HUNTER GATHER LA CANTINA
Tucked at one end of Main Street, this is a funky option with
communal bench seating, craft beers lining the bar, and a menu that
will please meat eaters and vegetarians alike. The Dippy Do Dat Beef
Brisket Sammy, Pemberton Bowl, and Smoked Steelhead Chowder
are firm favourites with the locals. The portions are generous,
masterfully prepared, and the service is quick.
With its spacious room and large tables, this is a great option for
large groups. Hunter Gather is family friendly and they have high
chairs for little nibblers. Order at the counter, or use their online
service where you can opt to dine in, pick up or have your food
delivered. Download their app for use even when you’re seated right
at the table, or use the order kiosk a the entrance to skip any queues.
“Many of the eateries on Main Street are locally owned and
managed,” said Hilarie Cousar, vice president of Whistler Cooks
and Hunter Gather. “This is why passion and ‘local personality’ is so
present. We are so proud to be a part of the Main Street community.”
Hola! The menu at this taste of Mexico in the mountains packs
authentic flavours. La Cantina is a popular place to grab a trio of
tacos or a gigantic burrito served with fresh, house-made salsa.
Choose from chicken, beef, pork, fish and veggies in a myriad of
different marinades and spices, prepared from scratch by Mexican
chefs using key ingredients imported from Mexico. And if you’re
eating in, why not go all out and add a slushy lime margarita to
With your choice of tacos, burritos, bowls, quesadillas and wraps,
there are dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan options available. Grab a
to-go box and a refreshing Jarritos Mexican pop, and you can take
that fiesta party feeling to the park or lake.
“It’s important for Whistler to have a food hub like this with
affordable eats that appeal to so many different groups of people,”
said Pepe Barajas, president and CEO of Infinity Enterprises
Group. “It’s exciting to be a part of this food scene and having so
many awesome competitors near us, as it keeps us innovating.”