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Jalapeno's - Fairhaven

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1007 Harris Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225-7034
+1 360-656-6600
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was too spicy hot for me. I realise that it is a Mexican restaurant but wow couldn't even eat it. We had crappy service, we had to wait a long time and even when we did finally get service the waitress was less than friendly. Then we had to wait forever for our food. Not impressed with the... More 

Thank Heather W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Had a bowl of tortilla soup. $9 for a shallow bowl of okay soup with a tablespoon of shredded chicken. Would have preferred to order something more substantial but everything was priced way too high. Very obviously hitting the tourists hard at this location.

1 Thank R T
Shoreline, Washington
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

It's pricey & you need a strong stomach to eat here, but they are open later than most on a Sunday night. The waitress brought my hubbie a quesadilla instead of an enchilada! (She apparently heard him incorrectly?!) It was a lighter meal than he planned but tasted good so it turned out ok. I ordered a vegan taco salad... More 

1 Thank Sue C
Anacortes, United States
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We've tried this restaurant several times and found it consistently nice. "Taco Tuesdays" and Happy Hour offer good value as well. The service staff are very pleasant and helpful.

Thank Wallace G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Within a party of four, everyone enjoyed their selections except me. I ordered the fish tacos -- they put a teeny tiny piece of halibut on each of the two tacos. I couldn't believe my eyes! The beans and rice were tasty -- good thing - or I would have been starving.

1 Thank Janice H
Bellingham, Washington
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Most mexican restaurants seem to have the same reheated dishes. These guys have quite a few seafood selections. YUM!

Thank very-thirsty-travelr
Fairbanks, Alaska
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149 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This is a neat little place. You enter into a below sidewalk room, but it is very light with lots of windows with an upstairs and a small covered enclosed patio area. We had lunch here after walking around the Historic Fairhaven area of Bellingham, WA. The food was really good. I liked the cute fish tacos. They had Negro... More 

Thank Handyrandy63
Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I've heard good things about this restaurant, so we stopped by for a late lunch. We sat upstairs which the layout of the place is funky, not bad just weird.we had some street tacos and a chili verde. The tacos were good and the chili verde a little bland. The overall experience was just ok. Will give it another try... More 

Thank MshelleS
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98 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We have been here before but wanted to hit it again before posting a review. The 3 of us ordered and got one dinner that wasn't right. I asked the server and she said nope, that's the combo burrito. Yet, when the bill arrived, we were charged for the burrito that is like $5 more. Don't get me wrong, it... More 

1 Thank ali22jas
Lafayette, LA
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

If you only ate at two Mexican restaurants in your life, Jalapeno's and Taco Bell. Taco Bell would be a 10 and Jalapeno's a 1. No flavor, just awful.

1 Thank mkonikoff

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1007 Harris Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225-7034
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-656-6600

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