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Crystal Hut

4545 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
604-938-7527
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Ranked #18 of 168 Restaurants in Whistler
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $21
Cuisines: Canadian, Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: A cozy log cabin on Crystal Ridge famous for its all-day Belgian waffles made before your eyes and wood-oven baked lunch specialties. Located at the top of Crystal Chair on Blackcomb Mountain.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: A cozy log cabin on Crystal Ridge famous for its all-day Belgian waffles made before your eyes and wood-oven baked lunch specialties. Located at the top of Crystal Chair on Blackcomb Mountain.
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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Couldn't imagine a more incredible spot to enjoy some waffles. Sitting out on the balcony in the sunshine after a hard day riding Blackcomb mountain was an absolute highlight of my trip. The waffles were a 6/10 (mainly due to their price) but the novelty of the location, perched upon a mountain top in a small log cabin, and amazing... More

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Auburn, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This was one thing you MUST do while you are visiting Whistler. It's not easy to find, but its worth the trek up the mountain. We went up early one morning so we could try the famous waffles. The waffles were amazing, but the view was better. It's just a little shack on a mountain, but it was quite the... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Really friendly staff, excellent freshly made waffles, incredible views - what else could you ask for breakfast!?

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Preston, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We stopped here several times during our ski holiday. Its hard to get a table but worth the wait. They serve great chilli and soup and the best waffles in Whistler Blackcomb... not to be missed!

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Amazing waffles! It was a great mid morning break after skiing hard. Kids needed some fuel and this was the perfect place. Waffles with berries, chocolate and whipped cream were just what they needed to hit the slopes again

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

Love this little gem..... If you are lucky enough to get a table, the stew served with mash and cheesy bread is excellent! A little pricier than elsewhere, but worth the premium.

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Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Great little mountain hut with bubbly staff. The waffles were fantastic. We had an early start so stopped for breakfast. It does getting busy after 11am

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This restaurant has the most fantastic view so go when the sun is out & you can sit outside. You have to have the waffles which are legendary.

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Leeds, yorkshire
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I was told these were world class waffles but being a natural sceptic found this hard to believe for a tiny cabin perched on a hill, even one of the best skiing hills in the world! Once the waffle had been cooked I found myself a convert, these are really the best waffles I have ever seen. A wonderful way... More

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Crystal Hut is one of our favourite places to eat on Blackcomb. The waffles are amazing but the savoury choices are all delicious and wholesome. The soup, salad, gruyere bread combo was my favourite. If they added mulled wine to their menu I'd be even happier. It's always cold by the time you get to the top of Crystal Chair.... More

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