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Blue Lion

160 N Millward St, Jackson, WY 83001-8580
+1 307-733-3912
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rack of lamb” (265 reviews)
“elk tenderloin” (103 reviews)
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Seafood, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
160 N Millward St, Jackson, WY 83001-8580
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely, delicious dinner at the Blue Lion. The restaurant was very full when we went in January, yet the atmosphere, wonderful staff and friendly patrons made it spectacular. My most favorite thing we did in Jackson, and we did it all. Will...More

Thank Debby2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was phenomenal! It was our favorite meal! Food was delicious, creative menu selections, attentive staff! Will definitely return on a return trip!

Thank Lin974
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife does the restaurant research. This place was a gem!! Cute historic house. Amazing appetizers. Entrees come with a Hugh salad (get sesame vinaigrette). Main courses are absolutely delicious and large. A must while in Jackson

1  Thank alan f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cozy rooms and wonderful service! Our pasta dishes were amazing! Thank you for the delicious wine recommendation.

Thank lbruner521
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Had dinner at Blue Lion a few weeks ago while skiing at Jackson Hole. We read reviews online and were expecting a lot. Two days earlier we ate at Wild Sage and were blown away by every aspect of that meal. We were expecting a...More

Thank ColumbusJewel
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Food was delicious, but small portions and very pricey. Service was awesome. Please don't bring children to this expensive restaurant where tables are elbow to elbow. We had lamb and elk. Well prepared, but not memorable.

Thank Tweettbird
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I've been to Blue Lion so many times and Ill continue to come back because its amazing, and I always recommend it to anyone visiting Jackson Hole for the first time, you dont want to miss this restaurant! Really good salmon, amazing desserts too, and...More

Thank Agnes11j
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I had the rack of lamb! Superb would be an understatement. Wow, the entire menu looked awesome. I asked the server and he Suggested the rack of lamb! My first visit to Jackson Hole area, I would definitely come back to this restaurant for that...More

Thank stevieblv
Reviewed 27 February 2018

I loved our dinner at the Blue Lion. It was on our TA list, but also recommended to us from our tour guide as his favorite as a local. We made a reservation to be sure to get a table, which I would suggest. It...More

1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 24 February 2018

We made reservations well in advance as the restaurant is not large, and we knew the tables would book quickly. The food was delicious and they offered a prefix menu as well as their regular fare. The menu has both surf and turf items as...More

Thank Richard C
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22 February 2018|
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Response from mloftis | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think they have a parking lot, thee should be public lots nearby, we walked from our hotel.
28 September 2017|
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Response from Jack R | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes. It’s quiet and very cozy
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 22 - USD 48
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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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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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