8 Excellent Ethnic Food Restaurants in Jackson Hole
Do you have a hankering for some pad thai, ossu buco or beef kababs? Let us guide your tummy to some of the best places to cure your craving.
For a small cowboy town, Jackson Hole actually offers up quite a variety of restaurants serving mouthwatering, palate-satisfying ethnic food such as Thai, Italian, Asian and more.
If your appetite is feeling adventurous head to Figs restaurant located inside Hotel Jackson. Figs features the authentic flavors of Lebanon — it’s the only restaurant in Jackson Hole offering Lebanese cuisine! The Mediterranean-inspired menu provides you with dozens of choices of plates to share, including delicious kebabs, seven different hummus presentations and incredible vegetarian and vegan choices. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner; 120 N Glenwood; 307-733-1200; hoteljackson.com
Want a taste of Thai? You’re happily in luck as Jackson Hole has a handful of Thai restaurants around. But the two that really stand out are Teton Thai and Thai Me Up.
Consistently voted the best Thai restaurant in Jackson Hole, Teton Thai in Teton Village offers a laid back, rustic atmosphere with plenty of patio seating in summer. The genuine Thai fare (think noodle, rice and curry dishes) includes vegan and vegetarian options, all spiced to order. Open for lunch and dinner; 307-733-0022; tetonthaivillage.com
Thai Me Up is a Thai food restaurant and award-winning microbrewery rolled into one. Home to Melvin Brewing, the eatery has 20 craft beers on tap to complement the modern curry dishes, classic Thai noodles and more. Their pot stickers are particularly popular. Open for lunch and dinner; 75 E. Pearl; 307-733-0005; thaijh.com
While there are numerous pizza joints in town, you should nevertheless treat yourself to even more authentic (dare we say “upscale?”) Italian food if that’s what you crave.
Nestled at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Teton Village’s Hotel Terra, Il Villaggio Osteria’s menu includes pastas, imported meats and cheeses, salads and yes, homemade pizzas. The authentic flavors of Italy are ccomplemented by an extensive wine list. In summer, enjoy the breathtaking surroundings from the outdoor patio. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner; 307-794-4100; jhosteria.com
Bar Enoteca is the sister restaurant of Osteria, also located within Hotel Terra. This brand-new European wine bar and Mediterranean style restaurant has small plates of sophisticated dishes like mojama (salt cured tuna) with marcona almonds, rabbit rilette on toast point and fromage de tete (a pate made from artisan meats). Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner; 307-739-4225; enotecajacksonhole.com
Orsetto Italian Bar & Eatery on Town Square serves Italian-American classics and the extensive, all-Italian wine list is a big hit with both locals and visitors alike. The contemporary, Western-chic atmosphere and outdoor patio makes your meal complete! Dinner only; 161 N Center; 307-203-2664; orsettojh.com
Teton Tiger’s menu offers a little something for everyone with dishes ranging from Thai, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Indian flavors — and all incorporate local ingredients. We recommend their street noodle offerings and the “Seoul Food” burrito. Open for lunch, dinner and Saturday brunch; 165 N Center; 307- 733-4111; tetontiger.com
Inspired by a visit to Tuscany and the greatness of Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s EATALY, Bin22 in downtown Jackson is at once a small wine shop, grocer and Spanish- and Italian-style tapas bar. The back restaurant serves European-style small plates an ever-changing selection of wines by the glass and draft craft beers. Open for lunch and dinner; 200 W Broadway; 307-739-9463; bin22jacksonhole.com