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Avenue Bread & Cafe

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1135 11th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-6627
+1 360-715-3354
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Bellingham, Washington
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've at all of their locations. You get your money's worth and there's almost no waiting. This is a friendly comfortable place to sit with friends and family while eating breakfast.

Thank SnowLovinM
Mount Vernon, Washington
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129 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a late lunch after the main crowd. As usual, the sandwiches we ordered were good and filling. People ahead of us were asking where their food was as we ultimately did. We'll probably stop here again sometime in the future, but it will be when we have plenty of time.

Thank rogeroemerson
Bellingham, Washington
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286 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

A recent visit had two excellent sandwiches. Quality of the food was good. However, the service time was way too long for a sandwich shop. The place looked fully staffed but still took over 30 minutes for a sandwich. This was at an off-peak time. I'd hate to see peak-period service times. Another example, they put out glasses so you... More 

Thank Andrew S
Bellingham, Washington
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115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

now that they have a branch in Lynden going Avenue is more convinient although I work in Bellingham - great baked goods good coffee and breakfast is a super time to visit Avenue Bread

Thank mike s
Huntsville, Alabama
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Had a delicious turkey sandwich with homemade tomato dill soup. Many sandwich and salad choices, some gluten free. Everything looked so yummy, it was hard to decide. Baked desserts were also available. Portions were generous. Kettle chips were served on the side. My friend had a French dip sandwich which was also delicious. served au jus. We bought sourdough bread,... More 

Thank Kathy W
Vancouver, Canada
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163 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

A cafeteria-style that works well. Lots of great choices and very reasonable prices. Next to a new bookstore and a new boutique hotel. Friendly staff and tasty food.

Thank Robert H
Camano Island, Washington
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161 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

My husband and i spent Father's Day weekend up in Bellingham and stayed at the Hotel Bellwether. For breakfast downstairs we were served these muffins and we asked where they came from because they use local products and we were told Avenue Bread, my husband really loves his bread so we stopped here to get a few packages. The cafe... More 

Thank Wklstoywife
Bellingham, Washington
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75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Wonderful sandwiches, great selection, fresh food, great selection of fresh breads, best sourdough in Bellingham

Thank Donna M
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I highly recommend the grilled English muffin sandwiches. They make their own muffins and the combinations are innovative and tasty. Coffee is delicious and the atmosphere is quiet and relaxed. Their breads are great too! Pastries are simple and good.

Thank lrhasson
Vancouver, Washington
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

R-O-S-E-M-A-R-Y Bread. Yum!! We ordered a BLT and tuna melt. So good the tuna melt was soooo rich and gooey - half a sandwich was plenty. Great atmosphere and service.

Thank Barbara G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1135 11th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-6627
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-715-3354

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