Whistler Dining and Eateries

Whistler is home to some of the finest dining in North America. With over 90 restaurants and bars, Whistler Resort has a wonderful variety of restaurants to suit every palate and budget. Here is but a sampling of Whistler’s restaurant choices.

Alta Bistro

As a true bistro, the menu is flavourful and complex and changes seasonally with a commitment to feature produce from the Pemberton and Fraser Valleys, organic meats from farms and ranches in BC, and local seafood. Named Vancouver Magazine’s top restaurant in Whistler in 2019, Alta Bistro, the contemporary French restaurant is definitely one for the list.

Araxi

Araxi Restaurant and Oyster Bar holds an international reputation for excellence in food, wine and hospitality, including the award for ‘Best Restaurant in Whistler’ by Vancouver Magazine for an unprecedented nine consecutive years.

Bearfoot Bistro

Offerings from the Bearfoot Bistro kitchen are best defined as ‘Modern Canadian Cuisine’. You can enjoy dishes such as Wild Arctic Caribou Chop and Vancouver Island Black Cod.  But, what really sets them apart from any other restaurant in Whistler is their unmatched wine and champagne selection. The Bearfoot Bistro is one of 150 places in the world that house Dom Perignon.

The Grill Room

Whistler’s AAA/CAA Four Diamond rated restaurant destination for chops, steak and seafood. The Grill Room’s signature stone fireplace and rich cherry wood wine cabinets create a soft and welcoming ambience for exceptional regional cuisine paired with the finest wines of British Columbia. Menu highlights include dishes that integrate regional ingredients with seasonal influences such as Canadian AAA Prime beef, Ocean Wise seafood and organic produce grown by local farmers.

Hy’s Steakhouse

A warm and inviting oasis for the hungry, discerning palate. This restaurant is well known for its great steak with all the fixings and an elegantly casual setting, complemented by attentive service.

Il Caminetto

In the early days of Whistler, one of the first restaurants to capture the style of a great eatery was Il Caminetto. And over 20 years later, it still has the style, the good food and the deserved reputation.

Il Caminetto can cater to all needs, all tastes and all people. Naturally, pasta is prominent on the menu, but the range of seafood and meat dishes are as varied as the pasta. You may eat light or you may go all out – every food is there to suit your appetite and taste.

Quattro

Quattro offers an invitingly warm atmosphere, contemporary Northern and Central Italian cuisine and an extensive wine list, recognized by Wine Spectator as one of the world’s best. A private room for parties up to 12 people is also available.

The Red Door

This new restaurant opened by Chef RD offers a menu that blends his passion for French cuisine with a little west coast soul. An intimate bistro dining experience not to be missed.

Rim Rock Café

Whistler’s place for fish and game’ the Rim Rock is well known for its pleasant atmosphere, excellent service and amazing eating experience. The Rim Rock is constantly receiving awards, from ‘best of’ in the local paper to international recognition.

Brewhouse

You will find both a pub and a restaurant at the Brewhouse. The cuisine is an inspired and appetizing mix of barbecue and rotisserie classics with exceptional pizza and pasta options like the legendary Parmesan Chicken. These dishes are complemented by the range of handcrafted ales and lagers which they brew on-site.

Caramba 

High-energy service with traditionally prepared Mediterranean influenced food. Caramba will welcome you with a very inviting and casual surrounding.

Creekbread

Come in and renew your spirit at Creekbread. Relax and enjoy a natural pizza baked in a primitive wood-fired oven. This is a great option for families.

Dubh Linn Gate

Enjoy warm-hearted Irish hospitality, delicious pub fare and a heated, outdoor patio and firepit. It’s a favourite of locals and visitors alike.

Earls

Earls is famous for it’s fun, friendly and casual atmosphere. The menu has something for everyone, from burgers to full entrée dishes.

Elements

Voted the best tapas by the locals, Elements is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Elements also has a well-chosen wine selection and a cocktail list that makes it an ideal place for late-night sipping.

El Furniture Warehouse

A fun and relaxed pub where everything on the menu is $4.95 utilising quality ingredients, locally and organically sourced where possible to create fresh casual fair.

The Keg

The Keg is known for its legendary Steaks. Enjoy quality food along with a casual and friendly atmosphere. Brandy’s Bar on the main floor is the perfect place to meet friends for cocktails and casual fare year-round.

Milestones

An inviting atmosphere with some of the best views in Whistler and familiar food with a twist!

