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Restaurants in Bellingham

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 Dining in the Northwest

salmon.bmpIn recent years it has become increasingly popular for local chefs to combine elements of cooking styles from all over the world, along with the Puget Sound's abundance of fresh fish and seafood, to invent a unique and exciting new dining experience that can only be described as "Northwest Fusion Cuisine." Creativity is abound in these tantalizing combinations, creating extraordinary new dishes that can't be missed.


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Bellingham Restaurants & Dining

The Bellingham restaurant scene is one of the most diverse in the Pacific Northwest. It's rare to find a smaller community with such a variety of high quality dining options. With Puget Sound at its door step, seafood and fish are available at reasonable prices and prepared in the unique Northwest style.

LiveBellingham.com is dedicated to providing its visitors with up to date restaurant reviews and dining options. You will be hard pressed to not find the cuisine that you desire most. Keep checking back as our list of Bellingham restaurants is growing by the day.

 

Bellingham Restaurants

A.W. Asian Bistro
A.W. Asian Bistro
This sushi bar & Asian grill serves up classic stir fries, fresh sushi, and a long list of other fine entrees. Dishes feature cooking styles from many Pan-Asian heritages, including Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, Mongolian, and Hawaiian.
A.W. Asian Bistro
1132 Finnegan Way
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 715-3028
Anthony's At Squalicum Harbor
Anthony's offers fresh, expertly prepared seafood from our own seafood company, the best produce from local farmers, and warm, friendly service. While you dine, take in the spectacular views of the San Juan Islands and an impressive view of the sunset year round.
Anthony's At Squalicum Harbor
#25 Bellwether Way
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 647-5588
Applebee's
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar features moderately priced, high-quality food and beverage items in a comfortable atmosphere that appeals to all ages.
Applebee's
1069 E Sunset Dr
Bellingham, WA

(360) 671-6000
Asian 1
Asian 1
Asian 1 is one of the most popular Asian restaurants in Bellingham. We offer great food, service and drinks… all at a reasonable prices. Visit us at Asian 1. We’re confident you'll want to come back again and again... and, of course, bring your friends.
Asian 1
4285 Meridian St
Bellingham, WA 98226

(360) 752-2422
Bagelry
The Bagelry produces the best bagels in the Northwest, prepared in the time-honored tradition that is hard to find today even in New York. With no preservatives or additives, The Bagelry's bagels taste like the ones our grandparents loved!
Bagelry
1319 Railroad Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 676-5288
Bandito's Burritos
Since 1995 we've been serving up the tastiest, healthiest and hugest Burritos anywhere. We go the extra mile to reduce the fat and additives and ramp up the taste. See our Menu and Healthy Eating pages for more on our menu and the Bandito way to eat healthier. We have the best salsa bar north of Seattle, mild, spicy or hot. All of our salsas are original recipes. Mango Tango, Green Apple Burn and House O' Pain to name a few.
Bandito's Burritos
120 W Holly St
Bellingham, WA

(360) 738-8488
Big Fat Fish Co.
Delve into fresh Pacific seafood with attitude, impeccably prepared by our contingent of culinary renegades. Led by Executive Chef Craig Kline, the team boldy creates stylistic sushi, fantastic fishfare and myriad offerings to astound the most discerning individual.
Big Fat Fish Co.
1304 12th St
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 733-2284
Billy McHale's Restaurant
Billy McHale's is a casual, family-friendly restaurant with a fun, retro nostalgic decor. Our menu offers a wide selection of all-american cuisine including a tasty selection of gourmet burgers with restaurant-made potato chips. We also have a separate lounge with a full-service bar, including cocktails, wine, beer and 31 margarita flavors!
Billy McHale's Restaurant
4301 Guide Meridian
Bellingham, WA 98226

