The team at Squamish Adventure all agree that every great adventure deserves an even better après, so we created this adventure après guide to Squamish dining. Whether you’ve spent all day hiking, kayaking or fly fishing, the Squamish dining scene has you covered. From healthy vegetarian options, to fast food and fine dining, there’s something for every adventure. These are the best places to eat when you’re ready to relax and refuel.
Best Places to Eat After a Day of Rock Climbing:
This Squamish restaurant is one of the best places to eat after a long day of climbing. It’s a local favorite for a reason, and that reason is delicious food and huge serving sizes at reasonable prices. Trust us, one visit to Mags 99 will have you coming back for more!
Cuisine: Tasty fried chicken and amazing Mexican food, including burritos, tacos and quesadillas. Vegetarian and gluten free options available.
Know Before You Go: You can’t miss Mag’s bright yellow exterior, and the interior décor is just as fun.
Relax on the patio and catch a glimpse of climbers on The Chief. The first British-style pub in Squamish offers a casual environment, as well as live entertainment.
Cuisine: Salads, sandwiches, pizza, pasta and a variety of tasty appetizers. Brunch served Saturday and Sunday.
Know Before You Go: “Thirsty Hour” deals available from 4-6 p.m. and “Hungry Hour” deals from 3-6 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Best Place to Après After a Day of Mountain Biking
Conveniently located at the bottom of the Highlands Trail Network, this Squamish restaurant is a local favorite and home to the best margaritas in town.
Cuisine: Known for Mexican food, but don’t miss out on the pasta, steak and tapas. In other words, you’ll probably want to go more than once!
Know Before You Go: Kids menu available, and includes ice cream for dessert. Bonus!
Best Place to Après Post Kayaking
Kayak right on up for lunch or dinner, and enjoy fresh food and friendly service. Yes, you can kayak to the restaurant! ( recommended for experienced Kayakers) Did we mention it was voted best patio nine years in a row?
Cuisine: Known for big juicy burgers and the ultimate Caesar. Varied menu with everything from steak and pasta, to baby back ribs.
Know Before You Go: Breakfast available on weekends until 1 p.m. Check website for special events and live music schedule.
Best Place to Horseback Après
Conveniently located in Brakendale, this is a great stop on your way to or from adventures located in the Upper Squamish Valley. Grab a table, enjoy the fresh food and friendly service.
Cuisine: Fresh, locally-sourced breakfast and lunch options, including avocado toast and delicious prime rib on Sundays
Know Before You Go: Open daily from 8 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Nothing beats the friendly staff and tasty homemade brew selection here. The restaurant is located next to the Squamish Harbour, and the patio will provide you with a great view of The Chief.
Cuisine: Pub food with a twist. Homemade artisan pizzas, pot pies and more. Best of all, the menu has recommended beer pairings.
Know Before You Go: Gluten free options available. They reuse spent grains, yeast, water, bottles and caps, so you can feel good about being environmentally friendly too!
The Copper Coil all started over a few sips of moonshine from a friends still and the memory of the trips to New Orleans and the American South. They have translated the fusion of amazing food, drink and spirit of those wonderful places and people with Squamish to create a winning atmosphere.
Cuisine: The Copper Coil Still & Grill is a Cajun Inspired Smokehouse with a focus on Craft B.C. Beers and one of the best patios in town!
Know Before You Go: Be sure to check out their live music jams every Wednesday on the Patio and try their beverages are out of this world!
Best Place to Eat Post-Frisbee Golf and Hike
The Living Room offers excellent patio views and some of the best in Squamish dining. It’s located near Jack’s Trail out to Alice Lake, so you’ll be surrounded by beauty, both indoors and outside.
Cuisine: Great selection of unique appetizers, fresh spring salads, delicious entrees, and decadent desserts.
Know Before You Go: The Crab Cakes Eggs Benny is a must if dining on the weekend.
Best Place to Eat Pre-Adventure
From homemade granola to raw burgers, the healthy eats here do not disappoint. Grab a cup of coffee and something healthy before beginning your big adventure.
Cuisine: Healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner items. Gluten free, raw, vegan and vegetarian options available.
Know Before You Go: Zephyr uses local ingredients to support local farmers and businesses. How neat is that? Open 6:30 a.m. – 9p.m. every day.