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What can’t coffee do? It’s the best way to start your day, ideal for drinking while catching up with friends and the perfect lunchtime pick-me-up. Whistlerites are no different than the rest of the world when it comes to loving coffee and we have some fantastic cafés here.

Best Cafes in Whistler

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You’ll find cozy cafés, modern third wave coffeehouses and bars with the best adults-only coffees. Check out our list of the best cafés in Whistler and find the one to best suit your day!

Lift Coffee Co.

One of Whistler’s busiest cafés, Lift Coffee Co. always has an electric atmosphere. You’ll find this café, and its large patio, beside Whistler Village Gondola. They serve their own espresso blend, Vertical Espresso, roasted by Agro Roasters from Vancouver. Their menu is the standard for a classic modern café with flat whites, lattes, cappuccinos, and almost any syrup flavouring you can think of!

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In summer, the entire patio is open to bask in the sunshine. Mountain bikers love to meet at Lift Coffee Co. before heading up to the bike park. It’s a great place to spot some of the world’s best riders during Crankworx. In winter the covered part of the patio is heated and makes for a cozy spot for a hot chocolate!

Moguls Coffee House

Moguls in probably Whistler’s most famous café thanks to its fantastic location, fun staff, giant cookies and tasty coffee. Moguls is located in Village Square in Whistler, between The Grocery Store and Rexall. It’s a small café that's designed for the grab-and-go kind of person. They feature local artists work on the walls, great music and one of the best people watching spots in Whistler from their patio.

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Moguls also serves Agro Roasters coffee and has a large menu with lots of coffee alternatives. They have turmeric lattes, oat milk and coconut milk-based smoothies. The staff are very friendly and add to the laid back, ski-bum atmosphere of the café.

Dusty’s BBQ

Dusty’s here in Creekside may not be your first thought when you think of coffee in Whistler, but take a look at their menu and you’ll see why it’s included here. They have some creative coffee and alcohol blends that are sure to hit the spot! The Monte Cristo is made with Kahlua, Grand Mariner, and coffee, while the menu also features the ever-popular Nutty Irishman. This concoction is made with Baileys, Frangelico, and coffee. Dusty’s serves up Starbucks as their house coffee.

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And while you’re there you can take advantage of the rest of what Dusty’s has to offer. There’s electric live music, the best potato wedges you’ll ever have, and the unique atmosphere of Whistler’s original bar.

Camp Lifestyle & Coffee Co.

Camp Lifestyle & Coffee Co. is one of the many fantastic businesses that make a trip to Function Junction worthwhile. Function Junction is Whistler’s trendiest neighbourhood. You’ll find vintage clothing stores, bakeries and possibly Whistler’s most hipster café. Camp Lifestyle & Coffee Co. take their coffee very seriously. Each shot is weighed before being pored and an expert level of care is made when spinning the milk and crafting the coffee.

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You can drink your coffee at the large, communal, wooden tables and flick through their collection of books about cabins, the outdoors and camping. Or if the sun is shining, you can head out the back door and relax on their tranquil, concrete patio complete with water feature.

Mount Currie Coffee Co.

The most decorated café in Whistler. Decorated with awards that is, the decor is actually quite run of the mill. Mount Currie Coffee Co. serves Intelligentsia Coffee Roasters, not only because of the great taste but also because they work closely alongside the farmers and operate in a responsible manner.

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Mount Currie Coffee Co. began in Pemberton, in the shadows of Mt. Currie. Having won the ‘Best Latte in Pemberton’ award for seven years in a row they opened a café in Whistler and swiftly won the ‘Best Coffee’ award here. The café itself features a high seating area beside the windows. This makes for a great spot to cozy up with a coffee, newspaper and watch the world go by.