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1125 E Sunset Dr, Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 714-1065
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Ranked #38 of 394 Restaurants in Bellingham
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Ferndale, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love how our meal always is hot when served. Hate "luke warm" food when I'm at a restaurant. The servers are always nice too. Love it when we go there when they have live music. Make u feel like u r in Mexico.

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Alabama
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The food and service was good, not a long wait and they were busy. The prices were also very reasonable.

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Vancouver, B.C., Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

You walk in they give you fresh cooked tortilla chips. Service is quick and the food is incredible. Nothing tastes the same there. I have travelled Mexico and I will always go back to El Gitano.

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Eastsound, Washington, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

End of a long day with delayed ferry ride included - wonderful chili rellano and my friend raved about her super salad

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Surrey, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you love piping hot, high quality Mexican food served up by meticulous staff in a super clean environment then this is the place for you. We have tried many Mexican restaurants in our travels and I believe I can say this is the best we have had to date. Over the past year we have gone many times be... More 

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BC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My husband had the macho burrito and I had the El Gitano special burrito. Customer service was pleasant enough, the restaurant was clean, and the food was average. Servings were massive platters; we each ate about half of our meals and took the rest home. I was prompted to write this review because we heated up our leftovers the next... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

Wexve been going to El Gitano a couple times a month for years now and have yet to be disappointed, the food is excellent and the service, great. I personally like the fajita burritos, El Gitano special burrito, birria, chile rellenos and arroz con pollo. They are very generous with the chips and (to die for) salsa.

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New Westminster, Canada
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149 reviews 149 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Stopped here for a quick supper on our way back home on I-5. From the second you step in until the moment you leave, the friendly staff here treats you like a welcome guest. The client mix the night we went was families, Spanish speaking customers and local university students. The menu has lots to choose from, the food is... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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212 reviews 212 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Visiting in the area, we had the hankering for Mexican and found El Gitano. Lively vibe once we entered, while it is within a "shopping mall" type of area - the place was hopping and completely full on a Friday night. Mariachi band playing from table to table reminded us of places in California we had gone to when we... More 

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Rome, Wa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

This is the best Mexican food in the area! I most enjoy the fajitas and find they have many original menu items. Their burritos are also excellent with high quality steak. Allow a couple extra minutes as it is a little hard to find the first time. It's near the Sunset Movie theater (which is now closed). look. There is... More 

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Additional Information about El Gitano

Address: 1125 E Sunset Dr, Bellingham, WA 98226
Phone Number: (360) 714-1065
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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