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Rim Rock Cafe & Oyster Bar

2117 Whistler Rd, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
(604) 932-5565
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Ranked #1 of 168 Restaurants in Whistler
Price range: $0 - $51
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hwy 99
Transit: Reliable and frequent local transit service will drop you conveniently at our driveway.
Description: 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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Whistler, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Service, food & atmosphere, seriously, the quality is unmatched. Ive been atleast 5 times, they have an excellent 4 course during the off season for something like 50$. Most recently I was there to enjoy a birthday and had the duck done two ways with the lobster mashed potatoes and a beautiful bottle of wine. We were a group of... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Went for my birthday dinner with two kids (10 & 13). Incredible appetizer - ceviche, all entrees amazing - filet mignon, halibut, and tuna. Excellent. Don't miss the sticky toffee pudding (seriously, to die for !), and kids had chocolate cake. Can't wait to go back. Make reservations and you won't be disappointed !!!

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Aix-en-Provence, France
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Lovely resto in Creekside that we tried on my bday and on friends' recommendation. My family of four (inc. 2 teenage boys with discerning palates) cleaned every plate that we faced: scallop and pork belly, seafood antipasto, smoked salmon appetizer, salad with chèvre chaud, duck two ways, ahi, grilled seafood trio, seafood salad, plus sticky toffee pudding, tiramisu, sorbet. We've... More

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Echo Beach
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71 reviews 71 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The restaurant has amazing atmosphere and ok service, not what one would expect! Our meals all around and there were eight of us all were Average at best! The server did not even have the curtsy to ask is how are meals were?????? My fish was cold and dry!!!!!!!! Over cooked! Or sat under a heat lamp for ever! In... More

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Stopped off in Whistler for the 2nd leg of our journey, and was recommended this restaurant as I explained, we felt like splashing out a little as a one off, 'live a little' kind of deal. Great reccomnedation, I don't need to add anything that hasn't been said in any of the reviews below...just wonderful! Thanks!

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Fantastic food and service. Not cheap, but a wonderful and romantic meal for my wife and I. Highly recommend.

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Richmond, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Went with friends for an evening out while staying in creek side. Chose the Rim Rock and was not disappointed. This is by far one of the best fine dining experiences anywhere. The service is outstanding and the food is superb. The best place for that special occasion! Fantastic

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Ontario
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

A Whistler favourite of ours. Located in the Creekside area it is a little harder to get to than some others but well-worth the effort. Comfortable and friendly service that anticipates every question and need. Over many years Rim Rock never disappoints. We suggested it to others and everyone came back thrilled with their meal. If you are going to... More

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Minneapolis, MN
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My wife and I enjoy fine dining all over the world, and this little gem of a restaurant is world class. The freshness, presentation, flavors were outstanding. Not inexpensive, but highly recommended.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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83 reviews 83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

WOW. Have been visiting Whistler for 10+ years and tried many restaurants in the area, Rim Rock continues to outperform its competition. This trip we had Johnny O serve us and he is truly an asset to the restaurant. Rim Rock prepares fish the best of all the whistler restaurants. If you have room try the sticky pudding. We try... More

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