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Dutch Mothers Family Restaurant

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American, Dutch, European
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405 Front St, Lynden, WA 98264-1913
360-354-2174
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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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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    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:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Lynden, WA
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Have dined here many times. The food and service has always been top notch. I especially enjoy the omelettes and Dutch pancakes.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The atmosphere is really neat in the Dutch restaurant, but the food is lacking. It's very greasy. Almost every dish I've had in my 3 times visiting has been swimming in grease. If your going to try this place, get the huge dutch pancake. It's the one thing I can stomach.

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Washington
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181 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I have eaten at this excellent only twice, but both times the food was oh so good. The service there was well received very well by my friends. I'd eat there again in a heartbeat.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My friend had the one one one and I had European Sausage breakfast. Deliscious! The dark rye toast and homemade strawberry jam was a home-run and the sausage was grilled to perfection. I will go back again.

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Lynden, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 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
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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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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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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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Additional Information about Dutch Mothers Family Restaurant

Address: 405 Front St, Lynden, WA 98264-1913
Phone Number: 360-354-2174
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lynden
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
Average Prices: USD 6 - 16
Cuisine: American, Dutch, European

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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, European

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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