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) #73 of 132 Restaurants in Whistler $$ - $$$ American, ,
4553 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-938-7700
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (65 reviews)
“onion rings” (6 reviews)
“salads” (6 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
4553 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't like spicy hot food. I ordered 5-Star Pork Barbacoa - Toasted brioche, low & slow roasted pork shoulder & citrus slaw. It sounded plain enough, but I couldn't eat it, the pork was covered in spicy sauce, which is fine if you put...More

Thank Maccapower
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Merlin's every summer for several years and the nachos are a tradition. This year, although they were noticeably smaller than in previous years, they comfortably served five and were of the same quality as ever so can't complain. Beer also was...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place service is great food is terrific. Beer is cold this place is in the upper Village. Would recommend if you want some where a lot quiter than the Villilage. They have markets on sunday. And the drinks are cheaper then the village.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great venue for sitting outside when the weather is good. Service was good. But the best part was the huge serve of one of the best nachos I've had......

Thank Heatherh57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The places is a good choice for eating before or after activities. Nice patio for beers. It markets itself as child friendly and Yes for kids over 3-4 years old this is a good place to eat. But if you want your children to eat...More

Thank Knuten77
WhistlerBlackcomb, Manager at Merlin's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Knuten77, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent experience at Merlin's. We are always looking for ways to improve our products and appreciate the feedback. We hope to see you on the patio again soon. Sincerely, Merlin's Crew

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Merlins has been a popular après ski bar and Sunny Summer Patio for years. They are known for cheap drink specials and a pretty good menu too. Try the Burger it is huge and is presented really well with the onion rings on top. It...More

Thank 99Mikey9
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Yeah it advertises as kids it free and it's on the adventure zone for kids of the whole village but it's definitely not overly kid friendly. They had one high chair for the entire restaurant, and they didn't have plastic cups for kids they gave...More

Thank Ashley B
WhistlerBlackcomb, Manager at Merlin's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Ashley B, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent experience at Whistler Blackcomb. Your comments have been shared with our Food & Beverage team in order to improve our 'Kids Eat Free' experience. We hope to see you on...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017

It's a classic, locals go-to spot to get some food and a pitcher after skiing :) must go for sure :)

Thank Alenka M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

great location and always friendly service. Nice too sit outside and have a view of the mountain or just watch everyone go by. Good food and drinks.

Thank LLHH
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Great for apres on the outdoor terrace or inside. The Nachos are amazing. The Burt Reynolds shots are heavenly. The burgers are among the best you will taste. Jugs of Kokanee Gold disappear far to quickly. Family friendly apres.

Thank Mark S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4553 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: +1 604-938-7700
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Our amazing patio features "Whistler's Best Nachos" and spirited après-ski action. We serve you lunch and dinner daily in a great location at the base of Blackcomb Mountain in the Upper Village.
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