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“Great Drive-In!”
Review of Boomer's Drive In

Boomer's Drive In
Ranked #24 of 444 Restaurants in Bellingham
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $7
Cuisines: American, Fast Food
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
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.
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great Drive-In!”
Reviewed July 30, 2014

Boomer's is a whole lot of fun, and it won't empty your wallet! Customers can choose from sit-in dining, or drive-in, which is what we opted for. The menu is varied, and the prices affordable. Classic oldies songs play outside for the drive-in diners to enjoy, and food is served on a window tray.

Our waitress was very friendly and helpful, and although service was a little bit slow, it was well worth the wait. The shakes were thick and creamy, and the burgers (available in 3 sizes: big boomer, boomer, and baby boomer) were delicious. Eating in the car provided a fun, retro experience.

I highly recommend Boomer's for anybody hungry for a burger, or just wanting some fries or a shake. The prices, service, and experience can't be beat!

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West Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Simply Great!”
Reviewed July 22, 2014

Boomers is exactly what it is supposed to be - Great Food, good selection of options, great side dishes, exceptional hard ice cream shakes AND prices that make me wish I could eat here more regularly!
Definitely worth the short jaunt of I-5 to enjoy the experience.

  • Visited July 2014
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Bellingham, WA
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Old Time Burger Place +”
Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great place to bring kids dining in your car or inside. Kid and adult friendly menu with burger, sandwich and salad options.

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“Another Bellingham ' Must Do'”
Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled upon this Drive In totally by chance five years ago and absolutely loved it. The service is great, the burgers are homely and yet with some exciting recipes. The sweet potato fries are to die for. It's one of the places we go for a burger treat!

Visited July 2014
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Clayton, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
“Great Classic Drive-In With Carhops!”
Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stopped off here on our way to Canada and were quite pleased with the food and the service. The cheeseburger was satisfying, the salmon aioli burger was delicious, and the blackberry shake is a must-have. It has a sit-down eating area, but the real treat is eating in your car with carhop service, just like in the '50's. We opted for calling in our order ahead of time so we could eat on the road and they were cheerful and helpful, and got our order exactly right, including having the salmon burger cut in half. We will be heading back to the Seattle area in a couple days by the same route and we definitely plan on stopping there again, this time to eat in our cars. The only thing missing is the carhops aren't on roller skates.

  • Visited July 2014
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