Get a taste of Bellingham

Cayden Larrosa

Across the city of subdued excitement there are a plethora of hidden gems from the cheapest burgers to the most eccentric meals. Whether you are looking for something new or just a new perspective on a old classic this list can be an aid so chow down and entertain your taste buds.


Just Poke – 201 E Chestnut St, Bellingham, WA 98225

Just Poke and a few options from their menu image courtesy of

Bellingham’s recent addition is a Poke restaurant with relatively great pricing for great portions, if you are looking for a healthy meal with great and friendly service look no further than Just Poke.


Boomers Drive-in – 310 N Samish Way, Bellingham, WA 98225

Boomers Drive-in during a calm Bellingham afternoon. Photo by Cayden Larrosa

The days of the Drive-in diners have come and gone, but if you’re looking for an inexpensive meal and a taste of the days of yore, Boomers Drive-in is the place to be. Whether you wish to sit down for a while or just make a pit stop there is no denying that boomers is the place to stop for all your burger needs.


AB Crepes – 1311 Railroad Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225

Want something sweet? What about a savory retreat for the taste buds. If you are looking for something simple but tasty with wonderful service, take your crepes to go or stay in, it’s always a great time at AB Crepes


Aslan Brewing Co. – 1330 N Forest St, Bellingham, WA 98225

If you’re looking for an unforgettable lunchin’ I would suggest Aslan Brewing Co. although it is a taproom only a fraction of the restaurant is a bar, allowing anyone under 21 to dine at the establishment. Making this a popular destination for many locals and tourist.


The Filling Station. – 1138 Finnegan Way, Bellingham, WA 98225

The Filling Station Located in Fairhaven district, Image courtesy of

If you happen to make your way over to Fairhaven and are in the mood for burgers with a little more to spend I would suggest The Filling Station, a restaurant with a theme built around old cars. A filling meal with great service make for a worthwhile meal.


Home Skillet – 521 Kentucky St, Bellingham, WA 98225

Looking for one of tastiest breakfast and lunch places in bellingham? This relatively well known spot in bellingham in my opinion is the place to be, Great homestyle american meals for a great price a great place to go and eat with your friends.


Whole Foods – 1030 Lakeway Dr, Bellingham, WA 98229

In a group that can’t decide what to eat? Hit up whole foods for a diverse range of foods with a wide range of pricing depending on how much you wish to eat. Great for a quick lunch during school.


Bellingham has some unique gems great for your dining escapades, These are just some local favorites. So get out there on the next taste adventure.