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“Local, healthy, vegan choice”
Review of Colophon Cafe

Colophon Cafe
Ranked #13 of 444 Restaurants in Bellingham
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: Cafe, Soups
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Description: Located in historic building over a hundred years old and adjacent to city park space for nearly 30 years, the Colophon Cafe is the true heart of Fairhaven. We strive for fresh and delicious food, offering five homemade soups a day, fresh salads and good old comfort food with the best French dips, pulled pork and potpies. Our bakers make all our goodies from scratch. We are undergoing a remodel and expansion in early 2014 and are excited to see you soon!
Cannon Beach, Oregon
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294 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Local, healthy, vegan choice”
Reviewed November 24, 2012 via mobile

We have eaten here several times, and tried several items. Our favourite is the black bean burger, which comes piled high with fresh veggies. Also enjoy the pea soup, which is also vegan.
Can be very busy, with a wait for a table, but worth it. There is a self-serve option upstairs too.

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English first
Bellingham, Washington
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75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Home cooking, great soups too”
Reviewed November 15, 2012

This local institution carries on even with chaos around it. Famous for their homemade soups, they also offer excellent sandwiches, pot pies, quiches and amazine desserts. Comfortable surroundings near a great book store.

Visited November 2012
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1 Thank Donna M
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Bellingham
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“What do normal people eat here?”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

The Colophon is too gourmet for my taste. Give me a place where I can order a good old hamburger. Food is expensive, too. Location is great just off Fairhaven green.

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1 Thank CleanfreakBellingham
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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88 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“A great place for lunch”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Great food and old town atmosphere. We have had several meals and they all ave been great. We will come again.

Visited October 2012
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Thank GigSn3
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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“The bookstore/cafe/on the green!”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

Good salads, good soups, wonderful bread. Desserts are wonderful and very fattening but when you need a "pick-me-up" nothing beats their brownies or cobblers.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Kay R
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