Restaurants in Jackson, Yellowstone and the Tetons

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Sometimes you just need some TCP. Turkey, Cran, Pesto, that is. This budget-friendly downtown café has been the valley’s go-to spot for salads and... Read More

Open, airy, and selling most everything a la carte, Betty Rock is a locals’ fav at lunch while visitors crowd in for beef, bison, veggie, and salmon... Read More

Its season is short—late June – early September—but Bridger Deck makes the most of it. People pack its patio at 9,000-some feet at the top of the... Read More

I’ve been doing serious research into Jackson Hole’s best margarita for upwards of 15 years now. There was no winner until The Deck opened at the top of... Read More

Bubba’s is so busy that if someone happens to have a meltdown, it’s likely no nearby diners will notice. If they do, their beef brisket or St. Louis... Read More

Arnold Schwarzenegger stormed out of Bubba’s when they wouldn’t seat him ahead of the line out the door—the restaurant doesn’t take reservations. He... Read More

This bright café specializes in raw and vegan fare and it does fresh extracted juices, but you can get bison (among other proteins) added to most... Read More

Calico’s pizza and pasta is mediocre, but its lawn is the best playground for kids in the valley. On any summer evening, dozens are kids are running... Read More

Mexican-born, Italian-trained Culinary Olympian Oscar Ortega’s bonbons and Viennoiseries might be among the most delicious you’ve ever tried. His gelato... Read More

A five-course prix fixe menu highlighting locally sourced ingredients compliments the views down onto the valley and over to Corbet’s Couloir and the... Read More

With only seven tables, the Wild Sage is as intimate as a restaurant can get. Add a roaring river rock fireplace, spot-on service, one of the valley’s... Read More

If you don’t call ahead to order a DOG breakfast burrito you might end up waiting half an hour. Or more. This is because DOG’s burritos are the valley’s... Read More

When you order your pizza or pasta and drinks at this iconic bar/restaurant in Moose by Grand Teton National Park’s southern entrance, ask to borrow... Read More

A newcomer to the valley’s breakfast scene—it was born out of the 2013 renovation of Snow King Resort—Haydens Post won me over with its green eggs and... Read More

From Jackson Lake Lodge’s Mural Room, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner all summer long, Mt. Moran dominates the views. Keep an eye out for... Read More

For a town its size, Jackson has a surprising number of sushi restaurants—and most seek to be transportive, making you feel like you’ve left Jackson... Read More

From beef to bison, turkey, veggie, and even ahi, Liberty Burger knows their patties. They also prepare them perfectly and sell them at a good price.... Read More

Onion rings the size of your face and beef, lamb, bison, veggie, and ahi burgers with toppings from goat cheese to peppadews along with standards like... Read More

Right on the Town Square, Local restaurant has a burger for upwards of $20. In the attached bar area, you can get a pared down version using the same... Read More

A great burger (beef is ground in house), one of the best selections of whiskeys in the valley, plus a killer Trivia Night (Monday nights) makes this... Read More

In downtown, Lotus Café is a no brainer for vegetarians, vegans, and those sensitive to gluten. But omnivores love Lotus’ breakfast too—the menu... Read More

Sadly, the stuffed moose hanging from the ceiling is in the Mangy Moose’s bar area, which is not kid-friendly. Still, over in the restaurant, there’s an... Read More

You might wait for an hour for a table at the Tex-Mex Merry Piglets, but at least Ripley’s Believe It or Not and the Town Square are a very, very short... Read More

What started as a shack three decades ago is (arguably) now the most popular Tex-Mex restaurant in the state. The hour-long wait on summer nights is... Read More

From the taxidermied bear to the saddles-for-bar-stools and knobbled pine interior, The Million Dollar Cowboy Bar is a living piece of Jackson Hole... Read More

This sushi restaurant turns to the valley’s best freelance pastry chefs for its extensive, and oft-changing, dessert menu. The chocolate lava cake and... Read More

Just two blocks from the Town Square and one of the valley’s original sushi spots, Nikai has an extensive list of non-sushi options, plus more than a... Read More

In 2012, the James Beard Foundation named Nora’s Fish Creek Inn, in a log cabin at the base of Teton Pass in Wilson as one of America’s Classics. Locals... Read More

Grab prepared foods, soups, and sandwiches using hormone and antibiotic-free meats and wild-caught seafood to go or sit down and eat at this gourmet... Read More

From the painting of a stick of butter at the entrance to the wooden spoons on the wall, marble-topped tables, mismatched antique tea cups and silver,... Read More

I can’t get myself to order anything but the wet burrito here. I can play around with the insides—sometimes going for carne asada, other times grilled... Read More

Who doesn’t love a place where you get to throw peanut shells on the floor? Between Jackson and Teton Village, Q Roadhouse welcomes you—it takes... Read More

Enjoy the full menu of “gourmet comfort cuisine” (the pork adobo is my long-standing favorite) in Rendezvous Bistro’s bar if you can’t snag a... Read More

Locals generally agree on the best Mexican place in the valley: the affordable, walk-up and family-owned Sanchez, located between the Town Square and... Read More

Snake River Brewery has twice been named the Small Brewery of the Year at the Great American Beer Fest. The secret? The food here is every bit as good... Read More

Not as extensive as cocktail menus at other fine-dining restaurants in town, The Snake River Grill focuses on quality instead of quantity. The drink... Read More

The Snake River Grill is the most lauded restaurant in town. Why? Even when it comes to something simple like a burger, they obsess about the details.... Read More

Summer or winter, the Snake River Grill has diners who come in just for its signature dessert: a chocolate soufflé in winter and Eskimo bars in summer.... Read More

Not as extensive as cocktail menus at other fine-dining restaurants in town, The Snake River Grill focuses on quality instead of quantity. The drink... Read More

You don’t usually go to an Austrian restaurant for a burger, but make an exception here. Made from trimmings of the tenderloins served in the main... Read More

Even if Sweetwater wasn’t in a log cabin pioneers built in 1915, it’d be the most popular lunch spot in town for its huge and diverse menu. (The... Read More

Three words: grilled tenderloin sliders. This semi-private country club is known for having some of the best steaks in town. At lunch, the chef makes... Read More

This semi-private country club has a traditional burger made from ground beef and topped with bacon and your choice of cheese, but its grilled... Read More

Named so simply—“Coffee & Donuts”—you’d most likely miss this if you weren’t advised in advance. Fried fresh shortly after you order them, these... Read More

Teton Thai wasn’t the valley’s first Thai restaurant, but most everyone agrees it’s the best, albeit not the most affordable. (Expect your pad Thai to... Read More

Wall calendars dating from 2010? Tapestries of elephants exuberantly outfitted in sequins? Chipped walls painted in pastel colors? Jackson Hole locals... Read More

Set into the side of East Gros Ventre Butte, 1,000 feet above the valley floor, The Granary’s food—seared Hudson Valley foie gras, Cajun Spiced Elk... Read More

Whether you snag a table in the restaurant, or want to go less formal and eat at the bar, the butter chicken, inventive cocktails and mussels are... Read More

The coconut ginger martini at The Kitchen isn’t just one of the most potent drinks in the valley. Its blend of sweetness and spice perfectly compliments... Read More

Adjacent to the Pink Garter Theatre, The Rose is popular whether there’s a concert next door or not. Affiliated with Manhattan’s Death + Company, The... Read More

A mixologist at The Rose worked on “The Loophole” for two years before finding the final flavor—dram of allspice—it needed to make it onto the custom... Read More

You’ll never be able to eat a campfire s’more after having the grown-up version served at Trio in downtown Jackson. They are roasted in a wood-burning... Read More

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