The Best Restaurants in Whistler
Collected by Crai Bower , AFAR Local Expert
Enjoy a drink by the fire in après-ski bliss or dine on a spacious deck overlooking the green slopes on a long summer night—Whistler serves up plenty of tasty options for eating, drinking, and living the good life in this British Columbia mountain village.
2117 Whistler Rd, Whistler, BC V0N 1B2, Canada
Rimrock Cafe stood by itself as Whistler’s destination dining room for years as Whistler Creekside Village matured around it. Chef Rolf Gunther’s menu doesn’t dazzle you with fads, but focuses instead on classics such...
4340 Sundial Crescent, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Every ski resort worth its Epic Pass has a sushi restaurant these days, but Sushi Village may have been the first and may well remain the best. When it opened more than four decades ago, Sushi Village let it be known that all sorts...
104-4319 Main St, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
When two locals opened Alta Bistro—an intimate room withthe urban look of exposed HVAC ducts and concrete floors unlike anything else in the village—it altered Whistler’s culinary landscape. The food was equally audacious, hearty options enlivened...
110 - 4222 Village Square, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
For a luxury resort to remain on top with the discerning diner, itmust evolve. Executive chef James Walt continues to plythe ingenuity he displayed when he introduced farm-to-table cuisine to Whistler. His Longtable Series—dinners set among the...
4319 Main St, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
It might be the handpainted Venetian chandeliers, but Quattro elevates the concept of a ski resort restaurant. This is a level of cuisine and ambience you’re more likely to find in New York or San Francisco. On chef Jeremy...
4121 Village Green, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
So much is made of "doing" Bearfoot Bistro—sabering champagne bottles in the wine cellar, sampling vodka in the Ketel One Ice Room, watching nitro ice cream come to life tableside—that the bistro's stellar regular menu can be...
1212 Alpha Lake Rd #2, Whistler, BC V0N 1B1, Canada
In hip Whistler's warehouse district, breweries are sprouting up among the metal shops. Coast Mountain Brewing—across from the car impound lot for which this industrial area used to be best known—has a cozy tasting room,...
4359 Main St, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Many a vacation morning in Whistler begins with a Caesar, the poutine of Canadian cocktails (think: Bloody Mary with Clamato juice). In addition to serving a serious Caesar, the chefs at Elements put as much thought into their...
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