A Guide To Cody Yellowstone’s Restaurants and Bars
There’s a whole world of wonder awaiting visitors to Cody Yellowstone. From amazing local attractions to unforgettable outdoor experiences, there’s so much waiting for eager explorers, wonder-seeking wanderers, and aspiring adventurers. And there’s one thing all these people have in common — they need food to fuel their fun!
Luckily, generations of local families, farmers, and ranchers have kept locals and travelers alike well-fed over the years. And today, there are plenty of establishments for all appetites and budgets that are ready to serve you. When you’re planning your next trip to Cody Yellowstone, make sure to put these restaurants and bars on your must-visit list for a blend of modern flavors and old-school Western charm that’s sure to hit the spot.
As this family restaurant’s name suggests, Granny’s is an excellent spot for home-style cooking and the comfort of a classic American diner. Every morning at 5am, Granny’s opens its doors to early birds eager to catch a meal before saddling up to explore the natural beauty of Yellowstone National Park. Not an early bird? Don’t worry! Granny’s serves breakfast all day, so you can start your day the right way, whenever you want!
Coffee drinkers rejoice! This local coffee shop is operated by a family with five generations of roots in Cody. Taste the difference of high-altitude coffee roasting, a process helped by the environment here in Wyoming. Need something to go along with that crucial caffeine kick? Cody Coffee has soups made from scratch, hearty sandwiches, and a selection of crepes. Quick and convenient, Cody Coffee offers two locations with the pick-me-up you need. Oh, and if you’re on the go, they also have a drive-thru.
The Breadboard Cody
Do you have a love for submarine sandwiches that surfaces from time to time? Then you’ll love the Breadboard Cody. This family-owned Wyoming sub shop has been satisfying sandwich cravings across our great state since 1978. Their sandwiches are made with high-quality ingredients and fresh bread baked every morning. Homemade bagels, soups, and salads are also on the menu! Everything is available for breakfast and lunch with dine-in and drive-thru options.
Nestled in Cody, Wyoming, Sittis Table is a family-owned culinary haven where diverse flavors meet a warm ambiance — featuring delicatessens, grab-and-go salads, sandwiches & soups with made-to-order Lebanese cuisine. This gourmet food market & cafe focuses on a farm-to-table philosophy, with carefully crafted dishes using locally sourced ingredients, delivering both local essence and global inspiration. Sittis Table offers an exceptional dining and shopping experience that combines culinary innovation with a dedication to quality, where you can find unique foods. This must-stop spot will be a one-of-a-kind experience that offers treasures you will cherish from your visit to Cody Yellowstone.
In Cody Yellowstone, Wyo Dough is always a great place to go. With over two decades of experience, this locally owned and operated restaurant is always filled with the aroma of amazing pizzas and grilled delights. The establishment is a labor of love for a family committed to delivering a top-tier dining experience, infusing every dish with their passion and expertise. As locals and visitors gather at this culinary haven, they can expect a delectable meal and a warm and welcoming ambiance that embodies the heart of Cody.
Once upon a time, The Station was a gas station where folks would fill up their vehicles before an adventure. But these days, it looks much different. In fact, this former gas bar is now renovated with a modern, high-energy vibe where you can fuel up on a cup of Jo and a variety of food, including mouthwatering crepes, sandwiches, soups, smoothies, and salads, available daily from 6am to 2pm. As The Station continues to evolve, it stands as a testament to Cody’s unique fusion of history and contemporary spirit that you won’t want to miss on your adventures to Cody Yellowstone.
Buffalo Bill’s Irma Hotel
The historic Irma Hotel was built by the town’s founder, Buffalo Bill Cody himself! Constructed in 1902 and named after his youngest daughter, the restaurant and saloon transport you back in time to the Wild West. You’ll want to order a drink and snap a photo of the iconic room-long cherry wood bar that was a gift from England’s Queen Victoria (turns out, everybody was a fan of Buffalo Bill!). Discover the charm and comfort of the watering hole where cowgirls, ranchers, travelers, and locals have met for over 100 years. Be sure to try the prime rib, the meal this spot is most famous for.
