Araxi Restaurant


Whistler satisfies all palates with delectable choices for breakfast, lunch, après and dinner, with tapas and drinks for in between. Experience fresh food, amazing views and mountainside venues. Award-winning restaurants and chefs offer appetizing fare from different ethnicities and regions, with many featuring organic and locally sourced ingredients.

Whistler’s incredible scenery makes it easy to feast your eyes, but food lovers have long been flocking here to satiate their taste buds as well. Culinary events like Cornucopia, Dine-In Whistler and Feast in the Mountains have thrust Whistler’s culinary skills into the international spotlight.

Restaurant Capacities and Private Dining Rooms (PDF)

Price Guidelines:

$ Inexpensive $$ Moderate $$$ Fine Dining

$$ 21 Steps

21 Steps provides stunning 2nd floor views of Whistler Village. Our Kitchen creates updated comfort food that are both big in portions and flavours for great value. Our extensive small plate menu offers items that the locals crave.

(604) 966-2121

$$$ Araxi

Araxi's contemporary regional cuisine is crafted from the finest and freshest local ingredients; the internationally awarded wine list is deep and global, and the artful decor provides an elegant and relaxed atmosphere in the heart of the village.

(604) 932-4540

$$$ Bar Oso

Bar Oso, little sister to Araxi, offers a profusion of Spanish-influenced small plates, tapas, and house-made charcuterie. The long, convivial bar is the ultimate place to meet for hand-crafted cocktails and inspired wines.

(604) 962-4540

$$$ Bearfoot Bistro

This French bistro-style champagne bar is Whistler's 'most sophisticated eatery'; designed for those who enjoy a dining experience, it serves Dom Pérignon by the glass! Features live jazz music on most weekends. Barefoot Bistro is part of Whistler Tasting Tours.

(604) 932-3433

$$ Black's Restaurant

Your adventure in Whistler starts and finishes at Black's Restaurant. Serving breakfast, lunch, après and dinner, they offer excellent food, genuine local colour and exceptional value. Located at the base of both Village gondolas.

(604) 932-6408

$$ Brewhouse

Enjoy a wood-fired pizza or rotisserie chicken while you warm by the fireplace and sip fresh brews such as the famous 'Lifty Lager'. Great patio on sunny days. Brewhouse is part of Whistler Tasting Tours

(604) 905-2739

$$ Caramba

A casual dining experience, Caramba features a varied menu including wood-oven pizzas, west coast seafood and a great selection of traditional entrées.

(604) 938-1879

$$$ The Cellar by Araxi

Centrally located along Whistler’s Village Stroll, The Cellar by Araxi – an extension of the acclaimed Araxi Restaurant and Oyster Bar – is Whistler’s premier space for private dining, meetings and special events. Heeding the needs of the most discerning guests, a separate entrance ensures exclusivity for private-dining patrons.

(604) 932-4540

$$ Cinnamon Bear Bar & Grille

Specializing in contemporary Pacific Northwest cuisine, this family friendly restaurant combines warm service with great value. Each dish is crafted by the freshest local ingredients. Children 12 years and under eat for half price while those 6 years and under eat free!

(604) 966-5060

$$ Crepe Montagne

European, charming and friendly, Crêpe Montagne is most popular for breakfast…but Cheese Fondues, Swiss Raclettes and Meat Fondue are their house specialities along with Crepes & Chocolate Fondue. Licensed.

(604) 905-4444

$$ Dubh Linn Gate

Serving traditional Irish pub fare such as Fish and Chips and Steak & Guinness Pie and more contemporary plates like BC Salmon Salad, there is something for everyone. Kids are welcome. Open from 8-12 for breakfast, lunch and dinner menu starts at 11am. Located beside the Excalibur in the Pan Pacific Mountainside.

(604) 905-4047

$$ Earls Restaurant and Bar

A popular chain restaurant with a menu that appeals to the entire family in a casual, yet upscale atmosphere.

(604) 935-3222

$-$$ Elements

Located in the Summit Lodge, this urban tapas parlour features locally-inspired tapas, infused martinis and boutique wines; also open for breakfast daily. Elements is part of Whistler Tasting Tours.

(604) 932-5569

$$ FireRock Lounge

Serving hearty snacks and tapas, the FireRock is an ideal place to celebrate a bluebird day on the slopes or hole in one on the greens. Located inside the Westin Resort & Spa. FireRock Lounge is part of Whistler Tasting Tours.

(604) 905-5000

$$$ Grill & Vine

Located inside the Westin Hotel, the Grill & Vine offers an eclectic selection that includes west coast seafood, grilled meats, and pizza and pasta entrées.

