Top 5 Whistler Family Friendly Restaurants
Whistler is home to some of the greatest skiing, and snowboarding in the world, but what you may have not known is that Whistler offers a huge amount of family friendly dining choices. Here is our list of the Top Five family-friendly restaurants, to enjoy after your day on the slopes, or to re-energize yourself on a lunch break.
1. Old Spaghetti Factory
The Old Spaghetti Factory opened in Whistler on December 1st 1994 and is open daily from 11 am to 11pm. It is located in the Crystal Lodge in the heart of Whistler Village. This restaurant is great for families with good food, service and value. Included with the purchase of any main dish are a crisp green salad, sourdough bread, coffee, or tea, and Spumoni Ice Cream at no additional charge! Great food at reasonable prices is what you need when you have got a family to feed.
Milestones is a Canada-wide restaurant bringing you the extra touch of class. It is located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, just in front of the Blackcomb Daylodge. The location is perfect for lunch or a bite for après! Milestones is open Monday to Wednesday & Sunday from 11 am to 12 am and Thursday to Saturday 11 am to 1 am, which is great if you and your family enjoy a little late night fun!
Creekbread cooks pizza the way it's supposed to be either in a wood fired cauldron, or in a hand built wood burning earthen oven. Creekbread is located in Creekside, just off Highway 99 on Karen Crescent. At Creekbread they believe their food is sacred, with only the use of fresh, local, and organic ingredients, and cooking with only the use of fire. The opened ended kitchen, and oven are available for everyone to see, so you are able to get the full dining experience from preparation to plate, which is exciting especially if you have little ones running around. Creekbread is open daily from 2pm onwards.
4. Uli's Flipside
Uli's Flipside is known for its good food, funky tunes, and local colour. Uli's is located accross from the Delta Whistler Village Suites hotel and The Gap. Family dining is welcomed at The Flipside, they offer kids meals, and family-styled menus from 4 to 104 people! The quality food and fair prices are just two of the many reasons to treat your family out to dinner. The atmosphere is friendly and uplifting, ideal for any family. Flipside is open from 6pm to 11pm 7 days a week, and as of November 22nd 2011, their hours change to 5:30pm to 12 am.
Portobello is ideal for that family on the run, grabbing a quick bite between skiing, or if your tummy is grumbling and you just want your food fast. Portobello serves a wide variety of dining options to suite anyone's taste buds. The historic west coast decor gives the restaurant that warm country atmosphere, providing comfy couches, and an open kitchen, this truly is a unique. Portobello is located in the lower lobby of the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, and is open early morning until mid-evening.
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