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The Black Cat

$$ - $$$American, ,
1200 Harris Ave, Suite 310, 3rd floor, Bellingham, WA 98225-7149
+1 360-733-6136
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1200 Harris Ave, Suite 310, 3rd floor, Bellingham, WA 98225-7149
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed my meal here - had an excellent sockeye salmon salad and a couple of extremely delicious cocktails. Great atmosphere too, very cool building. It was dark and fairly loud inside - clearly a very popular place - but that doesn't bother me.

Thank Whitney H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've wanted to try Le Chat Noir, or The Black Cat, since my kids went to school in Bellingham a few years ago. Back then, either we couldn't get in or it just didn't work out; this time it did. As we crossed the border...More

Thank Hayeshaven
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Average for the price. Quality was OK. We had the Fish and Chips and the Prawn Tacos both were decent but nothing special. Service was OK. The ambience was a bit lacking. More like a slightly upscale Chili's. The view is nice though. Ask for...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here with some friends. The atmosphere was very nice, sat at a window table overlooking a street tree on a warm summer evening. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I had fresh halibut, asparagus and mashed potatoes. Everything was perfectly cooked and...More

Thank BruceV
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a tough call. A 4 might not be fair but the food just wasn't quite a 5. Everything else was. Setting, service and dessert were awesome. The entrees were good just not great, but if I lived in Fairhaven I would be a...More

Thank James F
Reviewed July 23, 2017

This restaurant was such a pleasant surprise! It's located upstairs in a cool building, and has an eclectic decor. The service was fantastic, and everyone was so low-key and friendly! I have to tell this quick story about how we ended up here: We were...More

Thank Justpedal20
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Average at best. The salmon was good but you needed a microscope to see it. It was accompanied with fried Brussel Sprouts which were absolutely disgusting. The ambience was good but the server seemed to be on another planet. Nothing serious but not into serving....More

Thank Rocketrod22
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

While we have been here before this quaint restaurant deserves another mention! We stopped by for an early dinner during our Ski to Sea weekend. The food choices were well prepared and reasonably priced while the service was attentive. We recommend anyone visiting Bellingham to...More

Thank DDutch01
Reviewed May 25, 2017

We went for lunch after hearing about this restaurant through our Semiahmoo Ladies Club and some people we met on a cruise. The decor was fun and surprising. The service was good with our meal coming quickly. (Although we were the only party in there)....More

Thank CarolNYF
Reviewed May 8, 2017

I love everything about The Black Cat. The atmosphere is romantic and upscale, and they have great beers on tap. My husband says they make some of the best french onion soup around. Lovely large salads can be had for dinner that are satisfying and...More

Thank Lindsey B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $27
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Harris Ave, Suite 310, 3rd floor, Bellingham, WA 98225-7149
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-733-6136
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