Jindabyne Dining Guide

Looking for somewhere to eat in Jindabyne and the Snowy Mountains? Check out our latest Jindabyne Dining Guide. A list of all our favourites, both new and old, around the Snowy Mountains with opening times and menus.

Updated Feb 2024, Words and photos Mandy Lamont

Birchwood Cafe

3/3 Gippsland Street, Jindabyne
Open daily 7 am – 2 pm
Fish Friday 5.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Award wining Birchwood is a must for great coffee and fabulous food. Recently wining the best cafe dining award for regional NSW, Kane and Laura are open daily for breakfast and lunch from 7am.  Look out for coffee van Baby Birchy at functions and events. Fish Friday’s throughout summer.  Chek ou the summer menu here. Read their story here. Order ahead of time to collect here

The Market Jindabyne

6/141 Snowy River Avenue, Jindabyne
Open Monday – Friday 9 am – 5.30 pm
Saturday & Sunday 9 am – 4 pm
Relax with an organic coffee, loose leaf tea, house made hot chocolate or a cheeky tumeric chai. Organic juices or famous smoothy bowls.  Grab some fresh, local produce, including fresh ironpot artisan sourdough (Tuesdays and Fridays) or Snowy Mill sourdough (Saturdays). Organic fruits and vegetables, ethical necessities and bulk wholefoods, aswell as vintage clothing.

ESS Board Store Cafe

Shop 7/2 Snowy River Avenue, Jindabyne
Open daily 8am – 4pm
Grab a table in the sunshine and watch the world go by in downtown Jindy at ESS Board Store. Serving, coffee breakfast and lunch. Toasties, take-away, vegan and vegetarian options.

Holly Golightly

6 Thredbo Terrace, Jindabyne
Open Thurs – Sunday 3pm till late
Serving cocktails and craft beer with burgers and smoked chicken wings, egg plant chips and chicken dips. With beer garden, live music and dj’s spinning tunes. Holly’s has your night out sorted. A great night out. Take away, in store collection.


Shop 19/5 Snowy River Avenue, Jindabyne
Open Tuesday – Saturday 5.30 – 9 pm
Bringing the taste of Japanese Izakaya style mountain food to Jindabyne. With share plates, hokkaido style ramen and Sapporo beer on tap. View the menu here book a table here

Cocina Taqueria

Shop 5 Town Centre Kosciuszko Road, Jindabyne 
Open Thursday – Sunday 5.30 pm – 9.00 pm
Mexican Grill and Cantina offers modern Mexican cuisine in the heart of Jindabyne. Our seasonally sourced ingredients are packed with flavour. View menu here book a table here

Mooses Taphouse

Shop 1, Level 1, 31 Kosciuszko Road, Jindabyne
Open Mon – Saturday 3 pm – 10 pm
Call to book your table 1300 556 515 
From the owners of Dalgety Brewing, the newest bar in town. Serving up locally brewed craft beer on tap and tasty treats.

Brumby Bar and Grill

2 Clyde Street, Jindabyne
Open daily 4-6 pm Happy Hours 4-6 pm Kitchen 5-9 pm
From the owners of Ela Messa. Fresh innovative gastro pub cuisine and signature cocktails. View the menu here

Jindabyne Brewery

5 Nettin Circuit, Jindabyne
Open Wed – Friday 3-9pm Sat & Sun 12-9pm
Experience the unique taste of the Snowy Mountains with Jindabyne Brewing’s range of craft beers. Brewed with pure mountain water and local ingredients. Dine in with their famous skewers, beef, lamb, chicken, veg or seafood. View the menu here

Jindabyne Emporium

Level 1, shop 14, 33 Koscuszko Road, Jindabyne
Open Thursday – Sunday 12 – 9 pm
Dine in, take away and delivery 5-8 pm
Burgers and tacos with a side of the best lakeside views in town. View the dine-in, take-away and delivery menu here

La Familgila

Shop 2/2 Snowy River Avenue, Jindabyne
Open Tuesday – Saturday 5.30 – 9pm
The best Italian in town for pasta and wood fired pizze using the finest ingredients, from local suppliers. The pizza dough is fermented for 48 hours which allows it to develop key flavours, resulting in a light delicious pizza base. View the menu here

Pinot's Wine Bar

Shop 18b Nuggest Crossing, Snowy River Avenue, Jindabyne
Open Wed – Sat 4pm – 10pm
Wine, beer, cocktails and food. View the menu here

Wild Brumby Distillery

Cnr Wollondibby Road and The Alpine Way, Crackenback
Distillery door open daily
For bookings please phone 6457 1447
Stillhouse cafe open Thursday to Monday offering a unique and relaxed dining experience. Sumptuous Austrian meals, beers and schnappy cocktails. Pre-order a picnic hamper with a selection of goods from regional producers and providors. view hampers here

Crackenback Farm

914 Alpine Way, Crackenback
Open Friday and Saturday from 5 pm – 7 pm.
View sample menu here Bookings essential, call 6456 261 or bookings@crackenback.com

You might also be interested in the Thredbo Dining Guide here

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