Must see restaurants in Whistler

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    Top Choice

    Purebread

    Imagine the best bakery you’ve ever visited, elevate the quality by the power of 10 and you might just get Purebread. Founded as a pinprick-sized business…

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    Top Choice

    Hunter Gather

    A noisy but cheerful emporium of local food, this new place has quickly become known for its smoked meats (the ‘hunter’ part) and local veg (the ‘gather’…

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    Bar Oso

    Affiliated with Araxi a couple of doors away, Bar Oso takes a casual Spanish approach to dining creating small pintxos (Basque tapas) and raciones (shared…

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    Peaked Pies

    Whistler’s contingent of seasonal Aussie workers didn’t just import their antipodean accents. Fortunately for us, they also brought their food – fresh,…

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    The Pony

    Pemberton's favorite dining hangout, this rustic, red-walled gem is often animated with chatter of the I-really-love-this-pizza crowd. The elevated…

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    Christine's on Blackcomb

    A gondola-accessed restaurant high up on Blackcomb Mountain where a swish menu is served to diners dressed in ski gear, Christine's is the best place to…

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    Red Door Bistro

    As soon as you know you're coming to Whistler, call for a reservation at this hot little Creekside eatery, largely a local residents' domain. Taking a…

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    Purebread

    The Function Junction outpost of this Whistler bakery legend is the go-to among locals keen to bypass the line-ups at the larger village store. The same…

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    Blackbird Bakery

    Making good use of an old train station, this is Pemberton's most cherished coffee stop and French-style bakery where you can supplement the caffeine with…

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    Rimrock Cafe

    On the edge of Creekside and accessible just off Hwy 99, the menu at this locals' favorite includes highlights such as venison tenderloin and duck two…

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    Gone Village Eatery

    Tucked behind Armchair Books, this is a good place to jump the breakfast queues and load up with some energy-generating 'overnight oats'. Come lunchtime,…

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    Crêpe Montagne

    This small, authentic crêperie – hence the French accents percolating among the staff – offers a bewildering array of sweet and savory buckwheat crepes…

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    Fifi's Bistro & Cafe

    Slightly more refined than some of the places that speckle the base of Blackcomb Mountain, new-kid-on-the-block Fifi’s is a mix of walk-up coffee bar and…

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    Cows

    A Prince Edward Island luxury that has gifted Western Canada with two glorious outlets (Banff and here), Cows is a velvety ice-cream maker known for its…

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    La Cantina Urban Taco Bar

    A busy corner eatery where you order at the counter and then grab a perch (the high stools down the side usually have some empty spots), aim for a…

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    Araxi Restaurant & Bar

    Whistler's best gourmet restaurant, Araxi cooks up an inventive and exquisite Pacific Northwest menu and has charming and courteous service. Try the diver…

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    Mount Currie Coffee Co

    This is the village's best independent coffee shop, an outpost of a popular Pemberton company that also offers baked goods, croissants and panini (if you…

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    21 Steps Kitchen & Bar

    Offering small plates ($6 to $16) for nibblers and main dishes for starving skiers, the chefs at this casual upstairs spot advertise their work as 'modern…

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    Splitz Grill

    Whistler's best burgers are served up at this unassuming storefront, which opens onto a surprisingly large seating area and a hidden tree-framed patio out…

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    Sachi Sushi

    This popular Japanese spot is a sushi specialist but they also serve everything from pork gyoza to spicy hotpots and stomach-warming udon noodle bowls –…