(604) 905-5000

$ Harajuku Izakaya

The only Izakaya restaurant in Whistler, Harajuku offers Japanese-style tapas as well as sushi, ramen and donburi. Open for lunch and dinner everyday.

(604) 962-7222

$$$ Hy's Steakhouse

The quintessential steakhouse with impeccable service and an excellent martini selection. Hy's Steakhouse is part of Whistler Tasting Tours.

(604) 905-5555

$$$ Il Caminetto di Umberto

One of Whistler's original fine dining establishments, this Umberto Menghi'sestablishment combines regional Italian cooking with a fantastic wine list.

(604) 932-4442

$$ The Keg Steakhouse & Bar

Serving steaks grilled to perfection, chicken, ribs, and seafood and is popular choice for large groups. Call to make a reservation or reserve online.

(604) 932-5151

$$ Kypriaki Norte

A Mediterranean restaurant that is known for its fabulous roast lamb. Kypriaki Norte is part of Whistler Tasting Tours.

(604) 932-0600

$$ La Bocca

Located right in the heart of Whistler Village, La Bocca offers a down to earth and friendly atmosphere for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

(604) 932-2112

$-$$ The Mix by Ric’s

Innovative, cozy and fresh is the best way to describe the funkiest bistro on the village stroll. Enjoy west coast inspired tapas on their heated patio or taste an award winning cocktail at the honey onex lit-up bar. Meals served from 8 AM to 1 AM daily. The Mix by Ric's is part of Whistler Tasting Tours

(604) 932-6499

$ Mongolie Grill

You choose from a large selection of meats, vegetables, and noodles and thechefs will theatrically grill your creation before your eyes.

(604) 938-9416

$$ Table 19 at Nicklaus North

Located at Nicklaus North Golf Course, Tabel 19 offers continental cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and features one of Whistler best patio's. Enjoy watching sea planes land and take off, with Whistler Air convienently located on Green Lake in front of the restaurant.

(604) 938-9898

$ The Old Spaghetti Factory

Whistler's best dining value as all meals include sourdough bread, soup or salad, beverage, and spumoni ice cream. A great spot to take small children and no reservations are required.

(604) 938-1081

$$ Palmer’s Gallery Bar & Grill

Located at the Whistler Golf Club, Palmer’s has a sensational 100-seat patio overlooking the 18th green, complete with an outdoor bar and BBQ. Grab a snack before your round or linger with friends over a casual breakfast, lunch or dinner. Try the Mountain Berry Salad or the Whistler Pale Ale battered fish & chips.

(604) 938-5881

$$ Quattro

This establishment offers invitingly warm service, contemporary Italian cuisine and an extensive wine list. Quattro is part of Whistler Tasting Tours.

(604) 905-4844

$$ Ric'sGrill

Ric's Grill is one of Whistler's newest restaurants featuring fresh seafood,delicious steaks, and mouth-watering pastas.

(604) 932-7427

$$ Sachi Sushi

Whistler's newest sushi venue is extremely popular with the locals. Great prices, fresh seafood. Try the mango roll - it's fabulous!

(604) 935-5649

$$ Sushi Village

A Whistler tradition since 1985 for sushi and a wide variety of traditional Japanese dishes. Featuring private Tatami rooms which may be booked in advance for parties of 6 or more.

(604) 932-3330

$$ Tandoori Grill

Tandoori's original Indian cuisine has selected dishes that are most sumptious, inspired by Great Indian Emperors and perfected by Royal Chefs of by-gone aras. The authentic mode of cooking in a Tandoor Oven is adopted here.

(604) 905-4900

$$ Teppan Village

Teppan Village offers an excellent array of traditional Japanese fare. Their highly trained Teppan chefs prepare authentic Japanese meals right in front of your very eyes.

(604) 932-2223

$$$ Trattoria di Umberto

Traditional Tuscan Trattoria that serves up a variety of Italian dishes of which the pastas are the favorites. A fine Italian wine will compliment any dish.

(604) 932-5858

$$ Wild Wood Bistro & Bar

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Wild Wood is located at the Whistler Racquet Club and specializes in fresh seafood. Try the banana bread French toast for breakfast – superb!

(604) 935-4077

Price Guidelines:

$ Inexpensive $$ Moderate $$$ Fine Dining

$ Ciao-Thyme Bistro

Offering a deli style breakfast and lunch using fresh local ingredients and specializing in organic foods.

