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Dutch Mothers Family Restaurant

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405 Front St, Lynden, WA 98264-1913
360-354-2174
Today
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Family friendly, serving good, old-fashioned homestyle cooking, plus some...
Family friendly, serving good, old-fashioned homestyle cooking, plus some delicious old world specialties.Some of our claims to fame:- Voted "Best Breakfast" in Lynden- Won "Best Pie" in America- Large Portions of good home cooking- We CATER! (on site, or at your location)- Nearly thirty years of cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner for LyndenBefore or after your meal, browse our gift shop and Dutch market, explore downtown Lynden, visit the Lynden Pioneer Musuem and the Jansen Art Center.
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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A place with character

We visited during lunch time. We were served quickly. The pickled cabbage and pierogies were very good. My sausage was overcooked. My husband liked his huge Dutch pancake with strawberries and whipped cream. The children's meal was a large burger and a generous portion of fries with Edaleen... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
LSFTN
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Palmdale, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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66 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Lynden, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Best damn breakfast in town....! walking distance from my place...be here plenty of times, I repeat...Best damn breakfast in town....!

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Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Lovely restaurant in a lovely town - easy parking. We had the largest Panakoeken ever - beautifully cooked, crispy on the edges. Wait staff is superb. Will stop there on our next visit for sure.

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Washington State
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great food and small town service embellished in whimsical decor showcasing historical and cultural touches. Heaping portions for breakfast & lunch. Don't miss season fruit pies!

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Lynden, Washington
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is one of Lynden, Washington's Icons. Unfortunately, it appears that they have resigned themselves to resting on their laurels. Portions are large, food is only OK. Overpriced and average service.

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Palmdale, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We visited during lunch time. We were served quickly. The pickled cabbage and pierogies were very good. My sausage was overcooked. My husband liked his huge Dutch pancake with strawberries and whipped cream. The children's meal was a large burger and a generous portion of fries with Edaleen chocolate milk. Overall we enjoyed our meal. We also enjoyed the Dutch... More 

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Lynden, Washington
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15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I love Breakfast, and I love DM's pancakes. service is great, location is fun.. and the Dutch are friendly people

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Ronald, Washington
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187 reviews 187 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Ok, I have customers in Lynden that I take for lunch whenever I'm in town. Almost every time they choose Dutch Mothers as their place of choice. I have come to understand why, the food and service are predictably good.

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Seattle
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I ordered just a plain green salad and the only salad dressing that was GF was oil and vinegar. The oil was rancid. My husband ordered their roast beef sandwich and it was as if the meat was old. Our mom had the waffle and said it was great! So perhaps the breakfast is the safest thing to order if... More 

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Lynden, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The breakfasts here are great, the service is fast & friendly, and the portions are generous. For lunch or dessert, try one of their pies - delicious!

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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58 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We stopped by here for years on our bike ride, in the past, we had a lot of options, the food was good, but after this last time, it was so bad, we will pass it in the future. We had the buffet, they cut down on the entrees, the potatoes were still frozen in the middle, the eggs, as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 405 Front St, Lynden, WA 98264-1913
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lynden
  • Phone Number: 360-354-2174

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 16
  • Cuisine: American, Dutch, Dessert, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups

Description

Family friendly, serving good, old-fashioned homestyle cooking, plus some delicious old world specialties.Some of our claims to fame:- Voted "Best Breakfast" in Lynden- Won "Best Pie" in America- Large Portions of good home cooking- We CATER! (on site, or at your location)- Nearly thirty years of cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner for LyndenBefore or after your meal, browse our gift shop and Dutch market, explore downtown Lynden, visit the Lynden Pioneer Musuem and the Jansen Art Center.
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm

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