Pizzeria Antico

New pizzeria located in the north part of Whistler Village. You’ll find wood-fired pizzas, wine flights and a large craft beer selection.

Old Spaghetti Factory

The Old Spaghetti Factory offers great dining value. Traditional pasta dishes served in a fun and casual surrounding make it a great place for all ages to enjoy.

Stonesedge

Located in the Upper Village, Whistler’s favourite gastropub is a hit with locals and visitors alike. Open daily  with breakfast, lunch, dinner, apres, and after-hours menus with such items as potato pancakes with coffee-infused maple syrup to falafel bites with spicy ancho barbeque sauce. Thirsty? Try one of their bacon-infused Caesars.

21 Steps

21 Steps is a casual restaurant committed to great food made from scratch. Their attic bar is the perfect place to lounge with old friends or meet new ones. Enjoy tapas-style dinners or full entrée dishes.

Wildwood Bistro and Bar

A family friendly place for breakfast or lunch that is warm and welcoming. Since 2002, this has been a local’s favourite for brunch.

The Mexican Corner

Delicious authentic Mexican food and the best Margaritas in town! This restaurant is a local’s favourite and is operated by experienced Mexican chefs and staff.

Mongolie Grill

Mongolie Grill is all about its World Famous Stirfry – You choose the ingredients and the Mongolie chefs cook it right in front of your eyes. Mongolie Grill maintains the perfect balance of a fun atmosphere, great service, and excellent food.

Nagomi

Conveniently located in the Le Chamios Hotel at the base of Blackcomb, Nagomi Sushi features fresh rolls and traditional Japanese food. Newly updated, and a wide variety of dishes makes Nagomi is a great choice for families or groups. Nagomi also offers take out on their menu, so it’s perfect if you’re exhausted after a long day on the mountain.

Sushi Village

Sushi Village is about as famous in some circles as the world-class ski resort itself. Known for its casual yet vibrant atmosphere, terrific sushi, and legendary sake margaritas, Sushi Village is as much a social experience as it is a dining one. Visitors and locals alike repeatedly make the trip to what has become, an icon of the Whistler social scene.

Tandoori Grill

One of BC’s finest Indian restaurants. Their signature dishes are traditionally prepared in a charcoal-based clay ‘Tandoor’ oven, a favoured technique of the Moghul kings of India.

Teppan Village

Japanese-style steak and seafood restaurant where teppan-yaki chefs entertain guests as they put on a dazzling display of chopping, seasoning, fire and juggling right at the table. Whether you’re a seafood lover or a land lover, highly trained staff will make your authentic Japanese meal a feast for the eyes as well as the stomach.

The Royal Taste of India

The family-owned Royal Taste of India provides the essence of traditional Indian cuisine with a modern touch – fusion at its finest. Enjoy clay oven cooking spiced to your liking and traditional art and music for a wonderful casual dining experience.

Barn Nork

If you’re looking for tasty, authentic Thai cuisine, look no further than Barn Nork. Both chefs trained at the iconic Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Bangkok and take a no-fuss approach in the kitchen, melding the bold and simple flavours of Southeast Asia with locally available ingredients. Available for takeout only.

Gone Eatery 

A locally owned eatery in Whistler bringing visitors cozy, delicious comfort foods for nearly 25 years. Serving up delicious homemade soups, burgers, yummy snacks, sandwiches and fresh coffee drinks every day.

Lift Coffee Company

Lift Coffee Company is a little café close to the lifts that offers excellent coffee and tea and warm hospitality. This spot also offers sandwiches and breakfast sandwiches and delicious baked goods.

La Cantina | Urban Taco

Enjoy a simple menu that offers a wide variety of fresh and flavourful tacos at very reasonable prices. This urban taco bar with its friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere is fast becoming a local’s favourite.

Moguls Coffee House

For great coffee, wraps and baked goods that are prepared fresh daily, swing by for the fast service at Mogul’s Coffee House in the centre of Whistler Village. Relax with a cup of tea and a newspaper on the sunny central patio, a favourite spot among locals.

Peaked Pies

Craving a meat pie? This is the place to go! Peaked Pies offers a wide selection of savoury gourmet Australian meat pies that can be peaked with mashed potatoes and mushy peas. Enjoy a sweet treat and coffee afterwards.

Zogs

Zogs’ is an outdoor hot dog stand in the village serving up dogs, fries and beavertails (fried pastry). Zogs’ is a place for inexpensive, and yummy quick eats.