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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%
Travellers talk about
“elk tartare” (15 reviews)
“pork belly” (26 reviews)
“snapper” (9 reviews)
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French, European, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Unit 104 | 4319 Main Street, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The soup was phenomenal. The restaurant was ok. You walk by the bar to get to your table. The starter and main courses weren’t memorable. Too fancy without any congruity.

Thank Inspire586025
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really creative (without being odd) and thoughtfully prepared cuisine. Had a very nice dinner of roasted snapper, a very fresh, substantial salad, and celery root soup that obliterated the rest of the meal from memory. Not likely to stop obsessing about this one anytime soon!...More

Thank shnti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was really looking forward to a great meal after a wonderful day in whistler. Started with warmed olives- very nice. Elk tartar and chicken liver parfait- great- only problem is the wafer is way too thin for the dense meat- crumbled very easily. Roasted B.C....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, mother and I had the pleasure of eating at Alto Bistro on Thanksgiving weekend. We had a delightful server who did a wonderful job describing the unique dishes on the menu. We ordered the celeriac and apple soup, the albacore tuna and the...More

Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed 11 October 2018

On this trip across western Canada and US, we stayed and ate at a lot of historic places so we found it very refreshing to spend a little time in Whistler--it may be historic someday, but now it is a very modern and nicely planned...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Alta Bistro is that perfect combination of interesting dishes made with locally sourced products and a casual atmosphere. The jars of preserves that decorate the walls and the Whistler retro posters add to the charm. A bit pricey, but worth it. We loved the venison,...More

Thank Lucie M
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We like to try places with great food. It could be cheap or expensive but we love to experience new ideas and thoughtful combinations. It has been a long time since we have been completely surprised by new delicious dishes but this place definitely did...More

Thank justravel
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Awesome dinner at Alta Bistro. Had pan seared tuna, oyster and baked fish with sourdough pasta. Would recommend!

Thank Charles O
Reviewed 28 September 2018

The restaurant is small and has a nice vibe to it. The menu our large group had was a set one and everything was of very high quality and delicious. The staff was very friendly and helpful, very good overall.

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful little restaurant with amazing food and a focus on quality ingredients sourced as locally as possible. While not a vegan restaurant they still have enough options to make me feel like I had a choice in my meal, and their customer service was stellar...More

Thank Leah L
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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
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$34
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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