Opened in 2003, Sachi Sushi is headed by chef Toshiyuki Kobayashi, who has more than 30 years of experience preparing creative sushi. Be sure to try the restaurant’s signature sachi roll, which consists of prawn tempura, avocado, salmon, scallop, spicy mayo rolled in a soy bean sheet. The menu also features a variety of other Japanese-inspired dishes, including udon noodles, hot spot, tempura, salads and sashimi. All the dishes are best washed down with a glass of the restaurant’s whimsical sake margarita. Voted the city’s best sushi inPique’s Best of Whistler competition, the restaurant’s atmosphere is bright and welcoming.
Consistently voted Whistler’s best tapas restaurant since opening in 2005, Elements is known for its ever-changing menu of regional cuisine. Owned by long-time Whistler residents, the restaurant’s dishes incorporate Ocean Wise seafood, Vancouver Island cheeses, and Pemberton meats, with plenty of options for vegetarian, gluten-free, and organic-conscious diners. The menu is switched up regularly, but you can expect dishes like steamed west coast mussels with lemongrass, kaffir lime, and coconut red curry, along with an excellent selection of BC VQA boutique wines. The restaurant’s interior features a cascading water wall, sleek suede banquettes, and an entertaining open kitchen.