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For 2
Date
Wed, 2/21
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7:00 PM
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Bearfoot Bistro

4.4
771 reviews
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CAN$51 and over
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Northwest
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Dining at the Bearfoot Bistro is more than a meal: It"s a culinary journey.
It's the combination of a familiar flavor with a new technique, a local ingredient given an international twist.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Northwest, Seafood, International
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - late
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Phone number
(604) 932-3433
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Melissa Craig
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Catering
The Bearfoot Bistro understands that every celebration is unique~ that is why our catering and event plans are individually tailored to your specific needs. From intimate at home dinner parties to casual get togethers, corporate receptions to the wedding of your dreams, Bearfoot Bistro Catering is committed to working with you to create the perfect event.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Whistler Way
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Public transit
Whistler Village stop.
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Entertainment
Jazz pianist Cameron Chu plays nightly.
Saturday nights the Champagne Lounge lights up it"s disco ball, fires up the DJ and provides a sophisticated venue for post dinner drinks and dancing.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine
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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Excellent in every way!

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OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Food was amazing. Definitely make the Ketel One Ice Room vodka tasting on your to do list while you are there.

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JohnR (Toronto)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Never disappoints. Vodka room afterwards caps the night!

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OpenTable Diner (Boise)
1.0  Dined 4 days ago

Great service, was not impressed with food. The price point and the food were not in sync. Food was slightly above basic. Mash potatoes were pretty much one step above instant whipped. They have truffles on menu?? Why not truffle mash or garlic? Brussels sprouts could have been crisped more with more flavor. End of story everything needed more flavor and effort. It’s not bad, it’s just not the best either. Price point is off the charts compared to what your actually getting.

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OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Everything was delicious. Served beautifully and perfectly cooked. Do have to say that it is very expensive-much more than the other restaurants in Whistler which are similar to it. I think it was worth it for a special occasion but would not be ideal for regular dining.

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OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Wow! What a culinary experience! The food was delicious. The service was excellent. I had the sashimi appetizer bit was so good it pretty much ruined sushi for me. This was followed by the lamb, that was so well presented I didn’t want to disturb it by eating it. The server was very accommodating to my little girls needs. Our wine glasses were never empty and the sommelier helped us choose a delicious wine. Overall, we had an excellent experience. This is one of the more expensive places to eat but the food and service quality is well worth it.

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vipFoodLover (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Truly amazing food, the best we went during our stay in Whistler. Yet they are too well aware ... Service was okish, nothing to be remembered about and overall experience is a bit pricey - 5 bucks for a basket of bread when you spent 700 bucks for a party of 4 is a bit ... too much.

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Paul (Vancouver)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

This wasn’t my first time at Bearfoot Bistro but I haven’t been back for 3 years. The past experiences at this restaurant has been great but when I took a date there for Valentines Day it was a huge disappointment. I ordered the ribeye with foie gras for my main course and my date ordered the duck with scallops. To start we had the mushroom soup which was good and the steak tartare was good as well. It wasn’t like mind blowing good but it was good. Now on to the main dishes... my steak I ordered it medium rare and it came out a more than medium. It was almost between medium and well done. The foie gras was completely over cooked which was a big disappointment. My date’s duck was tough to chew, over cooked and tasted pretty boring. The scallops were way over cooked as well. For dessert we opted for the nitrogen ice cream... again nothing spectacular... we paid an extra $20 each person to the ice cream which was a complete ripoff. It whatever it is what it is and we get it. They make the nitrogen ice cream table side and try to make a whole show out of it but I’m from LA and nitrogen ice cream is nothing new to me so maybe I was kind of thrown off by the whole experience. Nonetheless, I doubt I’d be coming back in the future. Oh and our bill came up to $550 including a 20% tip and a $80 bottle of red wine.

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OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Great food, people coming out of the vodka bar were a little distracting, the restaurant was a bit dated in decor. We enjoyed our time tho will defiantly be back for the service and the food!

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vipHBHB (Vancouver)
3.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

The food was excellent (even though the executive chef was not there on one of the busiest Saturday evenings of the Winter season...). For a restaurant that takes themselves this seriously the decor and the comfort of the table (our table two of the guests had a metal bar preventing them for putting their legs comfortably under the table) was unacceptable. The service was not good - had better service at restaurants in Whistler that are suppose to be average. Not worth the prices and definitely not one of Canada’s 100 best restaurants. Actually embarrassing selling this as one of Canada’s best restaurants!

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vipConstantinjr (Edmonton)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Waiter was exceptional. In fact, the entire staff was top notch. Surprisingly perfect in every way; rare, even at this price point. Amazing! - Constantin

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

We very much enjoyed every aspect of our dinner. Our main server was so helpful. It was nice to learn about locally made or sourced ingredients for the dishes.