Are you the type to get Bar-B-Que on the brain? Craving the flavors of slow-cooked deliciousness? Check out Bubba’s Bar-B-Que. Their mouth-watering beef brisket is smoked for over 12 hours in the restaurant’s hickory-fired smoker. They say patience is a virtue, and you’ll see why they take the time to get it right. Hickory-smoked sausage, chicken, ribs, and classic burgers are also on the menu and sure to hit the spot. Plus, they also offer a big breakfast, the perfect meal to fuel your drive along one of the most scenic routes in America.
Proud Cut Saloon
You’ll know you’re in the Wild West as soon as you walk through the front doors of the Proud Cut Saloon. This little establishment started as a cafe in the 1930s and has been known by several different names over the years. And it certainly has stories to tell. If you want a cocktail after a day of exploring or are looking for a bite to eat, you’ll find something delicious for every modern cowgirl or old-school cowboy. Can’t get enough of the outdoors? Sit and enjoy the back patio.
Cassie’s Supper Club
Calling all cowboys! Cassie’s Stakehouse has been a Cody Institution since it was founded in 1922 by Cassie Waters. The walls of this Wild West establishment are full of cowboy memorabilia, while the menu offers up everything from pizza to prime rib, seafood to steaks. In fact, the steaks at Cassie’s are legendary, hand cut to order, and absolutely delicious. With a large dance floor, weekly live music, and three bars, if you’re looking for a spot to dine and dance, you’ll feel right at home here.
Cody Craft Brewing
Looking for a spot to quench your thirst? Make your way to Cody Craft Brewing and see what’s on tap! Family-friendly and family-owned, Cody Craft Brewing was founded in 2021 and quickly became known simply as “The Brewery” to locals. When you visit this independent craft brewery, you’ll find 12 different craft beers — all brewed onsite — on the menu, as well as an assortment of light snacks. Beer will always be the focus here, which is why Cody Craft Brewing allows guests to BYOF — bring your own food! And that’s not all you can bring, dogs are also welcome at the Brewery, just make sure they’re leashed and remain with you at all times.
Hungry Bear Restaurant
Get ready to unleash your inner hungry bear at Hungry Bear Restaurant! This family-owned and operated gem is where the magic of homemade meals comes alive. Tucked away as Cody’s best-kept secret for dinner service, Hungry Bear Restaurant is your go-to spot for hearty, home-cooked goodness that’ll have you coming back for more. From savory classics to mouthwatering specialties, their menu is a delightful journey through comfort food that warms the soul.
Taco Tuesday can be any day of the week when you visit Michael’s Taco — not that we need an excuse to enjoy these fantastic flavors inspired from south of the border. While the tacos steal the show, many tasty options are being served up here daily, including burritos, quesadillas, enchiladas, and taquitos. Yum! Best of all, Michael’s Taco is an authentic family restaurant — they even have a kids menu so everybody can get in on the fiesta.
WYOld West Taproom
If you’re a craft beer lover, be sure to mosey on over to the WYOld West Brewing Company. Established in 2014 in the nearby town of Powell, WYOld West has expanded and now has a taproom here in Cody. And we sure are happy to have them! Their beer is brewed onsite, and there’s definitely something for all tastes. Not sure where to start? We recommend their flagship brew, the Heart Mountain Hefeweizen — an American Wheat Ale featuring wheat malt and Harvest Oats. Pair it with something from their appetizer menu or a more hearty meal with a distinctly Western theme, and you’re well on your way to an excellent evening in the WYOld West!
Trailhead | Bar | Grill | Wood Fired Pizza
Pizza night takes on an upscale but casual feel at the Trailhead Cody. This family-friendly spot features wood-fired pizza alongside soups, salads, and other entrees highlighted by local and seasonal ingredients. Trailhead Cody supports our ranchers and farmers, and is locally owned and operated. In fact, their Executive Chef graduated from Cody High School, went away to culinary school, and returned to start the restaurant. We totally get that. After all, spend any time in Cody, and you’re sure to want to return!
Pat’s Brew House
Raise a glass to exceptional brews and delectable fare at Pat’s Brew House. Showcasing some of the best local and craft beer from across the Rocky Mountain Region, with a selection of 15 craft beers on tap. This spot caters to beer enthusiasts and food lovers alike. Revel in the pub classics and American favorites, all meticulously crafted with fresh ingredients. Whether it’s a leisurely lunch or a hearty dinner, Pat’s Brew House offers a dining experience that’s as satisfying as it is inviting.
