Fodor's Expert Review Araxi

$$$$ Whistler Contemporary
Well-chosen antiques and original artwork create a vibrantly chic atmosphere for what has always been one of Whistler's top fine-dining restaurants. Local farmers grow produce exclusively for Araxi's chef, who also makes good use of regional cheeses, game, and fish. The food is fresh and innovative, best described as Pacific Northwest cuisine. Seafood is a specialty, so while you can certainly order a superbly prepared beef tenderloin, it's dishes like alder-smoked Arctic char or handmade pasta with wild prawns, scallops, and mussels that steal the show. The two-tier seafood tower is a must-try for seafoodies who love to graze and share. Wine aficionados take note: the wine list is 43 pages long. A heated patio is open in summer, and the lounge is a popular afternoon and après-ski spot, especially for its oyster bar.
Contemporary Sophisticated Lunch Dinner $$$$

Quick Facts

110--4222 Village Sq.
Whistler, British Columbia  V0N 1B4, Canada


Known For:
  • Semi-private wine room
  • Nightly tasting menus
  • Daily fondue in the winter
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Credit cards accepted, No lunch, Reservations essential

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