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Avenue Bread & Deli

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Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Bakeries, Soups
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1313 Railroad Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225
+1 360-715-3354
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Description: We've been voted Bellingham's Best Sandwich for over ten years in a row...
We've been voted Bellingham's Best Sandwich for over ten years in a row, and there's good reason for this. We start with our fresh-baked bread (Focaccia, Rosemary, Mulitigrain, Ciabatta, just to name a few...), Add lots of tasty veggies, and all-natural meats (if you're into that sort of thing- if not, we have lots of vegetarian options), finish with great homemade spreads, and present you a gourmet sandwich fit for royalty. Special to our Railroad cafe are our flats, our take on pizza, and our grinders.
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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Plentiful sandwiches

Sandwiches were full of great tasting meats and vegetables, All five members of the family were happy with their choices. My husband loves roasted turkey sandwiches but he can be a like picky. He loved his sandwich and says he will be back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
newjersey123
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Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Sandwiches were full of great tasting meats and vegetables, All five members of the family were happy with their choices. My husband loves roasted turkey sandwiches but he can be a like picky. He loved his sandwich and says he will be back.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Liked the selection on the board, and they have good specials. I don't particularly like meat and was happy to see their range of 'veggie' meals. Slightly high in price I wouldn't be able to go here everyday, which is a shame because the food is so good! Service is minimal but nothing wrong with it at all.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I usually go for breakfast there and they have an assorted menu of sandwiches. What i like the most is the veggie egenus sandwich.

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Bellingham, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Slow service and crowded seating is the only drawback. The gumbo is sure to please with a side of fresh bread!

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Bellingham, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Only been a couple of times but have enjoyed it each time and everyone else in my group has loved their food too. Fresh baked bread and fresh ingredients make for an awesome and huge sandwich!

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Vancouver, Canada
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104 reviews 104 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

There might be a bit of a wait when a lunch rush is happening, but the food is good and a lot of it! Think about sharing and save room for a dessert!

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Houston, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Counter service sandwich-type shop. This was one of the few breakfast places we could find open on Mondays. Pros: the food is fresh and tasty. Eggvenues are nice, small breakfast sandwiches. Ginger Twist tea was very good. Coffee was a little bitter. Kudos on the recycle system. Cons: They need to change the flow of service. We luckily arrived before... More 

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Carbondale, IL
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Definitely recommended! Wood fired breads. Had an Italian (type) sandwich on rosemary bread. So good, we split it between the two of us, and we were both full. Cute downtown area also!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The bread is so wonderful. Had a veggie garden sandwich, which was piled high with veggies, hummus, and balsamic dressing. Goes awesome with a pint of Chuckanut pilsner. Great, wholesome meal!

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Bellingham, Washington
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102 reviews 102 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Great Breakfast's and Lunch menu. A variety of things to satisfy any appetite, from hearty workers to trending yuppies. Food is great and the service helpful and friendly. We go there a couple times a month.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1313 Railroad Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-715-3354

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Bakeries, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

We've been voted Bellingham's Best Sandwich for over ten years in a row, and there's good reason for this. We start with our fresh-baked bread (Focaccia, Rosemary, Mulitigrain, Ciabatta, just to name a few...), Add lots of tasty veggies, and all-natural meats (if you're into that sort of thing- if not, we have lots of vegetarian options), finish with great homemade spreads, and present you a gourmet sandwich fit for royalty. Special to our Railroad cafe are our flats, our take on pizza, and our grinders.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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