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Araxi Restaurant & Oyster Bar

110-4222 Village Sq, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-932-4540
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
110-4222 Village Sq, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A definite go again fine dining restaurant. Go for early Cocktails and Oysters if you dont want the full meal.

Thank Priscilla P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a special time. Our waiter, Tyler, was excellent. Our wines were superb. And we had a wonderful table in the very corner of the main room of the restaurant - highly recommend you ask for it if you are a two or foursome....More

Thank couplessPS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unique and delicious cocktails along with great oysters to start our evening. Stewart, our server for the evening, was attentive, thorough, knowledgeable, and ensured our dining experience ran smoothly. The mains for all four of us were delicious. Overall ambience was great; vibrantly noisy. A...More

Thank Shanalisa25
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there on the anniversary special to try out the restaurant. We had 5-6 different entrée for $37, I believe. Most of the entrée and appetizers were good. We were too full to eat the dessert there so we asked for to go box....More

Thank Sa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our one year wedding anniversary here last night and it was perfect. Everyone was so friendly, and the overall experience was just incredible. Our servers, Nick and Alex, always made sure we were attended to and well taken care of....More

Thank SBlick16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting and varied menu, a beautiful ambiance, and excellent service make this restaurant our top favourite. We liked it so much we went back the following night and received the same fabulous food and service. It's not cheap but worth the cost.

Thank Happy570
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to have the tasting menu with wine pairings and thoroughly enjoyed the food, the atmosphere and the wine. The staff is very knowledgeable about what they are serving, so this is a big plus for foodies.

Thank darryl9832
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been dining at Araxi for several decades. It is our favorite restaurant in Whistler. Just finished a wonderful Fall tasting menu, and it was fantastic. Sashimi, ling cod, and an Okanagan pear dessert. Presentation beautiful! Attached is a photo of the dessert. What...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a very good selection of fine restaurants in Whistler. Arabic has one of the best locations right in the center of the village. Despite being quite upscale, dress is hountain casual. There is a full bar with one of the most extensive wine...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We try and go here every year for our anniversary (53rd this year). Best friends (their son owns the Dirty Apron in Vancouver) usually join us and we all agree ...best food, staff, atmosphere. Thanx for your anniversary special!!!

Thank tdholowka
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21 November 2017|
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Response from Katie A | Reviewed this property |
they only take reservations at that time a year
11 July 2016|
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Response from Heidi E | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I'm sure you could check their website.
Paul S
5 November 2015|
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Response from Dan468 | Reviewed this property |
Most countries do not celebrate foreign holidays. Just as it is unlikely to find a Thanksgiving dinner in the US on the Canadian holiday, the same is true in reverse.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$39
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110-4222 Village Sq, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
    (Whistler Village Square)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: +1 604-932-4540
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The culinary cornerstone in the heart of Whistler Village, Araxi enjoys a long held international reputation for excellence in food, wine and hospitality. As an early pioneer of farm to table dining, Executive Chef James Walt's seasonally focused menus celebrate the excellence of locally sourced ingredients. Walt's innovative and skillfully executed dishes-from savoury starters through delicious desserts-deliver intelligent compositions and unforgettable flavours. Centrally located in the main square of the village, Araxi boasts a contemporary dining room coloured in warm earth tones - and a sleek Oyster Bar that exudes the passion and craftsmanship that lie at the heart of the restaurant. The lively lounge, which features a year-round indoor/outdoor bar, is Whistler's favourite gathering place for both locals and visitors alike.
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