Savour the Scenery: Where to Dine With a View in Squamish
Posted on: January 26, 2024
When you visit Squamish, you’re likely here for the outdoor adventures and spectacular scenery. While you’re here, you may also be in town to visit a particular eatery or café. So why not go for a trifecta and do all three!
The icing on the cake? Enhancing your dining experience surrounded by choosing a spot with breathtaking views. Here's our curated list of restaurants that not only serve delectable dishes but also offer a feast for the eyes.
Perched atop the Sea to Sky Gondola, the Summit Lodge offers a dining experience like no other. With panoramic views of the towering mountains and the majestic Howe Sound below, this restaurant provides a serene escape. Order West-Coast inspired dishes and fresh, seasonal fare all while enjoying the stunning vistas that only Squamish can offer.
Nestled at the base of the Stawamus Chief, Match Eatery and Public House is a fantastic spot for those seeking a combination of great food and mesmerizing views. The spacious patio has views of Howe Sound and the coastal mountains, not to mention the towering Chief right in front. On a good day you may even see some climbers scaling the giant monolith, while enjoying your pub favourites.
For those craving serene quiet paired with lovely views, the Squamish Valley Clubhouse delivers. Situated on the Squamish Valley Golf Course, this restaurant overlooks lush green fairways and snow-capped peaks. The menu features favourites for both families and post-round golfers.
If you're a craft beer aficionado looking to pair your brews with scenic surroundings, Howe Sound Brewing is the place to go. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Stawamus Chief, this brewery and pub offer a relaxed atmosphere and a diverse menu. Enjoy handcrafted beers alongside comfort foods, all while soaking in the mountain splendor.
Cordelia's Locket offers a cozy dining experience right on the Mamquam Blind Channel, which feeds into Howe Sound. Enjoy views of Shannon Falls, the ocean, and the Stawamus Chief from their intimate patio and lounge. This charming restaurant is perfect for a romantic evening or a quiet meal with friends. Their menu focuses on modern West Coast cuisine, highlighting fresh and seasonal ingredients.
Elevate your seafood dining experience at Freebird Table & Oyster Bar, located in north Squamish. With a huge outdoor patio and large picture windows boasting panoramic views of the Coast Mountains, this restaurant is a haven for seafood lovers. Indulge in freshly shucked oysters and a variety of dishes that celebrate the spirit of Southern food with the heart of the West Coast.
In Squamish, dining with a view is not just a culinary experience; it's a journey into the heart of nature's grandeur. So, whether you're a food connoisseur or a nature enthusiast, these restaurants promise a feast for your senses.