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240 36th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-6540
+1 360-647-6151
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, friendly service, very reasonable prices. What's not to like? I puffed out on two dishes, the tempura was fresh, pretty much the same as you get everywhere, and the stir fry was delicious.

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Thank Owen B
Bellingham, Washington
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Daughter called and wanted to have a late lunch. Well, yes to that! But where? We decided to meet at Ginger Boat. It sits in a strip mall, and I'm pretty used to restaurants in these locations to being ok, but nothing special. But this was not to be the case! There was only one other customer at a table,... More 

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Thank TukeMom
Washington
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Huge servings - couldn't finish it. Very good! Appetizers were great too. Good service too. Overall a great place to eat if you are looking for pho.

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Thank NW1227
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to try the Ginger Boat, we were a little disappointed. They were out of a number of items. We asked for additional ginger and they had none. We were told they used ginger in their recipes but you could not taste it at all. The staff was friendly and they give a discount to Western U students so... More 

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Thank Latina53
Bellingham, Washington
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Wonderful Asian restaurant tucked into Sehome Village...fresh, good, well-presented menu. Great service! Pho was outstanding, also tried Drunken. Delicious!

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1 Thank Xcleeglee2015
Bellingham, Washington
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Small, cozy, attractive, great bathrooms for such a small place, food excellent! Not far from WWU but you can find quiet time there if you go mid-day. Haven't tried it at night so I don't know how busy it is then. It's been around for awhile with some adjustments, but it carries on. Try it, you'll like it.

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Thank Roseventures
North Carolina
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103 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

Was shopping at REI before heading into the Cascades and used TripAdvisor & Yelp to check out restaurants in the shopping center for a quick meal. Ginger Boat had very good ratings so we ended up there. Was expecting more Japanese Food but my meal was more of a cross between Thai & Japanese and it was GREAT. I had... More 

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Thank flipflop48
Washington
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

Was a great experience, believe new name is "GB" in Sehome Village. We understand that this is a new change and everything was great! Service, food, price, and nice setting

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Thank Mixalti
Sandpoint, Idaho
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

I lived in Japan for 5 years and am picky (meaning Chinese restaurants rarely make good Japanese food). Went at 4:30pm on a Monday, no customers. People started arriving around 5pm--they were clearly repeat customers who felt right at home. Ultra clean which is very Japanese. Ordered tempera shrimp and vegetables with rice--like a shrimp tempura donburi, but they served... More 

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Thank Steve4U
Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2013

I used to live in the apartment complex across the street and would regularly visit Ginger Boat. They've got good prices, friendly service, good portions, and I'm a fan of their Teriyaki sauce. It's my 2nd favorite Teriyaki spot in BHam, narrowly beat out by Lakeway Teriyaki.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 36th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-6540
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-647-6151

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