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Lighthouse Bar & Grill

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One Bellwether Way, Hotel Bellwether, Bellingham, WA 98225
+1 360-392-3200
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This restaurant is at Hotel Bellwether
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 28
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food and wonderful services

This is a place you must visit when you are down to Bellingham, WA. We had a table near the fire and enjoyed the sunset view. The waitresses were friendly and attentive. We will come back again if we have chance again in the future.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Polly284
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Sydney, Australia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Scenic view
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60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a place you must visit when you are down to Bellingham, WA. We had a table near the fire and enjoyed the sunset view. The waitresses were friendly and attentive. We will come back again if we have chance again in the future.

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Budapest, Hungary
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed the meal, the professional and friendly service and of course the view and the location. The grilled oysters were really unique for me and the main seefood courses great also.

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Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Barabjanos, We are so glad you enjoyed yourself, here at the Hotel Bellwether. Our staff is knowledgeable and professional with a friendly and comfortable presence. We pride ourselves on providing fresh ingredients and supporting local companies as much as possible. Making our job easy to provide simple yet delicious seafood, being situated on the waterfront, makes for a terrific view... More 

Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Wonderful views and a great level of service. There are great sunset views that most tables take full advantage of. The service is not formal, but it is attentive and knowledgable

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Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Warren F. Thank you for your excellent review. We value a high level of service to complement the high quality of food we provide. Thank you so much for the feedback; we appreciate you taking time out of your day to share you experience. We hope to see you again soon as the sunsets are amazing in the summer. Thank... More 

Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We love meeting friends for happy hour at this cozy little bar! Usually get a table by the fire and enjoy the great happy hour offerings! Service is always friendly!

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Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this review

BudHanson, Thank you for the glowing review. We are happy to be your cozy neighborhood place to have a beverage by the fire with friends. We value your patronage and appreciate you feedback. We pride ourselves on having great food and a friendly staff. See you soon. Thanks Again, Cory D.R. More 

Nashville, Tennessee
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We had a very comfortable table on the patio for dinner and enjoyed the ambiance and views. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. Would definitely come again when we are in WA.

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Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Claire, I am so glad to hear you had such a great dinner on our patio. We are all excited to have the patio open full time as the weather gets better. Don't forget to come down and enjoy the music and views on our waterfront terrace every Thursday starting Mid June for our Blues Brews & BBQ, all ages... More 

Bellingham, Washington
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We gave a negative review after a bad experience. We were invited back and were very pleasantly surprised, The food was excellent and the service was great. They had a new executive chef and that seems to have made a huge difference in quality. We will be back again as they are back on our places to go list.

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Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Wrigor, I am so glad we could win back your patronage. We all look forward to seeing you again soon. We are also looking forward to this summer and opening our patio full time. Don't forget to comedown and visit our Blues Brews & BBQ every Thursday starting mid June! Thanks Cory D.R. More 

Auburn, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This restaurant is closed Monday and Tuesdays for dinner so we decided to try breakfast on Wednesday before we left since we were late risers the other days. We were immediately greeted upon entering and seated right away. No table was without a view of the ocean. The service was attentive, friendly, accommodating, had good selection suggestions, kept our coffee,... More 

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Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Ronald, We at the Lighthouse Bar & Grill are pleased to hear that you had a wonderful experience at our establishment. We pride ourselves on giving our guests an amazing experience and quality food. we are a casual dining experience with four star service. The views are something amazing that can be enjoyed from every seat in the house. We... More 

Kamloops
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

we went here for an early Valentines dinner last night and it was such a great dinner. The restaurant is located right by the water and it's so nice to sipes the boats in the water while you are dining. Pits decorated very nicely, very comfortable and just feels classy sitting there. They had a terrific special of Chicken Oscar... More 

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Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Sue, We are so glad that you had a wonderful experience with us. The views, and harbor activity never get old. we hope to be able to serve you again soon with new specials regularly. Hope you enjoyed the rest of you Valentine's Day. Thanks, Lighthouse Bar & Grill Management. More 

Bellingham, Washington
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Our family of four decided to eat out Christmas dinner at the hotel restaurant, our expectations were for a tasty meal given our prior lunch experience. At the end of the evening we were left very disappointed in the overall experience. While the prices were high; the quality and quantity of the food, and the presentations were below standard and... More 

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Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Dear DDutch01, I am so sorry to hear that your overall experience was disappointing. The service and food quality you experienced on Christmas were by no means up to our standards and expectations of our staff. If you would like to give us another chance we would love to ask you to come back and enjoy two entrees on us.... More 

Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Well presented food, full of flavour at reasonable prices. Serving staff are friendly, well informed and attentive. An excellent dining experience, highly recommend.

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Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this review

NY152, Thank you for your glowing review. We are ecstatic that you had such a great experience in our establishment. We are dedicated to having a casual dining experience with four star service. We hope to serve you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: One Bellwether Way, Hotel Bellwether, Bellingham, WA 98225
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-392-3200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 45
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?