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Family-Friendly Restaurants in Whistler

Keeping kids happy and entertained while on vacation can be an issue in some places. Thankfully though, Whistler has lots of activities and adventures to keep kids busy all day long. And after they’ve used up all their energy, there are plenty of family-friendly restaurants in Whistler to help them to refuel.


After a long day of playing in the snow or exploring trails in the valley, your little ones will need a big, tasty, healthy meal. 

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Dusty’s Bar & BBQ

Dusty’s Bar & BBQ in Creekside is a fantastic place to feed the entire family. Kids are welcome anytime before 7pm, which gives you plenty of time for dinner before bedtime. Dusty’s Bar & BBQ serves up large portions of classic burgers, nachos and BBQ dishes. Dusty’s is perfect for either summer or winter. In summer you can relax on the large patio, while in winter you can ski right to the door! No trip to Whisler is complete without a visit to this classic venue.

Address: 2040 London Lane RR 2, Whistler, BC V0N 1B2


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The Old Spaghetti Factory

I don’t know about you, but I’ve haven’t met a kid who hasn’t like spaghetti in some form. Because of this, and their fantastic pricing, The Old Spaghetti Factory is one of the most popular family-friendly restaurants in Whistler. Not only are the dishes very well priced, but they all come with bread, soup or salad and ice cream or tea or coffee. That means you can feed the entire family on a budget. The restaurant itself is atmospheric with some classic interior design touches and they can accommodate large groups. 

Address: 4154 Village Green, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4



Sometimes you just need a quick bite or grab something to go. Hunger pangs can come quite quickly with kids and disrupt your day’s plan. Luckily, there are a number of places in Whistler to grab a quick snack and continue on with your day.

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Crystal Hut

Why not treat your little ones to a very tasty snack after a morning of skiing? The Crystal Hut on Blackcomb has been whipping up some of the best waffles in Whistler for a long time now. This cozy little wood cabin overlooking ski runs is also one of the most scenic places to eat in Whistler. The waffles come stacked with lashings of delicious toppings. Almost too good to share! After you finish you’ll be ready to ski the rest of the day away.

Address: 4545 Blackcomb Way, Whistler BC V0N 1B4 


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Fat Tony’s Pizza

Grab a slice to go or get a full pizza delivered to your hotel room. Fat Tony’s Pizza has been keeping families fed and happy for over 10 years in Whistler. The store in the village opens at 10 am and has a wide choice of toppings and they even have vegan options! 

Address: 11-4122 Village Green, Whistler, BC V8E 1G9



After a great day of playing outside and exercising it can be nice to reward children. For a small town, Whistler manages to pack a mighty punch when it comes to pleasing those with a sweet tooth.

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Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Candied apples, creative chocolate creations and sweet syrups are all the flavour of the day at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. If you’re near the gondola in Whistler Village, just follow your nose and it’ll lead you here. Inquisitive children will love that you can watch the chocolatiers and bakers make all the delicious treats. And when you get your treat, make sure you get a photo with the big stuffed bear outside!

Address: Mountain Square #210, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4


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The Great Glass Elevator

The Great Glass Elevator is the best store in Whistler for candy from all over the world. You’ll find chocolate from the UK and Australian as well as a good mix of Canadian classics. There’s also a massive pick-a-mix here allowing you to pick out exactly what you want! The store is located right by the playground in the Olympic Plaza which your kids will also love!

Address: #115 - 4350 Lorimer Rd., Marketplace Lodge - Whistler Olympic Plaza, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4


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Cows Ice Cream

Even in winter Cows Ice Cream is one of the most popular spots in Whistler. People just can’t stay away from their incredible ‘Birthday Cake’ flavour and chocolate-dipped cones. Cows also have lots of cool and funny clothing, stuffed toys and accessories for sale. You’ll know you’re near Cows when you see the life-sized cow model outside the door!

Address: 4314 Main St Unit 1, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4


Whistler is a great place to bring your whole family. Not only is there so much to do, but the whole area strives to make Whistler family-friendly. Give us a call today and book your stay with us.