sushi village
Reviews & Recognitions...
Sushi Village has received recognition from a variety of leading publications from the tasteful to the dis-tasteful... If you have found a review of Sushi Village that we don't have posted here please email us to receive a gift certificate for our restaurant.
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2012
September 19, 2012 - Whistler Insider Blog
"Whistler Autumn - Top 10 Things to Do"
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2011
Nov.7, 2011 - CITY AM
"In the snow in British Columbia"
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2009
Pique - Best of Whistler 2009
Voted #1 Best Sushi, Voted 2nd for coolest staff

Nov.23, 2009 - Outside Magazine
MATTY RICHARD, 28, PROFESSIONAL BIG-MOUNTAIN SKIER
"I'd compare it to Verbier but nothing in North America. I moved here out of high school. We'd follow the pro skiers and see them smashing bottles. Whistler has a lot of nudity. There used to be more, but it still happens—go to Merlin's for après and girls may be dancing on the barstools topless. On a powder day we'll ski Blackcomb then go to Merlin's for beers and nachos. Then we'll go to Sushi Village with our ski boots on. After that, you hit one of the nightclubs—Tommy Africa's, Maxx Fish, Garfinkels. But I don't go out as much as I used to. I'm a professional athlete. HOT TIP There are rumors that during the Olympics the Jamaican bobsled team is going to throw parties with reggae bands at their house. [Editor's note: This is true.] I'm going to try to be there."

2008
Pique - Best of Whistler 2008
2nd Overall - Best Overall Restaurant, Voted #1 Best Sushi

2007
Pique - Best of Whistler 2007
2nd Overall - Best Overall Restaurant, Voted #1 Best Server

2006
Pique - Best of Whistler 2006 - 2nd Overall - Best Overall Restaurant
"Essential Mountain Info: EATING Crabshack or Sushi Village for amazing seafood."
- Fall Line - Skiing, Tourism British Columbia, March 2006

2005
Pique - Best of Whistler 2005 - 2nd Overall - Best Sushi, #1 Server
2004
Pique - Best of Whistler 2004 - Best Sushi
2003
Pique - Best of Whistler 2003 - Best Atmoshphere, Best Sushi
2002
Pique - Best of Whistler 2002 - Voted Best Restaurant

"In the off-season when its stratospheric prices drop, the slopside Pan Pacific is a heavenly.... Eat very well next door at Sushi Village. Go to sleep and get up and do it all again."
- Times/Post Intelligencer, Dec. 29, 2002

"... Come the evenings on such days we had all stored up a surplus of energy, so usually went out to dinner at the Sushi Village - a delicious restaurant that was always packed..."
- Onboard, Oct.1, 2002

"... Bearfoot Bistro is the finest of Whistler's eateries, and Sushi Village is so popular you must book before you leave home."
- The Guardian, Dec.7, 2002

"An essentail part of the Whistler experience is telling tales of your adventures over a great meal and Bearfoot Bistro is te best place toeat, bu the prices rival London. Sushi Village is my favourite..."
- Tourism British Columbia, Feb. 1, 2002

"Where to eat: The Barefoot Bistro, Sushi Village, Il Cominetto di Umberto..."
- Tourism British Columbia, Feb. 23, 2002

" For something different, dine at the Mongolia Grill, Araxi and Sushi Village."
- Border Mail, Feb. 9, 2002

"It may strike some as a little strange that in a mountain town the top two restaurants, as voted by locals, specialize in fish. Of course Sushi Village, which was the top vote getter, and the Rimrock Café are about more than fish but voters definitely have a taste for fish, as Sushi Ya and Monk McQueen's also earned a number of votes. Uli’s Flipside finished third."

2001
Best Restaurant 2001 - Silver Award

2000
Best Restaurant 2000
Thank you Whistler Locals!
For choosing us for Pique Best of Whistler,
#1 for Best Sushi, #2 for Coolest Staff

Outside Magazine
November 23, 2009

"... There used to be more, but it still happens—go to Merlin's for après and girls may be dancing on the barstools topless. On a powder day we'll ski Blackcomb then go to Merlin's for beers and nachos. Then we'll go to Sushi Village with our ski boots on... "

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New York Times

December 2007

"... Speaking of sushi, Sushi Village has some of the best Japanese artistry eatery of Tokyo, with fresh fish shipped in daily from Vancouver... "
Hemisphere Magazine
November 2006

"... Sushi Village, Whistler's most popular restaurant. Don't miss the spicy agedashi tofu, the Beautiful roll, or the SASS roll."

Ski Press World Magazine

2006
"Ski Country's Six Best Mountain Sushi Joints: Sushi Village
At Sushi Village, they server pitchers of strawberry sake margarita, adn their tatami rooms are instant parties. Sushi Village is so authentic, they run hlep-wanted ads in Japanese."

Forbes Magazine

December 2005

"... Loads of colorfully festooned folks from Osaka and Kyoto are here, as is a cache of good sushi bars such as Sushi Village to keep them sated "
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"... there's plenty of esoteric cold fish cuts for the adventurous, and Sushi Village remains a favorite of Whistler chefs on their nights off..."
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"If you must eat raw fish, head to Sushi Village"

"Sushi Village has the best sushi I've ever had–and I go to Japan quite often."

"Due to it's legions of Japansese visitors, Whistler also features several sushi restaurants, the best being Sushi Village."

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"Everytime you go, you feast and drink excessivley. It's the perfect primer for a good night out."
"At Whistler's Sushi Village, the salmon is fresh off the Vancouver docks. The Beautiful Roll is tops, but strawberry sake margaritas are the principal reason for the rowdiness in the nine tatimi rooms in the back."
From the 2004 resort Guide:
Sushi Village is listed as one of the popular nightspots where "you can join the merry bands of lost folks partying until the lifts open again.