Hole Bowl is more than just a space to play. Stop in for a casual midday lunch or a cocktail and dinner with friends at the full bar. With a curated menu of classically made, from-scratch American fare, you can’t go wrong. Cast aside any ideas of typical bowling alley fare. Chef Jason Mitchell prepares delicious cuisine (at a good value, too!). The kids’ menu offers $6 entrées with two sides. For adults, the cocktail program is equally impressive, with everything from specialty drinks to pitchers of beer. Of course, you probably won’t be able to leave without playing just a little. Spend the day playing a variety of games, whether you prefer bowling, arcade games, billiards, ping-pong or darts. With Hole Bowl’s 12 large flat-screen TVs, you can always catch the game. Afterward, lounge on the comfy couches and catch up with friends.
Relaxed eatery with familiar Mexican food, housemade tortillas and margaritas by the glass or pitcher. Stop in during the week for one of their daily specials.
With four different kinds of noodles and almost endless options for building your own meal in a bowl, this spot is quickly becoming a favorite. A full sushi menu and bar brings variety and excitement to the already well-known noodle dishes. Taking inspiration from Thailand, Japan, China and Vietnam, the dishes at Noodle Kitchen bring a bit of the East to the West. Tease your palate with starters like the Firecracker Shrimp or tempura vegetables before you enjoy either a suggested noodle bowl or something you build yourself with many creative options, including sauces, noodle options and rice choices. Sit at the bar and enjoy one of the fresh-squeezed cocktails, like the Thai Mule, which features SKYY vodka, Soju 24, lime, Thai basil and ginger beer. Everything on the menu is reasonably priced, and there are plenty of gluten-free, vegetarian and kid-friendly dishes, too.
Featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, and including a game room for kids, 40 televisions for sports fans and an array of food options, “the Winder” — as it’s known among locals — is a sure hit for lunch, dinner or a snack. The extensive bar offers 30 beers on tap and a comprehensive menu that will give you so many choices that you may not be able to narrow them down. So don’t. Share a few plates of appetizers, such as pot stickers, hot wings or a sidewinders pretzel. Or opt to build your own whole or slices of pizza (the carne asada is to-die-for). The menu offers 12 burgers plus a build-your-own option. Try the barbecue burger with onion slivers, barbecue sauce and Swiss cheese. Swing by during the big game, prepare for a party and pick your seats carefully based on your favorite team’s fans.
When planning their second restaurant, the owners of Persephone Bakery were inspired by the outdoors. At Picnic you can find a quiet retreat from the crowds and the essentials for a summer day. Pick up a pre-hike breakfast, and grab a freshly prepared lunch before heading into the mountains. Or choose to plant yourself under a shady umbrella and relax at one of their outdoor tables with a cup of locally roasted organic coffee, brewed to order. Breakfast offers house made pastries – with creative options like homemade Pop Tarts and banana Nutella bread – as well as heartier offerings like avocado toast and biscuit egg-soufflé sandwiches. Midday, order one of the sublime salads, made with locally grown greens, or sandwiches made with house-roasted local meats on house-baked breads. You may fall in love with this spot and never actually make it to your picnic,
Almost everyone who visits Jackson Hole wants to try elk or buffalo at least once while here. And while other places offer it, no one does steak and game or offers a larger variety like the Gun Barrel does. Jackson’s legendary dining establishment has the town’s largest selection of high-end beef and game — cooked over an open mesquite wood grill — at prices you can afford. The popular restaurant also offers a great selection of fish, chicken and rib dishes. Take in the Old West in the Gun Barrel’s rustic lodge atmosphere, and check out the extraordinary collection of mounts and Western memorabilia. As one of Jackson’s largest restaurants, the Gun Barrel is the perfect place for large groups, rehearsal dinners and parties of all sorts. Save room for dessert so you can try the restaurant’s legendary lodge-made apple pie!
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.
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.
The Virginian Restaurant is a family owned and operated restaurant with only one location; in beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming. We are a local favorite, offering home-style cooking for breakfast, lunch and sometimes dinner all made right here in one building. Our quality is unmatched and our service is outstanding. Come on in and see why we’ve been voted (by the locals) one of the best breakfast places in Jackson.
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.
Jackson’s family-owned, community-oriented specialty grocer offers so much more than just groceries and takeout. The award-winning cafe is a local favorite, with a wide assortment of handcrafted salads, soups, hot entrées, sandwiches, pizza, sushi and a new noodle kitchen — plus beer, wine, spirits and a coffee and juice bar. Whether you’re cozied up by the cafe fireplace or seated outside on the spacious patio, Jackson Whole Grocer offers something for everyone in a welcoming, casual atmosphere. The grocer also features the biggest selection of organic, gluten-friendly, vegan and vegetarian offerings in the area. Jackson Whole Grocer is the perfect place to curate the ultimate picnic basket or pre-order a boxed lunch for your next Jackson adventure!
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.
In today’s evolutionary craft beer market, we aim to standout through our high-quality, fiercely independent products, as well as our culture and values. We’re serious about the business of making beer, but we never take ourselves too seriously. Having fun, finding outlets for self-expression, remembering the reasons we all moved to Jackson Hole and celebrating the drive that pushed us into the craft beer business to begin with are essential components to bringing you, our customers, the best beer possible. Try some in our tap room on Gregory Lane.
MacPhail’s: a family restaurant that serves the best burgers, fries and milkshakes (and a good, cold, locally-brewed beer) anywhere! Awarded America’s 10 Most Delectable Burger Joints (TripAdvisor July 2015). We offer a clean, friendly environment we hope makes you feel right at home. Visit after visit, the food is consistently delicious and the service impeccable.
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.
Locals call it “The Bistro,” and this establishment has been a favorite Jackson Hole staple since it opened in 2001. The Bistro has made a name for itself with its creative take on classic French bistro fare. Favorites include the steak tartare and seasonal pork chop creations. Enjoy the first raw bar in town, serving oysters on the half shell, tuna tartare and oyster shooters. The fun, upscale yet unpretentious atmosphere makes this eatery a fantastic option for groups of all sizes, while paper and crayons adorning the white linen tablecloths appeal to patrons of all ages. A trip to Jackson Hole is made complete with a visit to The Bistro. And don’t miss its sister properties, Bar Enoteca (p.111), Bin22 (p.113), Bodega (p.115), Il Villaggio Osteria (p.131) and The Kitchen (p.133).
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.
Ocean City China Bistro offers delicious dining, takeout and delivery. Ocean City China Bistro is a cornerstone in the Jackson community and has been recognized for its outstanding Chinese cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff. Our Chinese restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.
Just a few blocks off the Town Square, Snake River Brewery is a great place to go any time of the day or night. Twice recognized as the Small Brewery of the Year, this award-winning neighborhood hangout known as “the Brewpub” has an incredible blend of locals and tourists alike. Dine and drink either upstairs or on the main floor. Can’t decide on a brew? Order the sampler tray to get a taste of what’s on tap before diving into a wide range of handcrafted cuisine items. No place in town beats the $9 lunch deal, happy hours and all-day menu items, including award-winning Wyoming bison and beef chili and wings, along with soups and salads. For the main meal, a bevy of wood-fired pizzas, pastas and burgers are available. Don’t forget homemade s’mores for dessert and beer to go!
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.