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308 N Olympic Ave, Arlington, WA 98223-1339
360-435-2724
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Dining options: Breakfast

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Old Time Cafe Food

This place is always one step from being packed with people, but if you wait for a moment, a table becomes available. This your classic small town main street restaurant. The food is good and affordable, the excellent service comes with friendly attentiveness. Your coffee cup is never empty and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Arlington, Washington
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Arlington, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This place is always one step from being packed with people, but if you wait for a moment, a table becomes available. This your classic small town main street restaurant. The food is good and affordable, the excellent service comes with friendly attentiveness. Your coffee cup is never empty and the friendly servers check often for your needs.

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North Lakewood
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I have been going there for years for breakfast. It's got a great small town feel and the food is good.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Enjoyed the mid century decor. Not as fond of the mid century canned green beans, but basic diner food was fine otherwise.

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Delta Junction, Alaska
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Breakfast was on our minds and this looked like a good option. The portions were generous but the food was just okay. Our omelet had a slice of American cheese melted on top rather than some real cheese. It was greasy rather than fluffy. If you are looking for traditional diner food, this place is for you. The pleasant waitress... More 

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Mukilteo, Washington
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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

You won't find a bigger traditional breakfast anywhere. The service is very friendly. Plenty of coffee refills. The portions are huge. Repeat customer.

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Arlington, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Their breakfast is probably their best meal, but we've dined here on many occasions and all of their meals are quite nice. The service is quick and friendly. It's not a trendy kind of boring cafe :-). You'll be pleased with this cafe.

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Arlington, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Down home service is standard towards all who come to this "come as you are" kinda place. Food is consistently good! Nestled in among the shops of Stillaguamish Ave. Not to far from the old Arlington Ace Hardware store and the co-op feed store. Makes for a nice lazy Saturday start...

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Arlington, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a great little cafe/diner. It has a very old-timey feeling to it. The service is good and the food is great. We go here a lot and would highly recommend it!

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Arlington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I went with a friend to the Blue Bird Café for breakfast. It was very very good, down home flavor. The staff was really friendly. I am going to make it a routine.

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

A welcome change from the standard food on the highway. This is a place the locals go. Menu choices were ample and the food served in a timely manner. A good choice on a busy travel day.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 308 N Olympic Ave, Arlington, WA 98223-1339
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 360-435-2724

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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