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.
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!).
A classic since it opened in 1966, this west bank restaurant has been a favorite ever since. Calico’s longevity is proof that there is something everyone will enjoy at this institution. The Calico bar is a great place to relax with a mouthwatering pizza, hot from the wood-burning oven, and a bottle of wine from the extensive and well-priced wine list. Entrée selections include house-made pastas, grilled steaks, pork tenderloin and seasonal fish. The kids’ menu is a bargain at only $3.50 per child. The portions are large, the food is fresh and delicious, and the value is hard to beat. For lighter options, the Calico offers a great selection of salads and soups, and a separate bar menu. Outside, a large lawn offers a great place for kids to play, and adults can sip on a tasty beverage from the new outdoor Yard Bar (open in summer only) while they watch the kids run around the yard.
Finish your day in the Tetons at Copper Bar, where the tradition of continental fine dining is combined with a warm, cozy atmosphere. Here you will find gemütlichkeit — the state of good cheer created by a comfortable ambiance and warm hospitality. Whether taking in the mountain views on the deck, enjoying the comfort of the dining room or sitting inside the famous Copper Bar, you will find the perfect place for your dinner here. The menu offers alpine classics, such as steak tartare, wiener schnitzel and, of course, apfel strudel, as well as new regionally inspired dishes like elk au poivre and trout amandine. Stop into Copper Bar for delicious food, attentive service and the most authentic alpine ambiance in Jackson Hole.
Jackson’s historic Teton Theatre is home to a new production: a wood-fired pizza restaurant using primarily local and organic ingredients in its simple but fantastic salads, pizzas and desserts. Hand-stretched dough is made daily and topped with delicacies like house-pickled jalapeños, organic cremini mushrooms and nitrate-free bacon. A list of local beers and domestic wines complement the lively atmosphere. Anyone trying to avoid gluten, dairy or meat can still enjoy a pizza from the many vegetarian options. The large space easily accommodates families and groups while also offering plenty of booths and small tables for privacy. The fresh salads are a standout, and if you happen to save room for dessert, you are in for a treat — try a sizzling fruit skillet topped with a scoop of Moo’s ice cream or the chocolate lava cake.
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.
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.
Welcome to Moo’s Gourmet Ice Cream, located in beautiful historic downtown Jackson Hole, Wyoming. We feature only all natural and organic ice creams and sorbets. We strive to keep top quality ingredients and never ever, take short cuts in the ingredients. The ice cream is made with all organic cream, and the sorbets are 99% pure organic fruit with only 1% cane sugar. Diabetic and dietetic friendly!
With four different kinds of noodles and almost endless options for building your own meal in a bowl, this spot is quickly becoming a favorite. A full sushi menu and bar brings variety and excitement to the already well-known noodle dishes. Taking inspiration from Thailand, Japan, China and Vietnam, the dishes at Noodle Kitchen bring a bit of the East to the West. Tease your palate with starters like the Firecracker Shrimp or tempura vegetables before you enjoy either a suggested noodle bowl or something you build yourself with many creative options, including sauces, noodle options and rice choices. Sit at the bar and enjoy one of the fresh-squeezed cocktails, like the Thai Mule, which features SKYY vodka, Soju 24, lime, Thai basil and ginger beer. Everything on the menu is reasonably priced, and there are plenty of gluten-free, vegetarian and kid-friendly dishes, too.
If generous slices of pizza and a low-key local atmosphere are your thing, Pinky G’s Pizzeria is your place. Featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and voted gold medal winner for Best Pizza in the valley since opening in 2011, Pinky G’s is sure to please with unique pies, appetizers and salad options. Try the Abe Froman, named after the Sausage King of Chicago, topped with spiced Italian sausage, buffalo mozzarella and fresh basil. Featuring a full bar with 20 beers to choose from and a new dessert menu, Pinky G’s has something for everyone. Follow the pizzeria on Facebook to stay up to date with musical performances on the redesigned stage. Breeze in for the popular $8 lunch special — a giant slice, salad and soda — or head in for late-night snacks and tall-boy specials after exploring the Town Square. Pinky G’s always offers takeout and downtown delivery from 5 to 10 p.m.
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).
Featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, and including a game room for kids, 40 televisions for sports fans and an array of food options, “the Winder” — as it’s known among locals — is a sure hit for lunch, dinner or a snack. The extensive bar offers 30 beers on tap and a comprehensive menu that will give you so many choices that you may not be able to narrow them down. So don’t. Share a few plates of appetizers, such as pot stickers, hot wings or a sidewinders pretzel. Or opt to build your own whole or slices of pizza (the carne asada is to-die-for). The menu offers 12 burgers plus a build-your-own option. Try the barbecue burger with onion slivers, barbecue sauce and Swiss cheese. Swing by during the big game, prepare for a party and pick your seats carefully based on your favorite team’s fans.
Located inside the historic Wort Hotel, the Silver Dollar Bar & Grill is located right next to the Town Square. 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 boasting weekly live music, enjoyed by 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. There’s no better place to dine, people-watch and mingle than at the Silver Dollar Bar & Grill.
Just a few blocks off the Town Square, Snake River Brewery is a great place to go any time of the day or night. Twice recognized as the Small Brewery of the Year, this award-winning neighborhood hangout known as “the Brewpub” has an incredible blend of locals and tourists alike. Dine and drink either upstairs or on the main floor. Can’t decide on a brew? Order the sampler tray to get a taste of what’s on tap before diving into a wide range of handcrafted cuisine items. No place in town beats the $9 lunch deal, happy hours and all-day menu items, including award-winning Wyoming bison and beef chili and wings, along with soups and salads. For the main meal, a bevy of wood-fired pizzas, pastas and burgers are available. Don’t forget homemade s’mores for dessert and beer to go!
Celebrating 25 years on the Town Square, the Snake River Grill is still the locals’ favorite go-to place. Whether you’re at the intimate bar, which features 300 wines and a signature cocktail list, or in the rustic-elegant dining room, it is a “must” for visitors who want at least one amazing meal while in Jackson. Its James Beard-nominated chef keeps things fresh, simple and seasonal. The menu is varied and always offers something unique, even for a seasoned foodie (think exotic mushrooms, green chickpeas or artisanal hams). While there are standard favorites (potato pancake with smoked salmon, steak tartare pizza), the Snake River Grill is constantly evolving with frequent menu changes and nightly specials, preventing regular diners from ever getting bored. Just make sure to save room for the dark-chocolate Eskimo Bars, featured on the Food Network.
You’re invited to dine where the acclaimed culinary talents of Executive Chef Kevin Humphreys combine with locally sourced ingredients to create seasonal menus of mountain cuisine that have delighted locals and visitors for years. The award-winning restaurant in the heart of Teton Village features two bars serving several local beers on tap and handcrafted signature cocktails as well as heated patio seating for alfresco dining in the summer. Enjoy a lively and vibrant atmosphere with six HDTVs and where friendly staff offer recommendations not only on their favorite entrées but also on where to hike and play like a local during your stay.
Every town has a classic breakfast spot. Most just aren’t as good as The Bunnery, where everything is made from scratch daily and cooked to order. Known for great coffee and even better homemade bread (the O.S.M. abbreviation stands for oat, sunflower seed and millet), The Bunnery will help you start your day off right. Breakfast is so good you’ll soon come back again for breakfast or lunch. Homemade soups, salads and sandwiches will satisfy any appetite. The classic club sandwich and variations on grilled cheese are our favorites. On your way out, be sure to grab a bag of homemade granola and pancake and waffle mix to take home. Want something sweet? Take a whole pie or a generous wedge to go. The cakes and pies not only look great — they taste even better. No trip to Jackson is complete without a stop here. Don’t let the line fool you. It moves quickly.
There are many reasons why celebrity chef Michael Mina’s Teton Village restaurant has become a hot spot over the past few years. The Handle Bar offers an inventive cocktail list, including unique sloshie flavors, and an extensive beer menu you can order in a large boot if you are feeling adventurous. The modern American pub menu by Executive Chef Michael Lishchynsky includes creative burgers, seasonal salads, soups and much more. The 30-seat center bar opens to striking views of Rendezvous Mountain, and you’ll find family-style seating, cozy booths and an expansive outside terrace for dining alfresco. On warm days the retractable glass doors at the bar open, bringing in fresh Teton summer air. Feeling extra-hungry? Ask about the burger challenge and see if you can “Handle” it. Back by popular demand: Bourbon BBQ & Blues starting June 15 — ask for details.