Find small town charm and outdoor adventure in this wonderful mountain community. After a day of hiking or out on the ski hill Fernie has some great food options for every tastebud. Keep reading to find out our favorite restaurants in Fernie (and why you`ll love them too!)
Nevados is a Latin American restaurant with an awesome atmosphere and even better food. Enjoy tapas, tacos, margaritas, craft beer, and so much more! In the summer they have a beautiful patio with a separate and equally delicious BBQ menu. Nevados is without a doubt one of the best restaurants in Fernie.
Our Recommendations: Coconut Ginger Margarita, Nachos, Pulled Pork Taco, The Jerk Taco, Cauliflower “Al Pastor” Taco, and the Enchiladas.
Yamagoya came highly recommended by a friend and it did not disappoint! They serve authentic Japanese and Asian fusion cuisine in a busy little restaurant. Make sure to get there a few minutes before they open at 5 pm to get a table!
Our Recommendations: Veggie tempura, Gyoza, BC rolls, and the Chicken Teriyaki.
Big Bang Bagels
Big Bang Bagels is the BEST bagel shop I have ever been to. They offer a huge variety of flavors handmade each morning. Try a breakfast bagel, bagel sandwich, or take a bag home with you!
Our Recommendations: The AvoLauncher with a pesto spinach bagel, The Switchback Salmon with an everything bagel, and The Monsieur Mighty Moose with a jalapeno and cheese bagel.
The Curry Bowl
The Curry Bowl is a tasty little Asian restaurant focusing on Thai, Indian, Japanese, and Vietnamese dishes.The food is to die for and the cozy atmosphere is perfect for a quiet night out. Numerous vegan and gluten free options are available and clearly marked on the menu making dietary restrictions easy to work with here.
Our Recommendations: Samosas, Green Coconut Curry, Pad Thai, and Spicy Chickpea Curry.
Bear Lodge is one of two restaurants at Island Lake Lodge just outside of Fernie. The food is outstanding and the views are excellent. Open daily from 11 am to 8 pm its a great place to grab some food after a day on the trails. For more information on hiking at Island Lake Lodge check out our page on The Best Summer Activities in Fernie.
Our Recommendations: The `Bolter` Burger, AA Flatbread, and the Grilled Salmon Tacos.
The Brickhouse is located downtown Fernie and offers excellent pub food. They have great nightly specials and often host bands and live DJ`s!
Our Recommendations: The Brie Burger, The Grilled Chicken Pesto Sammy, The Brick House Nachos, and the truffle fries.
The Blue Toque
The Blue Toque Gastro Diner is one of the go to breakfast restaurants in Fernie and there`s no question why! Open daily from 9 am to 2:30 pm you can choose whether you`re feeling breakfast or lunch food. The menu has tons of great options and the ingredients are always fresh and delicious.
Our Recommendations: Mimosa Flight (Yes you read that right and YES.. they`re amazing), The Mushroom Pecan Burger, and The Classic Blue Plate.
The Beanpod is a family run chocolate factory unlike any I have ever visited. The chocolate is made in house from imported cocao beans. You will find many creative flavors of chocolate bars and smaller truffles all year long. The hot chocolate is to die for and they serve gelato in the summer. To top it all off they have a large variety of dairy free chocolate!
Our Recommendations: The Black Bear, The Lavender Bar, The Dark Hot Chocolate
Stopping at Happy Cow for some ice cream is a MUST while in Fernie. It`s all homemade with no artificial colors or flavors. There are plenty of options to choose from including some dairy-free sorbets and cookie ice cream sandwiches. The staff are always cheerful and friendly and they are open until 10 pm in the summer!