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Blue Lion

160 N Millward St, Jackson, WY 83001-8580
+1 307-733-3912
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Seafood, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
160 N Millward St, Jackson, WY 83001-8580
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came to Jackson Hole the week of August 12-16 and was told that the Blue Lion was a really good place to eat. The restaurant was very nice with a very friendly staff. We did not have reservations, but were seated quickly as we...More

Thank jpack10
Reviewed 2 days ago

A busy place. Lots of tables... the best in the summer are the few that are under the trees (maybe 4-5 table) the rest are in a "white plastic cave of sorts" which would be ok if you are in the front but the tables...More

Thank bgrisaitis
Reviewed 2 days ago

We are in Jackson Hole for the eclipse, and decided to have dinner at the Blue Lion based on reviews. The food is very good, real western menu selections, nice sauces. Wait staff service is fast. I made a reservation about a month before and...More

Thank johnandjudy2
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ate here on the patio, good service reasonable prices- had fresh morels, elk tenderloin Would return!

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant. It is famous for the lambsracks, but we preferred the tenderloin elk. Good service.

Thank G B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Group of four couples on a recent visit to the area and we had a great experience at this restaurant. Be sure to make a reservation in advance. We did and upon arrival at 6Pm the place was almost full. Some really nice menu selections...More

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 4 days ago

In the interest of full disclosure, the last time I ate in the Blue Lion was at least a year ago. The biggest difference between the Blue Lion and other restaurants is that it feels like you're eating in somebody's home. Not that that's aways...More

Thank Jeff678
Reviewed 4 days ago

We made a reservation several weeks in advance, just as well as restaurant was fully booked. We had a table on the terracce. Derek was our waiter and he did a good job. The surprise was the menu, we had 4 different appetizers to share...More

Thank ekholland27
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the best food of our trip here. I love salmon and order it almost every time I go out. Their miso glazed salmon was one the beat salmon dishes I've ever had. And my husband and daughter ordered the lamb and he said...More

Thank Susie M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Every once in a while you have a meal where every aspect of the meal is great and this was one! The Blue Lion features many wild game appetizers and entrees. We started with the buffalo ravioli and a Brie dish. The sauce for the...More

Thank plivsey2017
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DicksonHog
5 July 2017|
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Response from Richard R | Reviewed this property |
They did have some vegan options on their menu! They do have a website, with the most current menu on it! I'd check there for what they serve! Jackson is very, vegan friendly at most venues!
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DicksonHog
5 July 2017|
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Response from Richard R | Reviewed this property |
I'm not associated with the restaurant, however I did see vegan options on the menu!
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MCMSF
24 April 2017|
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Response from Carddoll | Reviewed this property |
Just leave the dog in the car or home, not suitable for anyone at the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$48
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 N Millward St, Jackson, WY 83001-8580
    (1.5 blocks from Broadway and Millward)
  • Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Jackson Hole  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 307-733-3912
Description
The Blue Lion was built as a residential home in the late 1930's, in 1974 it became The Tourist Trap restaurant and then in 1976 The Blue Lion. I bought it in 1978 after graduating college.
The Blue Lion has evolved a lot since those early days mostly due to retired head chef, Tim Libassi who's was with me for almost 25 years. We continue to add and change dishes semi-annually. The lamb, elk and fresh fish are our biggest sellers. There was a restaurant in southern California where I grew up that served mud pie and my mother made a home made hot fudge sauce which we incorporated into our own version of mud pie, a local favorite.
The restaurant has been enlarged several times, the upstairs dining, the kitchen, the waiting area and the outdoor deck. In the winter The Blue Lion can accommodate 60 diners at one time. In the summer we open the deck enabling us to accommodate 80 diner. We are open nightly at 5:30 and usually feature an acoustical guitarist as entertainment.
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