Best Restaurants in Jackson HoleOur favorites include some of this destination's best restaurants—from fine dining to simple fare.
By Inspector 24
as told to Suzanne Lemon
Although Grand Teton National Park serves as an adventurer's playground, it also presents fine dining options enhanced by awesome scenery. (Since these restaurants are within park boundaries, park admission fees apply.)
Where to Eat Near Jenny Lake and Jackson Lake
At the base of the mountains nestled in a wooded environment, The Dining Room at Jenny Lake Lodge is noted for its flawless food preparation—and, of course, spectacular Teton views. An upscale experience awaits you at this rustically elegant lodge offering inventive local fare complemented by an extensive wine list. The five-course prix fixe dinner, served by an attentive staff, may include such delights as elk carpaccio, pancetta-wrapped pork tenderloin and caramel pumpkin cheesecake. Reservations are essential for dinner and suggested for lunch. If you're looking for romantic things for couples to do near Grand Teton National Park, consider having a meal at the Jenny Lake Lodge.
Places to Eat in Jackson, WY
Jackson, the epicenter of activity with plenty of shops, sports outfitters and nightspots, has several enticing nearby restaurants.
Just off the town square, The Merry Piglets Mexican Grill is a fun, family friendly place. Colorful decorations and a lively vibe only serve to enhance the flavorsome cooked-to-order entrées. Try the fire-roasted fajitas, one of the innovative Tex-Mex plates or a wrap packed to the brim with mouthwatering ingredients. Of course, the requisite tacos, burritos and enchiladas are always crowd pleasers, along with just-made tortilla chips and guacamole. The beans—soaked overnight and lard-free—are not only tasty, but healthy.
Snake River Grill presents Jackson diners with an upscale, yet comfortable evening. Have a cocktail in the intimate lounge, and then enter a stylish dining room with 3-D artwork on the ceiling. Share one of the pizza appetizers baked in a wood-burning oven, then order fresh fish, free-range chicken or regional game like grilled lamb, buffalo and elk. The wine list touts award-winning vintages to complement your meal. Ask for a table on the restaurant's balcony if you want to witness the staged gunfights and other summertime antics occurring on the town square. During winter, savor the warmth of a roaring fire in the massive stone fireplace.
Restaurants in Teton Village
Teton Village, base camp for skiers flocking to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and for summer visitors seeking mountain splendor, offers a diverse spectrum of establishments.
At the Westbank Grill in the Four Seasons Resort & Residences Jackson Hole , you'll relish expertly prepared regional foods complemented by upscale presentation and service. The open kitchen and inviting décor of wood, leather and exposed beams creates a casually elegant ambience. Sophisticated entrées with a Western flair can include espresso-rubbed venison and pepper-crusted buffalo tenderloin. Reserve a table by the fireplace on a brisk fall evening, or dine on the heated outdoor terrace amid a backdrop of inspiring Teton peaks.
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Jackson Hole Grand Teton, WY
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