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Book Fare Cafe

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) #75 of 363 Restaurants in Bellingham $$ - $$$ Cafe
1200 11th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7015
+1 360-734-3434
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Jul 11, 2017
“Wonderful nibbles to read by”
Jul 2, 2017
“Great place for groups”
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1200 11th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7015
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Reviewed August 2, 2015

Charming bookstore and gift shop. There are chairs here and there on the 3 floors to sit and take a look at some good books. The selection isn't huge, but nice chosen.

Thank Lhasa4
Reviewed July 24, 2015

This bookstore has something for everyone and you can spend hours looking at their fantastic stock of books as well as gift items. One of their best features is the store's friendly staff.

Thank Lunamaui
Reviewed July 8, 2015

This bookstore offers something for everyone. I never visit Fairhaven without a visit to the bookstore and something to purchase. This visit, I picked up pies from the upstairs cafe that my son ordered for granddaughter's graduation party. These pies were wonderful and reminded me...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed June 21, 2015

I love looking for one of kind books. This store had lots to look at. Found a wonderful children's book that I have never seen before. Could have spent hours in this shop. It reminded me of Powell's in Portland on a smaller scale.

Thank duckgrl
Reviewed June 3, 2015

We've attended a number of small special events like wine tastings here as well as dined while in town. The chef/owner is extremely talented and he puts a lot of little miracles on his plates from organic, local ingredients. His baked goods are also outstanding....More

2  Thank UnrepentantFoodie
Reviewed December 2, 2014

The store is huge and has a wonderful variety of offerings. It is especially strong on northwest books, both fiction and nonfiction.

Thank baggagecarrier
Reviewed October 29, 2014

Good food, many unique dishes. Great atmosphere for quiet lunch and a glass of wine. Outside dinning in the Summer especially nice.

Thank pericowest
Reviewed October 23, 2014

A good place to browse for your favorite book deals. Relaxing atmosphere and good selection. A must stop while in Fairhaven.

1  Thank zkraut
Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is a large and well stocked book store which affords readers and lovers of books lots of choice at reasonable prices. Greatly appreciated the many staff comments posted for several books. Bought a great wooden truck set for our grandchildren.

1  Thank schark
Reviewed October 8, 2014

If you are a book lover, this is definitely a place for you! It has a wonderful selection of books. I was here for a book signing, the staff was very helpful and informative.

Thank Elle23Kaye
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 11th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7015
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-734-3434
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