Jenny Lake Lodge closes for the winter on October 4, 2015 (9 am)
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. Starting in June, stop by on Sundays for its bloody mary and Benedicts brunch offering for a taste of local indulgence.
cocktail list, including special barrel-aged drinks, 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. New this summer: BBQ and Bluegrass — ask for details.
This new venture at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has quickly become a favorite stop for drinks and dinner in Teton Village. Piste Mountain Bistro is serving up a comfortable menu of locally sourced dishes that will you make you savor every bite. Chef Michael Britton has a passion for Rocky Mountain cuisine and hand-selects the best ingredients from regional artisan producers. The restaurant, just steps from the top of the Bridger Gondola, showcases traditional favorites with an upscale twist. The interior space has an open, cozy atmosphere while tables by the large windows offer views of the greater Jackson Hole landscape. Dinner served nightly starting at 5:30 p.m.; reservations recommended on opentable.com or by calling 307-732-3177.
Gold medal winner of Jackson Hole’s Best Chef poll nine years in a row, Executive Chef Kevin Humphreys invites you to dine where his culinary talents combine with locally sourced ingredients to create a menu of enticing entrées, amazing appetizers and signature dishes that have delighted locals and visitors every season. This summer, enjoy heated patio seating for alfresco dining as well as several local beers on tap, handcrafted signature cocktails, several HDTVs, and a lively and vibrant atmosphere that locals voted Best Après for 2017.
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.
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 pizzaiolo acrobatics. 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.
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 hot in the shop or packaged up for you to take home. During breakfast and lunch, choose from a selection of grab-and-go eats, from hot fried chicken sandwiches (from the new outdoor fried chicken shack) and burritos to soups and more. 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.
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. 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 chef Clark Myers’ inventive dishes made with seasonal, sustainable and local ingredients presented in a creative way, like a braised pork belly BLT (tomato jam, grilled red onion, sunflower pesto on ciabatta). Palate is the place to stop for a quick bite before walking the museum or for a long, lazy lunch with friends. On Sundays, take the bike path to Palate’s luxury brunch, offering a buffet and a small made-to-order menu, along with mimosas and bloody marys. Make sure to ask about their event catering at the museum’s many options on-site.
Tucked away in the Aspens, Sudachi celebrates the best flavors and qualities of Japanese cuisine, driven by the desire to provide a world-class sushi experience in our small mountain town. Focusing on freshness and sustainability, Sudachi has created dishes, cocktails and an environment that honor this passion. To accomplish this goal, they have created two restaurants in one. Tuesdays through Fridays are “Sosaku,” or creative sushi nights, with a focus on sashimi, nigiri and creative kitchen specials. Saturdays through Mondays are “Izakaya,” or informal Japanese dining nights, with the emphasis on drinks and shared small plates. Both styles have something for everyone. Specialty cocktails and an evolving sake and wine menu complement the meal perfectly.
Stop in for lunch or dinner at Teton Pines this summer and you’ll find a lovely oasis away from the hustle and bustle of downtown. Just a few miles away from both Jackson and Teton Village, Teton Pines offers delicious lunches on its covered patio overlooking the golf course. The lunch menu will tempt you with favorites like the Asian chicken salad, beef tenderloin sliders and the walleye fish tacos. Dinner is equally as wonderful with fresh fish, steaks, fresh pasta and its signature dessert, Coffee and Donuts. Enjoy an evening on the heated, candlelit deck with a fantastic bottle of wine from Angie’s impressive wine cellar. The Pines is celebrating its 30th anniversary and the food, attentive service and lovely atmosphere are second to none. Head in for a round of golf and stay for the best lunch and dinner in Jackson! Ladies’ night is every Thursday with half off all beverages for the ladies.
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.
A bustling dining destination with something for everyone, Roadhouse presents a comforting mix of down-home favorites of varying influences, all created using thoughtfully sourced ingredients. Roadhouse’s menu changes to feature seasonal selections, with a strong focus on local and regional meat and produce. The delectable menu is complemented by an outdoor dining area and award-winning, house-brewed craft beer concocted from high-quality ingredients and brewed with unparalleled passion. The beers, built on the spirit of exploration that Jackson Hole already exudes, help cultivate and strengthen the local craft beer adventure. New this summer: Stop by Roadhouse’s new production brewery and bottling area on Gregory Lane in Jackson.
Looking out over the Snake River Valley with snowcapped 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 dishes that can be enjoyed on the terrace or in the grill. Head to the Amangani Grill to enjoy a gourmet breakfast, a peaceful afternoon lunch and sunset cocktails overlooking the valley below or an unforgettable dinner experience. Please inquire about spa and dining packages. For reservations call 307.734.4878 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For all those sushi snobs out there who think you can’t get good sushi in the mountains, here are two words that will prove you wrong: Nikai Sushi. This downtown hot spot is hard to get a table at for many good reasons, not the least of which is their exceptional sushi, voted Best Sushi in Jackson seven years running. The fish is flown in fresh daily from all over the world, and what they do with it will rival anything you’ve ever had. In addition to sushi, Nikai offers fish and game options, such as roasted Canadian wapiti elk chop and braised baby back wild boar ribs. The contemporary yet casual atmosphere is also a perfect spot to enjoy one of their signature cocktails. Reserve a booth, or try to grab a spot at the sushi bar for a front-row seat, and watch them roll their specialties. An award-winning wine list, sake list and extensive cocktail selection complement the menu.
This new, off-the-Town-Square Italian eatery’s motto is “You’re a Stranger Here but Once!” With an inviting, open dining room and bar surrounding a custom-made wood-fired grill, you not only make friends quickly — you may never leave. Glorietta is about fresh ingredients expertly prepared in a manner that is reminiscent of a family-run mountainside trattoria in Italy. The environment is designed to be lively and familial, allowing you to sit back and relax while the chef prepares your meal with the locally sourced goods often gathered at the farmers markets that morning. Some of the don’t-miss items appearing regularly are squash agnolotti, dry-aged steaks, grilled romaine with romesco, buffalo lasagna, fresh-caught salmon or the best meatballs in town. Pair any of these with any of the well-executed cocktails that were created just for Jackson. In the summer, ask to sit outside on the quiet patio and enjoy your meal alfresco.
This subterranean speakeasy atmosphere at The White Buffalo Club allows you a discrete and cozy glass of wine while nestled in one of the popular corner booths. Sixteen dining tables surround a luminescent bar where you may whet your whistle with anything from a locally brewed cold beer to an excellently executed whiskey sour. The White Buffalo Club also boasts 1,100 bottles of vintage wines, top two percent USDA Prime steaks and progressively prepared salads, seafood and family-style sides. The USDA Prime steaks are 28-day wet-aged and butchered in-house, and dry-aged steak specials appear frequently. The dinner menu features only the freshest seasonal ingredients and changes throughout the year.