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Lighthouse Bar & Grill

1 Bellwether Way, Hotel Bellwether, Bellingham, WA 98225-2954
+1 360-392-3200
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1 Bellwether Way, Hotel Bellwether, Bellingham, WA 98225-2954
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has it all. Beautiful view of the sound, great clam chowder, and excellent selection of breakfast and lunch options, and great service.More

Thank Vincent I
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Vincent, Thank you so much for your glowing review. We are proud to receive these kind words about our food and service, we are pretty lucky to be able to see these views every day. Hope to see you again soon. Take Care, Cory D-R...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally, I do not eat at "hotel restaurants" as they are more about convenience than quality. However, the Lighthouse was definitely about quality of both food and service. I enjoyed breakfast each morning of our stay, I recommend the Skillet Scramble. We also enjoyed dinner...More

Thank Robb G
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Robb G, I am so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. wee are so proud to not just be a 'hotel restaurant'. We pride ourselves on the quality of food we source to be able to serve top notch meals and deliver...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to sit where you can see the view of the bay. The food is excellent with a wide variety of choices.

Thank Barb K
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Barb K, Thank you so much for your glowing review. Hope to see you again soon, come enjoy the patio this summer! Kind Regards, Cory D-R. Restaurant Manager 360.392.3200

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well...the reviews on this restaurant are ok. Not bad, nor that great. We are there today...a Friday night and it was fabulous. We love good seafood. We are from San Diego...we ordered their scallops with pureed carrots and arugala couscous...unbelievable. The scallops were PERFECT. Chefs...More

Thank PrincessWildhair
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

PrincessWildhair, Thank you so much for the glowing review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed yourselves, we have been hearing a lot of praise about our scallop preparation, so much so we are adding this dish to our summer menu. We pride...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018

Hotel Bellwether is a wonderful place to stay. The Lighthouse Bar and Grill has great drinks with water views.

Thank cindyo623
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

cindyo623, Thank you so much for your glowing review. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and dining experience with us, hope to see you soon! Cory DR. Restaurant Manager 360.392.3200

Reviewed April 20, 2018

Our first, but not last, visit to this Bistro. Charming, comfortable, great view, attentive service. My steamed clams were outstanding, while my wife said her fish and chips were especially good (she's fussy). Menu is limited but adequate, even for celiacs. Background music just a...More

Thank Stan L
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2018

Stan, Thank you for your glowing review, we love to hear the feedback from our guests. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Make sure you're not a stranger this summer as we have the patio open, with the best views of Bellingham Bay...More

Reviewed March 17, 2018

We had dinner one night, and brunch twice, during our recent stay at the Bellwether. Excellent food, the whiskey crab soup is a local delicacy. Attentive service, good selection of wines for dinner, beautiful view of the bay at sunset

Thank Greg G
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2018

Greg G, Thank you so much for your glowing review. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us, and enjoyed the Whiskey Crab soup. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Cory D Lighthouse Grill 360.392.3200

Reviewed March 13, 2018

They have a great selection and their food is fresh and delicious. Even their fries are awesome! In the summer you can sit outside and get an fantastic view. But the rooms inside are moody, cozy and intimate. Great for dinners with friends or a...More

Thank cbow29
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

cbow29, Thank you for sharing your experience on trip advisor. Hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Cory DR 360.393.3200

Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Hubby and I enjoying 24th anniversary getaway. We wanted a fine dining, contemporary experience, previewing menu online it looked like the place. We were fortunate to enjoy a lengthy SUNSET view ...that really set the mood. Inside fireplace, music from a live musician And friendly...More

Thank tracey k
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Tracey, Thank you for your honest review. We are so glad you were able to enjoy your anniversary and see one of our glorious sunsets. We appreciate your feedback on the food and will bring this to our chefs attention. It is with this feedback...More

Reviewed February 25, 2018

We had an excellent breakfast...with bacon & eggs which arrived nice and hot...Also had a granola,yogurt fruit bowl with the biggest Blackberries I have ever seen...Can't wait to go back!

Thank karenarmstr0ng
Cory D, Manager at Lighthouse Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2018

karenarmstr0ng, Thank you for an amazing review, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your breakfast and look forward to your return. Kind Regards, Cory DR Restaurant Manager Lighthouse Grill 360.392.3200

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$45
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
Description
One of Bellingham’s most popular waterfront seafood & steak restaurants, the Lighthouse Bar & Grill is an area leader in serving the finest Northwest cuisine, specializing in locally sourced seafood, meats, produce and beverages. Our menus not only reflect the passions and histories of our chefs, but also our respect for food allergies and sensitivities while maintaining the standards our guests deserve. With high quality menu items, gorgeous waterfront views, happy hour daily, and “possibly the most elegant ambiance of any restaurant in town” (John Stark, The Bellingham Herald), the Lighthouse Bar & Grill has something for everyone looking for a fine dining experience! Whether you are looking for a fun dinner gathering with friends or a romantic dinner with your loved one, the Lighthouse Bar & Grill will make your evening a night to remember.
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