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Araxi Restaurant & Oyster Bar
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Ranked #6 of 193 Restaurants in Whistler
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$40
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary, Bar
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Whistler Village Square
Description: 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.
Reviewed 15 July 2014

We had the most amazing meal here, it seems the locals eat here and it does get busy so book. The food is fresh, good portions a really well presented.

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Reviewed 15 July 2014

I heard about Araxi a long time ago from Gordon Ramsay's Hell's Kitchen. Been wanting to try it and when we were at Whistler on Canada Day, my brother suggested that we have lunch there. We did not have any reservations and we were just in our shorts and Canada t-shirts being Canada Day but the staff was very accomodating and nice. Considering that we did not have any reservations, they were kind enough to allow us to sit at the patio which was along the Canada Day parade route. Really appreciated that. Food was very good too. We had some prawns and a Charcuterie to start with, prime rib (their daily roast) for our main, and I had the chocolate fondant for dessert. Enjoyed the food and service was good. It was everything I pictured this restaurant to be. Really happy with my dining experience and got to enjoy the Canada Day parade at the same time. Definitely a must try when in Whistler.

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Reviewed 14 July 2014

Was here last Christmas. They have an oyster special going at 3pm everyday. Be sure to line up early for that. It was an amazing deal and long line up. You won't get in if you don't line up early, at least half an hour before.The oyster schuckers were great and very friendly. We had a great time there. Service was fast and very cozy place to eat. Will definitely visit again next time when we are back.

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Thank skier101
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

We had dinner at Araxi 7. July 2014.

The staff was very helpfull and friendly - especially with our 2 year old girl :-)

The food was great, we tried 4 different courses and each one was perfectly cooked!

Great value for money!

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Thank RichardtL
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Reviewed 9 July 2014 via mobile

This place was amazing!! We came here on recommendation from a friend... And it was fabulous!!the staff extremely friendly! The food delicious!! And they even brought me a birthday dessert!!! Don't miss this place in Whistler!!

Thank Chanatucci
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