Where to eat
The purpose of this page is to share tips on good places to get food after (or before) a trip. Please do not include your favourite Vancouver restaurant in this list - the point of it is to offer suggestions for places to stop and eat on the way home from a trip. Student budgets (and tolerance of stinky mountain travellers) should be taken into consideration.
Sea to Sky Corridor
Ok this is almost in Vancouver, but sometimes you drive through Squamish too early to stop.
- 1950s style greasy fish and chips. Located on the waterfront in Horsehoe Bay 1 block west of the ferry terminal.
- Howe Sound Brew Pub
- This pub is located in downtown Squamish, at the far end of Cleveland Avenue - 10U 488734E 5504780N (WGS84 datum). It caters specifically to the outdoor adventure crowd, so any level of stinkyness is acceptable. They have a great view of the Chief, but service is usually slow. Tuesday are half-price pizza, Thursdays are half-price appetizers, and Fridays are $9.95 jugs.
- Shady Tree Pub
- Right next to the highway in the Garibaldi highlands (Petrocan and Husky gas stations at the north end of Squamish). Expensive pitchers, but they have half-price appetizers on Thursday. Can easily be walked to (right next door) from the Greyhound station if you get stuck here while taking the bus.
Finding affordable food in Whistler can be tricky, as most resturants are rather expensive.
- Splitz Grill
- A hip, affordable burger bar on Main Street in Whistler (across the street from the 7-11). Lineups can be long on a busy day. There's metered parking right out front, but you may have to walk a while for free parking.
- IGA - Deli
- The deli in the IGA has both a hot case and cold case serving anything from wraps to lasangna. The "meal deal" gets you one meat item and one vegi item to make up a healthy meal. Good when just getting off work on a Friday afternoon before heading to the TH for an evening hike in. Closes at 8pm, but the options start to dwindle after 7 or so. Meal deal: $5-$8, by weight. Take away only.
- Pony Espresso
- The Pony Espresso is at 1392 Portage Rd. That's on the left side when driving into downtown just before reaching the traffic circle. They have tasty pizza.
- Mile 1
- A new place just on the right after first turning left at the Petro Can to go into Pemberton. Has started to build a good reputation. Typical pub fare.
Rolly's The is a good breakfast place located in Hope, with lots of seats. Rolly`s is on Water Street by the Chevron. Take the main exit into hope. Go straight through two lights and head down Water ST, turn right when you see the chevron. Rollys is behind the chevron. They have good pancakes.
The Blue Moose Cafe Coffee, wraps and paninis. On Wallace St.