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The Fork at Agate Bay

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American, Contemporary
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2530 North Shore Road, Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 733-1126
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Bellingham, Washington
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124 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Stopped on the way home from a N Lk Whatcom trail hike w/3 generations of family for a late lunch on a nice day. Just seems quite over priced for quantity and quality of food. Not bad food, but I'd not come here drooling in anticipation, either. While the kid was treated well by staff and customers, the menu isn't... More 

Thank Jim R
Eastsound, Washington
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Just had a wonderful meal w/ attentive service. This was our second time here and will definitely return. It's a lovely place for a casual or special occasion. Looking forward to next time.

1 Thank Orcatra
East Grand Rapids, Michigan
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We decided to make the 25 minute drive from Fairhaven during our stay to The Fork at Agate Bay based on a recommendation from the bartender at a place in Chuckanut on the way up. It was worth the drive (and one of us staying sober to drive back) for the atmosphere and the food as well as seeing the... More 

Thank Tiamaria865
Ferndale, WA
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

First time at The Fork and so glad that we finally made it. The location in Agate Bay is definitely out of the way, but totally worth the trip.

1 Thank WhatcomFoodie
Sedro Woolley, Washington
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

I have reviewed this place before as it is fairly popular with friends who live near it and we eat here at least once a year. Some revere this place as the best in Bellingham or whatcom county, but that is silly. Though the county is a culinary backwater, we have a James Beard chef out on Lummi Island, a... More 

Thank Michael W
Bellingham, Washington
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We went for dinner for an anniversary.The service was slow and kind of snobby. I suspect it's two tiered with preference to regulars and the obviously wealthy. The food was good, but not great. Definitely not make a reservation, drive to the boonies, pay a lot of money, Michelin star kind of quality. We won't be back.

Thank cnskate
Bellingham, Washington
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Went here for a nice dinner with my husband and parents and none of us were impressed by the food, service, or atmosphere. Everything was average, but after these reviews I expected superb. We all had different entrees and nothing was terrific and the desert was also just average. Service was a tad slow and the ambiance was very loud... More 

Thank krazyducky
Bellingham, Washington
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

This is easily among Bellingham's best places to dine. The menu has something for everyone and reflects what is being grown and harvested by local farmers and ranchers seasonally. The food is perfectly prepared, the service great, and the wine list accessible yet unique. We don't get to eat here often, but we always have a fabulous experience. It is... More 

Thank mrpahl2016
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

This is by far my favourite restaurant. Not just in Bellingham but favourite over all. We have never had a bad meal at the Fork, always have fantastic service and have always been thrilled with the overall experience. The shrimp and grits is the most delicious dish, it's so good you will want to order it every time. Easily worth... More 

Thank DustyBlue14
Salem, Oregon
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I found The Fork by total chance - and was delighted! Don't let looks fool you! I'm a foodie and a chef- so a little picky about my food - I love it fresh and lots of variety! This small unassuming café is a welcome surprise - a wide open menu of appetizers to daily chef's specials that will leave... More 

Thank Jan N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2530 North Shore Road, Bellingham, WA 98226
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: (360) 733-1126

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