(604) 932-7051

$$$ Fifty Two 80 Bistro and Bar

Located at the Four Seasons, Fifty Two 80 Bistro and Bar offers a sensory seduction of local flavours where culinary sophistication meets casual cool. Live entertainment and seven nights of après -- including daily food and drink specials -- provide the perfect ending to your day of adventure on the mountain.

(604) 966-5280

$$$ La Rua

This restaurant combines West Coast cuisine with a Mediterranean flair and ambiance. The service parallels the fine cuisine and the owner's reserve wine cellar is a treat for even the most experienced connoisseur.

(604) 932-5011

$$$ The Mallard Lounge and Terrace

Unwind by the fireside with a sensational view of Blackcomb Mountain at this Chateau Whistler lounge. Serving unique martinis, salads, sandwiches and share plates, it’s the perfect place to chill out after a day on the slopes or golf course. Try the Afternoon Tea for a truly timeless and traditional experience.

(604) 938-2021

$$ Monk's Grill

Monk's Grill is the perfect place for casual get-together's or a formal dining experience. A great après patio on a sunny day.

(604) 932-9677

$$ Nagomi Sushi

Whistler’s newest sushi restaurant is located in the Le Chamois Hotel at the base of Blackcomb Mountain. Open for dinner 7 nights a week from 5:00 pm, they are also open for lunch at noon from Friday to Sunday.

(604) 962-0404

$$ Portobello

A casual family restaurant featuring an open kitchen concept. Eclectic breakfast and lunch menu selections offering soups, sandwiches, a salad garden, and pizzas. Also featuring fresh coffees, lattes, hot chocolates and teas to get your day started.

(604) 938-2040

$$$ Sidecut

Sidecut serves breakfast and lunch, but dinner is when the chefs really show off their culinary chops. Featuring Canadian prime steak – aged 40 days and cooked to perfection on an 1800-degree infrared grill. An extensive wine list offers 100-plus wines by the glass.

(604) 966-5280

$$$ The Wildflower

Located inside the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, The Wildflower showcases locally inspired dishes and innovative classics in a warm and casual setting. Make sure to sit on the garden patio in the summer. Open for breakfast and dinner.

(604) 938-2033

$$$ The Grill Room

Surrounded by cherry wood cabinets and featuring the finest wines of BC, Executive Chef Vincent Stufano brings his 14 years of culinary experience to the new Grill Room at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Regional ingredients are integrated with seasonal influences such as Canadian AAA Prime Beef and Ocean Wise Seafood. The Private Dining Room is perfect for intimate parties and can accommodate up to 18 guests. Open nightly for fine dining.

(604) 938-2033

Price Guidelines:

$ Inexpensive $$ Moderate $$$ Fine Dining

$$$ Aura

Organic, sustainable, and unforgettable. Set on the quiet shores of Nita Lake, Aura blends breathtaking views with the culinary talent of renowned Chef Tim Cuff. Featuring a menu inspired by fresh local produce Aura sources from its rooftop garden as well as local farmers, foragers, ranchers and fisheries to bring in the best the West has to offer.

(604) 966-5700

$BBQ Bob’s

For the best BBQ around, check out this cozy establishment owned by the winner of the Canadian National BBQ Championships. The sweet potato fries with balsamic reduction are heavenly.

(604) 932-4424

$ Boston Pizza

A family restaurant with pasta and pizza choices. Also has home delivery.

(604) 932-7070

$$$ Cure Lounge and Patio

With its warm fireplace and expansive lakeside patio, Cure is the ideal après tonic following a day on the mountain or a stroll on the valley trail. Experience a creative drink menu that remains true to the art of cocktail. With inspiration from working with the chefs and pastry team, Cure's in-house mixologist has created a cocktail menu that commands attention.

(604) 966-5700

$$ Fix Café

Fix gives you the luxury of time. With its convenient range of ready-to-go food and beverage offerings, you can drop by on the fly to pick up organic, gourmet foods and coffee. A quick visit to Fix will give you the fuel you need to enjoy your action-packed Whistler getaway.

(604) 966-5700

$$$ Rim Rock Cafe & Oyster Bar

The Rimrock Cafe is consistently rated as one of Whistler's top restaurants and fine dining establishments. From fresh seafood such as salmon, seabass and oyster plates to rack of lamb and steak, the Rimrock offers fine dining in a casual yet elegant atmosphere.

(604) 932-5565

$ Roland’s Pub

A local’s favourite, Roland’s sports pub serves excellent comfortfood like chicken wings, nachos, ribs, burgers and fish and chips.

(604) 932-5940