A Sun Valley Resort Dining Guide
Sep 1, 2022 at 8:00 AM in Where to Eat by
Sun Valley, Idaho, is a resort town known for its excellent skiing, but don’t wait until winter hits to visit this outdoor adventure haven. You can find lots to do and enjoy in Sun Valley all year long, from hiking to mountain biking, to simply seeing the sights in and around Sun Valley and nearby Ketchum. Beyond the adventure, the region also boasts an admirable arts and cultural scene, as well as a robust dining scene.
To get a taste of the latter, check out one of these top restaurants during your visit.
Get all your favorite bar food — just the thing to fuel all your Sun Valley adventures — at the Village Station.
Get all your favorite bar food — just the thing to fuel all your Sun Valley adventures — at the Village Station. In addition to cocktails and brews, the restaurant also offers burgers, wings, pizza and more. Stop by during daily happy hour, 3 to 5 p.m., for discounted beers, margaritas, wines, burgers and apps.
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For something on the upscale side, try the The Ram Restaurant
You’ll find a bistro-style menu featuring local and organic ingredients, prepared with a bit of European flair. A nightly heritage menu offers historic European-inspired dishes that harken back to the restaurant's original opening in the 1930s.
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For alpine-inspired eats and an Austrian environment, visit Konditorei Bakery & Cafe
This classic alpine cafe offers pastries, coffees, cocoa and more. All-day brunch options include an Austrian take on biscuits and gravy that features crispy pork schnitzel; crepes; and griddle cakes. Don't miss the traditional spaetzle, or the schnitzel plate, served with paprikash and cabbage.
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Gretchen’s serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is located conveniently right off the Sun Valley Lodge lobby.
Favorite menu items include the lodge burger, made with Wagyu beef and topped with an onion jam and dijon aioli; the chicken salad croissant sandwich; and the ahi tuna poke.
Trail Creek Cabin is a unique dining option in the area for sure.
Built in 1937, the waterside log cabin is only open during certain times of the year and features a romantic, high-end experience in a rustic, Western-inspired setting. An Open Table Diner’s Choice winner, this restaurant is one you’ll want to make your reservations for as soon as you know you’re going to be in the area.
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Looking for more restaurants further afield, and in the broader Sun Valley region? Check out the Discovery Map guide to Sun Valley, Idaho, for more dining recommendations in nearby Ketchum, Hailey and more. You’ll also find recommendations for what to do, where to stay and where to shop in the area, so you can start building your dream Sun Valley itinerary — no matter what time of year you visit!