience, not just a meal. The pizza oven fires perfect pies in unique combinations, and the menu offers a great selection of shared starters, fresh pastas and seasonal salads. Sit at the salumi bar and nosh on plates of house-made sausage, salumi and imported cheese while you watch the glow from the pizza oven. No matter the seat, the friendly, knowledgeable staff offers a first-rate experience. Osteria is located at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, and its authentic Italian dishes will transport you to Europe without leaving the comfort of your table. During summer, settle in for a bite and a glass of wine on the mountainside outdoor deck.
Jackson’s 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, sushi and a new noodle kitchen — plus beer, wine, spirits and a coffee and juice bar. 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 biggest selection of organic, gluten-friendly, vegan and vegetarian offerings in the area. Jackson Whole Grocer is the perfect place to curate the ultimate picnic basket or pre-order a boxed lunch for your next Jackson adventure!
Make your airport stay a little more enjoyable with breakfast or lunch from Jedediah’s. All menu items are made to order. Pre-made and pre-packaged selections are also available at the airport, along with a specialty coffees, daily specials, and a full bar.
Local is a modern American steakhouse and bar located on Jackson’s historic Town Square. The menu features both classic and specialty cuts of locally ranched meats and game in addition to fresh seafood, house-ground burgers and seasonally inspired eats. Owned and operated by chefs Will Bradof and Paul Wireman of Trio An American Bistro, Local showcases their enthusiasm for reviving the craft of in-house butchery, with a focus on dry-aged steaks and house-made sausages. Much of the beef comes from the Lockhart Cattle Company, whose grass-fed cows never leave the valley. Local offers a casual and vibrant bar atmosphere with 12 regional beers on draft as well as a relaxed dining room with a contemporary Western design. Local is the perfect spot to grab a burger for lunch or to have drinks and dinner with friends while you sit and watch the action on the Town Square.
Warning: You may be tempted to eat too many fresh chips and too much homemade salsa at the Merry Piglets. Add the creamy queso dip, and you’ve surely ruined your dinner. It has happened to many — but save room. Inside the bright walls of this 49-year-old eatery, you’ll find standard, delicious Mexican fare at great prices as well as the restaurant’s newest addition of a wide variety of street tacos. Once you sip a margarita, you’ll be glad you stopped in. Everything on the menu is made in-house and fresh to order. The diverse menu offers enough options for the entire family. Meats are pasture-raised and hormone-free. Fish for the incredible fish tacos is line-caught.
If you are a fan of Southern barbecue, you are sure to love this addition to Jackson’s restaurant scene. This lively downtown spot is the go-to choice for a quick family-friendly lunch or dinner option. With great deals on meals that come with a rotating selection of Southern sides (think collard greens, jalapeño cheese grits and banana pudding), there are a range of options to match your hunger. There are lighter choices, like a salad topped with freshly smoked turkey, but if you want to indulge in a platter of ribs or the fried chicken special, you won’t be disappointed. Enjoy the open-air feel on the deck or in front of the building, which overlooks the town’s happening boardwalk. A full bar includes local and regional draft beers and a wide range of unique bourbons and whiskeys to wet your whistle. Moe’s offers catering for all budgets and parties of any size. Contact Scott at email@example.com for information.
The food. The view. The art. Jackson’s newest restaurant combines exquisite cuisine, breathtaking views and fabulous art from its perch at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, just minutes from town. From the team behind Gather, this lunch spot invites you to sip a glass of rosé on the patio, linger over your meal and peruse the museum’s world-class collection. Find chefs Clark Myers’ and Chas Bakis’ inventive dishes made with seasonal, sustainable and local ingredients presented in a creative way, like a braised pork belly BLT (with tomato jam, grilled red onion, sunflower pesto on ciabatta). Palate is the place to stop for a quick bite before walking around the museum or for a long, lazy lunch with friends. There is a kids’ menu available, and make sure to ask about Palate’s event catering at the museum’s many on- or off-site options. Visit Palate’s sister restaurant, Gather, for dinner downtown.
A deli, butcher and grocer, Pearl Street Market sources the best ingredients we can find because that’s what makes food taste good. Our sandwiches are served on local 460 Bread (Driggs). Sauces and spreads are made in-house by our staff. We source all natural, minimally processed deli meats and cheeses. Prepared foods are made from scratch with simple ingredients to deliver maximum flavor. We offer delicious baked goods as well as the choicest chocolate, toffee, and fruit we can find.