(360) 647-7763
Boomer's Drive In
Boomer's Drive In
Boomers is located in an old-style A&W drive in, complete with the fireplace in the center of the dining room and car-hops. Good burgers, good shakes, good food all around.
Boomer's Drive In
310 North Samish Way
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 647-2666
Boundary Bay Brewery and Bistro
A no smoking, all ages establishment, The Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro has been in business since 1995, catering to locals and out-of-towners alike. While our beer has won award after award, it is balanced by a selection of food that will bring you back all on its own. All presented to you in a unique atmosphere of energy, artistry, community and hospitality.
Boundary Bay Brewery and Bistro
1107 Railroad Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 647-5593
Busara Siamese Cuisine
Busara Siamese Cuisine
Busara serves all your favorite Thai dishes made with fresh, quality ingredients. Expect the average entrée to cost $8 to $12. Open for lunch and dinner.
Busara Siamese Cuisine
324 36th Street
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 734-8088
Cliff House
For a truly fine dining experience, visit the Cliff House restaurant. We have the best dining view in Bellingham! Let us treat you with the finest service, freshest seafood, top-quality angus steaks, and rich pastas. You've simply got to try our famous "Whiskey Crab Soup!" Come and see the restaurant everyone's talking about!
Cliff House
331 N State St
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 734-8660
Coconut Kenny's
Coconut Kenny's
Bite into Coconut Kenny's Killer Pork Bar-b-que sandwich - shredded Kalua pork on a veritable loaf of sweet Hawaiian bread - and you might recall that Hawaii was once known as the Sandwich Isles. But that's not all this beach-a-licious little restaurant dishes out. Don that tropical-print shirt you were wondering what to do with and try teriyaki wings, oven-baked pasta, or pizza made with Coconut Kenny's own sweet Hawaiian pizza dough, made fresh daily.
Coconut Kenny's
2220 James Street
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 647-9273
Colophon Cafe
The Legendary Colophon Cafe and Deli offers fine fare in a casual setting. The Colophon Cafe is famous for their freshly made soups and desserts, salads and sandwiches. We even have an old-fashioned ice cream counter and an espresso bar!
Colophon Cafe
1208 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 647-0092
Diego's Mexican Grill
We make our own fresh guacamole, salsa fresca, pico de gallo, sauces, pinto and black beans, and meats. All menu items are made to order. Our authentic recipes and fresh ingredients give you healthful Mexican meals that are incredibly delicious.
Diego's Mexican Grill
300 N Samish Way
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 714-9426
Dirty Dan Harris
It may seem more than just a bit odd that one of Bellingham's finest seafood, steak and primerib restaurants is named after one of its most unkempt characters. The restaurant, unlike its namesake, achieves a delicate balance of intimacy and elegance, backed by an inviting menu featuring fresh Northwest cuisine prepared in the classic traditions.
Dirty Dan Harris
1211 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 676-1011
Dos Padres
Dos Padres
A Fairhaven favorite for over 30 years, serving delicious Mexican cuisine for lunch and dinner. Quiet and authentic ambience, perfect for family dining. Dos Padres also has a great little hidden cantina.
Dos Padres
1111 Harris Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 733-9900
Du Jour Bistro
This combination bistro/wine shop is the perfect pairing of food & wine. Enjoy the food that is made with fresh, local and seasonal products and a menu that changes daily to reflect this. Pick out a bottle of wine to go with lunch or dinner from the extensive selection of Washington and Northwest wines.
Du Jour Bistro
1319 Cornwall Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 714-1161
El Gitano
You’re bound to have a terrific dining experience at El Gitano. Great Mexican food at a modest price, lots of it and fast, friendly service in an authentic setting is the concept behind El Gitano Mexican Restaurants. So if you appreciate great Mexican food, come hungry and come often... and stay for the fun!
El Gitano
1125 E. Sunset Dr
Bellingham, WA 98226

(360) 714-1065
Five Columns
Five Columns offers an extensive menu of authentic Greek dishes and expertly prepared steaks. The friendly staff and casually elegant atmosphere are sure to make your dining experience a good one.
Five Columns
1301 E Maple St
(off of Samish Way)
Bellingham, WA 98225

360-676-9900
Giuseppe's Al Porto
At Giuseppe's we use only the finest ingredients including virgin olive oil on our tables and in our sauces. We feature imported cheeses, mushrooms, and the best meats, olives and fine wines available, all in an effort to bring the classic taste of the Italian countryside to your dining table. All of this takes time but to us it is an art and a labor of love. We are truly committed to pampering our guests. At Giuseppe's our motto is and always has been: You deserve to be pampered!
Giuseppe's Al Porto
21 Bellwether Way #112
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 714-8412
Harborside Bistro
Splendidly innovative Northwest menu selections served in an elegant waterside location with a panaramic view of Bellingham Bay and the islands. You will find the freshest seafood, locally grown vegetables, and fine aged meats are prepared with artistry and care unique to our distinguished chef, Joseph Merkling.
Harborside Bistro
1 Bellwether Way
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 392-3200
Jalapeño's Family Mexican Restaurant
Jalapeño's Family Mexican Restaurant
All your favorite traditional Mexican dishes, along with some tasty new innovations, always served hot and fresh. Don't miss their delicious homemade salsa bar.
Jalapeño's Family Mexican Restaurant
501 W Holly St
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 671-3099
La Fiamma
La Fiamma specializes in delicious, award-winning wood fire pizza. From pepperoni to Moo Shu, the variety of the offerings on our menu satisfies the variety of the characters among our clientele. The La Fiamma experience is always a fusion of personality, ambience, and incredible food.
La Fiamma
200 E Chestnut St
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 647-0600
Le Chat Noir
Le Chat Noir
This intimate, artistic restaurant overlooks Fairhaven from the historic Sycamore Square building. It offers an ecclectic blend of comfort food and upscale cuisine with European influences, which is both delicious and reasonably priced. The food and service is complemented by the dark, mysterious atmosphere.
Le Chat Noir
1200 Harris Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 733-6136
Mambo Italiano
Mambo Italiano
Mamo Italiano's terrific service complements its wonderful Italian cuisine. Outdoor seating is available on the sidewalk for lunch and dinner.
Mambo Italiano
1303 12th St
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 734-7677
Mykonos Greek Restaurant
Mykonos Greek Restaurant
Mykonos is just off I-5 at the Bellingham Airport exit. Their dining area features classic Greek columns, while the bar area is relaxed and welcoming. They feature a full range of Greek dishes, my favorite being the "Arni Psito" with New Zealand lamb and roast potatoes - washed down with a good ale and you still get change out of a $20 bill.
Mykonos Greek Restaurant
1650 W Bakerview Road
Bellingham, WA 98226

