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Old World Deli

Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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1140 N State St, Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 738-2090
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Today
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dinner tonight

We just left OWD, after having a Ruben and green salad. Delicious sandwiches that were large enough to bring home half for lunch tomorrow. We also wanted a glass of wine each. The helpful manager suggested we buy a bottle and take home what was left. The Deli has a wonderful selection of wines... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
joangs62
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Bellingham, Washington
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I went here for lunch, based on Trip Advisor reviews. My friend and I each had the reuben, which was delicious. We each had an iced tea. The bill was $27, which seems a bit steep. Parking is on the street, if you're lucky. There really is no service, and no ambience. I walk with a cane, and when I... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We just left OWD, after having a Ruben and green salad. Delicious sandwiches that were large enough to bring home half for lunch tomorrow. We also wanted a glass of wine each. The helpful manager suggested we buy a bottle and take home what was left. The Deli has a wonderful selection of wines from all over the world. We... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Thought we would try for lunch. So happy we did, I will definitely be returning. Historic building mellow atmosphere. Tried the Chicken Basil Penne amazing. Expect quality not quantity.

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Bellingham, Washington
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309 reviews 309 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I've reported in the past on the excellence of the Deli's sandwiches, and I go often for those, but after stopping by yesterday and dropping $232 on wine, cheese and various salumi--and not because I needed much, but because it was all so heavenly I just couldn't stop myself--I felt the need to come back and extol the Deli's virtues... More 

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Bellingham,Wa, Usa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Homemade sausage, confit, excellent selection of charcuterie and cheese from Europe. Sandwiches, excellent selections of wines. Not fancy, a bit funky, just one of the best in the Northwest. Worth getting of I5 when you drive through Bellingham.

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Bellingham, Washington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Love their italians sandwiches with high quality meats and cheeses. They seem small for the price but they are filling. Very busy at lunch time so plan ahead.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Extensive menus on black backgrounds which are hard to read. Deli stocks most meats and cheeses. Large variety of wines & bottled drinks. A very old country heterogeneous mixture of tables and chairs. TM

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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Beyond my expectations. I love clam chowder and enjoy having it at all restaurants offering it. This is in the top 3! The roast beef on fresh sour dough was excellent. A real eating treat which we will enjoy again. M.A.D.

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Torquay
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I ate at Old World Deli a handful of times, when I was visiting Bellingham last year. A year later, I'm still dreaming of their sandwiches, soups and salad. There's a great selection of wine there too. You can grab a bottle for home as well! Kudos, guys.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Deli atmosphere to the max. Nice vibe. Heavy on the animal. Vegetarians can expect cheese and pesto or peppers. Nice local bread.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1140 N State St, Bellingham, WA 98225
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: (360) 738-2090

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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