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Pepper Sisters

$$ - $$$
Southwestern, Mexican
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1055 N State St, Bellingham, WA 98225-5011
+1 360-671-3414
4:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 4:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Los Angeles
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464 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't go to Pepper Sisters without an appetite. Portions are huge and the food is heavy. That said, it's also delicious. We all had something different. All of us were happy, and all of us were FULL. The idea of dessert was something of a joke. Popular place as well. Seems to get a lot of regular customers.

Thank d0ndequiera
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223 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Not your typical Mexican or Tex mex restaurant but still with plenty spice and taste. The difference is in the spices and serving style of dishes you might expect to be familiar with, but are very different tasting. The place is worth a couple of visits just to try the different spice profiles they use. Your enchiladas will be different... More 

Thank Steve M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

This dinner cafe is always full because the food is supurb! Love the Blue Corn Rellenos. Give it a try - you will not be sorry.

Thank Jerry S
Richmond, Canada
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270 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant to meet friends or just that special someone. Big booths allow privacy to enjoy a quiet intimate yummy dinner. We both opted for the vegetarian special. Delicious. The yummy donut like bread is super yummy as well!! It can get quite busy as well. We went right at 4:30 on a Saturday night and we were... More 

Thank Wings298
Bellingham, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Quirky atmosphere and staff makes the place interesting, but food is very average. Very big portions, so, come hungry.

Thank ahc10
Bellingham, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Tasty southwestern cuisine, delicious as the real thing. A little pricy, but worth it. Food always comes out hot and fresh! :)

Thank bellinhamster111
Bellingham, Washington
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

Our favorite place, we've dined more at Pepper Sisters than any other restaurant in ten years since retiring in Bellingham! Their menu is creative Southwest (this is NOT a Mexican restaurant) and never disappointing! The standard items are exceptionally exciting...southwest twists on enchiladas, burritos, fabulous vegetarian choices, always served promptly by friendly staff. The specials keep me returning, every time... More 

Thank Sherry N
Saint Augustine, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

Three different people suggested Pepper Sisters when I inquired about a restaurant for dinner. I was not disappointed. It's located downtown and has a lively, airy atmosphere. The cuisine is Southwest - but not typical Mexican fare - and they offer quite a few options for vegetarians. Our waitress was especially delightful, but in looking around, hospitality seems to be... More 

Thank Nini32084
Corpus Christi, Texas
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133 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

Lot of mixed reviews - do not understand this at all. Don't expect Tex-Mex - its not. Wonderful black beans accompany most meals. Great brown rice also. This trip we both had a "lasagna" without pasta. The base was polenta with yams and other vegetables. Delightful. The only thing I personally don't like is their hot sauce for chips which... More 

Thank C_J_CCTx
Bellingham, Washington
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2016

I loved our whole experience at Pepper Sisters. It's a smaller, intimate setting, with authentic southwest style food. Reminds me of time spent at my grandparents in New Mexico.

Thank slogrande

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Southwestern, Mexican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 am - 9:00 pm
4:30 am - 9:00 pm
4:30 am - 9:00 pm
4:30 am - 9:00 pm
4:30 am - 9:30 pm
4:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1055 N State St, Bellingham, WA 98225-5011
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-671-3414

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