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Rim Rock Cafe & Oyster Bar

Travellers' Choice award winner
As featured in 3 Days in Whistler
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2117 Whistler Rd, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada (Hwy 99)
+1 604-932-5565
17:45 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 17:45 - 21:00
Fri 17:45 - 21:30
Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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Toronto, Canada
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764 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Upscale restaurant serving fabulous food. Seafood antipasto, blue cheese salad, lamb shank, arctic char, sable fish and venison were all excellently prepared and so delicious. Worth driving here for dinner, in a large interesting dining room. Service was good, but not overly attentive. One of the top must dine restaurants in Whistler.

Thank must_travel_soon_10
Whistler, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food and cocktails. non-intrusive informative service that I can't fault. Friendly staff. Well priced wine list.

Thank pedalpunisher
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I dined here during December on our first night in Whistler to celebrate her birthday. It was the perfect way to start our holiday as the food was amazing and the service was outstanding. I only wish I could remember the waitresses name to give her a special mention as she really made our night. Her knowledge... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful experience Had been told this was good but wow - take this place to NYC and it would do very well Food modern generous and of a very high standard Service also as good as you'll ever get - Jason It was our last night so we wanted to celebrate and if you are planning something special-... More 

Seattle, Washington
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218 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There is good assortment of choices for all. The rock cod was prepared well (best I hv had out side of a Japanese restaurant) and served on top of mushroom risotto that was perfectly cooked and had a hint of truffle. And the price is reasonable for the quality of food offered (especially compared with many in the village and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you enjoy fine dining with a casual setting , you will love this place especially if you like seafood. The entree size is generous and the wine list extensive. We tried : Iceberg lettuce which did not disappoint. Seafood antipasto with 6 sampling and sauces. Ahi Tataki &Tuna Poke - ginger and sesame favor was nicely blend. Perfectly cooked... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I shared the Trio, lamb and venison were very good and tender, filet was a bit tough but all.had great flavors.

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Vancouver, Canada
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Another one of many evenings spent here. Always consistent in food, service and ambience. We'll keep coming back!

Thank Bob T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This has been my favourite restaurant in Whistler for a long time now. You can't go wrong for service, quality and value. Always great! Every time!!

Thank Kyle I
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First time at the rimrock even though we have been to whistler many times. It's nicely away from the action and you feel like you are in the Rockies. Server was amazing. Very friendly local. Ambience warm! Next to the fireplace. All dishes were spectacular "kids"(16 and 21) loved everything. From start to finish- amazing

Thank Robert W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:45 - 21:00
17:45 - 21:00
17:45 - 21:00
17:45 - 21:00
17:45 - 21:00
17:45 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2117 Whistler Rd, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
    (Hwy 99)
  • Public Transportation: Reliable and frequent local transit service will drop you conveniently at our driveway.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: +1 604-932-5565
In its 23rd year, the Rimrock Café has delighted diners with its innovative, fresh cuisine and emphasis on the finest fish and game, artfully prepared with inventiveness and flair. The restaurant is consistently recognized as a local’s favorite for atmosphere, service and a sublime eating experience. Behind the large glass window of our lit cellar, all manner of wines from the glamorous and recognizable to the intriguing and new seem to hum seductively. Two fireplaces cast an ambient glow over the chatter and energy of our rustic dining room. In summer, enjoy your meal on a sunny patio. The seafood antipasto for two is the perfect start to your meal. Stunning presentation meets succulent, vibrant flavor among the six exquisite tasters. Try our Venison tenderloin, served with a porcini cream and homemade spatzle. For the seafood lover, our main course Trio is a harmony of seared Ahi, nut crusted Sablefish and grilled prawns. Complete your meal with Whistler's favorite desert.

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