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The Black Cat

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1200 Harris Ave, Suite 310, Bellingham, WA 98225-7149
+1 360 733-6136
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Arlington, Virginia
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fun evening with a beautiful view of the sunset over Bellingham Bay. Casual, well-priced menu and delicious food and cocktails. We were very impressed with the way Aaron muddled the lime in our gin & tonics! :)

Thank phlashphelps
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really like the atmosphere, and some of the tables offer a view of the bay. The food is usually very good. Great service!

Thank G3292AYjanep
Issaquah, Washington
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to The Black Cat based on TripAdvisor reviews and were not disappointed. It's located on the third floor of a building and was pretty busy at lunch time. I had falafel with pita and my husband had the corned beef sandwich. Both were good -- lots of food! Nice location in the fun Fairhaven district.

Thank Mary H
Bellingham, WA
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a fine burger in a great atmosphere at a fabulous price. At Happy Hour, the burger + fries is $5.00. Good service and great views of the bay. Lots of beers on tap. A must do!

Thank Bellingham_WAEater
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Black Cat has been around for a long time, and is one of the few restaurants in Fairhaven with an ocean view. Located in a beautiful historic building, they have a great happy hour and dependable food & drinks. A great spot for cocktails with friends, or a date night.

Thank LDarian
Lake Stevens, Washington
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Visited this place at dinner time after kayaking at Larabee State Park. Sat in the bar, food and drinks were great! I had a Steak salad and martini, hubby had a burger and beer. This place is tucked away inside a building so it's a little hard to find, but so worth the trouble. Service was great, clean, noisy (happy... More 

Thank DebbieLynn63
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

My family and I dined here tonight. My wife and I had the Pot Roast. It was so delicious, every bite was full of flavor. The atmosphere is very quaint. The restaurant is set in this beautiful historic building located in the Historic Fairhaven District. A must when you are in Bellingham Wa.

Thank Gravy64
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

I wandered in here with my wife and brother-in-law to explore new places in Bellingham, and we were not let down by this experience. The restaurant is located in the Fairhaven neighborhood, and the building it is located in is beautiful. I had the fish tacos, and they were delicious. A nice light dinner for a hot day. My wife... More 

Thank Luke S
Bellingham, Washington
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My daughter likes this restaurant because it stays open later than most other restaurants in Fairhaven, so I was anxious to try it out. I ordered the Salade Nicoise - something I don't find often - and it was good. Not exactly as I've had it in Europe, but very good. My daughter had some sort of sandwich with fries,... More 

Thank TukeMom
South Carolina
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

My wife, another couple, and I had dinner at 630 on a Thursday at the Black Cat. The place was full. Excellent but brief wine and specialty drink menu. Entrees were varied in style. The two women had salads, my male colleague had the burger, I had the crab Mac and cheese. All were excellent. Service was excellent...not obtrusive.

Thank Tim4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $27
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Harris Ave, Suite 310, Bellingham, WA 98225-7149
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360 733-6136

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?