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306 W Champion St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4327
360-676-8660
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My favorite place to go for a drink and appetizers. Mostly local ingredients, creative specials, and divine desserts. Friendly staff and unique seating. You will not be disappointed!

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1 Thank KarenAda
Sedro Woolley, Washington
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Temple is a small place big on imaginative, tasty food and great service. Near the Pickford Theater and the Spark Museum it is a great stop after either.

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Thank Michael W
Point Roberts, Washington
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Stopping in to this little bar was fun, and we enjoyed a different selection of foods and drinks. We look forward to going back.

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Thank allan m
Vancouver, Canada
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117 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

A friend brought us here on Saturday night. Didn't have any issues finding a table at 8:30. We ordered the stuffed dates, temple bar cheese plate (3 cheeses, olives, grapes, honey and baguette); the tarte de jour; blue cheese dip; and the amazing polenta. Between four is us we ordered a second polenta! I don't care if you think you... More 

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Thank vbrown11
Bellingham, Washington
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We came here for our 31st anniversary. We love to try lots of different things for dinner: sushi, tasting menus, happy hour menus and tapas. This menu did not disappoint. The duck mousse on the everything plate was great! As was the cheese and the pickled vegetables. The baguette was fresh with the proper amount of "chew". I wish we... More 

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2 Thank chuckE334
Bellingham, Washington, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

The service used to be alright, now it's terrible and the food is cheap and costco quality. SKIP. Unless you want to waste 17$ on 2$ worth of cheese and meats. Head to costco, make your own "fancy plates".

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Thank Hannah N
Calif
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43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This small, somewhat quirky place had already been reviewed as having a talented cook/chef, so I checked it out last week during my one night jaunt up to Bellingham. I copied a fellow bar guest, and ordered the goat cheese-stuffed, bacon-wrapped date bites, sitting atop a delish balsamic reduction, as well as the thickly sliced smoked salmon, served with seeded... More 

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Thank zimmchiro
Bellingham, Washington
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102 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

While it is smaller and a bit less crowded than its well-known neighbor, Bayou on Bay, this place is at least as good, if not better, for a casual drink, conversation, and gourmet eats in small, well-done doses. What they do, they do exceptionally well: craft cocktails, small plate bread/cheese, sandwich specials, desserts. We sampled several and found everything to... More 

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Thank Jeslaf
Bellingham
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Temple Bar has the best happy hour, in my opinion. My mom and I go here for happy hour and we share the cheese plate with a bottle of wine. It's an excellent value! Temple Bar is very relaxed and has indoor and outdoor seating and is in a great location downtown. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

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North Liberty, Iowa
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Stopped in for a light lunch and found it very enjoyable. Staff was quite personable, particularly the bartender/waiter. The food is primarily charcuterie, meats, cheeses, olives, cornichons, and fresh baguettes. The prix fixe lunch is a very good deal. We had the Panino No. 2, wth serrano ham, portobello mushroom, and oozing with Taleggio cheese. We also had the Everything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 W Champion St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4327
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: 360-676-8660

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?