(360) 715-3071
Nimbus
Nimbus is an innovative restaurant perched atop the 14th floor of the historic Bellingham Towers Building. With commanding views of the mountains, the ocean and the city, Nimbus brings a level of sophistication to Bellingham dining, rarely if ever before experienced.
Nimbus
119 N Commercial St
14th Floor
Bellingham, WA 98227

(360) 676-1307
Olive Garden
Olive Garden’s Culinary Institute of Tuscany, located in the heart of Tuscany, Italy in a restored 11th century village, is where Olive Garden’s chefs learn the secrets of great Italian cooking - like how to combine fresh ingredients - to create authentic Italian dishes that you’ll enjoy sharing with your family and friends.
Olive Garden
4276 Guide Meridian
Bellingham, WA 98226

(360) 733-6286
Oyster Bar on Chuckanut Drive
The spectacular views of the San Juan Islands are the perfect backdrop for the stunning dishes served at candlelit tables. The wine cellar consistently wins the Best of Award of Excellence from the Wine Spectator and provides a wonderful array of choices for wine lovers from around the world.
Oyster Bar on Chuckanut Drive
2578 Chuckanut Drive
Bow, WA 98232

(360) 766-6185
Prospect Street Cafe
Great food made fresh from quality local and artisan ingredients.
Prospect Street Cafe
114 Prospect St
Bellingham, WA 98225

360-714-8262
Robeks Fruit Smoothies & Healthy Eats
Featuring premium blended-to order smoothies and fresh-squeezed fruit and vegetable juices, wheatgrass, energizing breakfast bowls, freshly prepared gourmet wraps and crisp salads, Robeks has met the challenge for convenient, great tasting and nutritious quick service meals.
Robeks Fruit Smoothies & Healthy Eats
3110 Woburn St, #107
Bellingham, WA 98226

(360) 734-6363
Rudy's Pizzeria
Rudy's Pizzeria
Rudy's serves up gourmet pizzas with over 50 toppings to choose from. You'll also find calzones, salads, tasty cookies, and a small but respectable selection of local beers on tap. Free delivery available after 5:00 pm.
Rudy's Pizzeria
1230 N State
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 647-7547
Shrimp Shack
Shrimp Shack
This local landmark is beloved by Bellingham residents and visitors alike. The Shrimp Shack serves delicious seafood prepared to perfection.
Shrimp Shack
1200 Cornwall Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 752-9100
Skylark's Hidden Café
Skylark's Hidden Café
Breakfast starts at 7 AM featuring all the classics including pancakes, eggs, hash browns and omelets. Lunch offers hot and cold gourmet sandwiches, award winning soups, salads, and pasta entrees. Dinner offers the pastas and salads from lunch but features baked salmon, pesto prawn linguini, prawn scampi, seafood gumbo and a New York steak. If you have room, our bourbon sauced bread pudding is the highlight of our dessert menu.
Skylark's Hidden Café
1308-B 11th St
Bellingham, WA

(360) 715-3642
Taco Lobo
Taco Lobo
We serve Authentic Mexican Food, made fresh daily with only the freshest ingredients. From the recipes of the Santos family and recipes from the old Mexico, Jalisco state. Our tortillas are handmade to order. We also have a large selection of salsas to choose from.
Taco Lobo
117 W Magnolia Street
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 756-0711
Village Inn Pub & Eatery
Village Inn Pub & Eatery
The Village is a family-friendly restaurant with a huge menu, specializing in American cooking and seafood. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with live music playing some evenings.
Village Inn Pub & Eatery
3020 Northwest Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 734-2490

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