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Alta Bistro

€€€€French, European,
Unit 104 | 4319 Main Street, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-932-2582
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“elk tartare” (15 reviews)
“pork belly” (25 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
French, European, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Unit 104 | 4319 Main Street, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

I took my mother for dinner at Alta Bistro during the holiday's. It did not disappoint, we were lucky to get a reservation! The food was delicious and we had a great time. The service was good and provided great options and recommendations on what...More

Thank Joel C
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

We are family of four and went with a couple friends on the Boxing Day. The food was exceptionally good. The ingredients were very special (e.g. Pork belly & mussels! Who would have thought of that combination!) and very tasty! Friendly & knowledgeable waiters. We...More

Thank BoefieDeBoef
Reviewed 25 December 2015

We ate here on our second night in Whistler. The restaurant itself has very clean and modern decor. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful with wine suggestions. My friend had the duck, and I had the wagu beef. The presentation was beautiful, and the...More

Thank Ed L
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed three visits here during the week we skied at Whistler. Each meal was memorable for excellent creative cuisine. The wine choice was very varied and showcased BC wineries as well as some in the NW US. They also had an excellent mixed drinks...More

Thank WaltEckhart
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

We visited Alta Bistro during our annual pre Christmas family ski trip. We love this restaurant and were treated to another fabulous evening. Where to start? How about cocktails which are always inspired and amazing. We ordered Jalisco Sunburns which were tequila, fresh lime juice,...More

Thank Kristen D
Reviewed 21 December 2015

In my book of Whistler Local Lore - Alta Bistro is a top contender for best food in Whistler. The menu is inspired by the Seasons and showcases produce/meats from Pemberton Valley and the Fraser ect. The warm ambiance and friendly wait staff add to...More

Thank JetSetWhistler
Reviewed 15 December 2015

My friend and I walked in on a non-busy Thursday evening and got seated right away. For the time of year (early December), they were offering a great prix-fix menu with three courses (which was plenty of food!). Also, the cocktails were to die for....More

1  Thank LKB25
Reviewed 1 December 2015

We have been to the Alta Bistro twice and both times it has been one of the best meals of my life. I love that the menu is full of locally-sourced food and the chef is extremely creative. Everyone should go here when they're in...More

Thank Karina D
Reviewed 31 October 2015

It was a special occasion for us so did not want the usual fare. We were welcomed and Theresa was our server. She was perfect - told us about the menu (a limited list on their fixed price 3 course special deal for late October),...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This restaurant knows how to combine various textures, flavours and colours into their plates! My favourite dish was the steelhead appie, which was absolutely gorgeous and flavourful. The snapper and clams was fantastic as well, I really like the clams and the dill potatoes. Finally,...More

2  Thank FreeSecrets
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26 December 2016|
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Response from Eric G | Property representative |
23 November 2016|
Response from Eric G | Property representative |
Hello, Unfortunately, we are sold out for NYE 16. Please call the restaurant and we can offer a spot on the wait list. 604-932-2582. Kind regards, Eric
Carol G
1 June 2016|
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Response from Eric G | Property representative |
Thanks Larry. Carol, that is correct. We open for dinner only at 5:30pm, more or less everyday depending on season (high or low). Please call us or check our website for reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$35
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
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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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