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The Black Cat

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1200 Harris Ave, Suite 310, Bellingham, WA 98225-7149
+1 360 733-6136
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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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Rockville, Maryland
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just moved to the area and this is already my go place for mixed drinks, dinner and they have a fun happy hour menu with a handful of options such as my favs- a great burger and mac'n cheese. I had the fondue which is nice bit the cheese fondue needs a kick added of some sort as the... More 

1 Thank J N
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Get there early to grab a seat with the best view. On a nice day the sunsets a amazing. Good wine list and nice atmosphere

Thank R T
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Setting: my first time at this restaurant, it was for a monthly safety meeting. A group of about 30 of us were there in the back room for the meeting. Our waitress managed to take our orders before the meeting started, passed the food out during the presentation, and gathered our plates, provided to-go boxes, and had our receipts ready... More 

Thank Cristina U
Bellingham, Washington
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2017

It's Thursday and typically my husband and I do something along the lines of a date night. We weren't all that interested in some of the events listed in Entertainment New NW. I was hoping not to cook that night, so he suggested The Black Cat aka Le Chat Noir. It had been years since we were there and we... More 

2 Thank purpleangel135
Bellingham, Washington
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 13, 2017

This is a good meeting place with friends and family or to take a date. It has a wonderful happy hour with delicious hamburgers and a variety of drinks. The views are quite spectacular if you are there early.

1 Thank rknrll69
Bellingham, Washington
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed February 6, 2017

come here at least once a month and have never been disappointed. The only complaint is it gets quite loud so if you want somewhere quiet try Skylarks.

Thank very-thirsty-travelr
Bellingham, Washington
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146 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed January 1, 2017

Nice ambiance and friendly staff... but a bit slow. Had to ask for refills. Get something other than the fish and chips, nothing special - look at the specials that appear more interesting.

2 Thank Norman S
Bellingham, Washington
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

They make their own dressing, and you can top off your Caesar salad with anchovies if you like (and I definitely like!). If you go during happy hour, a petite Caesar is only $3! I also love their mac and cheese--nice and creamy. The cat scratch lemonade is also my favorite cocktail there. Great food in a nostalgic setting!

1 Thank Rem M
Bellingham, Washington
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80 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I arrived there at 5 on a Thursday for H.H. Four others joined us at varying times. It would take 20 minutes each time a glass of wine was ordered. One of the last to arrive in our party never did receive her second glass. As we were about to leave, our waitress offered her a free... More 

Thank CharleneLP P
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 16, 2016

The hotel I stayed at recommended this place, and I'm glad they did! It is nice to eat at locally owned restaurants and get away from the chains and fast food places dotted along the highway. Situated in an almost century old building, The Black Cat was Bustling on A Friday night! I sat at the bar and talked with... More 

Thank Kathleen C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $27
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, 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 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?