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Aura Restaurant

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2131 Lake Placid Road | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N1B2, Canada
+1 604-966-5700
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:30
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Sun 07:30 - 14:00
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 11:30
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Richmond, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Great food and the chef was very accommodating with our meal request. The restaurant is overlooking at the lake .

Thank mirekmadros
Honolulu, Hawaii
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Service was very slow. We had venison tacos and the venison was tough. We also had a burger on gluten free bread but the meat was dry. The bread was tasteless. The fries were dry and salty. In the morning I had gluten free pancakes which were dry in spite of lots of syrup.

Thank Gershon666
Meridian, United States
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

When we reserved the room I saw they had a breakfast plan. I decided that was the best plan since we both love breakfast and did not have to worry on where to eat. Excellent decision. They had 8 items on the menu from waffles and pancakes to eggs, omelets and healthy items. I rarely will eat pancakes but glad... More 

Thank Alan R
Vancouver, Canada
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Great eating experience; staff all provided friendly customer service. Aura is in Nita Lake Lodge - great restaurant in the lodge with lots of different food to pick from. Well worth the the visit.

Thank kmh124
Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had a meal in this restaurant at the beginning of September 2016. We were staying in Whistler Village and wanted to try something new. Aura had some great reviews and we were intrigued. The place did not disappoint in any aspect. We had an excellent table with the nice view of the tranquil lake, our server was polite and... More 

Thank gralence
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Really, for the price l was expecting just a little more wow. Didn't really have much ambience and the food was just nice. Drinks are a little pricey but that's to be expected in a hotel restaurant.

Thank shassa1982
Verwood, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We had a really lovely breakfast here. Sat outside, overlooking Nita Lake, we enjoyed fresh, delicious food in plentiful portions. Most places we ate at offered gluten free options, but the gluten free pancakes here were to die for! Overall service was good and the meal was good value. We were staying in Whistler but wished that we had stayed... More 

Thank P4lin
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I must tell you people, I stayed at the Nita Lodge in August and at first I was discouraged by the trip advisor review of Aura. It was convenient so we tried it. I have traveled the world, every month I am somewhere new. Seafood in Sweden, Wine and Cheese France and Pizza in Italy, I live in Toronto which... More 

1 Thank Travis B
Coquitlam BC
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We sat at window tables with lovely lake views for dinner & breakfast. For dinner, I had one of the best mussel dishes ever as an appetizer followed by perfectly roasted chicken with roasted potatoes & baby bok choy. Dessert was a bit of a miss. I would describe it as cold deconstructed peach cobbler. It just didn't work. My... More 

Thank JoyCoquitlamBC
White Rock, Canada
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I can't rave enough about brunch at Aura yesterday. We happened to be in Creekside and thought, "hmm I bet Nita Lake Lodge has a nice restaurant for Sunday brunch." Wow, we weren't disappointed. I was amazed by their patio view...sitting directly alongside Nita Lake, what a gorgeous setting to sit and enjoy a wonderful meal. The brunch really was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2131 Lake Placid Road | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N1B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: +1 604-966-5700
Fresh. Casual. Local. Inspired and influenced by our people, our place and our produce, AURA creates a casual and comfortable dining experience in a unique lakeside setting. Whether it's freshly-caught salmon from the west coast of BC or black trumped mushrooms foraged from the forest around us, we create unforgettable dishes using lovingly-harvested seasonal ingredients and then we share it with friends. Fresh and local, Chef Dean celebrates all things BC. We are passionately committed to offering the freshest ingredients by presenting a seasonal menu that is locally focused and globally artistic, cultivating a healthy relationship between our plates and our planet. Served lakeside and with a smile, join us at AURA for breakfast, dinner or your next special event.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?