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“Great little restaurant!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Boomer's Drive In

Boomer's Drive In
310 N Samish Way, Bellingham, WA 98225-5707
360-647-2666
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Ranked #12 of 333 Restaurants in Bellingham
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $7
Cuisines: American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Family Fare
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Boomer’s Drive-In – Voted the Best Burger in Bellingham again & again!Great Food | Great Price | Great FunBoomer’s great food has been a local family favorite for decades. Our customers have enjoyed the same great menu of gourmet Boomers Burgers, world-famous waffle fries, real hard ice cream milkshakes, yummy hot dogs, fresh salads and old-fashion car hop service for years.Serving families in Bellingham since 1989, Boomer’s Drive-In has become a local icon. People who enjoyed Boomers as a child are now bringing their kids and grand kids to enjoy the same great food. Little about Boomers has changed over the years and we strive to keep it that way.
Vancouver, Canada
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
“Great little restaurant!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We stopped here for dinner while border shopping based on recommendations online. What a great little stop! It's a few exits south of many of the main stores Canadians hit, but worth the detour. The food was yummy for a good price. We both had guacamole-bacon burgers, split side onion rings and sweet potato waffle fries, and my husband topped it off with a banana shake. The total was something like $22, and the burgers were the most expensive on the menu. They were huge.

They have an outstanding selection of shakes, and my husband was utterly thrilled with the banana shake.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Loved the sauce.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

Good food for the price. I liked the peanut butter shake. The sauce on the burger was really good. No need to add ketchup. Service was quick and friendly. I will go back.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Yummy burgers and waffle fries close to I-5. Don't forget a Shake!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Combo comes with burger (thin patty) excellent "special sauce" has a garlicky flavor. Waffle fries are seasoned very well and hard ice cream shake is excellent. It's ok to ask for a flavor not on the menu, they may have it. (Raspberry!!)! As for the atmosphere the reason for the three is at no fault of the establishment but the drug dealer/user combing the parking lot and the prostitute hanging around left a little to be desired. Overall as a place to stop while passing through I would recommend for an inexpensive and tasty treat. Expect to wait a little longer than for a typical fast food joint, it's worth it though.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ellensburg, Washington
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Boomers drive in, can't go wrong”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013 via mobile

This place is so good! Everything on their menu is delicious and you can't beat driving up in your car and being served 1950's style drive in. Their waffle fries are so good as well as their burgers. If in bham and craving a good burger & fries with some 1950's atmosphere head here

  • Visited May 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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Seattle, Washington
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“Waffle fries and shake are good”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I have high burger expectations. Burger was just average but the waffle fries and shake were pretty good. Given the lack of true burger joints in Bellingham, this is a definite must-go. It satisfied the craving!

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