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1140 N State St, Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 738-2090
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    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
Most recent review
Amazing sandwich

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
Lindsey B
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English first
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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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272 reviews 272 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 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
7 helpful votes 7 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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Bellingham, WA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I really like the informal vibe to this place. The decor is very inviting. I ordered the spicy italian sandwich and a cup of lentil soup. The soup was delicious as was the sandwich, although a half portion was a little small for me. But it's really the atmosphere I like. Good place to just hang out and read a... More 

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blaine,wa
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69 reviews 69 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Can someone please ask the owners to add a Portabella Panini to their menu? There is only so many times someone can eat the same old vegetarian sandwich options. I know they could make a wonderful Panini. Maybe they could try it as a special first?

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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: 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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