Wyoming January 08, 2019
The 12 Wyoming Restaurants You Should Add To Your 2019 Dining Bucket List
The best Wyoming restaurants are scattered throughout our gigantic state, and it’s easy to get stuck in a routine of just going to your local grills when you treat yourself to a dinner out. This year, make it a resolution to visit every corner of the state and try the best dining rooms along the way! Here’s one for each month, and they’re all worth the drive.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Svilar's, Hudson
Located in the tiny town of Hudson, Svilar's is one of the most iconic steakhouses in the state. They're known for serving the most flavorful steaks around, and starting off each meal with tasty Yugoslavian ravioli and sarma. Kick back and enjoy a genuine Wyoming dining experience at Mama Svilar's dining room.
173 S Main St., Hudson, WY 82515
Read more about this family-owned steakhouse right here
2. The Granary at Spring Creek Ranch, Jackson
Dining at the Granary at Spring Creek Ranch is certainly a rare treat. This upscale bistro and steakhouse is known for serving gourmet meals and for having the most breathtaking mountain views in Jackson Hole. Enjoy a drink and an elegant meal while you enjoy the scene from their oversized, crystal clear windows.
1775 NE Butte Rd., Jackson, WY 83001
Read more about the most beautiful dining room in Wyoming right here
3. Palate, Jackson
Palate is one of Jackson's best kept secrets. This affordable restaurant is located in a wildlife art museum, and it's only open for lunch. Enjoy the gourmet dining that draws foodies from all over the world without the huge price tag you'll find in some of the other restaurants in the valley.
Address:2820 Rungius Rd., Jackson, WY 83001 Read more about this gorgeous lunch spot right here
4. The Albany, Cheyenne
The Albany in Cheyenne has been serving up hungry Wyomingites since before World War II. Try their famous chicken fried steak or order a gigantic prime rib. You can't go wrong with any of the classic entrees at this capital city bar and grill.
1506 Capitol Ave., Cheyenne, WY 82001
Read more about this longstanding classic right here
5. Brinton Bistro, Big Horn
Brinton Bistro is located in the Bighorn Mountains, at the Brinton Museum. Enjoy a little history lesson with your mountain views in this often overlooked spot in the heart of Wyoming. When it comes to the best restaurants in Wyoming, the Brinton Bistro always deserves a mention.
239 Brinton Rd., Big Horn, WY 82833
Read more about this delightful bistro right here
6. Miners and Stockman's, Hartville
Step back in time when you visit the small town of Hartville! Though only about 65 people live here year round, the town is often visited by people seeking some history. Miners and Stockman's is the oldest restaurant in the state, and Hartvile itself was the first town in the state! Though you won't have cell phone service out here, you'll find a fun crowd and some tasty steaks, burgers, and salads.
608 Main St., Hartville, WY 82215
Read more about the oldest restaurant in Wyoming right here
7. The Ponderosa Cafe, Hulett
The Ponderosa Cafe is popular with Wyomingites who are visiting the Devils Tower area, and every meal here is different! Their eccentric decor and exceptional staff makes dining at the Ponderosa an experience you'll remember for a long time.
115 Main St., Hulett, WY 82720
Read more about this quirky cafe right here
8. The Hangar, Bar Nunn
History comes alive at the Hangar! This former airport hangar is now a rowdy sports bar, with table games and a menu that's full of classic American food and global specialties. You'll love the crowd here, and the drive out to the tiny town of Bar Nunn is always an adventure.
1410 Prairie Ln., Bar Nunn, WY 82601
Read more about this historic restaurant right here
9. Su Casa, Sinclair
Su Casa is a favorite of those who find themselves in southern Wyoming. This cozy cafe serves up mouthwatering mexican food, from tacos to empanadas, and everything in between. If you show up on a Friday or Saturday night, be prepared to wait, because Su Casa is the worst kept secret in Wyoming.
705 West Lincoln Hwy., Sinclair, WY 82334
Read more about this hole in the wall taco joint right here
10. Piste, Jackson
Piste is located at the top of Rendezvous Mountain in the Jackson Hole Ski Area. Take a gondola high above the valley and enjoy sweeping panoramic views while you dine. If the weather cooperates, you can enjoy cliffside dining outdoors!
3395 Cody Ln., Teton Village, WY 83025
Read more about this mile-high restaurant right here
11. Luxury Diner, Cheyenne
The Luxury Diner is a former trolley car that patrolled the streets of Cheyenne back in the early days of the 20th century. Now, it sits as a retired train car, serving up the breakfast in the state. This is also known as one of Wyoming's best bakeries, and their gigantic cinnamon rolls are the size of a pizza.
1401 W. Lincolnway, Cheyenne, WY 82001
Read more about this longstanding breakfast spot right here
12. The Virginian, Buffalo
The historic (and haunted!) Occidental Hotel is known for being one of the most iconic places in all of Wyoming. The steakhouse attached to the famous bar has hosted thousands of Wyomingites over the years, and it has always been known for serving high quality dishes, night after night. The Virginian almost always makes a list of the best Wyoming restaurants!
10 N Main St., Buffalo, WY 82834
Read more about this iconic saloon right here
What are the best Wyoming restaurants you’re planning on visiting in 2019? Tell us your culinary bucket list in the comments below!