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Aura Restaurant

2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
+1 604-966-5700
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed at the Anita Lake Lodge and had breakfast on two days at Aura. Lovely location, great staff and very tasty breakfasts. Fantastic light and tasty waffles and a really good omelette.

Thank Susanne B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Smiley was our waiter and he was amazing! He was well versed concerning the menu and was attentive to our every need. It was our anniversary and they treated us to our wine!! The dessert was fabulous and paired well with the great coffee. We...More

Thank machevron
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful setting for an evening dinner overlooking the lake with a stunning backdrop. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful with the menu and the food was absolutely delicious.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner on the way up to Whistler from Vancouver, but we were interested in desert when we arrived. Unfortunately, it was around 9:30 and Aura closes at 9:30. The hostess station was unmanned, but I stopped a young server from Ireland named Cullainn...More

Thank Fred J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the unpretentious and modern Aura restaurant whilst staying in Whistler. The food was tasty and simple, complemented with a very reasonable wine list. Service was moderate to slow, so allow yourself time if eating here.

Thank quin-i-bog
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, what a great dinner experience. Smiley was our waiter and was truly top notch, the food was exquisite and for dinner, the scenery and patio setting could not be beat!

Thank Pacificlifestyle2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at Nita Lake Lodge so we ate here every day for breakfast and once for dinner. I recommend eating on the patio to get a fantastic view of the lake. The breakfast portions are a little inconsistent. The Nita Breakfast...More

Thank SeanEpt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Whistler to take a break from planning our daughters funeral so we just needed a quiet night away. After seeing the nice patio from our suite we decided to change or breakfast plans to go to Aura. Went down, no one was...More

2  Thank kdai-09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere was nice, but service was really slow. Food was good, but not great. Not a huge selection of food.

Thank Meghan C
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

On the way home from whistler and pemberton we decided to stop by at the lodge's brunch restaurant. The food was quite good. I had a lamb and black bean tortilla. My husband the breakfast fruits and muesli. The kids their assortment of pancakes and...More

Thank Nikkida
NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive feedback. We are so glad you were able to enjoy the beauty of our setting by the lake and enjoyed your experience Kind Regards, David Auer – Food & Beverage Manger – david@nitalakelodge.com

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 32
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:30
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: +1 604-966-5700
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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