Best Local Places to Eat

Best Local Places to Eat in Gillette, WY

With out-of-this-world scenery and cowboy culture running through its veins, Gillette has a lot to live up to when it comes to its dining scene. Gillette’s strong community support for local businesses means charming local eateries thrive and offer visitors a variety of vibrant culinary experiences. Hope you’re hungry; it’s time to dig into the food of Gillette, WY


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Restaurant Roundup: Places to Eat in Gillette, WY

Drawing inspiration from the region, Gillette’s chefs and restaurateurs serve up dishes made with locally sourced ingredients that will satisfy your cravings. Whether starting your day with breakfast, searching for an afternoon pick-me-up or ending your day with a mouth-watering meal, these local places to eat will hit the spot.

Local Favorites for Breakfast & Coffee

Start your morning off right at one of the many places to eat in Gillette, WY. Your belly will be full and ready to take on the day with plenty of unique coffee and breakfast spots. 

Interior of Lula Belles Cafe.

Lula Belles Café

Lula Belles Café has been a go-to for locals for generations, and for good reason. While classics like pancakes and omelets are easy picks, don’t overlook their bacon and homemade caramel cinnamon rolls. 

Bagels at the Main Bagel.

The Main Bagel

Serving up authentic New York-style bagels for more than 15 years, Main Bagel Company makes their dough each morning for the freshest flavor. Try their breakfast bagel sandwich or one of their specialty bagels topped with a unique spread. 

Exterior of City Brew Coffee.

City Brew Coffee

Whether you need a quick caffeine fix or you’re craving a hearty breakfast sandwich, City Brew Coffee will be your go-to. Hit up their drive-thru on your way to your first excursion! 

Interior of the Lariat Cafe.

Lariat Cafe

If you’re not an early bird, Lariat Cafe serves breakfast all day, so you’re in luck! Nosh on their outlaw combo, featuring a homemade biscuit topped with sausage gravy, two eggs and your choice of bacon, ham and sausage, or something from the griddle—like blueberry pancakes.

Lunch Spots That Gillette Locals Love

Nothing is more important than a mid-day refuel, especially when you’ve worked up an appetite! Gillette has a variety of local places to eat, with everything from American staples to vibrant Mexican food.   

Interior of the Coop.

The Coop

Known as the “chicken joint,” The Coop offers Latin and American dishes with a healthy twist made from the freshest ingredients. Perfect for cooler temps, their chicken pot pie is prepared from scratch daily and made to order.

Frida's House Mexican Food sign.

Frida’s House Mexican Food

Adorned with colorful artwork of–you guessed it–Frida Kahlo, Frida’s House Mexican Food invites guests to come hungry and leave happy. Nosh on authentic dishes like enchiladas, tamales and tacos, or go big with a jumbo burrito.

Exterior of Ranch and Roost.

Ranch & Roost

Elevated grub is the name of the game at Ranch & Roost. Enjoy smash burgers, chicken sandwiches and daily hand-cut fries, then wash it down with a sweet tea.

Best Local Places to Eat

Las Margaritas

Offering a taste of Mexico in Gillette, Las Margaritas has been serving authentic Mexican food for more than 25 years. Dig into their molcajete trio, a bright dish featuring grilled steak, chicken, and jumbo shrimp served in an authentic molcajete— a “steaming hot rock.”

Dinner Spots for Every Occasion

As the sun begins to set over Devils Tower, there’s no shortage of places to eat in Gillette, WY. It’s time to cozy up, rest your legs, and treat yourself to a delicious dinner.

Interior of the Prime Rib Restaurant and Wine Cellar.

The Prime Rib Restaurant & Wine Cellar

Established in 1983, the Prime Rib Restaurant and Wine Cellar boasts a fine dining experience and an impressive 10,000-bottle wine cellar. Savor signature aged steaks, tender seafood and, of course, slow-roasted prime rib.

Exterior of Rib Chop House.

Wyoming's Rib & Chop House

Focusing on “Rocky Mountain hospitality,” Wyoming’s Rib & Chop House serves up premium steaks, fresh seafood and award-winning baby back ribs in a relaxed and casual setting.

Pizza Carello sign.

Pizza Carrello

Family owned and operated, Pizza Carrello is a wood-fired pizzeria that makes their own artisan crust and sauces. Aside from the classics, Pizza Carrello features speciality pies like the dazzle berry—with garlic-infused olive oil, fresh mozzarella, ricotta, ham, raspberry compote, arugula, and jalapeño. Want to learn more about Pizza Carrello’s story? Check out our restaurateurs series and hear from Ariane Jimison, the pizzeria’s CEO and chef.

A burger at Pokeys Bar and Grill.


Ready to unlock your wild side? Pokey’s Barbecue and Smokehouse is a joint offering barbecue staples like brisket and pulled pork as well as local buffalo, python, kangaroo and alligator.

Nightlife & Casual Dining

Looking for a casual hideaway with good food and cold drinks? Look no further.

Exterior of Humphreys Bar and Grill.

Humphrey's Bar & Grill

Perfect for a night out with friends, Humphrey’s Bar & Grill specializes in American and Cajun dishes with a Southern flair. Don’t forget to pair your meal with one a cold one—Humphrey’s boasts 40 craft beers and 30 beers on tap.

People cheersing beer at the Railyard.

Railyard Bar & Grille

Is everyone in your group craving something different? Then head to Railyard Bar & Grille! With everything from burgers and tacos to pasta, steak and seafood, you’re sure to find the perfect dish for everyone in your family.

Exterior of Old Chicago Pizza.

Old Chicago Pizza + Taproom

Old Chicago Pizza + Taproom’s deep dish pizza won’t disappoint and neither will their selection of local and international beers. We can cheers to that!

Find Your Local Places to Eat in Gillette!

Hungry yet? (We hope so!) Now that you’ve got a selection of places to get your nosh on, don’t forget to discover the top things to do in the area, too!

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