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Blue Lion

160 N Millward St, Jackson, WY 83001-8580
+1 307-733-3912
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (267 reviews)
“elk tenderloin” (102 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
160 N Millward St, Jackson, WY 83001-8580
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a group of seven for dinner and several of us had the lamb and those who didn't, totally regretted it! My husband loves lamb and has had it across the world, but he felt by far the Blue Lion had the best he...More

Thank Margaret572long
Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant is always reliable, and the food is always delicious. We have eaten here many times, we always choose something different on the menu, and it is always fantastic. On this visit I chose the lobster and shrimp scampi, which was delicious, and my...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had reservations on Valentine's Day. Dinner was delicious! Highly recommend having dinner here! Short walk from our hotel.

Thank Lizzie3900
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just had dinner here tonight and the food was excellent! We both ordered the trout with cilantro lime sauce—yum!! Service was excellent and ambience very pleasant. Will definitely return.

Thank 722wendyr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty good lamb too. And creative, crafty cocktails (I had jalapeño nutmeg tequila drink). I didn’t like the jalapeño mint lamb sauce..but I did enjoy its uniqueness. And there was a daily special elk-in-a-blanket which was wonderful. The salad was solid too. The lamb that...More

Thank Carl T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the life guitar. He completely, single-handedly sets the mood for a nice dinner. The candles at the tables are a nice touch. I come here every year for my birthday. It’s perfect.

Thank Melanie K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, fair prices, popular with locals and visitors alike. Game is the specialty. Located in downtown Jackson Hole in an old house.

Thank Grace C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in Santa Barbara, and since the year 2000 I have made annual spring or summer trips to Jackson Hole for several days before and after my trips to Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks. When in Jackson Hole I never fail to dine...More

Thank BETTYPIANO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had good service but was not over the top. We felt it was a bit overpriced for the experience. I have had equally good food and service at a more reasonable price. We had a group of 7 and had to break down our...More

Thank mloftis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have not been to Jackson for a number of years now. My father and I used to come up for a few days of fly fishing on the Snake for about five years. We always made a point to visit The Blue Lion specifically...More

Thank Jeff J
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01ritz
28 September 2017|
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Response from Jack R | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes. It’s quiet and very cozy
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DicksonHog
6 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
6 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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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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
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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 the early days. 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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