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Jackalope Ranch Restaurant Review: Motoring up to the Jackalope Ranch, which sits back off Highway 111, has the feel of arriving to a farmstead. The place is enormous, with a 21,000-square-foot timbered main dining room and several additional outposts where you can stake claim to a table, bar stool or bench. 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, tamales and fish selections. But it’s the smokehouse specialties that Jackalope Ranch has built its reputation on. 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. 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 here for a while, partly because it will take longer than usual to peruse the menu, and the setting is actually fun in a campy kind of way.