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Rhododendron Cafe

5521 Chuckanut Dr, Bow, WA 98232
360-766-6667
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Ranked #6 of 19 Restaurants in Bow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
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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97 reviews 97 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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168 reviews 168 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Victoria, BC
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192 reviews 192 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Getting lost on a road trip isn’t always a bad thing. We missed a turn somewhere in our attempt to find Chuckanut Drive. As we puzzled over our inadequate map, a passing cyclist stopped and gave us directions. He also recommended we stop at this café or the adjoining bakery. That was a stroke of luck, as we might otherwise... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

My husband and I were hungry about 4:30 PM on a Friday. We were the first ones in there for dinner. They had a lot of shellfish items on the menu, which we don't eat, but they had plenty of other stuff to appeal to us. The prices are not low, but I think the quality of the food is... More 

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Additional Information about Rhododendron Cafe

Address: 5521 Chuckanut Dr, Bow, WA 98232
Phone Number: 360-766-6667
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bow
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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