If you’re looking for an exquisite meal with an equally impressive view, then head to the Amangani Grill. Perched atop East Gros Ventre Butte, the intimate, chic dining room affords magnificent views of the surrounding mountains and Snake River Valley, making it the perfect backdrop for a spectacular meal. Featuring the delectable cuisine of Executive Chef Sebastian Lizarzaburu, Amangani Grill specializes in local, sustainable ranch meats, fresh fish (flown in daily) and seasonal produce sourced from the valley whenever possible. Lizartza is not only Sebastian’s namesake but also a town located in Basque country, from which most of his inspiration can be found. Head to the Amangani Grill to enjoy a gourmet breakfast, a peaceful afternoon lunch, tapas and sunset cocktails overlooking the valley below or for an unforgettable dinner experience. Please inquire about spa and dining packages.
If you’re craving authentic Italian, then look no further than Artisan. This family-friendly restaurant serves Neapolitan-inspired pizza and house-made pastas that are as delicious as they are affordable. Pizzas are made from the finest ingredients of Italy, including fresh buffalo mozzarella, San Marzano tomatoes and Caputo 00 flour. They also make their gluten-free crust daily, along with plenty of vegetarian options and gluten-free pasta. The lengthy pasta menu offers linguini with clams, chicken Marsala and eggplant Parmigiana, and all pastas come with soup or salad and house-made garlic bread. Also on the menu is a selection of fresh salads, house-made apps and a build-your-own-pasta menu. Reserve the private dining room for your holiday party or special occasion. Delivery and online ordering are now available.
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 and a 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 mouth-watering pizza, hot from the wood-burning oven, and a bottle of wine from the extensive and well-priced wine list. Entree 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. And with a START bus stop directly in front, there’s no need to worry
about the drive.
This is one of Jackson Hole’s most unique dining experiences — after all, you’ll be dining at 9,095 feet after a breathtaking ride up the Bridger Gondola. As a member of 1% for the Planet, Couloir follows an eco-friendly mission and sources a majority of ingredients from regional farmers and ranchers. The menus are designed seasonally to enhance these local flavors, with the locavore pasta being one of the local favorites. In October, Executive Chef Wes Hamilton was invited to showcase the amazing flavors of Teton Valley in the internationally acclaimed James Beard House in New York City, a great honor in the culinary community. If you’d like to experience a taste of Jackson Hole, head to the top of the Bridger Gondola this summer for an evening you won’t forget. Be sure to check the website for private event or weather closures. Reservations recommended on opentable.com or by calling 307.739.2675.
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.
If you are craving authentic Philadelphia cuisine, this is the place. The pizza is the same quality you will find in the “Pizza Belt” and should be on your must-order list. It is crispy, served on homemade dough and topped with freshly shredded mozzarella and other great options. The cheesesteaks are served on Amoroso’s bread straight from Philly; no need to travel 2,400 miles to the City of Brotherly Love. Try the traditional cheesesteak, served with fried onions, or the Nor’easter, with bacon, onions, cheese, mayo and pickles. Sit back with friends and family while watching your favorite sports and take advantage of the full bar stocked with local craft beers, wine and cocktails. Other food options include hoagies, burgers, wings, salads and Philly soft pretzels. Happy hour is Monday-Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. Call for fast takeout orders. Packaged beer and liquor is available.
E.leaven’s extensive menu, fresh breads and pastries make this deli one-of-a-kind. It’s one of the few places serving breakfast and lunch ALL day plus dinner in the summer. There are endless options, including huevos rancheros and a variety of omelets accompanied by breakfast potatoes and your choice of toast. E.leaven offers what’s arguably some of the best corned beef hash and eggs this side of New York. For lunch, enjoy hearty salads and massive deli sandwiches served with homemade chips or a side salad. Dinner is available from Memorial Day through September with something for everyone, including burgers, short rib sandwiches, BBQ brisket and gourmet salads. If you are heading to the national parks for the day, stop in for breakfast and take a box lunch with you. E.leaven offers takeout and delivery, as well as catering for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Inspired by local traditions, Haydens Post offers a sophisticated yet approachable menu of Western regional cuisine. The lively atmosphere, with 280-degree views of surrounding mountains and an expansive deck, and being within walking distance of the brand-new Snow King Mountain Cowboy Coaster, all make Haydens Post the perfect location for a delicious lunch to fuel your Jackson Hole adventure or to enjoy an intimate dinner. Of course, don’t forget to stop by for breakfast to indulge in the famous cast-iron cinnamon roll. In addition to great food, Haydens Post also boasts a host of signature handcrafted cocktails, like the Velvet Antler — Patron Café XO, Buttershots, crème de cacao and cream with a cinnamon and sugar rim — created by 2016 gold medal winner for Best Bartender in Jackson Hole John-Mark Roufs.
When you’re in the mood for a fresh, energizing treat, make sure to visit Jackson’s original organic cold-pressed juicery and cafe for a healthy pick-me-up juice, coffee, breakfast, lunch or dessert. At Healthy Being, find 100 percent organic fresh-pressed juices, smoothies, wellness juice shots and nut-milk tonics, all made in-house daily. Bottled exclusively in glass, these juices and tonics are designed to taste amazing and deliver the highest level of nutrition. Creative chefs compose delicious gourmet breakfast, lunch, snack and dessert specials from scratch, highlighting seasonal ingredients and partnerships with local farms. Now with more seating and Wi-Fi, relax in this cafe that’s full of delicious foods, snacks, teas, coffee and other treats. A fun selection of cleanse-detox packages and juice memberships offers many approaches to jump-starting your health and keeping your body and being healthy and energized.
Cozy. Sophisticated. Hip. Classic. King Sushi has it all, and those words don’t just describe the sushi spot’s newly renovated historic log cabin. They also apply to the food. Downtown Jackson’s newest restaurant is the place to dine as much for the atmosphere as it is for the food. King Sushi’s seasoned chef, Jason King, has trained with some of the best in the business. The result of his experience? A refined menu offering traditional and new-school sushi rolls and sashimi, alongside Japanese-style street food, such as noodle bowls, donburi (rice bowls), tempura and more. Find something for everyone, from the King roll with spicy hamachi, tempura jalapeño, tuna, tobiko and amazu to the scallop shooter with sea scallop, negi, tobiko uzura and ponzu. Enjoy happy hour from 4:30 to 6 p.m. or dinner daily.
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.
Everyone knows that the Mangy Moose is the place to go for après-ski in the winter months. But don’t just frequent the world-famous saloon. In this classic village building, you will find everything you need to get through the day. There is fine dining in the Mangy Moose restaurant, and the RMO Cafe downstairs offers one of the best breakfast options around. There is also a large grocery store and wine shop. Homemade tamales for breakfast and gourmet coffee drinks will start your day out right. Grab a slice of New York-style pizza for lunch. Or grab a whole pizza and bottle of wine to go. At night, the Mangy Moose serves mouth-watering dinners using the finest ingredients available, including fresh fish, local beef and game. The food isn’t the only thing that is authentic. Take a minute to explore the eclectic art and antique collection around the building, too.
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.