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Ivar's Seafood Bar

1 Bellis Fair Pkwy Ste 514, Bellingham, WA 98226-5567
+1 360-734-9169
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible5%
5 Dec 2017
“Possibly the worst fish & chips”
7 Nov 2017
“Ivar's is always a must”
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Seafood, Soups
1 Bellis Fair Pkwy Ste 514, Bellingham, WA 98226-5567
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

It's seafood in a mall, so you don't expect high end food. But it was not very good, tiny portions, just generally unappealing. I wouldn't buy from them again. Unless you really want seafood and don't want to leave the mall, avoid it.

Thank Gordon H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

My partner is Brazilian, and several years ago when we visited Bellingham for the first time he had the clam chowder at Ivar's...it was love at first bite. Now every trip to Seattle, Bellingham or the Northwest we have to stop at several Ivar's...he has...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Once again Ivar's has proved to be absolutely great. I always try to get to an Ivar's whenever I am up in the North West

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This place is in a food court of the Bellis Fair Mall. I have had better fish and chips in other parts of the world. However I enjoyed the smoked salmon chowder. I wouldn't necessarily rush back.

Thank AJG35
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This was the worst fish and chips I've ever had. This includes the time I got two pieces of Captain Highliner at a restaurant in Las Vegas. At least that fish was salty. Tiny, dry, flavorless pieces of fish and undercooked frozen fries (also flavourless)....More

Thank Tara A
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Great location to look out over the water, either from air conditioned window seat or on the balcony. Excellent service and very informative wait staff.

Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I remember that I was excited to head down south and eat at Ivar's, well that excitement has been lost now. I had lunch a moth ago at Ivar's at SeaTac and was disappointed but I thought it maybe just isolated so we tried it...More

Thank lovetoeat1960
Reviewed 5 June 2015

We had the 3 pieces fish & chips with a Red clam chowder for $8.49. It's lightly breaded golden brown cooked just right! I think it's better than the place at Stevenstone dock Richmond, BC.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Long a fan of Ivar's seafood chowders, today inquired about and ordered their 'super clams 'n chips'. It was explained to me that their regular clam strips were deep fried from a prepared and frozen state. Over the years we enjoyed these clams strips less...More

Thank Lorne N
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Located in the food court in Bellis Fair, Bellingham, I wasn't expecting much from Ivar's Seafood Bar. And when the food arrived, it pretty well was what I had expected. Some reviewers are raving about the clam chowder soup... respectfully, I have to disagree with...More

Thank Ed L
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Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bellis Fair Pkwy Ste 514, Bellingham, WA 98226-5567
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-734-9169
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