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Old Town Cafe

316 W Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4314
+1 360-671-4431
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
316 W Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4314
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's no shortage of healthy breakfast restaurants. What sets Old Town Café apart is the character of the people who work there; a singular dedication to healthy food and decent living. At least that's what comes across. The food isn't trendy or glitzy, but there...More

Thank LuViPortland
Reviewed May 23, 2017

The Old Town Cafe has many great vegan options. We tried the vegan scrambles which were both very flavorful and hearty. The restaurant uses locally sourced when possible, and we are a fan of the Breadfarm's sour dough bread for toast. The non-vegan options being...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed April 12, 2017

We had a great lunch at the restaurant. Historic location. Charming atmosphere, lots of tables and windows. Toys for kids. Local art displayed. Great vegan menu and non vegan options. Lots of local foods and homemade featured. We were travelling and showed up five minutes...More

Thank SW929
Reviewed March 20, 2017

This funky little hole in the wall restaurant generally has a line down the block, and for good reasons. The food is excellent in every way: fresh, ethically sourced, local where possible, tasty, unpretentious and delicious. Prices are modest for the area. And if you...More

Thank eunicef252
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Great but low key musicians were playing as we waited 30 minutes for a table. It was 12:30 on a weekday but was a public holiday. The wait staff were pleasant and knowledgable about the vast menu of brunch and lunch items. We ordered the...More

Thank Nancy W
Libby C, long time employee at Old Town Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2017

Thanks for your fair review Nancy. We are definitely not fast food, so I'm glad you had the time to come in and experience the Old Town. Hope you'll come again!

Reviewed February 19, 2017

My family and I were invited to some family friends for brunch at the Old Town Cafe. The cafe was full so we had to wait for awhile in the entrance passage. After a quarter of an hour we were invited to sit down and...More

Thank Seamus F
Reviewed November 11, 2016

We stayed out at the Bellwether but usually like to find a fun, funky, local place for breakfast. I found this out on google earth. we were not disappointed. espresso drinks!!! oatmeal was great. huevos rancheros were good (more tomato than i like but the...More

Thank abearfellow
Reviewed October 17, 2016

High recommendation - great food and service, free on-street parking outside/nearby. Family-owned and friendly service.

Thank SquashAddict
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Easy going atmosphere, prompt friendly service. We ordered oatmeal, biscuits and gravy and french toast. Everything was delicious. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

Thank AuntieFunky
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Loved the french toast (sourdough) - get the maple syrup even though its $1 extra. Hubby had the gluten free pancakes, which he liked. Our friend had a plate with eggs, bacon and beans - it looked really good too! Service was super friendly. Note:...More

Thank caroleiaap
Libby C, long time employee at Old Town Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2016

So glad you enjoyed your breakfast. Those 30 minute meters are tricky! Luckily, they are only the ones directly in front of Rocket Donuts. Right in front of the Cafe they are 2 hour meters and a block past the Old Town there are some...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 W Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4314
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-671-4431
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