Whistler locals are spoiled for choice when it comes to dining. There are over 100 places to grab a bite in Whistler and whether you are vegetarian, vegan, paleo, gluten-free, raw or dairy-free there is a multitude of dining options on the menu. So where do the locals go to eat? I guess it depends on the season. A cranking apres session, super dining deal in the slow season, or new fad venue on the scene will dictate where the locals go; however, the tried and true restaurants in Whistler mentioned below always maintain a loyal following- find out why.
Located in Whistler Creekside you can tell the Southside Diner is a hit by the long lines at breakfast every weekend that trail nearly half a block. And believe us- it’s worth the wait. The Southside Diner is the perfect spot after a night on the town, when you’re after some good ‘ol fashion food served up in big portions, or if you’re simply looking for a place to chill out and grab a bite. Arguably the best burgers in town, the Southside Diner is the place to go for all your classic diner favourites.
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If you’re a pizza lover, you will truly appreciate Avalanche Pizza in Whistler Village with slices of pizza bigger than your head! In true Whistler style, Avalanche Pizza offers a smorgasbord of toppings prepared on 100% natural and organic pizza dough made from scratch daily. If you don’t want to dine in they have take-out and delivery around Whistler Village. If you ask any local where to grab a slice of pizza you can be certain that Avalanche Pizza will be their suggestion.
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Tapley’s Neighbourhood Pub
The original pub in Whistler Village is Tapley’s Neighbourhood Pub and this is one of the only venues in Whistler where you can be almost sure locals out number tourists. Affectionately known as ‘The Local’s Living Room’, Tapley’s is the place to go to grab a beer, watch the game and catch up with friends. Featuring tasty pub food, one of the largest selections of beer on tap in Whistler and local musicians throughout the week if you’re looking to meet some locals, Tapley’s is the place to do it.
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Stonesedge Kitchen Whistler
Just off the Village stroll, Stonesedge Whistler presents a menu full of healthy, mouth-watering comfort food- yes, it can be done! Besides the tasty and creative menu, some Whistler locals might say that Stonesedge makes the best Caesar in town (and believe me, this award holds some weight in Whistler). You really can have it all at Stonesedge Kitchen, food that deeply nourishes you body and indulges that delicious guilty pleasure seeking part of you.
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Now you know where the locals eat, it’s time to grab a Whistler Adventure Passport and start saving on dining, shopping, tours and attractions in Whistler! There really is no need to pay full price during your time in Whistler (a tip locals can surely attest to). For only $25 you can get over $1000 of savings while in Whistler (plus the book acts as a handy travel guide). Get your Whistler Adventure Passport today!