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“Wow.... Great find in Bellingham” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Fireside Martini and Wine Bar

Fireside Martini and Wine Bar
West Bakerview Square Shopping Center, W. Bakerview Road, Bellingham, WA
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Ranked #42 of 389 Restaurants in Bellingham
Cuisines: American
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2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Wow.... Great find in Bellingham”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Went for a light lunch and wine around 1 pm - had the antipasti and steak salad

Owner was very nice and offered tastes of diffrent wines

Very nice experience - we will be back

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
British Columbia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“We will be be back !!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

My sister lives in the area and I go to visit often. We have been driving by for a very long time and comment each time that we should try this place after an afternoon of shopping. Finally we made a plan to stop at the end of a shopping day. My husband met us there. Worked out perfect, Happy Hour is from 3-6, his beer was $2.50 for a pint and we had $5.00 Martinis. Appies were discounted as well. The Bartender came out to take our order, we shared an appie. This was on a Monday afternoon, seemed to be a busy, friendly little place. We have decided that this is our new fave little place and the boys can meet us when we are done our little shopping outings.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Blaine, Washington
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108 reviews 108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“A hidden treasure!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I'd been wanting to stop here since it opened but was a little put-off by the location. I could not have been more wrong and should have known better! It's those little hidden treasures that often offer the best experience. We sat outside and had one of the happy hour martinis. The bartender came out and took our order and checked on us to see if we wanted another or something to eat. Quite honestly, I don't even remember the commercial distractions or the sounds of traffic. Not because I had more than one (because I didn't) but because what I do remember is how nice it was to have a place like this right in the middle of it all where you can take a moment to relax and enjoy the moment!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Nice atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Nice place with a relaxing atmosphere. A decent menu better than typical "bar" food. My only complaint is their wine selection. When Wine Bar is in the title, you expect a better wine selection.

Visited July 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Great place to eat and relax”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

To be honest we didn't expect much in this bar/restaurant stuck in the middle of a strip mall, but we were super impressed!

The atmosphere was relaxed, with big comfy armchairs much like a coffee shop. The duo playing piano an guitar were good, and not too loud, which was a nice change.

The service was very friendly, and it turns out that the place is run by a family with the 2 sons behind the bar. They are excellent cocktail mixers and have obviously had plenty of experience.

The food was just what we were looking for and was very reasonably priced as well. Not pretentious, with things like nachos, sliders, and flatbreads, all of which were between $7 and $10.

The choice of cocktails and beverages was also excellent and overall we were made to feel welcome and our business was obviously appreciated, which is nice. It shows when a the staff in an establishment like this actually care about the business and customers, and this was a great example of it.

Highly recommended!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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