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Bayou on Bay

1300 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4322
+1 360-752-2968
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“jambalaya” (24 reviews)
“frog legs” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1300 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4322
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lost in Bellingham this weekend and really needed a bite to eat. We happened on this gem of a restaurant and had a great meal. The food is inventive and very tasty, the prices are very reasonable and the staff is super friendly....More

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I checked out Bayou on Bay for dinner this evening. Restaurant atmosphere, decor, and music were all great with a New Orleans feel. Service was pleasant and prompt. Starter of fried green tomatoes was delicious. I had the Prawn Etouffee with gator -...More

Thank mikkitango
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit. I had been suggesting to my husband that we go here for at least 10 years. My anticipation was much better than reality. There wasn't room in the restaurant, so we chose to sit in the bar. That was ok...More

1  Thank Woodsdweller1
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We went on a Sunday evening. Casual atmosphere, very friendly staff... the Po Boys seemed to be most popular, a lot of fried food however I had the steak salad with grilled onions... the steak was very good, garlic and buttery. The sweet potatoe fries...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Right downtown, the service was prompt and the Cajun style food was tasty. I sat at the bar and ate the shrimp etufette (sic). Very good.

Thank VancouverDotti
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this place because we followed the delicious smells emanating from this restaurant. Thankfully the smells didn't disappoint as everything we ordered was quite delicious. I truly appreciated the fact that their Cajun cooking had the kick specific dishes such as gumbo deserve....More

Thank Bubuflu
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Went back to Bayou this month for appetizers and drinks in the bar, because we remembered it as being very good from a previous visit, and it unfortunately disappointed our new guests. The food was good, but the service was left for wanting. Our waitress...More

Thank Mia K
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We ate on the patio and had a variety of plates including burgers, portabello sandwich, oyster po boy and oyster plates. We also had a variety of draft beers. All were freshly made and well presented. The cole slaw was very good. Service was friendly...More

Thank David U
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Was invited to Bayou on Bay for Mother's Day lunch. While the restaurant was not overly busy when we arrived, we had to wait about 20 minutes, as there were a considerable number of reservations being set up for. We were seated as quickly as...More

1  Thank takn123
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I like frog legs and since there is no other place around here serving frog legs, I go there even though their food is too greasy to me. Yesterday it should be about the 3rd time I was there. The waitress that took our order...More

1  Thank Summer1022
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4322
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-752-2968
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