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Rhododendron Cafe

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5521 Chuckanut Dr, Bow, WA 98232
360-766-6667
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Brunch spot

I have eaten at the Rhodadendron Cafe many times over the years, and the quality and quantity has declined a bit. Their menu is small. Their food is good but spendy for what you get. The service is great and it is a sweet little place. The desserts are yummy.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
feltonp2013
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Sayalita
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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Sayalita
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I have eaten at the Rhodadendron Cafe many times over the years, and the quality and quantity has declined a bit. Their menu is small. Their food is good but spendy for what you get. The service is great and it is a sweet little place. The desserts are yummy.

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160 restaurant reviews
232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I reviewed this restaurant last year and gave it five stars. Even better this year. I had the chicken saltimbocca which was served with an extra cheesy polenta and green beans. My wife had duck breast served with a lovely spaetzle and some huckleberries. Shortbread with a pecan caramel topping for dessert. Fabulous. The decor is simple but honest and... More 

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Bow, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a very nice place, that you find in the country, but easy to get to. Taste the local crops and quaint setting. Great wine list to go with your meal.

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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107 reviews 107 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Stopped in here during an afternoon of bird watching. In fact, saw two eagles right across the road from the place. The time was 11:30, so we had a choice of breakfast or lunch. My husband chose the biscuits and gravy. What a surprise to see and smell it when it was delivered. The saffron colored it and made for... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Food prepared with a professional flare. Jim Kowalski is a trained chef and knows what he is doing in the kitchen. The Salmon, pan seared with tequila lime sauce was excellent last night.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We drove down Chuckanut Drive on a beautiful summer evening tonight. We passed the restaurants with a very bright sunny view toward the west, but with food as the secondary feature. . We headed to the Rhodendron Cafe in Edison at the south end of the drive. Here we came for the food. Excellent pan fried oysters from up the... More 

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Seattle
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199 reviews 199 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Hadn't gone to this cafe in more than a decade, but decided to try it today. New owners took over about a year ago. The meal was a delight! Perfectly cooked duck breast with what looked like fresh Washington cherries, plus sauteed spatzle! Yummy! My partner was very happy with his fried oysters. We split a dessert of fresh cherry... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A gem! I love these little roadside places off the beaten track. Definitely worth stopping here for a bite. The food was delicious, the service friendly. It was the perfect place to eat after enjoying a drive on Chuckanut.

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Big Timber, Montana
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70 reviews 70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I moved out of state several years ago & missed the fellowship & good food at the Rhoddie; I was sorry to hear it changed owners--but now I'm happy again! On a visit to the area to see tulips, I made a point to have dinner mid-week here partly because I wanted to try it again and also because the... More 

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seattle
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We were in the area because tulips were in season. Slept at the casino. Separate review. Read about the cafe and went after visiting a local cheese creamery. Mrs had a club sandwich and a brew. I tried the Senegalese Peanut soup. Neither of which was gourmet but tasty enough. Service was good. Sandwich came with potato chips or white... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5521 Chuckanut Dr, Bow, WA 98232
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bow
  • Phone Number: 360-766-6667
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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