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Book Fare Cafe

) #76 of 358 Restaurants in Bellingham $$ - $$$ Cafe
1200 11th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7015
+1 360-734-3434
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
14 Nov 2016
“Chef Charles has a wonderful, healthy menu!”
10 Aug 2016
“Good place for espresso.”
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1200 11th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7015
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

My son and I often meet for lunch at the Cafe, and we're never disappointed with the ever-changing menu that owner and chef Charles conjures up. It's obvious that he loves to cook (everything is prepared onsite) and that he appreciates great local produce. The...More

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Great place for an espresso - very accommodating staff with a nice view. Buy a book or a magazine and bring it up to the cafe to enjoy with your coffee.

Thank amazy
Reviewed 26 January 2016

had a great salad and soup there and a very cozy little cafe in the middle of an awesome bookstore - what could be better than that? must take one star away because of so-so latte.

Thank muzzmashe
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Delicious baked goods and soups. Coffee, teas, etc. Nice place to relax and kick back, take in a terrific view of the Bay. Check it out.

Thank Roseventures
Reviewed 4 November 2015

After reading the reviews. Had to stop here and check it out. My expectations were very high and that could be a downfall to my mediocre review. Village books was cool with bargain prices on several genres of books. Wanted to top if off with...More

Thank averageflower45
Reviewed 15 October 2015

How can you not love a cafe amidst books with a view of the historic district and the bay? I suppose that is to say you will like this place if you like bookstores and you are looking for a good view. The people serving...More

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 1 October 2015

This small little cafe, upstairs among the bookshelves, is a great place for lunch. The food is simply prepared and delicious. This is a favorite spot for locals. We recommend it as a perfect place for small casual lunches or coffee and something yummy.

Thank MVCorey
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Attractive space with lots of windows and light. Excellent coffee drinks. Both vegetarian and regular options. Short menu with about a dozen items. Check out the bookstore too.

Thank hiker_rich
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Charming bookstore and gift shop. There are chairs here and there on the 3 floors to sit and take a look at some good books. The selection isn't huge, but nice chosen.

Thank Lhasa4
Reviewed 25 July 2015

This bookstore has something for everyone and you can spend hours looking at their fantastic stock of books as well as gift items. One of their best features is the store's friendly staff.

Thank Lunamaui
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 11th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7015
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-734-3434
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