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Located inside a historic and beautifully restored 100 year old brick building, Cowfish offers a fun and lively atmosphere paired with excellent food and knowledgeable service. Our menu features hand cut steaks, local grass fed burgers, fresh fish and our innovative pastas and salads. All our beers are brewed on site by the Lander Brewing Co. Its popular lineup of refreshing, made from scratch microbrews includes beers that have won awards at the Great American Beer festival, the World Beer Cup and other competitions. Enjoy a romantic dinner in our candlelit dining room or a more casual dining experience in our pub. In the summer, we offer the added attraction of dining on our outdoor patio
PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Brew Pub, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 11 October 2021 via mobile

By buddy and I were looking for dinner. We ran across this place. It had a good mix of entrees to choose from. He had the grilled chicken salad and I had the trout. We were tired of burgers and such. I also had a...house salad. The salads were fresh and with good flavor. The trout came on a bed of artichoke hearts and spinach with a wine sauce (I think!). Anyway, it was really good. Pricing was fare for the meal. The place was leisurely in atmosphere and had a good vibe. I’d eat there again. Service was also really good. There was a moderate crowd when we went.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 30 September 2021 via mobile

Where to eat in little Lander, WY? Cowfish was a great find. We had an excellent dinner with attentive service. Tried the cucumber margarita. Delicious!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 12 September 2021

We stayed in Lander, WY in September 2021 at The Mill House across the street and Cowfish was just a walk across Main Street for us. We went twice and found the food very good, ambience relaxed and a great place to visit for a...great meal.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 18 August 2021

Delightful place in Lander we enjoyed greatly on our quick trip through to Jackson Hole! The food was so delicious, we ate there two nights in a row. The salmon, filet, trout, shrimp, wedge salad, and caramel butterscotch dessert we had were all prepared well...and hot food served hot, and cold food served cold. The waitstaff was pleasant and helpful, and the atmosphere with cool music, art, and lighting made it seem big city. Now…..if they could figure out how to kill flies this time of year, they would be golden. But……that did not stop us from going back in. Will remember you Cowfish, in a nice way. Thanks!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 5 August 2021

My wife and I love a Cowfish and have been eating there regularly since it first opened. I think it's the best restaurant in WY ... it's certainly better than any of the overpriced garbage in Jackson. Try one of the burgers!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 29 July 2021 via mobile

This was the first time coming here, only waited a few minutes to be seated. The staff was very friendly, all smiles and knew the menue well, I ordered the vodka martini, extra dirty, extra olives, and it was perfect. The appetizer was garlic bulbs...with sourdough bread, and wow was that ever tasty! The main course was call the Cow crustacean, came with a steak and shrimp, polenta, and broccolini, the polenta was a touch sticky, and the steak was cooked as ordered, however, I must have gotten a bad cut? It was tough and chewy. The shrimp was huge looking, however it was all breading, what a shame. I ordered a steak sandwich to take home, it came with French Fries, the fries are string potatoes, the steak is a sirloin cut thin, have not tried it yet, so really can't comment on how it is. The prices are high, unless you get sandwiches. Someone had brought in their dog, when I left I asked if dogs were permitted inside, and was told not inside, but allowed on the patio, only service dogs inside, the one that was there was well behaved, have no idea if was a service dog. It's always crowded here, people really enjoy this place, worth a visit.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 20 July 2021

Steak was amazing salad was awesome waitress was HOT!!! And friendly good food good service what else can you ask for!!!!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 19 July 2021

Food and Cocktails are spot on. Great variety and after six annual trips we finally made it through the entire appetizers list on this past trip. I always get the trout as the entree. Pan fried to perfection. We work through several cocktails in a...single sitting and love trying all the creative mixology concoctions. If you don't like the gin listed in the cocktail, request one of the others, for example. We overheard our 19 year old server explaining to the table next to us that even though she is underage, she could answer their questions about the cocktails and spirits. She nailed it! Even at her young age, she was a seasoned server. Lovely patio setting and great service. There might be one or two items on the menus we haven't tried so there's always reason to come back.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 7 July 2021

We really enjoyed our dinner here…did not have a reservation, but they seated us quickly in the bar area. Beer menu was great and we ended up buying a growler to take home. Food was excellent! I’m going to the loca Lincoln St. bakery tomorrow...to buy the bread they served tonight. 👍More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 21 June 2021

Stopped in twice in a week while on a climbing trip. Sat at the bar both times. Susie is awesome. From one bartender to another, she’s got it together. For the restaurant; the food is great. Had the steak sandwich one night, fish tacos and...a spinach salad the second. Both meals were excellent and well priced. The beer brewed next door at Lander Bar is good. The cocktail menu is creative and the drinks are done right. If I was a local, I’d be here on the regular.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Not sure what you mean by a window decal. Big sign
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A true executive chef, I doubt it. The food is good though
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cowfish

Yes, Cowfish offers takeaway services.

Cowfish is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5