Relaxed eatery with familiar Mexican food, housemade tortillas and margaritas by the glass or pitcher. Stop in during the week for one of their daily specials.
After a day out enjoying Jackson’s activities, head to Pizzeria Caldera for authentic Napoletana-style pizza. Its scenic second-floor location overlooks the Town Square and is the perfect spot to enjoy a pint of locally brewed beer, a glass of Italian wine or a select cocktail. The pizza starts with daily-made dough, perfected by owner Chris Hansen after years of experimenting with baking bread. Baked in a gas-fired, stone-hearth oven, the pies attain perfection: a crispy, thin crust with a chewy crumb, San Marzano tomato sauce and toppings in traditional and unique combinations. Try the Porcellino, with tomato sauce, mozzarella, pork sausage, bacon, mushrooms, spinach, roasted garlic and fresh sage. Be sure to explore other areas of the menu, from salads and small plates to pastas such as tomato basil marinara with meatballs, and paninis like chicken, pesto, cranberry and provolone.
Locals call it “The Bistro,” and this establishment has been a favorite Jackson Hole staple since it opened in 2001. The Bistro has made a name for itself with its creative take on classic French bistro fare. Favorites include the steak tartare and seasonal pork chop creations. Enjoy the first raw bar in town, serving oysters on the half shell, tuna tartare and oyster shooters. The fun, upscale yet unpretentious atmosphere makes this eatery a fantastic option for groups of all sizes, while paper and crayons adorning the white linen tablecloths appeal to patrons of all ages. A trip to Jackson Hole is made complete with a visit to The Bistro. And don’t miss its sister properties, Bar Enoteca (p.111), Bin22 (p.113), Bodega (p.115), Il Villaggio Osteria (p.131) and The Kitchen (p.133).
You will find this hidden gem nestled in the side of the Stagecoach Bar in Wilson. Locals may not tell you about Streetfood because they want to keep the secret spot to themselves, but the small restaurant offers globally influenced cuisine in a relaxed, family-friendly environment. Grab a seat inside and choose from a diverse menu offering everything from tacos to burgers to Asian bowls. The chef’s Mexican origins shine through with his delicious tacos and homemade sauces, but the owners spend their free time traveling and finding culinary influence to bring back to their ever-evolving menu. Ask about the Around the World dinner series, which is offered regularly throughout the year and highlights the food from an area or country in unique three-course dinners. Don’t forget to buy some habanero salsa and a jar of sambal on your way out the door.
With a menu of intriguing desserts, you might be tempted to skip to the last course at The Kitchen. Don’t — just save room. Get cozy at the bamboo bar near the open kitchen or at an intimate table on the outdoor deck for an unforgettable meal of modern dishes with Asian notes. The menu — complemented by a creative cocktail program and an extensive wine selection — is clean, fresh and inspired, with special attention paid to fresh fish and presentations in which each ingredient shines. Whether you come in to enjoy one of the seasonal salads or the occasional game entrées, you must start with a dish (or two) from the crudo bar. For dessert, the delectable potato chip pie (served with house-made ice cream from Cream + Sugar) is an excellent choice. The food here is clean, natural and modern, and so is the atmosphere.
Trio is a downtown favorite. The atmosphere is hip, lively and inviting, like dining in a corner bistro in any big city. And the food? Some of the best in Jackson. Start dinner with a specialty cocktail, like the blood orange margarita. Then prepare to be impressed by chefs/owners Will Bradof and Paul Wireman, who pack the restaurant nightly with crowds seeking innovative dishes like the prosciutto and watermelon salad. The well-edited wine selection shows that Bradof and Wireman are just as good with their pairings as they are with their food. Reservations are a must, but if you find yourself without one, try to score a seat at the bar, a favorite spot for splitting a pizza, arugula salad and a bottle of Spanish red wine. There, you’re close enough to watch the action in the open kitchen.
The Wyoming tradition of vast ranches and farms inspires Executive Chef Michael Goralski and his culinary team. Westbank Grill is a great place to enjoy farm-fresh favorites from regional sources. Enjoy views of Rendezvous Mountain while indulging in a plate of house-made charcuterie and local cheeses. It may be difficult to not fill up on the freshly baked bread selection, but with an array of seasonal sides to accompany the entrées, go ahead and try. From dry-aged steaks to Idaho golden trout, expect an exceptional meal and experience. The house-made desserts by Executive Pastry Chef Rhonda Ashton and her team are not to be missed.