We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Black Cat

$$ - $$$American, ,
1200 Harris Ave, Suite 310, 3rd floor, Bellingham, WA 98225-7149
+1 360-733-6136
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“fondue” (10 reviews)
“pot roast” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1200 Harris Ave, Suite 310, 3rd floor, Bellingham, WA 98225-7149
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (99)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I met a friend here the other night for drinks and a light meal, we discovered their late happy hour menu. Fantastic fondue and great martinis. Service was great and the place has a kinda cool vibe.

Thank Kenny S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The old renovated building gives this place its charm. My favorite is the French Onion soup and the beef salad. Informal elegance.

Thank KathyD4168
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first trip to the Black Cat was less then perfect, mostly due to the service and ended up with my first review which was less than glowing but was almost two years ago, we decided to try them again after hearing good things about...More

Thank gpc1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are places that provide alcohol to enjoy with your food, and places that provide food to enjoy with your alcohol. Black Cat is the latter. This isn't serious dining, it's a place to refuel or have a casual meet up with friends on a...More

Thank UnrepentantFoodie
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Food was very good but the noise level caused by a heavy drinking and loud yakking contingent reduces the pleasure component considerably. It would seem that the restaurant doesn't want to decide who it is trying to appeal to in a patron. I would not...More

1  Thank qwertVictoria
Reviewed September 13, 2017

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 September 10, 2017

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 August 23, 2017

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 August 23, 2017

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 August 21, 2017 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
Nearby Restaurants
Skylarks Hidden Cafe
396 reviews
.08 miles away
Fat Pie Pizza
165 reviews
.08 miles away
Mambo Italiano Cafe
201 reviews
.01 miles away
The Filling Station
63 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Fairhaven Historic District
722 reviews
.10 miles away
Boulevard Park
216 reviews
.80 miles away
South Bay Trail
48 reviews
.45 miles away
Fairhaven Stones Throw Brewery
30 reviews
.12 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
March 17, 2017|
Response from Christmas41 |
Improve this listing

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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing