Tastes of the Town

For its size, Cheyenne’s restaurant scene offers as wide a range of dining options as you’d expect to find in larger cities.  From some of the West’s best Steak Houses to Asian, from Mexican to Italian to Breweries, everyone will find something to satisfy their tastes and budget. Governor’s Home Dining Recommendations –

 We’ve assembled a short list of dining options here than are not far from Governor’s Home. 

Get your day off to a great start with these breakfast favorites all a short distance away from Governor’s Home:

Epic Egg.  Between a 5-10 minute walk from Governor’s Home on the other side of the Capitol on Carey Ave.  A local favorite with great breakfast and brunch options. https://epiceggrestaurants.com/menu/

Address: 2300 Carey Ave, Cheyenne 82001

Luxury Diner.  A 10 minute drive from Governor’s Home on Lincolnway.  A Tripadvisor and Cheyenne favorite, Enjoy breakfast or lunch in a railway themed trolly car. http://luxurydiner.com/breakfast-menu/

Address: 1401 Lincolnway, Cheyenne 82001

Down Home Diner.  A few minutes further minute drive from Luxury Diner on Lincolnway.  As the name says, enjoy  down home service and inexpensive breakfast options in a classic local roadside diner.

Address: 2310 Lincolnway, Cheyenne 82001

Wyoming is a meat lovers paradise – here are a few local favorites with menus that cater to everyone ( meat and non- meat lovers).

Rib & Chop House. Located on Lincolnway in downtown and a 15 minute walk from Governor’s Home, Rib & Chop House is a local favorite and expanded to become throughout Montana & Wyoming.  https://ribandchophouse.com/

Address: 400 W Lincolnway, Cheyenne 82001

T-Joe’s Steakhouse & Saloon. Located on a service road along I-80 and 15 minute drive from Governor’s Home, T-Joe’s is named after a Rodeo legend who died in a tragic plane crash in 1965. Western themed with a saloon, wide menu catering to all tastes.  https://tjoessteakhouse.com/

Address: 12700 I-80 Service Rd, Cheyenne, WY 82009

Little Bear Inn. Located on a service road along I-25 and 10 – 15 minute drive from Governor’s Home, Little Bear Inn has in been in business since 1958.  With a Surf & Turf menu, bar and unique interior with (you guessed it) a bear (not live) inside the entrance, it’s another Cheyenne unique dining experience .  http://littlebearcheyenne.com/

Address: 1700 I-25 Service Rd, Cheyenne, WY 82009

Sanford’s Grub & Pub.  If you are looking for a great menu selection of Burgers ( beef or Bison), steaks, sandwiches, salads combined with live music, vintage memorabilia decor and a bar with possibly the largest selections of beer in Wyoming, you have come to the right place.  https://www.thegrubandpub.com/

Address: 115 E 17th St, Cheyenne, WY 82001

2 Door’s Down.  Another downtown favorite with Burgers  sandwiches, and salads with seasonal outdoor seating on 17th street right across from Sanford’s. https://www.2doorsdown.net/

Address: 118 E 17th St, Cheyenne, WY 82001

The Metropolitan.  Only about a 10 – 15 minute walk from Governor’s Home, ‘The Met’ offers a Chef designed menu offering a wide range of options for every taste, bar and seasonal outside seating. Also entertainment events on occasion. A bit more polished then other restaurants you will find in Cheyenne yet still affordable. https://www.themetdowntown.com/

Bella Fuoco Woodfired Pizza.  Probably the best Pizza in all of Cheyenne, Bella Fuoco is located about a 10 minute walk from Governor’s Home.  They also have a garden patio with service, takeaway and a menu that includes salads, paninis and wine.   https://bellafuocopizza.com/

Address: 2115 Warren Ave, Cheyenne 82001

Napoli’s.  Only about a 10 – 15 minute walk from Governor’s Home, Napoli offers the best in Italian in Cheyenne (more authentic than ‘Italian’ restaurants in Denver and other cities)  with a commendable wine list and bar. Housed in an Art Deco building with seasonal outside dining. A favorite of ours.

Address: 1901 Central Avenue, Cheyenne 82001 

Hambone’s Pizza –  Takeaway and delivery Pizza. When you want to escape the chains and just relax with a good Wyoming pizza. On Lincolnway downtown – no seating so better to just have it delivered.https://www.hambonespizza.com/

Address: 415 W 17th St, Cheyenne 82001

Cheyenne has multiple Asian restaurants serving flavorful cuisine from every major Asian country.  Here are just a few :


Anong’s – as good Thai as you will find anywhere in the US. A 15 minute drive over the train terminal on Central avenue in the direction of I-80.

Address: 620 Central Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82007

Chinese & Vietnamese:

Dynasty Cafe – casual dining offering dine-in, take-out and delivery. 15 minute walk from Governor’s Home.

Address: 600 W 19th St, Cheyenne, WY 82001

Indian & Nepalese:

Durbar – A wide menu of South Asian choices.  Relatively new to Cheyenne but as good as you will find in any major city.http://durbarbistro.com/cheyenne/



Taco John’s – Yes it is a chain, and a bit on the fast food side but it started in Cheyenne ( the headquarters is still less than a mile away) and made to order from fresh ingredients. We’d be remiss not to mention it – only 10 minutes away by foot on Carey Ave ( on the other side of the Capitol). https://locations.tacojohns.com/wy/cheyenne/2220-carey-ave.html

Address: 2200 Carey Avenue, Cheyenne 82001 

Other Choices:  You’ll find many of the familiar national chains on Del Ray Avenue ( just past the national guard airbase and airport) or Hacienda Guadalajara off Lincolnway downtown. 




Just as in Colorado and other western states, there’s a growing number of micro brews and pubs in Cheyenne.  Here’s a few within walking distance ( 10 – 15 minutes) from Governor’s Home. All offer a great variety of local and regional micro brews.

Blacktooth Brewing Company

Address: 520 W 19th St, Cheyenne, WY 82001

Freedom’s Edge Brewing

Address: 1509 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001

Danielmark’s Brewery

Address: 209 E 18th St, Cheyenne, WY 82001

Accomplice Beer Co

Address: Depot Plaza, Cheyenne WY 82001