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“Below average, only locals prefer it”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Boomer's Drive In

Boomer's Drive In
Ranked #26 of 444 Restaurants in Bellingham
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $7
Cuisines: American, Fast Food, Diner
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Boomer’s Drive-In – Voted the Best Burger in Bellingham again & again!Great Food | Great Price | Great FunBoomer’s great food has been a local family favorite for decades. Our customers have enjoyed the same great menu of gourmet Boomers Burgers, world-famous waffle fries, real hard ice cream milkshakes, yummy hot dogs, fresh salads and old-fashion car hop service for years.Serving families in Bellingham since 1989, Boomer’s Drive-In has become a local icon. People who enjoyed Boomers as a child are now bringing their kids and grand kids to enjoy the same great food. Little about Boomers has changed over the years and we strive to keep it that way.
Bellingham, Washington
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“Below average, only locals prefer it”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

Must be the nostalgia that keeps reviews high. I'd prefer Wendy's, even McDonalds to this food. We had some burgers, fries and shakes. Nothing was very impressive, I've heard some friends who grew up here say how great Boomers was. Must have been good or fun to go to when they were kids, that's all I can figure. I'd never bother going back.

Visited June 2013
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Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
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“A Bellingham landmark!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2013

Boomer's is a must visit while in town! Their waffle fries and shakes are the best in Bellingham. We lived there for 5 years and stop by Boomers every time we return.

Visited November 2012
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Vancouver
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“OW..Great Chicken burger,Waffle fries and Root beer shake!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2013

We thought we would try this 50's style drive in burger joint on a hotel managers recommendation. The first thing we noticed after the old style setting was the cheap cheap prices..$4.50 for a chicken breast burger and fries..It just couldn't be very good..WRONG. Delicious! Shake was spot on delic too!!

  • Visited June 2013
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Nashville, Tennessee
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“Great little stop on our road trip!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

Per my friend's recommendation who went to school in Bellingham, WA, we stopped by Boomer's for a burger on our road trip from Seattle to Vancouver. I loved the old time feel of the restaurant. We ordered our food from our car and split the Boomer burger, waffle fries, and a chocolate shake. The food was great! If you're looking for a quick bite on a drive, definitely check this place out.

  • Visited August 2012
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Washington State
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6 reviews
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“Gluten-free hamburgers!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2013

boomers has been our favorite for over 15 years. even when we couldn't have buns with our cajun inferno burgers we still ate there regularly. now that they offer gf buns, it's the 'cat's meow'!!! thank you boomer's!

Visited March 2013
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