The Phoenix and the Dragon brings made-from-scratch, authentic Chinese cooking to the valley. Located inside Jackson Whole Grocer, this husband- and wife- run business offers up original noodle and rice bowls for an easy lunch or dinner. This isn’t your typical takeout fare. Chef Eric Sakai and his wife, Zarina, owned and operated Restaurant Marron in Seattle. There, Eric won People’s Best New Chef for the Pacific and Northwest in Food and Wine magazine. The Phoenix and the Dragon menu boasts a selection of affordable items inspired by regional flavors, with numerous noodle varieties that are cooked to order. All dishes are dairy-free, with gluten-free and vegan options. Additional toppings include a soft-cooked egg, seasonal veggies, stir-fried shrimp, poached chicken or house-made beef sausage. Make sure to ask about the daily special, too.
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.
At Bar Enoteca, the newest restaurant (opened last fall) by the popular Fine Dining Restaurant Group, you’ll find an extensive selection of wine, a full bar and Mediterranean-style plates at a convenient mountainside location. Enoteca’s menu boasts a delicious array of appetizers, shared plates, crudo and entrées, all alongside an inspired and unique wine selection. Watch the chefs prepare dishes from the open kitchen or follow the mountain activity through the large picture windows. The expansive bar area and high-top tables invite you to linger for as long as your time will allow. Don’t miss the daily crudo plates featuring the freshest fish or the fantastic desserts. Enoteca is the perfect spot to grab a glass of wine and a bite to eat, and enjoy a meal with friends (or meet new ones!).
Everyone loves a good story about following your dreams, so throw in some good ol’ fashioned barbecue and you have the story of Big Hole BBQ. What started out as an idea in a tiny shack in Driggs evolved into a successful (and delicious!) reality in Victor, Idaho. After nine years of serving up some of the best barbecue this side of the Mississippi, the team at Big Hole BBQ is proud to be sharing its passion with the Jackson community. With a menu for all ages, this family-owned restaurant serves food that will have you licking your fingers and asking for more. The dry-rubbed, smoked-to-perfection meats are just a portion of the mouthwatering options. Other specialties include fish tacos and mini sliders, served with your favorite barbecue accompaniments like mac and cheese, baked beans or slaw. Head in, take a seat and pair your meal with a specialty cocktail or one of the many local beers on tap.
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.
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. Pick from the butcher area, which includes a rotating selection of Bovine + Swine sausages, 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 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.
Bon Appe Thai has received the Thai Select Premium Award from the Thai government as one of the best Thai restaurants overseas. The restaurant gives you a taste of Thai cuisine you’re not likely to find outside of Thailand itself. While we specialize in the style of cooking native to central Thailand – the cradle of royal Thai culinary culture – we don’t stop there. Our menu features plenty of dishes that represent the best of authentic home-style Thai cooking.
Don’t miss this decades-old Jackson favorite. The All-American Breakfast at Bubba’s is a must. Choose the homemade biscuits (made fresh every morning) and gravy, or the Mexican scramble with chorizo, eggs, beans and cheese. Bubba’s has lighter options like poached eggs with fresh fruit and premium dishes like breakfast pot pie, too. For lunch, Bubba’s offers one of the freshest salad bars in town. The barbecue beef brisket lunch special is a favorite, served with garlic toast and a choice of two sides. Dinner specials are served starting after 5 p.m., with plenty of barbecue plates to choose from. Don’t miss out on the spareribs that are rubbed and slowly smoked every night. The Old West memorabilia sets the tone for a great barbecue experience, and outdoor seating is available during the summer. Don’t let the line outside scare you; it moves quickly.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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. 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.
At El Abuelito, if you like the taste of Mexico, we bring Mexico to your table. Enjoy authentic dishes, such as broiled lamb chops, charcoal grilled steak or chicken, spicy prawns, whole pan fried tilapia, mole enchiladas, chipotle chicken enchiladas and a variety of Huevos dishes. Dine in the comfortable and colorful atmosphere of El Abuelito, where children are always welcome.
Eleanor’s has all the perks of fine dining, minus the dress code. By serving rich, saucy dishes in a warm and friendly setting, this joint lives up to its reputation. And on top of one of the most creative menus in town, Eleanor’s is a primo brunch spot on Sunday afternoons. Plus, its bar alone is an attraction, thanks to reasonably priced drinks and a loyal crowd, a wine list that is second to none and a dedication to service that stems directly from its owners.
This little place isn’t such a best-kept secret anymore, as more locals and visitors alike are discovering the down home goodness within. But longtime regulars as well as newcomers still fill the tables nightly. This small restaurant has seen a few incarnations over the years, but it has succeeded in making it one of the most charming and consistently award-winning and rewarding dining experiences in town.
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.
Get together at Gather for creative modern American cuisine that locals voted Best of Jackson Hole! Just a block from the Town Square and steps from the public parking garage, Gather offers a casual dinner experience. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, daily happy hour and new specials weekly. There is a wonderful selection of wines, craft beers and specialty cocktails as well as gluten-free and vegetarian/vegan food options. Tuesday Tastings offer guests an opportunity to be food critics: Guests rate the food on presentation, taste and creativity. Gather’s Chef’s Table is a unique culinary treat as well; the experience includes a tasting menu of seven individually portioned items, including starters, salads, entrées and desserts. Gather also offers off-site catering services and has private dining options. Visit their sister location, Palate, for lunch at the National Museum of Wildlife Art. Call for more information.