The Blanca Tatanka
One of the newest establishments here in Cody Yellowstone, The Blanca Tatanka (meaning “White Buffalo”) is located in the heart of downtown Cody. Here, you can enjoy a unique, small-plate dining menu, along with signature cocktails and regional live music — all in an intimate, Western chic atmosphere. And throughout the summer months, enjoy drinks and dinner on their outdoor patio, paired perfectly with a Wyoming sunset.
8th Street at the Ivy
This family-friendly restaurant, located inside the Best Western Premier Ivy Inn & Suites, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day. If brunch is your favorite meal, you’ll want to pop by on Sunday for Huevos Rancheros, omelet wraps (with all the fixings, of course), and everything you crave. The friendly staff and top-notch service at this upscale restaurant make it a great dining experience for travelers of all ages.
Cody Cattle Company
The only thing better than a famous Chuckwagon dinner at The Cody Cattle Company is enjoying your meal while being entertained by Ryan Martin and the Triple C Cowboys band. The ultimate Western dinner and a show experience, you’ll enjoy family-style meals with unlimited beef brisket and BBQ chicken while being entertained from June through September. And the fun doesn’t have to stop there! The show wraps up in time to take a walk down the road to the Cody Nite Rodeo during the summer.
Just because you’re on vacation, it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the big game! Brewgards is the place to be for sports fans when in Cody Yellowstone, where you can watch everything from NFL to MLB. Also, catch the latest college football action while cheering on the Wyoming Cowboys from the University of Wyoming. Brewgards has excellent food, lots of gameday specials, and an outdoor area that’s sure to be a winner with sports fans and non-sports fans alike.
Silver Dollar Bar & Grill
If you’re looking for beer and burgers, make plans to stop by the iconic Silver Dollar. There are plenty of beer options on draft, along with a vast selection of domestic and imported bottles. Enjoy a drink inside the bar or outdoors on the large patio. All the classics are on the burger menu, and you can have them made your way (you are on vacation, after all!). You can even add more flavor through blackening.
Moore Burgers & Shakes
More Burgers & Shakes is all about dishing out the classics that hit the spot. No frills, just fantastic flavors. From juicy Handcrafted Char-Broiled Angus Burgers that’ll have you drooling to Slow-Roasted Pastrami and Beef Dips that are a meaty delight, they’ve got the comfort food game on lock. And if you’re up for it, dive into their Split-Grilled Beef Chili for a kick of hearty goodness. It’s not about fancy dining here — it’s about enjoying good old-fashioned American cuisine that will leave you grinning. So whether you’re a local or just passing through, More Burgers & Shakes has the kind of comfort food that always hits the right spot.
China Town is the go-to spot when you’re looking to sit down and enjoy a Chinese buffet. Friendly staff are on hand to help build-your-own buffet plate with whatever catches your eye. With so many delicious options, we can’t blame you for going back to the buffet for seconds or thirds! From classic appetizers such as egg rolls and dumplings to a variety of fried rice and lo mein egg noodle dishes, the options are endless. If you’re looking to grab lunch or dinner to-go, China Town offers pickup options with lunch and dinner menus.
Millstone Pizza Company & Brewery
You’d never guess this place used to be an old library. Now it’s home to three very exciting things: pizza, beer, and an arcade. Enjoy a slice of pizza on location at Millstone Pizza Company & Brewery, stop by for pickup, or order for delivery whenever that craving for a big slice hits. They also have fresh subs, salads, and appetizers. If you’re dining in, be sure to try one of the many craft beers made by Millstone’s microbrewery. And it’s hard to miss the fun and excitement in the basement where you’ll find video games in the arcade.
Everything you would hope to find on a Mexican food menu is here at Zapata’s. From enchiladas to tacos, the New Mexico-style Mexican food is sure to hit the spot. The first round of chips and homemade salsa is on the house. Sit on the covered patio and watch the energy of downtown Cody. Like what you taste? Take the flavors home with you! Bottles of fresh salsa and green chili based on traditional recipes from New Mexico are available for purchase in-store.
