Situated in a historic home downtown, The Blue Lion has been popular with locals since 1978. Ask people what their favorite meal is in town, and you will often hear The Blue Lion’s roasted rack of lamb. This dish keeps patrons coming back: New Zealand lamb is rubbed with Dijon mustard, seasoned with breadcrumbs, baked and served sliced with a peppercorn-rosemary cream sauce and jalapeño-mint sauce, enjoyed in the relaxing ambiance of a refurbished older historic home. But you’re encouraged to sample from the array of other items, including fresh fish, game and all-natural steaks. Vegan and gluten-free entrées are also available. Save room for one of The Blue Lion’s desserts: mud pie, tiramisu, Russian cream or one of the nightly dessert specials. Enjoy live acoustic guitar music most nights and outdoor dining on the patio during summer months. Reservations are recommended.
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 showcases a great butcher area, featuring a rotating selection of Bovine + Swine sausages to enjoy packaged up 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.
A passion born of artistic creativity has conceived a love that will never stop seeking a greater result. A love that invites others to share in his sweet discoveries. Driven by this love, Chef Oscar Ortega has become one of the world’s greatest chocolatiers. For Chef Ortega, being a master chocolatier is not an occupation; it’s a quest. A continual search for the perfect blend of art and flavor.
At the Chuckwagon, June through Labor Day, we offer breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Chuckwagon has been serving visitors and locals alike since 1948. The Chuckwagon-Grill offers a casual outdoor dining atmosphere with a dramatic backdrop. The Chuckwagon also offers a selection of beer, wine and sloshies (delicious adult frozen beverages)
The Pizza & Pasta Company serves homemade soups, fresh pastas, crisp salads, gourmet pizzas and hot sandwiches on our bakery-fresh breads. The Pizza & Pasta Company is located within the Spur Bar, which hands down has one of the best views around and during the summer and fall offers a lower and upper deck with amazing views of the Tetons and the Snake River. Besides the spectacular view, the Spur Bar is also known for delicious bloody Marys made from scratch.
The Trading Post/Deli offers gourmet sandwiches made to order that you can enjoy on our front deck or take with you on your favorite hike or outdoor adventure.
During the summer months, you can start your day with a hot cup of coffee, espresso or specialty drink from our coffee cart or perhaps some baked goods made from scratch in the Dornan’s bakery. During the summer months you can also top everything off with a delicious scoop or double scoop of ice cream from the ice cream cart.
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.
Grab a table and cozy up next to the fireplace with friends and family at Healthy Being Cafe and Juicery, located in a log cabin just one block east of the Town Square. Distinguished by organic, fresh-made juices and nut milks, this cafe has grown to be loved by locals and visitors for bridging the gap between healthy and foodie! Offering locally roasted organic coffee and superfood lattes, breakfast, lunch, dessert, juices and supercharged smoothies, there is something to be savored for every appetite. With a menu that incorporates local ingredients and changes with each season there is always something new to try. Work with the healthy-savvy staff to create a custom cleanse, and be sure to peruse the well-being market for all things wellness, including snacks, superfoods and a carefully curated collection of books, housewares, gifts, potions and apothecary to feed the mind, body and soul.
In summer 2018, this historic Jackson soda fountain returned to Town Square. Siblings Jessica, Nikki and Patrick Gill revived the business started by their great-grandfather, Bruce Porter, in 1919. Today, you wouldn’t know that the soda fountain closed its doors in 2001. Antique, swivel barstools line a bar that holds a variety of house-made ice creams. Stacked into a sundae dish or swirled into an old-fashioned milkshake, these sweet treats are the cherry on top of a classic diner meal at Jackson Drug. Burgers sourced from the family’s ranch, the Jackson Hole Hereford Ranch, bring authentic meaning to the term farm-to-table. The Jackson community is thrilled to see Jackson Drug return to Town Square, and with it, original menu items like the egg salad, chicken salad, chili and giant pretzels.
Jackson Lake Lodge offers three premiere dining experiences:
Inspiring views aside, what brings diners to The Mural Room time and time again is the award-winning Rocky Mountain cuisine. Serving local bison and wild game, sustainable seafood and all-natural beef prepared fresh at the on-site butcher shop; bread and rolls scratch-made at the in-house bakery; and locally-sourced produce and dairy, much of which is organic, The Mural Room elevates national park dining to new heights.
For a less formal setting, the Pioneer Grill offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a classic 1950’s-style service. The Pioneer Grill at Jackson Lake Lodge is one of the oldest and rumored to be the longest continual counters at 200 ft. One counter snakes through the room, creating a friendly atmosphere where guests interact with travelers and employees from around the world. Be sure to enjoy one of the famous huckleberry milkshakes before you leave!
Enjoy a huckleberry mojito or local brew while relaxing on the deck and watching the wildlife beneath a Teton sunset. Voted as the “best watering hole – human division” by the National Park Foundation, the Blue Heron Lounge offers a casual dining rendezvous for friends who are relaxing after an adventurous day in Grand Teton National Park. Indoor and outdoor seating available.
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.