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Old World Deli

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1140 N State St, Bellingham, WA 98225-5014
(360) 738-2090
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Vancouver, Canada
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Again, upon the suggestion of a friend, we decided to check out Old World Deli. What a great, funky spot! They have all sorts of goodies you can buy, including bottles of wine, besides being able to have something to eat in the cafe. The interior is all wood and old brick walls...hip and cool space! I ordered the special,... More 

Thank Phyllis K
Seattle, Washington, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We eat here and buy what ever is fresh cured just about every time we come to Bellingham. This place is amazing, it's a mix of a very relaxed atmosphere and curated cuisine. These guys put they're all into they're ingredients. They are a deli, with cured bacon, linguica, duck confit and all sorts of lovely gourmet items. And then... More 

Thank Beth E
Corpus Christi, Texas
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120 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Both of us had it- just a sample for me but main course for spouse. Seemed as if it were more thickener than anything. Mostly bacon and potatos with just a trace of clams, and no clam chowder flavor. My Reuben, on the other hand, was really good. Artisan (an over used word) bread, welled prepared. If we hadn't tested... More 

Thank C_J_CCTx
Bellingham, Washington
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Charming, appealing, pleasant and enjoyable establishment where you can relax and just experience being in another place and time while dining European style. Vast assortment of olive oils, vinegars and other bottled and canned goodies to add to your home-made meals when not eating at Old World Deli. Give it a whirl!

Thank Roseventures
Bellingham, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

They are expensive but worth a splurge now and then. I got a muffaletta. Packed with quality meat, nice tapenade, on a great roll. My friend got a similar sandwich and it was also tasty. For lunch it is spendy but delicious. I don't recommend their potato salad. The portions are minuscule. Not with the money.

Thank Chris O
Vancouver, Canada
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100 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

Great food and wine by the bottle! They have good specials and everything from panini's to salads to charcuterie. It's not fancy but cozy. It is "old world" with the decor but super comfy. They have a happy hour where you can get discounts on beer and wine and food. Nice little place in old Bellingham for a dinner out.

Thank WanderingSage
Bellingham, Washington
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

A place where one can enjoy lunch an do a little grocery shopping as well... Excellent deli with a great selection of wines from around the world and some imported grocery items. Delicious sandwiches and soups. Decent breakfast and coffee as well.

Thank mkhazak
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Had visited a few times already and always pleased, food is always very fresh, love their vegetarian options. Hard to go and not walk away with something from their market. staff is very friendly

Thank Nancy B
Bellingham, Washington
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

This deli/cafe is always a fun place to eat, or even just to stock up on delicious meats and cheeses. Their soups and sandwiches are delicious, as is their housemade iced tea. There is also a great selection of wine and other Italian food.

Thank cscgesp
Bellingham, Washington
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This place is wonderful! They have a great assortment of handmade cured meats and tasty cheeses. Love going here on a wine tasting night and getting to try the assortment of goodies that they offer on the side.

Thank Kati S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Delicatessen, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1140 N State St, Bellingham, WA 98225-5014
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: (360) 738-2090

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