Embark on a flavorful journey at Wy Thai! This hidden gem first sprouted its roots in Ralston, Wyoming, back in June 2017 before making its move to Cody in May 2018. Brace your taste buds for a Thai adventure like no other, as Wy Thai dishes out authentic hot, fresh, and exceptionally delicious cuisine! From its Ralston beginnings to its bustling spot in Cody Yellowstone, Wy Thai has been wowing diners with authentic Thai flavors that pack a punch. Don’t miss out on this flavorful ride from Thailand to Cody, all in pursuit of that perfect Thai taste!
Cardi of Gasthaus Cardi fame was born in Bad Nauheim, Germany, and combines the old with the new on their menu. For an authentic taste of Germany, enjoy dishes made from recipes passed down from Cardi’s mother and grandmother. Stop in for various vorspeise — the German word for appetizers — bratwurst sausages, and traditional side selections. Of course, Cardi’s traditional schnitzel of thinly pounded pork or chicken is a highlight of the schnitzel dinners available. And no trip to the Gasthaus would be complete without washing everything down with a giant boot of German beer on their main street patio!
Cody Yellowstone is home to many farms and ranches, so naturally, the Cody Steakhouse is the place to experience flavors of the West. On the menu, you’ll find buffalo ribeye, Certified Angus Beef steaks, slow-cooked ribs, and a Wyoming favorite — chicken fried steak. Keep an eye out for the mouth-watering prime rib — you’ll want to get it before it’s gone on special prime rib nights. Surprisingly, many menu items have Cajun roots and are very popular with the locals!
Shiki Japanese Restaurant
For over a decade, Shiki Japanese has been the go-to location for Japanese cuisine in Cody Yellowstone. The menu has something for every sushi enthusiast — from traditional rolls to over 20 Shiki original rolls. Be sure to try the Cody, a 10-piece roll with shrimp tempura, eel, cream cheese, and cucumber topped with masago and eel sauce. Tempura, teriyaki, and curry dinner entrees are also available.
For authentic Thai food and quality vegetarian eats look no further than Thai Thai restaurant. Thai Thai offers plenty of tofu and vegetable filled options for those with dietary restrictions. Many locals flock to Thai Thai during lunch as they offer a $9 lunch special during the week, which includes dessert! Make sure to try the Massaman curry for an authentic Thai experience, and the Veggie Delight for the best taste of their vegetarian menu.
Fat Racks BBQ
Established in Cody in 2015 with BBQ roots and recipes all from Pitmaster Mitchell’s youth in Denton, Texas, Fat Racks was one of the first food trucks to arrive in Cody. This authentic, no-frills, Texas-style BBQ joint offers everything you could want from the meat masters. They have revolving specials posted daily on their Facebook page that are not to be missed. However, if you’re looking for the real thing, go ahead and order a Meat by the Pound box, which is served in a to-go box with plenty of BBQ sauce on the side, for all of your dipping needs. All their meat is gluten-free and keto friendly and is served between 11 AM to 7 PM — or until the food is all gone!
Perfectly located just minutes away from the Rodeo Grounds and just shy of an hour away from the east entrance of Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming Roadhouse is the newest addition to restaurants you must try in Cody. Wyoming Roadhouse’s founder, Gary Johnston, wanted to highlight the culture and lifestyle of Wyoming while making it a space where locals and tourists alike could mingle. The restaurant is adorned with cowhide booths and big game taxidermy, which have been all generously donated by local outdoorsmen and women. You’ll be welcomed with a basket of freshly baked Cowboy fry bread served with sweet honey butter. The menu is also quintessentially Wild West, as it features bison burgers, bison ribeye, and in-house smoke meats. If what you’re looking for during your visit to Cody is quality bison, then make your reservations at Wyoming Roadhouse at once!
Hungry For More? Come See What’s on the Menu in Cody Yellowstone!
There’s so much to see and do in Cody Yellowstone, so make sure to request a Vacation Guide today. We can’t wait to see you in Cody’s best restaurants and bars — where you can satisfy your appetite for adventure and, of course, your literal hunger!