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1300 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4322
+1 360-752-2968
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here twice. The first time we sat outside which was very pleasant. The second time we sat inside the restaurant. The inside is rustic and basic but fits with the theme. The food is good. The only problem was seating inside there was no blind to shade from the setting sun so I had to wear sunglasses... More 

Thank name8150
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83 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Great food. Outside seating. The appetizer crab cakes were perfect and the price was good. All our food was great. Generous portions. On the same block as the Pickford Theater. I would go here and skip the expensive places on the waterfront. You can drive and see the water, easily.

Thank Phyllis25
Yuma, Arizona
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Had jambalaya for lunch. Wife and I both loved it. Iced tea excellent also. Becca a great waitress. Will definitely return.

Thank Ray D
Kent, Washington
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168 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

We had a very nice lunch here on the patio. They are dog friendly. The service was good and the food was tasty. I had jambalaya and I would recommend it. The grits need some work. They are a bit rough and lacking flavor.

Thank pjgrad
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Wonderful brunch and lunch/dinner options. If seating is not available in the main restaurant you can usually find a spot in the bar. Drinks are reasonably priced and the oyster shooters are delish.

Thank Emily J
Portland, Oregon
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

6 of us had dinner here on a Saturday nite - it was hoppin and fun! the food was super - we had fried okra for appetizer, cesar salad and I had the 1/2 rack of spicy ribs! my husband's blackened salmon was perfectly cooked.

Thank sueb415
Gig Harbor, Washington
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed sitting outside in the sun with a view of the bay down the hill, local draft beer and shrimp etouffe YUM! The staff were upbeat and a pleasure to meet.

Thank jersey5454
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

Tables and chairs outside invite you to wont to go in and have a drink or eat. We had already eaten, so we went in for a drink. The place was really busy, as it was a Saturday. Lot's of people eating, inside and outside. We had a couple of drinks outside as the weather was warm. Really enjoyed it,... More 

Thank CharleyNottinghamUK
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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

We have been to this restaurant in the past and it was always good but today was a different story. First we were told it was a 15 minute wait for a table even though all the booths in that part of the place were empty. After 20 minutes we were taken to our table upstairs and again only two... More 

Thank wbnster
Bellingham, Washington
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325 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

Rather limited brunch menu. We asked if we could order a simple dish of the dinner menu, but got pretty much turned down. A decent kitchen would have been able to handle this. Quality was OK, but overall service level was noticeably inferior. You can probably do better elsewhere.

Thank Andrew S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Barbecue, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4322
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-752-2968

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