With so many adventures to take in Whistler, you will need all the energy you can get! Start out with a hearty, delicious breakfast that will fuel your excursions big and small. There is so much unique cuisine in Whistler, there is sure to be a breakfast spot to suit everyone’s taste!
The reviews from visitors and your growling stomach will have you rushing to make a reservation before you make it to the end! Use this list as your go-to guide for breakfast in Whistler. Are you an indecisive eater? Do menus at new restaurants overwhelm you? Have no fear!
1. Purebread in Whistler Village
While Purebread is easy to find, simply follow the scent of buttery baked goods. The rich, inviting smell is exactly what one would expect when being overwhelmed with all the baked goods covering the establishment. It is known as the best bakery in Whistler – you will be spoiled for choice here!
Purebread specializes in hand-crafted breads and baked goods. With sweet and savory options available, diners would be remiss to not try the cheddar jalapeno and lavender rosemary honey loaves! Other notable items include freshly baked almond croissants and savory pudgy pies.
What to eat:
Almond croissant , Original brownie, Bacon and egg brioche, Mint chocolate loaf and Carrot cake.
2. Crepe Montagne
Crepe Montagne’s menu is grand, boasting crepe flavors of jam, lemon, maple, banana, and praline. Perhaps the best part of Crepe Montagne is that they have breakfast running all day!
These sweet treats are well-sought after so be sure to make a reservation if you can! The breakfast rush maintains a steady pace until after 8 PM! Every visitor will tell you it’s worth the wait!
In addition to scrumptious crepes, Crepe Montagne also serves traditional main course breakfast items such as eggs benedict, raclettes, and cheese fondue.
What to eat:
Eggs benedict, Strawberry and Nutella crepe, Banana Nutella crepe, Warm berry crepe and Seafood crepe.
3. Elements Urban Tapas Parlour
Elements Urban Tapas Parlour has an open kitchen that gives diners a sneak peak on the action. Perhaps it’s the visible ovens or the friendly service that gives Elements its notable warm atmosphere. The establishment is committed to providing menu options for a variety of restrictions and preferences such as vegetarian, gluten-free, and organic.
Elements has been noted for having “the best egg benedict” in Whistler. The stacked eggs benedict has been described as a “monster”, complete with an English muffin, bacon, duck sausage, portobello mushroom caps, a crispy, friend shredded potato muffin, and poached eggs sitting in a creamy citrus hollandaise. Eating all of this might make you thirsty, which is why it also comes with a glass filled with the smoothie of the day.
Other protein options include Dungeness crab, smoked Sockeye salmon, and avocado. Elements also has something for the sweet tooths out there such as the caramelized banana and chocolate stuffed French toast topped with local maple syrup!
What to eat:
Stuffed French toast, Stacked eggs benedict, Smoked salmon with citrus hollandaise, Classic breakfast and Frittata with potatoes and sour cream.
4. The Southside Diner
Checkout the Southside Diner if you’d like to feel like a Whistler local. It’s quirky diner décor and delicious, traditional breakfast selections will give you a homey, small town feel. Their warm and friendly staff contributes to the charm. There’s nothing small about this diner, except perhaps the space! This establishment boasts large portions and fair prices with meals for under $10 CAD.
No visit is complete without trying the Southside Slam, complete with bacon, eggs, pancakes, home fries, and poutine. These heft meals are not for the faint of heart! Other food options include blueberry pancakes and eggs benedict. Those looking for healthier options can enjoy options like a deluxe oatmeal and smoked salmon bagels.
What to eat:
Brie French toast, Breakfast poutine, Southside slam, Veggie eggs benedict, Montreal smoked meat benedict.
Located in the Chateau Fairmont Whistler, Portobello is a casual family-friendly restaurant with donuts that are to die for. Stop here for fuel before hitting the slopes and trails! If you are in a bit of a hurry, take advantage of the Grab & Go section of the establishment complete with snack selections to munch on throughout the day.
For those with some extra time, feel free to enjoy a leisurely breakfast with Portobello’s breakfast bowls. Enjoy a selection of scrambled eggs, locally sourced potatoes, and apple-wood smoked cheddar cheese topped with tomato fondue on a delicious buttermilk biscuit. Is your mouth watering yet?
Speaking of mouth-watering, Portobello’s specialty flavored donuts are amongst the most talked about from previous visitors. Popular flavors include crème brûlee, maple bacon, and the strawberry rhubarb doissant (a hybrid donut and croissant).
Walking into Portobello, diners will be greeted with the aroma of baked goods and homemade pastries such as cinnamon rolls, croissants, cookies, and breads. It will be hard to choose between a sweet and savory breakfast – so why not both?
Portobello opens at 7 AM – ideal for those early birds who like to get a head start on their day.
What to eat:
BBQ breakfast, Classic breakfast sandwich, Strawberry rhubarb “doissant”, Dirty Bowl and any breakfast bowls.
