Good eats all day long: A 1-day dining guide for Victor, Idaho
When you’re visiting Teton Valley finding good food is easy, the hardest part is choosing where to eat from the many options. If you’re staying near Victor, you might be surprised at how many choices we offer for high-quality dining that fit every taste and scenario.
We’re very fortunate here in Teton Valley as many of our local farmers provide farm-to-table ingredients that elevate each restaurant’s offerings. Local breweries for beer, hard ciders, wines, whisky, vodka, and even mead give you ample choices for cocktails, and our chefs bring national experience to our local tables that satisfy all. With so many options, it can be hard to narrow down where to go for the best dining experience, so we put together a 1-day guide to dining in Victor to help get you started.
Breakfast at Butter Cafe
“Life is Better with Butter” is what this cozy and popular breakfast restaurant in Victor likes to say, and by the steady stream of both locals and travelers to our area, you can tell that many agree. Step into the cozy interior filled with local art, or sit outside in warm weather, and get ready to experience some of the best breakfast eats in the area.
Butter uses as much locally-produced items as possible, which adds to the yum factor of their menu. They serve fresh coffee from Doma, of Post Falls, Idaho and fresh-squeezed orange juice from nearby Broulims. Croissants are baked fresh daily using dough from Gaston's in Boise and local pastries fill the case that greets you when you walk in the front door. In addition much of the butter, dairy, and produce is sourced from Idaho and Utah.
Griddle favorites pancakes and French toast often feature seasonal spins. Hearty breakfast burritos, chilaquiles, croque madams and biscuits & poblano sausage gravy are popular, too. There’s something for all ages, including hot cocoa, fresh juices, pastries, and traditional egg dishes. They serve brunch all day, so you can also order street tacos, sandwiches, or salads if it’s later in the day.
Butter Café is located at 57 S. Main St. in Victor and is open daily from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. See their menu, lots of food photos, and learn more at www.butterinvictor.com.
Lunch at Victor Valley Market
This small market located at the intersection of the 33 and 31 highways in the center of town may surprise you with how much they offer inside. A full grocery store with fresh produce, butcher, deli, bread from local bakery 460 Bread, a large wine and beer section, and more are all available for full grocery shopping or just a quick stop for lunch.
What we really love about lunch at Victor Valley Market is the deli section. Check out their menu of specialty sandwiches and order something freshly made to take on your adventures here in Teton Valley. Hot and cold varieties of sandwiches and wraps, (gluten-free, too), can all be customized to fit your taste, and the side selections are great too. Grab some cold drinks on the way out and you have lunch options that everyone in your group will love.
Victor Valley Market is located at 5 S. Main St. in Victor and is open daily from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Dinner and Nightlife at Westside Yard
This restaurant in downtown Victor covers all the bases when it comes to great meals, fun ambiance, and even nightlife entertainment to fit everything you’re looking for. Westside Yard’s slogan, “Make our Yard Your Backyard,” is perfect as it provides everything from good eats, to great entertainment, to a perfect spot for kids and adults alike. One of the larger restaurants in town, Westside Yard has multiple rooms with plenty of seating, a full bar featuring local brews and specialty cocktails, areas where kids can play, outdoor seating in good weather, and regular live entertainment. Great décor, a fun refurbished school bus in the backyard under sparkling outdoor lights, and local staff with great service makes this a perfect place to add to your vacation itinerary.
The Westside yard is located at 31 W. Center St in Victor. They are open for dinner Mon-Thurs and for lunch and dinner Fri-Sun. Hours vary, so check their website before you go. You can see their full menu, photos, event announcement, and more on their website at thewestsideyard.com.
If you would like to learn more about where to eat in Victor, Driggs, or anywhere in the Teton Valley, Idaho area, check out some of our other articles to learn more about where to eat when you visit. And if you are still in planning mode and need a place to stay, we have the best short-term rental options in the area. Give us a call and we can help you book your stay and decide on the best restaurants and activities in Victor and throughout Teton Valley, Idaho.