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Alta Bistro

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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French, European, Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Unit 104 | 4319 Main Street, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 August 2015

he restaurant wasn't very busy the night we went. We sat outside. The cocktails and meal were good, but for some reason I didn't LOVE the restaurant. Try the foie gras doughnut appetizer if they have the special available. I had the eggplant on the...More

Thank ktitone
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We started with the cheese board, which contained many delicious cheeses: the best cheddar, I have ever tasted, along with yummy blue, brie, and triple cream, accompanied by quince, apple, and walnuts, apple butter and Lavash bread (thin, wafer crisp chips). The real stars were...More

1  Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Family of four dined here. The menu is limited which we think is usually a good think because the chef is concentrating on a small number of dishes. I had a scallop start and beef main. It all came out well cooked but did not...More

Thank SteveNewbury
Reviewed 11 July 2015

This place was an unexpected treat. The food was amazing we ordered the special and it was amazing...steak cooked to perfection. The cocktails were some of the best I have ever had..everything was fresh..including fresh pressed cranberries for the vodka cranberry soda I had. I...More

1  Thank Heather H
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Restaurant was recommended by staff at the resort so we walked over to take a look during the afternoon. The restaurant looked very nice with ample outside seating and the manager (might have been owner, not sure) came out to say hi and encourage us...More

Thank Catherine L
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Alta Bistro is a very cool bistro in Whistler village. Food is unreal, the chef team is super talented and source everything as local as possible which means it's super fresh and the flavours are mind blowing, their menu constantly changes with what's available, if...More

2  Thank T_C24101
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

A new menu another visit. This is the one restaurant in Whistler that has never failed to deliver...every time. Simple surroundings, great staff, taste and texture. It delivers. They dont have an extensive drinks and wine list, but they dont sting you on drinks and...More

2  Thank Seatoskyconcierge
Reviewed 13 June 2015

This restaurant is a gem just waiting to be enjoyed. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming. The food is interesting, refreshingly different, and incredibly delicious. Service was stellar.

1  Thank hmkay1225
Reviewed 8 June 2015

It seems the entire focus of this restaurant is making the meager amount of food on your plate look like a piece of art. In this regard it was a 10 out of 10 but all of the rest of the experience for us was...More

1  Thank kenjonesmail
Reviewed 24 May 2015

This is a special restaurant, full of personality, character and quality. Food is exquisite and sophisticated, but not quite as the more common nouvelle cuisine. The list is limited in choice but all good. Owner (I think) is expert in wines, so is advice is...More

4  Thank pedro g
Eric G, Owner at Alta Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2015

Thank you kind sir for taking your time to review our bistro in beautiful Whistler Village. We work hard each to try to achieve what you mentioned in your review and our team here is grateful. "Character and quality", "Full of Personality", "Food is exquisite"...More

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27 December 2016|
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Response from Eric G | Property representative |
24 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$15 - US$37
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
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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