Explore Squamish - June 01, 2020

12 Eateries You Will Apres-eciate this Winter Season

Photo: Nicole Franke, Northyards Cider Co

12 Best Eateries to Apres-eciate this Winter Season

Squamish is a mountain town offering easy access to winter activities from backcountry skiing and snowshoeing to eagle viewing set against a stunning mountain backdrop. Nestled amongst eight Provincial Parks, there are plenty of winter activities to fill your days, no matter which you choose you will apres-eciate this guide to post-adventure dining in Squamish.

1. Backcountry Brewing

Recommended for pizza lovers

Widely recognized in Squamish for its lively atmosphere and drool-worthy pizza, Backcountry Brewing is a Squamish hotspot and outdoorsy place to relive the events of your day seated around the table sipping beers with friends. 

2. The Backyard

Recommended for pub-style eats 

Enjoy the simple pleasures we all know and love; cheeseburgers, poutine, nachos, chicken wings and a variety of fan favourite beers, wines and spirits. Open late daily. 

3. The Copper Coil Still & Grill

Recommended for connoisseurs of Creol comfort

Located in the heart of downtown Squamish, The Copper Coil Still & Grill is a go-to apres destination for hearty comfort food. Choose from Cajun inspired classics like jambalaya, pulled pork or beef brisket and stay awhile looking out at the Stawamus Chief views and the colourful rainbow crosswalk in downtown Squamish. 

4. Geo Cider Co.

Recommended for quick eats

Come inside and refuel by sipping a flight of delicious apple cider and sampling savoury eats and appies to wind down your day. Sit downstairs to be part of the lively ambiance or head upstairs for a quiet seating area where you can chat with your friends free from distractions. 

5. Howe Sound Brew Pub

Recommended for beer drinkers

Photo: Howe Sound Brewing

Home of Squamish's original craft beer and the recipient of countless brewing awards, Howe Sound Brewing is a worthy apres destination to celebrate your day. The flavourful brewpub menu is complete with a beer pairing guide so you can easily select a beverage to accompany your meal. Friday and Saturday evenings they are open until midnight so you can start with dinner and continue the celebration throughout the night.

6. Match Eatery & Public House

Recommended for watching sports

A favourite for those wanting to catch the game, have a delicious meal and take in gorgeous views of Squamish. For those wishing to continue the night outdoors, the year-round patio is equipped with space heaters, relaxed seating and plenty of shelter from the elements. 

7. Norman Rudy's

Recommended for fun times


Come for the savoury burgers and challenge your friends to a game of darts or a round of pool. The pub is open late every day of the week giving you the freedom to stay for dinner or hang around as the environment shifts from pub to party. Nightly events include live music, trivia nights, karaoke and more.

8. Northyards Cider Co. 

Recommended for snacks and cider

Step into Northyards Cider Co's two-story tasting room and order a round of ciders and appies for your table. Play a game of shuffleboard in the upstairs loft or sit downstairs in the trendy all-white seating area. On the menu; desserts, cheeseboards and craft cider cocktails await your selection. We recommend ordering one of each! 

9. Pepe's Chophouse + Seafood

Recommended for an upscale night out

Dining at Pepe's Chophouse + Seafood is a premium casual dining experience that will satisfy your cravings after a long day out. The curated menu includes a variety of dishes from Rip Eye and Sockeye Salmon to Vindaloo and Butter Chicken. Every dish is plated to perfection and can be paired with well-crafted cocktails or your favourite beer on tap. 

10. The Salted Vine Kitchen + Bar

Recommended for date night

Photo: The Salted Vine Kitchen + Bar

Voted one of Canada's best new restaurants of 2017 by Air Canada, The Salted Vine Kitchen + Bar continues to live up to its reputation. The restaurant is known for its eye-catching dishes and a sophisticated environment perfect for any apres celebration. Mountain bikers and hikers can look forward to the ever-changing drink menu featuring beautiful cocktails named after Squamish's local trails. 

11. Squamish Valley Golf Clubhouse

Recommended for families 

Kids and adults alike will enjoy the quiet, tucked away atmosphere of the Squamish Valley Golf and Country Club. After a long day of adventure, you can sink into your chair and enjoy a wide variety of menu items certain to appease even the pickiest of little eaters in your party. The club is known for it's all you can eat pasta night on Fridays, ideal for refuelling adventures. 

12. Locavore Bar & Grill

Recommended for socializing 

Photo: Locavore Bar & Grill

Order a few appies and a bottle of your favourite wine and plan for an evening socializing among friends. Share plates are the norm here as is delicious finger food and perfectly prepared beverages. Sit back and let the fairy lights set the mood, the intimate setup is designed for mingling and it's always a great time! 




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Geo Cider Co.

Howe Sound Brew Pub & Firebread Restaurant

Match Eatery & Public House

Norman Rudy's

Northyards Cider Co.

The Salted Vine Kitchen + Bar

Squamish Valley Golf Course