6. Mount Currie Coffee Company
Mount Currie Coffee Company is the perfect place to start your morning with a fresh, roasted coffee from local roasters. With fresh food to fuel your day’s adventures, you will be starting the day on the right foot at the “best coffee in Whistler”. You will want to take advantage of the establishments offerings of natural meats and baked goods made in-house!
The self-proclaimed coffee experts at Mount Currie boast being an independently owned and operated shop. They take pride in their environmentally conscious initiatives by sourcing their products locally.
If you are looking to put a pep in your step for a morning routine, try the Canadiano – a latte with a shot of maple syrup! Stock up on breakfast items such as burritos, egg sandwiches, and granola parfaits. Mount Currie Coffee Company is the ideal spot for people looking to grab a good cup of coffee and a quick bite to eat.
Mount Currie Coffee Co. dons several positive reviews with many visitors citing that they got their morning, afternoon, and evening coffees here! If you end up liking the coffee that much, you can buy the coffee beans to take home with you.
What to eat:
Canadiano, Iced vanilla latte, Ham and cheese croissant with pesto aioli, Americano and Granola parfait.
7. Stonesedge Kitchen
This elegantly rustic kitchen offers effortless charm and a polished look – even at the crack of dawn. Stonesedge Kitchen is discreetly tucked away in the Village stroll and is known for its cozy but vibrant energy. It’s the perfect place to mingle with friends and family over charcuterie boards, cocktails, and a delectable brunch. Nourish your body and soul with the ultimate comfort food.
The chef Robert Macmillan has created a menu that encapsulates the beauty of the surrounding mountains, farms, and waters of the Pacific Northwest. Breakfast at Stonesedge Kitchen is simple, yet flavorful, and made with seasonal sustainable meats and produce. Diners can expect a unique twist on Canadian cuisine with hearty plate as they enjoy brunch at their leisure. Enjoy breakfast while sipping on a freshly steamed latte, a mimosa, or an expertly crafted Canadian Caesar.
Be sure to take advantage of the mimosa flight that comes with a whole bottle of champagne or the Bailey’s hot cocoa!
There are modern Canadian options such as poutine and eggs benedict. Other notable items include acai bowls, crispy tricolor potatoes, and fluffy biscuits. You can take advantage of these menu items from 9am to 3pm – perfect for anyone who wants to sleep in and get in a filling breakfast before hitting the town.
What to eat:
Breakfast poutine, Poached eggs, Traditional breakfast, Salmon benedict, Bailey’s hot cocoa.
8. The Wildflower
Warm up to a cozy fireplace in comfortable seating for breakfast at The Wildflower. Visitors have noted the restaurant is beautiful and the service is excellent with “some of the best pancakes” they have ever tasted.
The most talked about menu item is in fact more of a spread. The breakfast buffet is not one to be missed at the Wildflower! Take advantage of the omelet station, deli selections such as pork belly and ham, baked goods, fruits, and fresh juice! There are even items that you might not have thought of for breakfast such as baked beans, bread pudding, cinnamon monkey bread, and smoked salmon.
Whether you go for the buffet or choose to order something off the menu, diners note the service at the Wildflower as being extremely friendly and attentive. One diner even went as far to note that chefs were happy to personalize his French toast order “just the way he likes it”.
The Wildflower is the best place to take families and large groups. Kids meals are noted to be large portions and high quality for a decent price! It’s the perfect stop to get the kids fueled before heading out for the day.
What to eat:
Breakfast buffet, Vegan skillet, Northwestern benedict, Gluten-free French toast and Eggs benedict.
9. Peaked Pies
The pies at Peaked Pies are said to be like a “big warm hug”. Meat pies are the perfect pairing with your morning coffee. You will feel right at home, or better put the owner’s Australian home, with artisanal coffees, sweet treats, and signature meat pies baked fresh daily.
Once you get a taste of the crisp, flaky pastry crust and the savory, highest quality AA Alberta beef, it will be no wonder that Aussies consume 250 million meat pies every year! Popular fillings include chunky pepper steak, steak cheese and bacon, and chicken mushroom and leek.
Indulge in Australian bakery favorites such as lamingtons, vanilla slices, and caramel tarts! Peaked Pies should be at the top of any sweet tooth’s list!
Enjoy a breakfast pie, coffee, and sweet treat for less than $7 CAD. Peaked Pies opens at 8 am which gives you plenty of time to tour the town or hit the nearby slopes after your hearty meal!
What to eat:
Meat pies, Steak and mushroom pie, Kangaroo pie, Traditional Aussie and Butter Chicken pie.
10. Lift Coffee Company
Located at the base of Whistler, Life Coffee Company is a great spot for a quick breakfast.
Locally owned, they pride themselves on serving up the best lattes and flat whites!
What to eat:
Breakfast rolls, muffins, croissants.
So, no matter what you’re in the mood to eat, Whistler has a variety of breakfast spots in town that are sure to satisfy everyone. If you aren’t a morning person, these delicious, savory foods are sure to make you one! Make sure to stop at any of these amazing food joints to fuel your outdoor adventure or sustain you for a day on the slopes.