Jackson Hole resort information & après-ski
Après-ski in Jackson Hole is divided between the slopeside scene and the more atmospheric nightspots in downtown Jackson.
The Mangy Moose (tel: +1 307 733 4913; www.mangymoose.com) in Teton Village base has managed to survive all the changes over the years and remains one of the world’s great après-ski venues. Regularly topping various magazines’ best ski bar polls, skiers and boarders have been frequenting the establishment since 1967.
The wider choice of après-ski bars in central Jackson is vast and includes several genuine cowboy saloons. The Snake River Brewing Company (tel: +1 307 739 2337; www.snakeriverbrewing.com), Wyoming’s oldest brewery, is the place to taste local creations.
There is a limited but growing choice of restaurants in Jackson Hole, but a far wider selection in Jackson with more than 100 dining options. These range from fast food to gourmet options.
Teton Thai (tel: +1 307 733 0022; www.tetonthai.com), near the base village, serves undisputedly some of the best Thai food in the region. .
At the top of the Bridger gondola (which stays open into the evening), the Couloir restaurant offers fine Western cuisine amid stunning scenery with dishes such as bison and sticky-glazed pork.
In Jackson town the choice is vast with every niche catered for, including vegan diners at the popular Lotus Café (tel: +1 307 734 0882).
For classic American fare, the Blue Lion (tel: +1 307 733 3912; www.bluelionrestaurant.com) is a long time local’s favourite, while The Bird (tel: +1 307 732 2473; www.thebirdinjackson.com) is a great option for those craving burgers.
The steaks are of course big in this cowboy country, with the White Buffalo Club (tel: +1 888 256 8182; www.whitebuffaloclub.com) one of the best places to try one.