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Avenue Bread & Deli

1313 Railroad Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225-4722
+1 360-715-3354
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“sandwiches” (28 reviews)
“bread” (23 reviews)
“soup” (9 reviews)
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1313 Railroad Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225-4722
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Reviewed March 17, 2017

Sandwiches are yummy! My fav was Turkey, Avacado, and bacon. Even with my food allergeies - easy to eat here. Nice quick lunch spot. The one on Railroad is open later for the early dinner option. The bread is great and you can pick it...More

Thank BumblebeeBat
Reviewed March 6, 2017

The food is good and the breads served with the sandwiches are the freshest. We ordered the garden sandwich with hummus and the freshest of vegetables. Sandwich was served with a pickle wedge and chips - very good.

Thank Joel K
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

I'm so pleased every time we come in by the friendly and swift service we receive here. All employees are doing a great job but Matthew is exceptional! Matthew always remembers our names and has great suggestions for add one to our meals, from a...More

Thank Karin S
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

This artsy bakery/deli specializes in sandwiches. I tried the Gourmet Turkey sandwich on rosemary bread. It came with chips and slice of pickle. The sandwich was quite tasty. The pesto spread wasn't overpowering. The veggies were crisp and the bread was very fresh and tasty....More

Thank NoshTraveller
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here to grab a quick bite and it was amazing. The breads, the egg dishes, the coffee, the scones are out of this world!!! My favorite breakfast place on I-5 ever!!! Craving it!!!

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed November 23, 2016

went in first time think just another deli "wrong answer" this place is fantastic very efficient, great ingredients, breads are very tasty, we went back for times the salads, soup, french dip, club sandwiches all were great if you are in Bellingham WA check it...More

Thank Pete D
Reviewed September 12, 2016

So popular locally for fab artisan breads and good meals it has expanded to James St and Fairhaven. A favorite casual place to eat or wonderful for picking up wonderful bread to accompany a meal at home.

Thank myrtlek492
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

I have been to the Bellingham and Lynden branches and both are family friendly cafes serving sumptuous meals at reasonable prices. To me and my family, the sandwiches are the most popular choice; but choosing the best among the best on a chalkboard menu is...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

I have stopped her for lunch several times. The service is fast and friendly. The sandwiches have been excellent and their bread options are just exceptional

Thank GigSn3
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Can't miss with their bread or sandwiches, but I wish they had better coffee. The Eggenue is a great breakfast!

Thank G3292AYjanep
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 Railroad Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225-4722
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-715-3354
  • E-mail
We've been voted Bellingham's Best Sandwich for over ten years in a row, and there's good reason for this. We start with our fresh-baked bread (Focaccia, Rosemary, Mulitigrain, Ciabatta, just to name a few...), Add lots of tasty veggies, and all-natural meats (if you're into that sort of thing- if not, we have lots of vegetarian options), finish with great homemade spreads, and present you a gourmet sandwich fit for royalty. Special to our Railroad cafe are our flats, our take on pizza, and our grinders.
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