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Crystal Hut

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4545 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-938-7527
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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Forget breakfast and head here after a couple of runs for waffles... syrup, mixed berries, chocolate and loaded with whipped cream. Better ski/board all day! Get here before the lunch crowd though... can be "hectic" around lunch!

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Thank DixieGT
Los Gatos, California
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259 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Popped in for an afternoon waffle which did not disappoint. The waffles were exceptional; the hot chocolate came from a self-service machine which was slightly odd but it was actually surprisingly good. The service was fantastic. Efficient and friendly. Definitely worth a visit for breakfast at any point in the day

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Thank Tom B
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the Blackcomb hosts recommended this to us and so we made a beeline for here after braving the glacier. It was really busy, and we had to wait for a seat, but once we got in, the waffles were ordered and it was pretty great. Worth a stop!

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Thank Jen7ify
Preston, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a long queue but it was worth it. We shared the chilli and then a waffle lodes with banana, maple syrup, chocolate and whipped cream. Great food, lovey people !

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Thank Susan L
Newcastle, Australia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was told by someone that we had ot go and try the waffles and boy were they right! Large waffle (entire large plate size) with lashings of Cream and Berries. FANTASTIC!

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Thank John D
Hong Kong, China
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349 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With good wine, good hot chocolate and Baileys, very nice soup and cheesy bread, and friendly staff. We kept popping in here! It gets pretty busy and you need to be friendly with whoever is squeezed in next to you, but well worth it!

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Thank Keith R
Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

When your thighs are burning and the fresh snow has turned to rain, drop in to this cosy hut and order a fully loaded waffle, piled with berries, whipped cream , maple syrup and chocolate . Delicious ! The guys serving are great. If only they served espresso coffee, then it would be just perfect .

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Thank 5waysRichard
Suva
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Recommended by friends, we made our way to the hut from the Glacial Express elevation (a shorter route available via Jersey Cream) for Sunday brunch. The hut has limited seating but stunning views from the balcony. It was very busy and the waffle aroma is amazing. A little too much whipped cream but didn't stop creating clean plates - very... More 

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Thank Lovinglife83
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This hut is a warm place to stop if you are in the mood for amazing waffles. The waffles come with lots of weep cream, chocolate and berries. The little hut is crowded mid-day, so stop by mid-morning or after 2pm at the end of your ski day. Just remember, do not plan any aggressive skiing after that!

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Thank Anna L
London, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Great place if you are after a sweet lunch, but other food other than the waffles on offer. Nice atmosphere, warm and great food. Try it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 21
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4545 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: +1 604-938-7527
Description
A cozy log cabin on Crystal Ridge famous for its all-day Belgian waffles made before your eyes and wood-oven baked lunch specialties. Located at the top of Crystal Chair on Blackcomb Mountain.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?