How To Have the Ultimate Jackson Hole Dining Experience

It can be hard to decide where to eat in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Here, you’ll discover top-tier restaurants that offer unique dining experiences. Whether you’re in the mood for a hearty mountain meal or a light, locally prepared dish, you’ll find exactly what you’re craving here. We’ve created a Jackson Hole dining guide to help you weigh your options! Here are some of our picks for the best eats in the area. If you need more local recommendations, be sure to access our complimentary Jackson Hole Vacation Guide! It’s our comprehensive list of hand-picked restaurants, bars, outdoor excursions, and more.

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Your Jackson Hole Restaurant Guide

When planning your tasty tour of Jackson Hole, be sure to book your stay at the Bentwood Inn! Our luxurious bed and breakfast offers premium amenities that will make you feel pampered. We’re also known for having one of the top dining experiences in the region! Here’s our list of some of the best Jackson Hole restaurants.

Bentwood Bistro

At Bentwood Bistro, our guests enjoy an authentic Jackson Hole culinary experience (without leaving the inn!). Our bistro offers gourmet, 4-course dinners highlighting local, organic ingredients. Inside our intimate and cozy lodge, guests experience the unique feeling of having a personal chef prepare an incredible meal just for them! Here are just a few of the fantastic dishes to expect:

  • Elk Osso Bucco
  • Mediterranean stuffed bison flank steak
  • Bison skirt steak with chimichurri
  • Idaho rainbow trout en papillote
  • Paella with wild game sausage
  • Organic chicken and bison Italian sausage lasagna.

Gather Food + Drink

One of the newest restaurants in Jackson is Gather. This spot features creative American cuisine in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. The menu changes regularly—you can even assist in choosing new items by attending a “Tuesday Tasting.” Each week, diners can rate the presentation, taste, and creativity of the chef’s new dishes and help decide which ones will make it to the menu!

The Kitchen

The Kitchen is a refined yet casual establishment that provides modern cuisine with a twist. This local favorite embraces various culinary techniques and ingredients including all natural meats, seasonal vegetables, and fresh fish. Additionally, the elegant architecture of the building mirrors the concepts in the food. A bamboo bar and tables, luminescent eco-panels, and an earth-toned color scheme offer unique ambiance. You’ll love the large outdoor deck and warm fireplace, too!


This modern, farm-to-table steakhouse is centrally located in Jackson Hole’s Town Square.  It’s a beloved hotspot for both lunch and dinner! Local features beef raised nearby (their burgers are some of the best in town!) and farm fresh produce. Be sure to check out the casual bar—it offers a fantastic happy hour and selection of appetizers. The pomme frites are a must!

The Bird

The Bird‘s staff pride themselves on creating delicious bites and a laid-back, quirky atmosphere. The disclaimer on their menu says it all: “Anything goes!” This is a great place to come as you are, let your hair down, and eat great food. The flavorful menu includes juicy, homemade hamburgers, fall-off-the-bone chicken wings, and giant sandwiches.

Lotus Organic Cafe

If you have a specific dining preference, you’ll feel right at home at this welcoming cafe in Jackson Hole. Lotus serves organic world cuisine with vibrant flair. There are plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free choices! All of their meals are prepared from scratch, too. That includes baked goods, desserts, breads, pizzas, sauces, meats, beverages, and botanical liquors. Guest favorites include the Notorious F.I.G. pizza, elk lasagna, and Malaysian stir-fry noodles. Yum!

Come Back to Cozy Accommodations and Delicious Food!Table setting with orange napkins and white tablecloth; Jackson Hole Dining at Bentwood Inn

After an incredible day of enjoying Jackson Hole’s many exciting activities, you’ll need a cozy, warm, and beautiful place to stay. Bentwood Inn, one of North America’s best eco-lodges, has everything you need to relax and recharge! Our comfortable, rustic-chic accommodations pair perfectly with the stunning surroundings, which are packed with all manner of majestic wildlife. You’ll love coming back after an adventure-filled day and curling up by your ensuite river-rock fireplace!

If a craving hits and you don’t want to head out into the cold, let Bentwood Inn serve you an incredible meal! Each Bistro Dinner menu is tailored to guest preferences and features seasonal local and organic ingredients! We also offer a complimentary gourmet breakfast and selection of evening hors d’oeuvres daily.

Ready for an unforgettable Jackson Hole dining experience? Check our availability today and start planning your trip!