Guest Ranch Dining

Every “home cooked meal from scratch” is prepared by our guest ranch chefs and served in the historic main lodge dining room near the large river rock fireplace. These are hearty western gourmet spreads that will keep you happy and satisfied!

During the summer guest ranch season, buffet meals are served three times a day at 8 am, noon, and 7 pm, after cocktails at 6pm in the John Wayne Saloon. Every “home cooked meal from scratch” is prepared by our guest ranch chefs and served in the historic main lodge dining room near the large river rock fireplace. The hearty western or gourmet meals are supplemented with fresh salads, fruit, homemade breads, pastries and desserts at every meal. Not everyone can eat like ranch hands, so let us know well in advance about special diets and we will try to accommodate your needs.

“Absolutely fabulous! Thanks to all the staff, Lefty and Carla. Plan to come back with the rest of the family and enjoy the great food & hospitality in the midst of God’s country. Ya’ll serve up the greatest of food, adventure and fun!”–Sharon Barnett, Columbia, SC

Dude ranch guests begin every morning with hot or iced coffee or tea, fresh fruit smoothies, a fresh fruit plate, homemade pastries, and a variety of freshly prepared hot breakfast items from the buffet.

Lunch and dinner menus appeal to the appetites of young and old alike with a variety of fresh salads, homemade breads, and desserts accompanying delicious main courses choices.

The John Wayne Saloon features a variety of sodas, wines, liqueurs and other alcoholic beverages.

All-American Picnic & Cookout

American picnic and Campout. Tuesday evenings guests join a fiddle and guitar player on the horse-drawn wagon ride around the ranch, returning to the John Wayne Saloon for entertainment along with an All-American Picnic.

On Thursday evenings guests enjoy a BBQ featuring ribs and chicken over the campfire at the ranch campsite nestled in a canyon near the edge of the Medicine Bow National Forest. After a night of sleeping out in teepees under the stars, guests enjoy a hearty “breakfast on the range” before beginning their horseback ride.

    Questions about Ranch dining:

    (307) 745-7036

    Food Reviews

    Carol Jensen

    “You can’t beat the hospitality you get at the Vee Bar Guest Ranch. Lots of things to do and great food. You won’t be disappointed in a family vacation here.”

    Debbie Mayer

    “This is a great place to stay winter or summer. We always spend a weekend in the winter to enjoy the skiing (less crowds), the friendly staff at the Vee Bar, the good food and the relaxing atmosphere. Rooms are clean and authentic. Make your reservation now!”

    Robin Coulthard-Wangen

    “BeAuTiFuL People! Won’t find a better bunch! BeAuTiFuL surroundings! Top notch amenities and food so good that is tough to leave this place hungry! These folks are truly grateful that you chose to come and Stay at the Vee Bar Guest Ranch and it shows in every detail of your visit!”

    Contact Us

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    38 Vee Bar Ranch Road Laramie, Wyoming 82070

    (307) 745-7036