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Araxi Restaurant & Oyster Bar

110-4222 Village Sq, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-932-4540
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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110-4222 Village Sq, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
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2,061 - 2,070 of 2,117 reviews

Reviewed October 28, 2010

Food, atmosphere, service and wine is excellent. I really liked the crabcake. Quite expensive but worth it.

Thank gjpac
Reviewed October 21, 2010

We were forced to try out Araxi Restaurant. With my husband we are accustomed to great restaurants in New York therefore quite difficult. But let's be objective, we are at Whistler and not in New York and Araxi is true to the reputation that he...More

Thank kristie69
Reviewed September 15, 2010

We took a day trip to Whistler one crisp day in August and had a nice lunch on the patio. The restaurant first attracted our attention when it was featured on Hell’s Kitchen a few seasons ago. The interior space is lovely, but we wanted...More

Thank Fearful
Reviewed August 26, 2010

i live overseas but come to whistler frequently. i have dined in araxi perhaps 20 times and it's by far the best restaurant in whistler. i'm amazed by some of the negative comments this summer. i do wonder about some of the reviews. we had...More

Thank edlupton
Reviewed August 17, 2010

Expensive restaurant. I didn't find anything on the menu very appealing and was disappointed with the choices. The restaurant had an air of pretentiousness. The menu seemed "contrived" and not a very good value. However, if you want to impress a date with a nice...More

1  Thank junybee
Reviewed August 11, 2010

This restaurant is the equal to any of the finest NY restaurants!

Thank ForeFood
Reviewed August 3, 2010

A few days previously we had dined in West Restaurant in Vancouver where the food and service were of the highest order and had immediately asked our hotel to make a reservation for Araxi - a sister restaurant in Whistler. The experience was so different...More

3  Thank roddy_10
Reviewed July 22, 2010

We are currently in whistler for 10 days and have tried several restaurant(all will be rated). Araxi is highly rated on tripadvisor. Our experience wasn't as we had hoped. It is well located with the usual whistler smile. Our service was OK. Prices are high...More

1  Thank yorkshirerider
Reviewed July 17, 2010

For the price, we wanted the food to be better than average; it was not average, it was terrible.The bizarre, watery (egg) sushi, over-curried scallops, bland chicken, and steak soaked in cooking wine--it was unsatisfying. Maybe there was a time when Araxi deserved a good...More

2  Thank asw_esq
Reviewed July 4, 2010

I am always skeptical about eating in Whistler as the restaurants there (like everything else) tend to be overpriced and staffed mostly by kids who are working just to pay for lift tickets. High prices and a bad work ethic often make for disappointment. My...More

1  Thank Doogie5511
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hkico1
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Response from Katie A | Reviewed this property |
they only take reservations at that time a year
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mauiwithkids
July 10, 2016|
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Response from Heidi E | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I'm sure you could check their website.
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Paul S
November 4, 2015|
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Response from Dan468 | Reviewed this property |
Most countries do not celebrate foreign holidays. Just as it is unlikely to find a Thanksgiving dinner in the US on the Canadian holiday, the same is true in reverse.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$38
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
2:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Monday
2:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday
2:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday
2:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Thursday
2:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Friday
2:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturday
2:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110-4222 Village Sq, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
    (Whistler Village Square)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: +1 604-932-4540
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Description
The culinary cornerstone in the heart of Whistler Village, Araxi enjoys a long held international reputation for excellence in food, wine and hospitality. As an early pioneer of farm to table dining, Executive Chef James Walt's seasonally focused menus celebrate the excellence of locally sourced ingredients. Walt's innovative and skillfully executed dishes-from savoury starters through delicious desserts-deliver intelligent compositions and unforgettable flavours. Centrally located in the main square of the village, Araxi boasts a contemporary dining room coloured in warm earth tones - and a sleek Oyster Bar that exudes the passion and craftsmanship that lie at the heart of the restaurant. The lively lounge, which features a year-round indoor/outdoor bar, is Whistler's favourite gathering place for both locals and visitors alike.
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