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Alta Bistro

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Unit 104 | 4319 Main Street, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-932-2582
17:30 - 22:00
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Slough, England, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My boyfriend and I were staying at the Pinnacle Hotel that is next to the Alta Bistro. We booked to go here on our last night. The menu is quite small and probably not very good if you're picky with food. But, for us the meal was the perfect way to try a different range of things. To start my... More 

Thank Charlotte D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we were greeted by a very friendly manager that took our coats and welcomed us we felt that it was going to be a great experience and it was. The ambience is pretty casual, nice artwork on the walls but wooden tables and chairs. The menu is small but has a nice variety and the food is... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Interesting menu, my wife had Elk Tartar, I had a sturgeon tempura roll and we shared an amazing pork shank ($89). Staff were very friendly and worked super hard, the Matitre'D served and cleared tables. Food was a little slow in coming but it's a really interesting menu but less so for kids. Fish and chips was actually Salmon with... More 

Thank Paddy H
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Family of three seated at a table for two that was placed up against a wall. All other tables of the size had only two guests. Forced one person to stare into a wall less than 36 inches away. Daughter ordered Sprite. When it arrived, it was not Sprite but a lemon/lime soda drink made at the bar. It was... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In our opinion, this is the best restaurant in Whistler. During our 2-week skiing trip we also visited the higher-ranking restaurants (on Tripadvisor), but none was able to top our experience at Alta Bistro. Cozy and relaxed ambience but excellent food, great wine options, friendly and very professional staff. This will be our first stop next time we visit Whistler.

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Whistler, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent West Coast and Whistler experience. Fresh, local food and wine pairing from outstanding B.C.

Thank Dave O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the very best restaurants in Whistler. The menu is spectacular as is the wine list. Be adventurous here. Their use of spices is so intricate you can't always tell what they've done in the prep. The bread is only served if you order it from the menu (not included). Order it! Deelishhhuussss!!! Can't find a bad... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I shared the Pork Shank and we thought the food was good. The service was also wonderful.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there for Oysters and caviar... Terrible service, completely overrated and totally over priced . Do not recommend at any point or time...

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are several high end restaurants to choose from in Whistler, but this is the one I would suggest. It has a cozy and friendly atmosphere where you would feel comfortable in jeans or dressed up for a night out. I had the Cassoulet of Chorizo and Smoked Pork Belly and it was hands down the best meal I had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
French, European, Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 104 | 4319 Main Street, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: +1 604-932-2582
Locally inspired cuisine set in a casual bistro atmosphere. Chef Nicholas Cassettari combines his classic training, top tier experience, and world travels with the best of B.C.'S bounty to create the fine flavours at Alta Bistro. Service is casual and prompt in the dining room and bar. The wine list is French focused, with the best of B.C. As well as international selections (many by the glass) with Enomatic machines dispensing fine and eclectic selections to pair with Alta's cuisine. Mixologists behind our bar craft some of Whistler's finest cocktails. The cozy bistro atmosphere is lively and welcoming. Reservations are a must.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?