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“Best Elk Steak!”

Gun Barrel Steak & Game House
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Ranked #12 of 145 Restaurants in Jackson
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Soups
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Gun Barrel Steak & Game House is a locally owned and operated restaurant which opened in 1993. Enjoy Jackson Hole's finest steaks & game dishes, all cooked over an open river-rock mesquite grill in a rustic hunting lodge atmosphere. The Gun Barrel is located just one mile from the world famous Jackson Town Square and a short drive from Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Come visit us today!
Berryville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best Elk Steak!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2014

If your going to have steak you might as well not waste your money else where in jackson. I had the Elk chop and it was hands down one of the best steaks I've ever had. Ive had plenty of elk through out my short life and this was right up there with the ones my dad makes. You really should try it over the beef steaks they offer if you've never tried it before! Usually the sides on dishes are so so, but not here. they were just as good as the main dish. Service was great, he was super friendly and attentive. I don't think one person was disappointed in there meal. Afterwards we had two desserts split amongst the four of us and those were very good as well. Worth every penny!

  • Visited February 2014
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Winter Park, Florida
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“Not Impressed”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

We went to the Gun Barrel with a bunch of friends from the recommendation of our snowmobile guide. The decor was fun and interesting to look at but that is pretty much it for this restaurant. Our server definitely disliked his job and seemed annoyed by us being there. The entrees came out so fast that we weren't even done with our appetizers. Half of us ordered the velvet elk which was very bland. The other half of the group had the elk chop and said it was pretty good. The entire meal was rushed and our server even brought out our checks assuming we weren't ordering anything else. If you are looking for something low key then this place would be fine. But if your looking for a better dining experience, better quality of food, and better service then I recommend going somewhere else.

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Wickford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great steak house”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2014

Fantastic food and spent rest of time admiring all the decor!!! Great atmosphere and all for good price

Visited January 2014
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San Diego, California, United States
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Unique decor and classically prepared game - a nice combo”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2014

My teenage son and I were in Jackson to ski together recently and were looking to eat at a place that would give us a flavor of "classic Wyoming" (at least in our minds). The Gun Barrel lived up to our expectations.

Located in a former taxidermy museum that featured the big game of the region, the Gun Barrel has a rustic feel. You are greeted by a massive, stuffed bison and surrounded by many other stuffed game from the region. There are, of course, gun barrels, including original Winchester rifle components from the late 1800's.

The service was very good. My son had buffalo ribs that he said were the very best ribs of any kinds he ever had. I had an elk chop which was superb. Prices were reasonable for the quality of the food.

I'd recommend the Gun Barrel for visitors looking for some Wyoming history and a meal featuring game meats. You won't be disappointed.

  • Visited January 2014
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Rock Springs, Wyoming
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“Really good steak..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I came to Jackson for are 10 year anniversary and was looking for a nice steak place. This place was great. Food was wonderful staff was very nice. And the wood burning fire place was a warm place to sit by after a whole day of snowmobiling. We will be back.

  • Visited January 2014
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