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Jackalope Ranch Restaurant Review: Jackalope Ranch is enormous, with a 21,000-square-foot timbered main dining room and several dining outposts. The outdoor areas are equally sprawling and are punctuated with fire pits, leafy palms and lots of conversation. The size of the menu almost rivals the setting, with a long list of appetizers, entrées and desserts. But it’s the smokehouse specialties on which Jackalope Ranch has built its reputation. Ribs, steaks and chops are cooked “low and slow” with a variety of seasons, rubs and sauces. Family-style sides are all ample-sized and passed around like you would at home. For starters, share the plentiful grilled artichoke bottoms served with spicy Louis dressing. Desserts seem designed for small armies, so sharing is also advised. Coffee and malasadas includes a collection of fried donut holes filled with white chocolate and coffee-flavored cream, served with anglaise for dipping. The raucous saloon has its own menu (try the bison burger) and is the place to go when you’re feeling extremely social. You can linger there for a while, partly because it will take longer than usual to peruse the menu, and the setting is fun in a campy kind of way.