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Aura Restaurant

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2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
16049665700
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 11:30 am
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Meridian, United States
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When we reserved the room I saw they had a breakfast plan. I decided that was the best plan since we both love breakfast and did not have to worry on where to eat. Excellent decision. They had 8 items on the menu from waffles and pancakes to eggs, omelets and healthy items. I rarely will eat pancakes but glad... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great eating experience; staff all provided friendly customer service. Aura is in Nita Lake Lodge - great restaurant in the lodge with lots of different food to pick from. Well worth the the visit.

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Thank kmh124
Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a meal in this restaurant at the beginning of September 2016. We were staying in Whistler Village and wanted to try something new. Aura had some great reviews and we were intrigued. The place did not disappoint in any aspect. We had an excellent table with the nice view of the tranquil lake, our server was polite and... More 

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NSW
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really, for the price l was expecting just a little more wow. Didn't really have much ambience and the food was just nice. Drinks are a little pricey but that's to be expected in a hotel restaurant.

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Verwood, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really lovely breakfast here. Sat outside, overlooking Nita Lake, we enjoyed fresh, delicious food in plentiful portions. Most places we ate at offered gluten free options, but the gluten free pancakes here were to die for! Overall service was good and the meal was good value. We were staying in Whistler but wished that we had stayed... More 

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Thank P4lin
Mississauga
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must tell you people, I stayed at the Nita Lodge in August and at first I was discouraged by the trip advisor review of Aura. It was convenient so we tried it. I have traveled the world, every month I am somewhere new. Seafood in Sweden, Wine and Cheese France and Pizza in Italy, I live in Toronto which... More 

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Coquitlam BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat at window tables with lovely lake views for dinner & breakfast. For dinner, I had one of the best mussel dishes ever as an appetizer followed by perfectly roasted chicken with roasted potatoes & baby bok choy. Dessert was a bit of a miss. I would describe it as cold deconstructed peach cobbler. It just didn't work. My... More 

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White Rock, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

I can't rave enough about brunch at Aura yesterday. We happened to be in Creekside and thought, "hmm I bet Nita Lake Lodge has a nice restaurant for Sunday brunch." Wow, we weren't disappointed. I was amazed by their patio view...sitting directly alongside Nita Lake, what a gorgeous setting to sit and enjoy a wonderful meal. The brunch really was... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

On a gorgeous evening, our party of 14 had a long table on the patio, looking out over Nita Lake as the sun went down. There are very few locations for dinner that command such an idyllic setting. The food was very good, and their $49 Summer Trio menu is good value. While I was very happy with my choices... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We ate a late dinner for the first time at Aura. A number of reviews had mentioned poor service so we were curious to see how it turned out. This wasn't our experience at all. The service was excellent. The food was superb and we will definitely be going again. Although there weren't many people in the atmosphere was warm... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $30
Cuisine
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 am
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 am
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 am
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: 16049665700
Description
Fresh. Casual. Local. Inspired and influenced by our people, our place and our produce, AURA creates a casual and comfortable dining experience in a unique lakeside setting. Whether it's freshly-caught salmon from the west coast of BC or black trumped mushrooms foraged from the forest around us, we create unforgettable dishes using lovingly-harvested seasonal ingredients and then we share it with friends. Fresh and local, Chef Dean celebrates all things BC. We are passionately committed to offering the freshest ingredients by presenting a seasonal menu that is locally focused and globally artistic, cultivating a healthy relationship between our plates and our planet. Served lakeside and with a smile, join us at AURA for breakfast, dinner or your next special event.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?