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Pizza, Bar, Canadian
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed December 18, 2022 via mobile

Great little brewery in Squamish. The atmosphere was good and buzzing with locals. It was hard to get a table. They had a large selection of beers and also served wine for the ladies😜. We ordered a couple of pizzas , a rocket/balsamic salad and...a meatball sub. The pizzas were a decent size & delicious. This place is worth stopping for if you’re on your way to Whistler or the Sea to Sky gondola.More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed September 3, 2022 via mobile

Two of the beers we had were good, but the other one was not. But this is a personal preference and I wouldn’t rate a brewery based on that. The 3 stars is for the kitchen. The food was just ok. The lamb wrap was...dry and drowning in what seems to be cumin. The pizza was average, nothing to brag about. But I think you go there for the beer, so 3 stars is fair based on our experience.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed April 4, 2022

Great pizza and beers at backcountry brewing! Megan and Hailey were really helpful. Thanks for having us! We will be back.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed January 28, 2022

Fun interior, efficient staff, lots of tasty beer. Backcountry seems to do an especially great job on citrus beers, and the tangerine in the 'I'm Not Even Supposed To Be Here Today' was fantastic. Happy to have an onsite kitchen, and the 'That's Amore' pizza...was delish, really excellent pizza. Definitely coming back.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed May 5, 2021 via mobile

We get a lot of take out and have frequented almost every Squamish restaurant. The pizza at Backcountry Brewing is fabulous (the prosciutto fig is our favourite)! Unfortunately, every single time we have gone to BB, we have been met with lukewarm reception. You are...made to wait and then met with an arrogant indifference. Where other local restaurants go out of their way to make you feel welcome and valued, BB leaves you wishing you had spent your money somewhere else. It’s too bad because the restaurant has the potential to be a great meet up place (like A-Frame Brewing Co.), but the service leaves a bitter aftertaste.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed January 27, 2021 via mobile

My husband drinks IPAs and I drink sours. Backcountry has 5 of each! It's like this place was made just for us!

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 3, 2021

My boyfriend and I are squamish locals and love going to backcountry, until last night. The staff was extremely unfriendly. No one approached us when we came into the door to get our table and when we finally sat down we watched them attended to...every table but ours and finally had to ask to get service. We had to wave them down each time we wanted a new drink, since our empty glasses weren’t enough to have them come over and ask. We watched our food sit in the window and no one ever quality checked our table. I have worked in the industry and understand when it gets busy (and it wasn’t during this time) or if someone is having a off day but this was unprofessional and disappointing. The only reason I gave 2 stars is because the food and beer is always amazing.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Ben R, Owner at Backcountry Brewing, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2021

HI Sam, Sorry for your experience. Shoot me an email Ben@backcountrybrewing.com if you have the time.

Reviewed November 22, 2020 via mobile

I walked into Backcountry and was met with the aroma of pizza and hops. We were greeted by the friendliest host imaginable. As my soul bounced to the table, i scanned the menu on the board to see not one, not two, but THREE sour...beers. I sat with my friends and was a little distracted, for i knew that it was Sunday and football was happening with no screens in sight. I tentatively asked our lovely server, Ashley, if that TV turned on, and if so could we possibly watch some ‘ball. She said she would ask. Then appeared Nick, our knight in shining armour, he worked tirelessly finding wires and laptops and plugs until he not only put the football on, but the exact game we were hoping to watch. Bless you, Nick. Bless you.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed September 11, 2020

First time we eat here we really enjoyed our meal and the beer was excellent, staff very friendly. If your in Squamish or passing through stop and check it out.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed July 31, 2020

Amazing beer selection (especially for sours!), amazing pizza (forager is always my order) AND amazing service. Alex was super attentive and because of our experience, we’ll make this a forever stop on our way to Whistler...or might just consider moving to Squamish just to be...closer:)More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2020

I’ve been to backcountry brewing multiple times now and every time we have the best experience! The food is amazing, the beer is delicious, the staff go above and beyond! I can’t say a bad thing! Also there apparel is SO good and they welcome...families with all ages of kids!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 28, 2020

We went with another family, total of 3 kids aged 8-10yrs old. We had 4 pizzas to share, the cauliflower soup, and the taters tots banhmi. The pizzas are so tasty but I find them way too salty for the kids. They have kids pizza...the same size choice of cheese or pepperoni, and the sauce is way too salty for them. The cauliflower soup was my favourite thing there!! The tater tots was a winner, more like a salad than a banhmi - just with similar ingredients. Ambiance was nice and chill , low key. Locals like to come there. I don't drink beer but my husband and friends really like their beers! So many choices at reasonable priceMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 16, 2019 via mobile

Hood place to stop and have a couple drinks. Food was great there is a limited menu but this is a microbrewery so the main focus is the drinks. Unfortunately the washrooms weren't very clean when I was in. Very busy with limited seating. I...didn't mind sharing a table with others but some people wanted to have their own party at their own table.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed September 25, 2019

We sat at the end of the bar. It took quite some time for anyone to acknowledge us. We were almost ready to give up and leave. The pizza and salad was delicious, so I'm not sure if it was just a really busy night...or a miscommunication on how to order food and drinks. The cider I had was nice and dry like I like it, and my husband seemed pleased with the beer he ordered.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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benrC977MU, Owner at Backcountry Brewing, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2019

Hi Guys! Sorry for the slowness... We do service the seats at the bar but otherwise its bar service at the till, thanks for the note though, helps us get better:)

Reviewed September 24, 2019

Great selection of custom brews and amazing pizzas. There is no table service so you order at the bar whenever you need topping up.

Date of visit: September 2019
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benrC977MU, Owner at Backcountry Brewing, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2019

Thanks for coming by!

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Backcountry Brewing is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5