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.
Just a few minutes from downtown Jackson, Spring Creek Ranch’s Granary Restaurant offers upscale dining and gorgeous views for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can also enjoy The Granary Lounge for live entertainment every Friday and Saturday evening. Described by Bon Appetit magazine as “upscale mountain-man cooking”, The Granary incorporates authentic Western ingredients including elk and trout onto the eclectic menu that has something everyone will love.
The redwood-paneled Grill at Amangani looks out over the Snake River Valley with working ranches in the foreground and snowcapped peaks in the distance. Specializing in regional, sustainable meats, fresh fish and seasonal farm-to-table produce, Executive Chef Bradley Pryor and his team are forging the path of modern Rocky Mountain cuisine. Breakfast, lunch, cocktails and dinner can be enjoyed on the Grand Terrace or in the Grill. Please inquire about spa and dining options. For reservations, call 307.734.4878 or email email@example.com.
All locals will tell you that Creekside is a classic favorite for sandwiches and sloshies. Touches like the bread, baked fresh in house, and freshly squeezed juices in the drinks make all the difference. But the real secret is how much more Creekside offers. In addition to a full deli counter and grocery, liquor store and supplies, Creekside offers a selection of homemade items for breakfast, lunch and takeout. Think homemade meatballs for sub sandwiches, breakfast croissant sandwiches and even a selection of fresh doughnuts. Fans flock to the deli on Fridays, where the enormous fish sandwich is a huge hit, and there are also lunch specials every day of the week. Early risers headed for an adventure love the early morning hours, making it convenient to grab an egg sandwich or satisfying breakfast burrito. Fans of a classic sandwich will be thrilled with the size, value and extensive options of ingredients.
This hip 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 an environment reminiscent of a family-run mountainside trattoria in Italy. The space is designed to be lively and familial, allowing you to sit back and relax with a glass of wine while the chefs prepare your meal using locally sourced goods, prime meats and the finest imported products. Don’t-miss items include the house-made pastas, dry-aged steaks and game, creative vegetable preparations, wild and sustainable seafood specials, and the best meatballs in town. Pair any of these dishes with an Italian wine from the curated list or one of the professionally executed cocktails created especially for the restaurant and enjoy the ride.
This subterranean speakeasy atmosphere at The White Buffalo Club allows you a discreet and cozy glass of wine while nestled in one of the popular corner booths. Sixteen dining tables surround a luminescent bar where you may wet 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.
Created with Gene Street and his family in Dallas, Liberty Burger restaurant features 11 different burgers, including the standard Liberty Burger as well as turkey, ahi, lamb, veggie and bison burgers. Voted best burger in Dallas and Jackson, the burgers are always fresh, never frozen, and made of chuck, brisket and tenderloin. No hormones or preservatives are used, and the bread is made locally by 460 Bread. The veggie burger is made in-house daily using seeds, chickpeas and the best-available veggies. The Wild West burger is a favorite, served with cheddar cheese, applewood-smoked bacon, pickles, onions and chipotle barbecue sauce. Liberty Burger also offers fresh salads and sandwiches. Limited-time-only burgers are debuted once a month and are sold to support local charities. At Liberty Burger, you can also find draft beer, wine, milkshakes and adult milkshakes.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Buzzing family-operated, BYOB eatery preparing traditional Thai specialties such as pad Thai.
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!
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.
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.
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 Gold for the Best Coffee Shop in Jackson three years in a row, Cowboy Coffee Co. makes it easy to 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 bison 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. Be sure to check out the artwork on the walls — it’s for sale, and changes monthly.
This cozy, 32-seat restaurant was first known to be the best breakfast in town. With daily home-baked treats, it’s a great place to start the day. It’s also a great way to end it. Dinner at The Wild Sage is perhaps the best-kept secret in town, with an inventive menu incorporating game, meat and seafood while sourcing organic, sustainable and regional ingredients. The changing options offer inventive, seasonal cuisine and suggested by-the-glass wine pairings from the Wine Spectator-awarded list with each course. Don’t miss the truffled ciabatta with sea salt and cracked pepper, either. Questions about the food? The chef is working within sight in the exhibition-style kitchen and is available to discuss dishes.
Fresh air, sunshine and incredible adult beverages is what to expect at Smokin’ Iron.
With fun options like full size drink flights and eight beers on tap, Smokin’ Iron is the perfect spot to unwind after a day playing in the outdoors and a fun spot to meet up with friends after work.
Open mid-June through mid-September, 5-11 p.m.
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.
Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and small plates throughout the day, FIGS is the perfect place to land after returning from a day out enjoying Jackson Hole, or a launching point for an evening out on the town. Located inside Hotel Jackson, FIGS offers an escape in the heart of the historic Town Square District that’s walking distance to everything! The vibrant bar and restaurant features a copper-top bar and an aspen leaf canopy floating overhead, perfect for enjoying a drink or dinner. The authentic Lebanese tapas-style menu features dozens of options, including many vegan- and vegetarian-friendly options. Don’t miss the famous Mezze Plate with hummus, baba ghanoush, tabbouleh and puffy made-to-order pita as a satisfying starter or the savory kebabs. Artisanal cocktails, a well-curated wine list and an exceptional dining experience are what you find at FIGS.