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The Archer Ale House

American, Bar, Pub, Irish, Gastropub
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1212 10th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7013
+1 360-647-7002
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Archer is the place to go for a comfortable dinner with such wonderful choices on the menu. There is enough variety for almost any palate. Portions are generous but not over-loaded and are fresh and tasty Live music adds to the atmosphere from time to time. Nice choices of liquid refreshment!

Thank Kay R
Raleigh, North Carolina
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116 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Archers is located in a basement near the main street through town. Don't let the entrance deceive you. It has a classic traditional pub look - oak bar, stone walls, tin ceiling etc. Large selection of English and local beers. Extensive cocktail menu. Food is burgers, sandwiches and entrees. We had sandwiches and the chowder, all of which was good.... More 

1 Thank Bill P
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really love pubs, and the only reason I would give this place an average review is because of the service. We had a hard time ordering our drinks, and the group I was with, (ranging 21 to 27 years old), felt a bit out of place in the pub. The drinks were delicious and the location is comfortable and... More 

Thank Luke S
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

I saw this place when we were walking around, they had a sign outside with some good looking drinks on it. We kept on going and when we got hungry, we decided to go back to this place, it didn't look like much and going down the stairs i wasn't expecting much and then i turned the corner and there... More 

1 Thank Wklstoywife
A small town in Northwest Washington
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232 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

They have a nice Whiskey menu and cocktails with whiskey a and other spirits. Good local and overseas beers. Good atmosphere. We didn't eat - but the menu has expanded since we were here last. We plan on coming back soon for lunch or dinner. Whiskey cocktails started at about $8 with the "Archer" at $10- their version of an... More 

2 Thank chumsockeyesalmon
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93 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

You would not know it from the outside but if you go down the stairs and go inside you will be surprised. It looks like a regular pub but it is certainly more. First and foremost they pour a Guinness like they do in Ireland, which is really important. The drinks served here are just better because they take the... More 

1 Thank Vince C
Vancouver, Washington
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner and enjoyed the Irish atmosphere and food. Shepherds pie was great and so were the Irish nachos.

1 Thank drkelvin
Bellingham, Washington
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I'd been wanting to try the Archer Ale House for a while now so decided to have my birthday dinner there and I'm so glad I did! The food was super good. The apple bacon cheeseburger was really great with very thin slices of apple, Gorgonzola cheese and thick bacon Yum! The waitress recommended a beer for me and I... More 

1 Thank KarenHamster
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

The 1/2 lb burger (my husband had) was excellent and filling. My reuben required his help. It was huge! But it was delicious. He ordered a beer (on tap) that didn't taste quite right. It tasted like a pilsner to me, but they don't serve pilsners so I'm not sure what happened there. I got 2 Spiced ginger pear lemon... More 

1 Thank Jennifer F
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Fantastic hidden gem, completely worth the stop. It feels more like an old timey blind pig than an irish pub, you feel like you should be giving the door man a secret code to get in. The food is in very large portions and delicious! The staff is friendly and if you like beer they have a huge selection.

2 Thank jamers2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $26
American, Bar, Pub, Irish, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1212 10th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7013
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-647-7002
Established in 1992, we are an English style pub located in the historic Fairhaven district of Bellingham. We feature a rotating draught selection of import & craft beer with an extensive bottle list. We serve fresh, seasonally inspired cocktails & over 100 fine whiskeys. Our full menu includes upscale pub style food such as Shepherd's Pie & Pot Pie as well as house ground natural Painted Hills burgers, steaks, fresh fish & fresh local oysters. Our menu is made in house & features locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. We offer a weekly trivia night, steel-tip darts, local & national sporting events, brewers & distillers nights/pairing dinners & a variety of board games

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