The Kootenays & The Rockies restaurants

Top Choice Market in Nelson

Cottonwood Community Market

Close to downtown and next to the surging Cottonwood waterfall, this market encapsulates Nelson. There's great organic produce; fine baked goods, many with heretofore-unheard-of grains; and various craft items with …
Top Choice Fusion in Nelson

All Seasons Cafe

Sitting on the patio here beneath little lights twinkling in the huge maple above you is a Nelson highlight; in winter, candles inside provide the same romantic flair. The eclectic menu changes with the seasons but …
Top Choice Japanese in Fernie


As compact as a California roll, this gem of a sushi place serves up a wide range of classics, from sashimi to tempura. The miso soup is good, especially after a day of skiing. In addition to sake, there's a great b…
Top Choice Pub Food in Golden

Wolf's Den

An excellent pub with live music on Sundays. It's hugely popular with locals, who love the burgers and hearty fare, which is way above average. The beer menu includes some of BC's best on tap. It's just south of the…
Top Choice Cafe in Revelstoke

Modern Bakeshop & Café

Try a croque monsieur (grilled ham-and-cheese sandwich) or an elaborate pastry for a taste of Europe at this cute art-deco cafe. Many items, such as the muffins, are made with organic ingredients. Discover the baked…
Top Choice Fusion in Revelstoke

Woolsey Creek

The food at this lively and fun place is both artistic and locally sourced. There are global influences across the menu, which features meat, fish and a fine wine list. Excellent starters encourage sharing and linge…
Canadian in Fernie

Bridge Bistro

Enjoy the views of the Elk River and surrounding peaks from the deck, but save some attention for the long menu of tasty burgers, steaks, salads and pizza.
Cafe in Fernie

Blue Toque Diner

Part of the Arts Station community gallery, this is the place for breakfast. The menu features lots of seasonal and organic vegetarian specials.
Fusion in Field

Truffle Pigs

A legendary cafe serving inventive, high-concept bistro fare that’s locally sourced and usually organic. The menu changes seasonally.
Cafe in Golden

Bacchus Cafe

This bohemian hideaway at the end of 8th St is a favorite haunt for Golden’s artsy crowd. Browse for books (new and secondhand) in the downstairs bookstore, then head upstairs to find a table for tea among the higgl…