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Alta Bistro

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French, European, Canadian, Pacific Rim, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Unit 104 | 4319 Main Street, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-932-2582
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Kamloops
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family dinner of 13 all agreed that the meal and service at the Alta Bistro on the weekend was a highlight of our Whistler Crankworx experience. I and 5 others had the Pork Belly dinner and all said it was outstanding. My wife and 3 others had the Snapper and argued with us that their Snapper was better. All... More 

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Lisbon Falls, Maine
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous from start to finish...specialty cocktails, extensive wine list, apps, entrees, dessert, service, timing and presentation of food all were excellent!

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Thank Pauline C
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We randomly picked this restaurant and it was a great choice!!! It was Wanderlust weekend, and they offered a very special 3 course vegan menu. It has 2 options for appetizer, main and dessert. My boyfriend and I picked each one so we got to tried it all. Our dishes were really delicious!!!!! The pictures said it all. Mom ordered... More 

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Thank msiew426
Region of Waterloo, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding service and inventive cuisine for our group of 15. Everyone enjoyed the amazing food that was beautifully presented. Excellent price range for such gourmet dishes.

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Mount Currie
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service and food were great. Good wine selection and good atmosphere. Had appies, entrée and dessert with a lovely bottle of wine.

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Melbourne
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66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I dined tonight at Alta Bistro and the meal was superb. I chose the Chef's 5 course tasting menu and all dishes were beautifully plated. They looked great and tasted even better. The service was friendly and knowledgeable. I thoroughly recommend this restaurant when you are in Whistler.

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Thank Arnold1004
Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came in last night and had Chef 5 course tasting menu. Amazing ! I love love love love love Alta Bistro ! The service at the bar with Gina was exeptional and her negroni the best I ever had !

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Brussels, Belgium
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87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes the food is expensive and yes the food is of high quality and in balance with the price, but portions are not ok. We had starters and main courses and left with hunger to get a dessert else where. Maybe if you took the 5 courses meal you would have enough to eat but even my wife who is... More 

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Grand Rapids MI
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Our daughter, a foodie, selected Alta Bistro, for its ambiance, menu and reasonable prices. She hit a home run. Our cassoulet of chorizo and smoked chicken with krispy kale and spinach dust was excellent. The piping hot plates were appreciated so we could serve ourselves from the bowl and maintain the dishes' warmth. Our son in law's wagyu beef and... More 

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Richland, Washington
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219 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We ate here on our first night in Whistler and are so glad we chose the Alta Bistro. We ate on the patio and had a wonderful three course meal. The staff is friendly and they know their food. Give it a try!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $45
Cuisine
French, European, Canadian, Pacific Rim, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?