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Old Town Cafe

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316 W Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4314
+1 360-671-4431
06:30 - 15:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 15:00
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Portland, Oregon
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86 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great but low key musicians were playing as we waited 30 minutes for a table. It was 12:30 on a weekday but was a public holiday. The wait staff were pleasant and knowledgable about the vast menu of brunch and lunch items. We ordered the soup/salad, veggie chili and a jalapeño tuna sandwich. There were several side options including a... More 

Thank Nancy W
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I were invited to some family friends for brunch at the Old Town Cafe. The cafe was full so we had to wait for awhile in the entrance passage. After a quarter of an hour we were invited to sit down and the waitress asked us if there were any drinks we wanted. My group ordered the... More 

Thank Seamus F
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150 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We stayed out at the Bellwether but usually like to find a fun, funky, local place for breakfast. I found this out on google earth. we were not disappointed. espresso drinks!!! oatmeal was great. huevos rancheros were good (more tomato than i like but the black beans were a welcome sight after other huevos in lesser places have hash browns... More 

Thank abearfellow
Chiang Mai
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250 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

High recommendation - great food and service, free on-street parking outside/nearby. Family-owned and friendly service.

Thank SquashAddict
Gallup, New Mexico
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Easy going atmosphere, prompt friendly service. We ordered oatmeal, biscuits and gravy and french toast. Everything was delicious. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

Thank AuntieFunky
Allen, Texas
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215 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Loved the french toast (sourdough) - get the maple syrup even though its $1 extra. Hubby had the gluten free pancakes, which he liked. Our friend had a plate with eggs, bacon and beans - it looked really good too! Service was super friendly. Note: Parking meters - only good for 30 minutes so you have to go back out... More 

Thank caroleiaap
Libby C, long time employee at Old Town Cafe, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your breakfast. Those 30 minute meters are tricky! Luckily, they are only the ones directly in front of Rocket Donuts. Right in front of the Cafe they are 2 hour meters and a block past the Old Town there are some spots without meters at all. More 

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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We very much enjoyed our breakfasts at Old Town. They have lots of healthy options. The food tastes good and they use local suppliers.

Thank busdepollo
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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174 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I love going here for breakfast not just for the food but also for the atmosphere. An old time diner where all the locals go. Busy place in the mornings so when you arrive write your name on the waiting list near the front counter! If you are by yourself you can join the communal table, how great! They also... More 

Thank Explorer1904
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived at 1045 for breakfast. Was told the wait was 15 min. Breakfast served all day. Lunch service began at 11:00. About 40 min later noticed the group in front of us was called to be seated. Husband heard the Hostess call our name"MXxxx for 3." A couple jumped off the front bench and took our booth. My husband saw... More 

1 Thank Janet M
Libby C, long time employee at Old Town Cafe, responded to this review

I'm sorry it sounds like all our timing was off that day. All of our signature omelets are vegetarian. However, you can design your own omelet with meat choices like bacon, sausage or ham. More 

Long Beach, California
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133 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We were looking for breakfast on our way out of Bellingham. Even though we were ready to get on the road, we decided to put our name on the wait list. We were happy that we did. This was the best breakfast that we had during our stay in Bellingham. The roasted potatoes were cooked perfectly with the best seasoning... More 

Thank HomeSweetOmaha

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 W Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4314
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-671-4431

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