This is the guide for all you food-junkies out there! Although Lazy River offers a variety of tasty treats at our Tiki Snack Bar and Camp Store, we all know that one of the best parts of vacationing is exploring the area! Keep reading to find out more about 5 local restaurants in Gardiner to try out on your next trip to Jellystone Park™.

Cafe Mio

If you’re looking for locally crafted fare, Cafe Mio is for you. Cafe Mio is a popular pick among locals. It serves an extensive breakfast and lunch menu- from omelettes to crepes to ahi tuna bowls, this spot has an option for everyone in the family! Enjoy a meal with your family before a day of fun at Jellystone Park™.

Mountain Brauhaus

This family run restaurant has been serving Gardiner for over 62 years! Mountain Brauhaus is best known for its authentic German cuisine. Rated the #1 restaurant in Gardiner by Trip Advisor,  Mountain Brauhaus’ creative menu filled with fresh fish and local produce will not disappoint. Only nine minutes away from the park, Mountain Brauhaus is a great stop to get a taste of local Gardiner cuisine.

John Fazio Market

The John Fazio Market is known for its stellar barbecue and brick oven pizza. They describe their BBQ as “slow cooked,” “piled high,” and smothered in their homemade special BBQ sauce. Located on the Fazio Farms, you can be sure that you’re eating the freshest meat around. The Market also sells products of the Farm like eggs, cheese, dairy, and breads. Take a trip to the Fazio Market to get a taste of local farm-fresh food!

Village Market Eatery

If you’re looking for a casual dining experience, Village Market Eatery is the spot for you. Known as a community hub-spot, this cafe-style eatery promotes fast service with good, quality food served at the table. The menu features a variety of delicious breakfast and lunch items, primarily using ingredients from local farms in the area. Village Market Eatery is conveniently located only a few miles away from the park, and offers online ordering and delivery!

Tavola Trattoria

Tavola Trattoria is a fine dining experience you won’t want to miss. Inspired by the Italian countryside, Tavola Trattoria serves creative Italian dishes in a rustic, family-oriented atmosphere. The menu offers creative twists on Italian classics served family style. Voted the best restaurant in the Hudson Valley two years in a row, Tavola Trattoria’s rustic country ambience and delicious Italian menu will create a dining experience you won’t forget.

There are so many options and flavors to experience in Gardiner- the ones above are just a few! On your next trip to Jellystone Park™, the only difficulty you will have when dining out is choosing which restaurant to try!