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vipFish4ever (Denver)
4.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

Excellent food and service. Only minus was the noise. It was so loud and distracting that we could hardly have a conversation.

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OpenTable Diner (Mobile)
3.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

The pianist was very talented and created a nice ambiance, service was fantastic, as was the (albeit pricey) visit to the vodka room. We had the 3 course tasting menu, which was quite overpriced - as both I and my partner work/cook in high end restaurants. We don’t have a problem paying expensive prices, if the food is actually cooked properly. Extra money for bread - fine, becoming more common. But paying $110+ for overcooked beef and rabbit isn’t in line with what we like spending money on. Apparently it’s better if the owner is there, but I probably won’t experience that, as Araxi won me over after dining there the night before.

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Jennifer (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 15, 2018

Excellent food, professional and courteous service.

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OpenTable Diner (London)
5.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

Great restaurant. Food was fantastic and staff very friendly. We will definitely be back.

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LynneP (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on January 8, 2018

Was taken back with main courses at $60 each. Bread for the table extra cost. Water extra cost. I was abit dumbfounded. Menu does not provide prices.

Service was very good but felt the ambience was stiff and not ‘comfortable elegance’. Felt abit smothered by staff asking non stop if everything ok and interrupting our conversations to do so. Feel bad saying that as they were very polite and pleasant and trying hard.

Vodka tasting $48 pp for 4 half shots .. that was enough but still pricey.

3 course meal is $110 CAD .. I think this is a special occasion restaurant as long as you know the prices upfront.

Our main course meals were very good.

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vipbirdie (Vancouver)
3.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

Nobody greeted us at the entrance for a while till a bartender finally felt bad enough and came out to help. 3-4 people finally came to check the reservation and took our coats but it wasn’t clear who was in charge because everyone was so unprofessional. Food was excellent, but again, servers don’t seem to have good knowledge and trying painfully hard to impress.

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OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Great food and awesome selection of Wine. Loved it!

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Extremely overpriced for the quality of food and speacilly service. We sat for 45 min before we got water. Very disappointed.

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vipfoodie (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

Our second visit in a few days was just a great as the first one. We tried different things on menu this time and were thrilled by the seafood and oysters. The kids menu is tops according to child and she said the apple dessert was the best choice ! Everyone made us feel welcomed and at home. We can’t wait to come back !

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JackieM (Vancouver)
4.0  Dined on January 2, 2018

Oysters and salad were outstanding. Would have liked a more simple pasta or seafood offering on the main course selections. Service was impeccable.

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OpenTable Diner (Aberdeen)
4.0  Dined on January 2, 2018

Great Oysters and Lobster main course and the wine selected by the Sommelier was great also.
The table was next to the door, which meant we a had a cool draft occasionally.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on January 2, 2018

La mesera prtendió incluir una propina del 18% sin consultarme. cuando me dí cuenta le pedí la rebajara ya que yo dejaría el 15% además que eramos una mesa de 5 comensales incluidos dos niños. A lo cual se molestó.

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JacekN (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

Fantastic. By any standards.

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vipfoodie (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

Superbe soirée au Bearfoot ! This place never ceases to amaze its guests looking for a good time and amazing food. Everyone makes you feel special from the moment you climb the stairs to the entire foodie experience. Best wine list I’ve seen in a while and exceptional service. Patrice was great as our main host. Everyone around us was having a similar amazing time on January 1st. Bravo to the entire team !

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OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
3.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

We made a reservation but were unaware that it would only be a set menu when we called. Nice place, attentive service for the most part but when compared to the price, the food was very mediocre. The plating is very fancy, but the overall taste is rather ordinary and tasteless at times. It also gave a feel of a culinary school restaurant as the servers who introduced our meals were not familiar with the ingredients.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Wonderful! We dine every Christmas holiday with Barefoot Bistro. This year we sabered a bottle of Dom in the wine cellar before dinner, “Great Fun.” Only disappointment, Andre’ did not visit the tables. He usually makes his rounds greeting diners, we missed him. Chef Melissa never disappoints. Amazing!!!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Fantastic food and great service!

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
3.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

カナダ産のお肉は予想以上に美味しかったです。
でも、ロブスターが小さくて残念でした。
アイスルームでは、イケメンのお兄さんがウォッカを説明しながら、めっちゃ勧めてきます‼
デザートに頼んだアイスクリームは、その場でミルクから作ってくれて、見た目も楽しいし、美味しいです。
最後に、チョコレートをくれます‼

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