How To Have the Ultimate Jackson Hole Dining Experience

Jackson Hole diningWith so many options for delicious meals, we understand how hard it is to decide where to eat in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. There are tons of incredible restaurants in our picturesque town that offer guests a completely unique experience, from casual cowboy fare to mouthwatering gourmet meals. Luckily, we’ve put together a fantastic Jackson Hole dining guide to help you weigh your options! Here are some of our picks for the best eats in the area.

Your Jackson Hole Restaurant Guide

When planning your tasty tour of Jackson Hole, be sure to book your stay at the Bentwood Inn. Not only does our bed and breakfast offer luxurious amenities for the perfect home-away-from-home, we’re known for having one of the top restaurants in the region!

The Bentwood Bistro

At the Bentwood Bistro, our guests love being able to have an authentic Jackson Hole dining experience right at the inn. Each week, our bistro offers gourmet, four-course dinners highlighting local, organic ingredients like elk, bison, and trout that we tailor to fit guest preferences. Inside our intimate and cozy lodge, guests can experience the unique feeling of having their own personal chef prepare an incredible meal that they’ll crave for months to come. With fantastic options including elk osso buco, Mediterranean stuffed bison flank steak, bison skirt steak with chimichurri, Idaho rainbow trout en papillote, paella with wild game sausage, and organic chicken and bison Italian sausage lasagna, the Bentwood Bistro provides a great opportunity to relax and meet other guests while enjoying some of the best dining in Jackson Hole.

Gather Food + Drink Experience

One of the newest restaurants in Jackson, Gather features creative American cuisine in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. The menu changes regularly, and you can even assist in choosing new items by attending a Tuesday Tasting at 2. 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

This refined yet casual establishment provides modern cuisine with a comforting twist. The Kitchen embraces various culinary techniques and ingredients, including all natural meats, seasonal vegetables, and sustainable, fresh fish. In addition, the beautiful and elegant architecture of the building mirrors the concepts in the food. A bamboo bar and tables, luminescent eco-panels, and natural color scheme offer a warm ambiance, and the large outdoor deck and warm fireplace make this eatery is ideal during any time of year.


This modern farm-to-table steakhouse is located right on the town square and is a beloved Jackson Hole hotspot for lunch and dinner. Local features locally raised beef (their burgers are some of the best in town!) and farm fresh produce, and their casual bar offers a fantastic happy hour and lighter fare. Be sure to try their delicious pomme frites!

The Bird

The fun-enthusiasts who run this joint pride themselves on creating a laid-back atmosphere for all of their guests. The disclaimer on their menu says it all – anything goes! The staff at The Bird believes that their restaurant should be a place to let loose, eat great food, and have as many drinks as you want. They’ll even give you a free ride home! The flavorful menu includes juicy, homemade hamburgers, fall-off-the-bone chicken wings, and giant, delicious sandwiches that will make you want to come back again and again.

Lotus Organic Cafe

If you have a specific dining preference, you’ll feel right at home at this welcoming and accommodating cafe in Jackson Hole. Serving organic and vibrant world cuisine, Lotus caters to all eating styles by offering endless organic meat, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free choices. They prepare all of their meals from scratch, including baked goods, desserts, breads, pizzas, sauces, raw foods, beverages, and botanically infused liquors. Guest favorites include the Notorious F.I.G. pizza, elk lasagna, and Malaysian stir fry noodles. Yum!

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