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The Black Cat

) #59 of 362 Restaurants in Bellingham $$ - $$$ American, ,
1200 Harris Ave, Suite 310, 3rd floor, Bellingham, WA 98225-7149
+1 360-733-6136
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“fondue” (10 reviews)
“pot roast” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1200 Harris Ave, Suite 310, 3rd floor, Bellingham, WA 98225-7149
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed April 5, 2017 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...More

1  Thank J N
Reviewed March 25, 2017 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
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...More

Thank Cristina U
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...More

2  Thank purpleangel135
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
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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, Romantic
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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