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Il Caminetto di Umberto

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4242 Village Stroll, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-932-4442
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have dined at Umberto every one of our 5 visits to whistler spanning almost 10years. I would have to say the dinning experience was certainly not what we first enjoyed so much in the beginning. It was really difficult to put a finger on what was missing? I think the restaurant and menu needs an update. The menu and... More 

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Four of us enjoyed a dinner at Umberto's. There are some very traditional dishes executed very well, as well as lots of other great choices. The tiramisu cocktails went over well, the ossobucco was a hit. Service was very professional and the piano player gave a nice ambience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The server is good. The food is fast. The antipasto has a good variety and few surprises. The pastas and the sauces authentic. My Mushroom risotto was a bit too oily but delicious. Generous portion. Good selection of wine. Cosy yet elegant setting.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had 6 days in Whistler and choose to visit this restaurant on last night. Food very good, and priced appropriately. Waiter spoke to our 2 early teenager boys with upmost respect and made for a very nice meal. Wine list excellent and broad choice. Only criticism was service almost too quick and a 3 course meal was completed in 90... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been eating here when we visit Whistler since the 90's and it never ceases to amaze me how the quality stays at the top. Every item on this menu is fabulous but the pasta dishes make you feel like you are truly in Italy. We now bring our children with us and Umberto came to our table just... More 

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Vancouver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are Whistler locals and were invited to dinner at Caminetto by kind visiting friends. As locals we were frankly embarrassed. The prices are outrageous for the quality and quantity of food served. My husband had the crab cake appie which was very expensive and the presentation of tiny crab cakes on a long rectangular plate was so precious (in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good, but not exceptional. I expected richer flavors. The service was mediocre. The waitress came many times at first to check on our order before we were able to make our decisions, but when we made them, she disappeared.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Italian food has to be a great, comforting and well executed! I missed all that. After a long wait - over 20 minutes after the starters - my risotto was cold and far overcooked. Scallops were good! But it's really hard to ruin those. We also order some pasta that was far below expectations. It is overpriced for the quality.... More 

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Hertford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quick review. Great Italian, food is wonderful service is great I came here twice in 10 days and can safely say both meals topped my 'top 10' list in Whistler. It's a great set up, I will 100% return. Thank you and keep up the great work

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oso bucco and parmesan were good but not the flavors we look for in a fine Italian restaurant. Veal was tender but oso bucco was a little too chewy.

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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$ 31 - US$ 50
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4242 Village Stroll, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: +1 604-932-4442
Description
Since it's 1981 debut, this restaurant remains King of the Mountain. Located in the heart of Whistler Village, Umberto Menghi's Il Caminetto expresses warmth and hospitality. Offering fine Tuscan cuisine at its very best accompanied by a large selection of international wines with the emphasis on Italian.

Come for fun, relaxation, or romance to this cozy dining room, rich with colour and Italian charm. In the summer Il Caminetto's patio is the perfect place to "see and be seen" along Village Stroll.


RESERVATIONS ON LINE FOR GROUPS UP TO 12 GUESTS ARE AVAILABLE. FOR LARGER GROUPS PLEASE CALL THE RESTAURANT

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?