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Lighthouse Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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1 Bellwether Way, Hotel Bellwether, Bellingham, WA 98225-2954
+1 360-392-3200
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Avon Lake, Ohio
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went to breakfast. Very nice sunny site. Wife had omlet with a great Bloody Mary, while I had buffet with granola, berries and a Mimosa. Good coffee and great service from Jennifer our server. Reasonable in cost. Situated in a lighthouse setting at the Hotel Bellwether in downtown Bellingham. Nice views of harbor. Laid back with great piano player on... More 

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Thank jackson63osu
North Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great location to have breakfast lunch or Happy Hour. Food has been very good everytime we have eaten her. Especially like the outdoor patio sitting in the summer.

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Thank Vicky 3
Bellingham, Washington
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54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This was my first time to dine off the menu at this venue. There was an excellent selection of entrees from both the land and the sea. Everything sounded delicious and our very amiable server, Adam, ably answered all our questions and assisted us in making our choices. Because so many dishes appealed to us, we did what any long... More 

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Thank Roberta J
Bellingham, Washington
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

An upscale bar with a fireplace and stunning view of Bellingham Bay. Good happy hour prices for wine and menu items.

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Thank AJH0726
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this review

AJH0726, Thank you for the glowing review, we appreciate it. We have Happy Hour daily from 3.30pm-6.30pm and all day Sunday. See you again soon! Kind Regards, Cory DR Food & Beverage Manager Hotel Bellwether 360.392.3200 More 

Bellingham, Washington
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154 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Lovely place, view of the bay, very personal service. This was their Christmas Lunch Buffet, at $40 a head I thought it was a bit steep but it was well worth it. Food was well prepared, and well presented. Diners were well managed so there were no long lines. Prime rib and crab legs OMG. Be there next year!

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Thank Norman S
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Norman S, Thank you so much for this glowing review. We are happy to make your Christmas Day a wonderful experience. We look forward to seeing you soon. Kind Regards, Cory DeWispelaere-Rusch Food & Beverage Manager Hotel Bellwether 360.392.3200 More 

Bellingham, Washington
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102 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

My wife and I decided to have a quite light meal on Christmas Eve for just the two of us. Without a reservation, we went to the the Lighthouse Lounge and ordered from the Lounge Menu. The choice was spectacular and the food just as good. There was a cozy fire and a pianist playing lovey Christmas music. Our waiter... More 

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Thank Merlin W
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Merlin W. Thank you so much for the review. I am so pleased to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your time with us on Christmas Eve. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Cory DeWispelaere-Rusch Food & Beverage Manager Hotel Bellwether 360.392.3200 More 

Kirkland, Washington
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Dinner was fabulous. The seafood risotto was better than mine. loaded with fresh salmon, shrimp and scallops. The burgers were also amazing. Mark, our server was personable and so nice! Erin in the bar went above and beyond making sure the kitchen fed us even though we were coming in late! Very impressed!

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Thank Valerie B
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Valerie B, Thank you so much for sharing your experience, we try in every occasion to go above and beyond to serve our guests. Glad to hear you had an amazing time while you were here. Hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Cory DeWispelaere-Rusch Food & Beverage Manager Hotel Bellwether 360.392.3200 More 

Bellingham, Washington
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942 reviews
449 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We had not visited this restaurant for quite some years thus decided to come for a quiet mid-week luncheon and were not disappointed. There were only 4 tables occupied during our entire lunch period, with a service staff of 2. We selected the soups for appetizers, my tomato tarragon special of the day was very good, while my partners white... More 

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Thank weberwest
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Weberwest, Thank you so much for your honest feedback. It is with reviews like yours, that we can make the needed adjustments to make our guests experience better in the future. Thank you so much for dining with us and we hope to see you soon. Kind Regards, Cory DeWispelaere-Rusch Food & Beverage Manager Hotel Bellwether 360.392.3200 More 

Sammamish, Washington
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Good drinks. Fun bartenders. Gets busy during games. Happy hous each night. Can sit outside on a sunny day. Great place to wait if you are having dinner at the Bellwether dining restaurant. See separate review on that eatery.

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Thank kenk568
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this review

KenK568, Thank you so much for your review. I am glad you had a wonderful experience in our lounge. We are happy to offer Happy Hour seven nights a week and all day on Sundays. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Cory DeWispelaere-Rusch Food & Beverage Manager Hotel Bellwether 360.392.3200 More 

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187 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We stayed in the hotel and entertained a friend for both drinks in the bar and then dinner in the restaurant. It was drop dead perfect. The bar nailed our somewhat fussy custom drinks and then we smoothly sailed into the dining room . a complete and surprisingly inexpensive wine list. perfect service. perfect food. i can't rave about it... More 

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Thank abearfellow
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this review

abearfellow, Thank you for your glowing review, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed yourselves at the Lighthouse Bar & Grill. We hope to see you again soon. There is music in our lounge six nights a week and plenty of other exciting events. Kind Regards, Cory D-R. Food & Beverage Manager Hotel Bellwether 360.392.3200 More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$45
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bellwether Way, Hotel Bellwether, Bellingham, WA 98225-2954
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-392-3200

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