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Rim Rock Cafe & Oyster Bar

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2117 Whistler Rd, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada (Hwy 99)
+1 604-932-5565
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17:45 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:45 - 21:00
Fri 17:45 - 21:30
Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and attentive service. This busy restaurant iis consistently one of Whistler's best. And as a bonus, you can actually carry on a conversation without leaning halfway across the table. This is one of our go-to restaurants when we spend a weekend at Whistler.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The majority of the food was delicious I have to admit, and the wine was fabulous! The waiter was great as well, however we wish he had advised is that the 'special' on the menu, Elk, was not game! Being from England, this kind of meat would be wild and gamey and we expected the same in somewhere known for... More 

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Thredbo Village, Australia
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dine here every year for our family dinner because the Rimrock is my favourite and it doesn't disappoint. Everyone (4) was very satisfied with their choices which included: lobster bisque, calamari, salads, elk, caribou, venison and trio of fish. We finished with the sorbet which was so simple but divine and didn't ruin the dinner. We left full and... More 

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Thank AlpenAnnie19
Vancouver, Canada
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a Monday night this place was packed! The servers were knowledgeable, cheerful and very accommodating to my partners dietary concerns. The lobster bisque was extremely tasty. The rack of lamb superb. Had to finish with sticky toffee pudding which is as good as the ones I had in Cartmel Village Shop in UK which claim to be the home... More 

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Thank Mike P
Vancouver, Canada
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a Board of Directors and executive team dinner at this amazing restaurant. 21 of us and every single person walked away raving about the food the service and the ambiance!!

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Thank charles h
Santa Monica, California
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fresh oysters were fantastic. They also had a special of Caribou for an appetizer that was amazing! Definitely recommend getting it if they have it. The ambiance was nice for a special date for me and my husband, and the server was so friendly and helpful. A must if you are in Whistler.

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Thank BrettNicole1104
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful food in a lovely cosy restaurant. Great service and a menu that has something for all. Daily specials that are freshly prepared and very good portions. If your having the 3 courses don't eat for 12hr before!

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Thank brocqie
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of Whistler's most consistently great restaurants. Fantastic service and great food. Located in Whistler Creek so great to get away from the village. Reservations a must as this place gets ver busy.

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Thank Joe P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite restaurants in Whistler! I most recently had the venison and it was incredible! The atmosphere is great and the desserts are also amazing. It is pricey though, but well worth it!

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Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family party of ten went for an early dinner after our last day of skiing thinking this would be a casual, simple last dinner....no....Rim Rock Cafe is a wonderful restaurant, professional service, excellent wine and cocktail selection, and a menu of delicious dinners guaranteed to bring you back. We had a memorable evening...hope you'll try this gem and feel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 51
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:45 - 21:00
Monday
17:45 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:45 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:45 - 21:00
Thursday
17:45 - 21:00
Friday
17:45 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2117 Whistler Rd, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
    (Hwy 99)
  • Public Transportation: Reliable and frequent local transit service will drop you conveniently at our driveway.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: +1 604-932-5565
Description
In its 23rd year, the Rimrock Café has delighted diners with its innovative, fresh cuisine and emphasis on the finest fish and game, artfully prepared with inventiveness and flair. The restaurant is consistently recognized as a local’s favorite for atmosphere, service and a sublime eating experience. Behind the large glass window of our lit cellar, all manner of wines from the glamorous and recognizable to the intriguing and new seem to hum seductively. Two fireplaces cast an ambient glow over the chatter and energy of our rustic dining room. In summer, enjoy your meal on a sunny patio. The seafood antipasto for two is the perfect start to your meal. Stunning presentation meets succulent, vibrant flavor among the six exquisite tasters. Try our Venison tenderloin, served with a porcini cream and homemade spatzle. For the seafood lover, our main course Trio is a harmony of seared Ahi, nut crusted Sablefish and grilled prawns. Complete your meal with Whistler's favorite desert.

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