Best Places to Eat in Sheridan, WY

Flagstaff Cafe in Sheridan, WY
Flagstaff Cafe in Sheridan, WY

Dining out in Sheridan County can be many things, but to put it simply, it’s delicious. The area has an enticing mix of long-standing restaurants loved by the locals, several bar and grills, and fine dining establishments.

 

Sheridan County’s Landmark Restaurants

Stop in the historic PO News & Flagstaff Café in Sheridan for a homemade lunch in an old newsstand and (smoke-free) cigar shop. The café is full of character, with original handmade cabinets and tin-stamped ceilings, and the menu features breakfast all day, hot and cold sandwiches, soups and salads, and made-fresh pies and cobblers.

In downtown Sheridan, Wyoming’s Rib & Chop House invites diners with juicy hand-cut steaks served on sizzling plates, slow-cooked ribs, fresh seafood, buffalo, ostrich and even wild boar. It opened in 2002 and quickly became a favorite with the locals, so don’t be surprised if it’s a bit crowded. The Western menu is complemented by a large liquor and wine selection.

If it’s Friday night, you can bet many Sheridan County folks are eating at the Bozeman Trail Inn in Big Horn. The century-old restaurant establishment is known for its prime rib special on Fridays and Saturdays and live music Friday nights.

Originally a livery stable when it opened in 1882, the Bozeman Trail Inn was completely restored after it suffered a devastating fire in 2006 and reopened for business in 2008. It is owned and operated by the Sheperds, a mother-and-son team.

More Favorite Sheridan County Restaurants

For good home cooking try the Branding Iron Family Restaurant in Dayton. It's a great place for casual dining. Locals keep going back for the meatloaf, mashed potatoes, fried chicken, liver and onions, homemade bread and pies.

Lulu’s Café, also in Sheridan, focuses on healthy foods such as organic eggs, produce, beef and chicken produced by local farmers. It is housed in an eco-friendly building and serves a fun menu for breakfast and lunch.

Enjoy the fresh brews at the new Black Tooth Brewery Company in downtown Sheridan. The brewery offers a fun atmosphere and locally handcrafted beers produced to match Sheridan's unique culture and character. Try the Bomber Mountain Amber, Wagon Box Wheat, Saddle Bronc Brown or Stumpy Ridge Stout.

Looking for elegant fine dining? You'll find it at Remington's Restaurant inside the clubhouse at The Powder Horn, Sheridan County's nationally known golfing community. Enjoy a gourmet meal in the lavishly decorated dining room which overlooks the golfing greens and premiere homes.

If you're looking to mingle with the local business folks over coffee on Sheridan's historic Main Street then drop by Java Moon Coffee Shop. It's the place for great java and teas, sandwiches and other coffee and lunchtime fare. In warm weather you can even sit outdoors and do some people watching while you sip. You might also happen to catch a local pianist tickling the ivory.

 

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