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Waterfront Tavern

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521 W Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 676-1755
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8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Tue 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Tasty Take Out Halibut Fish and Chips

I was in a hurry to drive south on I-5 to catch a plane, but I stopped here to get some local waterfront delicacies after I had taken a walk along the creek across the street. Yes the place looked like a locals dive, but it is on the Salish Sea, and they had some good fish and chips at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
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Larkspur, Colorado
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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I am somewhat fascinated with serial killers and what-not, and this place is famous for them!! I guess Ted Bundy used to hang out here, as well as the Hilltop Strangler! Pretty cool. Anyway - this place is a total dive bar and if that's what you're into, then you will love it! Also famous for it's insanely-good fried seafood.... More 

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Larkspur, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I was in a hurry to drive south on I-5 to catch a plane, but I stopped here to get some local waterfront delicacies after I had taken a walk along the creek across the street. Yes the place looked like a locals dive, but it is on the Salish Sea, and they had some good fish and chips at... More 

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Bellingham, WA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The atmosphere is quite charming, old regulars sitting at the bar and the collection of memorabilia from over the years. It's a little step back in time. That's where the charm stops. Now Smoke Free really brings out the smell of stale beer, that has been spilled over the years. Now to the food. I ordered seafood platter. The calamari... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 521 W Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: (360) 676-1755

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?